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Lungarno del Tempio, 52, 50121 Florence, Italy
+39 0552343693
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Today
6:30 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:30 pm - 1:00 am
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 84
    Excellent
  • 78
    Very good
  • 35
    Average
  • 18
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Passable Italian

So after a long fun-filled day, we were too exhausted to go anywhere or eat anything. Well, maybe I should disclose that I was the only one not hungry, because the hubs needed a snack/munchie. There’s not much around our hotel sans this place. A carryout margherita pizza and a soda were what we... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 2, 2015
Cynthia L
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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44 reviews 44 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

So after a long fun-filled day, we were too exhausted to go anywhere or eat anything. Well, maybe I should disclose that I was the only one not hungry, because the hubs needed a snack/munchie. There’s not much around our hotel sans this place. A carryout margherita pizza and a soda were what we got. The margherita pizza wasn’t the... More 

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Hobart, Australia
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Whilst the food was reasonable at a fair price the service was poor. It was impersonal. If you want quick food with no chit chat aka a fast food outlet then this place might suit.. But it wasn't for us :( Peter Appleton Hobart Australia

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NYC
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

I was very tempted to eat at this restaurant, but it seemed very dirty. I never saw anyone at this place anyway.

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Brooklyn, New York
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41 reviews 41 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

stayed next door at the Grand Mediterraneo. Was too tired to go anywhere else so just ate next door. Free WiFi. Good Food. Good Prices. Good Service.

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Tartu, Estonia
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113 reviews 113 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014 via mobile

Just next door from hotel Grand Mediterraneo. Open until 24.00 pm. Very good pizzas and other italian dishes for quick and valuable eating.

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Ocala, Florida
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193 reviews 193 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I were staying at the hotel next door. We had been touring the sights of Florence all day, and were ready for dinner. I don't like eating in hotels, but we didn't want walk anymore or take a cab. Someone at the hotel recommended the Outside, right next to the hotel. This is a modern, busy little... More 

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Falkirk, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Right next to the hotel we stayed in. Good menu with good choices, food was fab and very reasonably priced. Pleasant and attentive staff.

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United Arab Emirates
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

We stopped by on the way to our hotel, Ville Sullarno. Still on our bikes, we were going through the menu posted right outside the restaurant when one of the staff came out asking to move our bicycles out of the way. Ignoring her rude tone, we moved our bicycle to one side still trying to read the menu. This... More 

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Alessandro F, Direttore at Outside Bistrot, responded to this review
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Egregio Signore, sono dispiaciuto che lei si sia sentito "trattato male" dal nostro staff, ma credo, anzi, sono sicuro che... More 

St. Catharines, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Great basic Italian food. Had a simple but good pizza, farily piriced nice outside patio on the sidewalk

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Shanghai, China
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

The place was empty at 9pm on a Thursday, literally not a single customer... We asked for a table by the window. Told it was reserved. I hopped on TripAdvisor, walked three blocks to Osteria Coco Triponne for a Florentine steak that was soooooo satisfying. When we walked back past this terrible restaurant, the table we had asked for was... More 

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Alessandro F, Direttore at Outside Bistrot, responded to this review
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Gent.mo Cliente, in questo lavoro solitamente esiste una regola fondamentale che il cliente in tutti i casi ha sempre ragione,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Lungarno del Tempio, 52, 50121 Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence
  • Phone Number: +39 0552343693

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 28 - 34
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 pm - 1:00 am
Monday
6:30 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Friday
6:30 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Saturday
6:30 pm - 1:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?