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Il Santo Graal

Via Romana, 70 r, 50125 Florence, Italy
0552286533
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Ranked #88 of 1,976 Restaurants in Florence
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We enjoyed a quick dinner tonight at Santo Graal. It was quite different from what we initially expected but surprisingly good. I especially loved the "molecular" version of the traditional panzanella I'll surely go back and taste more dishes.

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Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

I went to Italy to visit my family last year. I did also a travel From Venice to Pompey, visiting many important cities such us Florence. This restaurant was a casual discover and it is one of the best meals I had ever.

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Oslo, Norway
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Wow! What a fantastic atmosphere that met us in this restaurant! Like nothing we've ever experienced in Italy. And that should tell you a little something about this restaurant. The waiter was so interesting, well educated and passionate on what we were about to eat, honestly caring about our well-being. And the wine he picked for us was excellent. He... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

My wife and I wanted something special to celebrate our first anniversary. Great ambiance and the service was excellent. We had a late dinner so the individual courses were perfect portions. But the tasting menu was tempting, and for the price is a great deal. Great flavors from the roasted chicken, and the spaghetti surprisingly went very well with the... More

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Illinois
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77 reviews 77 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I believe we happened upon this restaurant through Yelp and what a lucky find! It's just up the street from the Pitti Palace in a quiet, non-touristy part of town. While most of the food we ate in Italy was rustic, and delicious, this restaurant took it up several notches. The setting is modern and the food is a contemporary... More

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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Absolutely. Unique setting in a not so touristy part of town. Great atmosphere, service, and, of course, food! Watermelon with goat cheese and pistachios... Gnocchi with anchovies and tomatoes... Salted caramel semifreddo with popcorn. Perfecto!! We may go back again before leaving Florence!

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Seattle WA
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65 reviews 65 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

As with other reviewers, we happened upon this restaurant by lucky accident. What a wonderful meal. Atmosphere: Cozy. Quiet, contemporary loft-type interior of exposed brick, dark wood, modern lighting. Food: Spectacular. I recommend a prix fixe dinner, either 5 or 6 courses @45 euro. My colleague and I each tried one, so that we could share all 13 tastings. Having... More

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Berwyn, Pennsylvania
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We wanted a good meal close to where we were staying in Oltrarno. Il Santo Graal was that, and so much more. The small menu changes daily, and is available in Italian or English. After reading the Tripadvisor reviews, we each tried one of the tasting menus (€45 each). What a treat! Each course contained only a few delicious morsels,... More

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Paradise Valley, Arizona
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

We just completed a 16-day trip to Italy and this was the only restaurant we experienced with outstanding cuisine. We had some wonderful Italian meals, but this was the only restaurant that crossed the line into fine food, delicious and beautifully presented. We are "foodies" from America and appreciated the fixed menu with its creativity, presentation and delicious combinations. The... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We were recommended this by some friends who visited earlier in the year and were really glad we went! The "white" tomato spaghetti was amazing as was the polenta gnocchi and the staff were really friendly and passionate about their food and wine. They do a modern spin on traditional Tuscan dishes and it works well for them!

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