We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Via del Parione, 50/r, 50123 Florence, Italy
+39 055294122
Website
Improve this listing
Ranked #200 of 1,997 Restaurants in Florence
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Good for: Romance, Special occasions
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Special occasions
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night

Book similar restaurants

Write a Review

81 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    54
    19
    5
    1
    2
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Russian first
  • Any
English first
Edinburgh
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Superb food, great wine, wonderful discrete service, intimate setting, a classy but informal experience. Prawns with white truffle was brilliant. The whole team - hostess, owner, chefs were great - warm and welcoming.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Our last night in the lovely city of Florence was spent at II Barretto, New Years Eve. It was a fabulous dining experience from start to finish. The food was delicious, the service was superb and the ambiance was perfect. I would highly recommend this wonderful restaurant. It was a lovely end to a visit that will long be remembered!... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Fantastic place filled with locals. Elim is the hostess and she will make sure your needs are met and your palate amazed. We are going back a second night!!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Dubrovnik, Croatia
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I got reccomendation of this restaurant from my hotel I stayed in Florence and I am sooo glad I came in as I got two beautiful friends for life! I was amazed with friendliness of the staff and management of the restaurant! Ilhame, hostess of the restaurant is heart of the place...Thank you for warm welcome, it made me feel... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Toronto, Canada
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

They definitely favour locals. We came in early and was given a seat opposite the kitchen in an empty restaurant! The hostess was rude and unattentive - compared to other high end restaurants in Florence the quality of the food wasn't good enough for the price. Never again.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

My hotel (st regis) recommended Barretto and it was a great suggestion. The service here was amazing. I ordered a bottle of Tignanello and the server actually introduced me to a lower priced better wine which was fanstastic. I wish I could remember the name. It was an excellent meal and I would not hesitate to recommend it to anyone... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Noticed this adorable restaurant walking along Via Parione on our way back to our vacation apartment. The next night we made a reservation. An attractive woman greeted us and asked which table we would prefer, a courtesy I found unusually appealing. It turns out this attractive woman named Elam waits on all the tables at Il Barretto. Presented with the... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Amazing Restaurant, Excellent Service, Beautiful Atmosphere and Awesome Music! The recommendations of the hostess were spot on. Recommend to anyone.

Was this review helpful? Yes
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 via mobile

Our hotel recommended Il Barretto and it did not disappoint! We arrived for an early dinner and were given our choice of table. Ilan, our hostess for the evening, was beyond gracious and attentive. My steak dinner literally melted in my mouth...tender, beyond flavorful and savory. Although the beauty of this restaurant is a big part of the enjoyment, the... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Great food, romantic and warm atmosphire, and above all, the great hospitality of Ellam (the couple from israel that drunk 3 different grappa..)

Was this review helpful? Yes 1

Travelers who viewed Il Barretto also viewed

Florence, Province of Florence
Florence, Province of Florence
 
Florence, Province of Florence
Florence, Province of Florence
 

Been to Il Barretto? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Il Barretto

Address: Via del Parione, 50/r, 50123 Florence, Italy
Phone Number: +39 055294122
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence
Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean, Continental

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Il Barretto staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?