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Bitter Bar - CLOSED

Via de' Pandolfini 39/r, 50122 Florence, Italy
+39 388 975 9074
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Price range: $9 - $13
Cuisines: Bar
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: The Bitter Bar is a unique bar, located in the center of Florence, a few steps from Piazza della Signoria. It is located inside the Borghese Palace Art Hotel, famous for its statues and art exhibitions. The best cocktails in the city cared for by the two owners / bartenders Gerardo Callipo and Cristian Guitti. The Bitter Bar has many theme nights: live music, Japanese aperitif, vegetarian aperitif.

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mazatlan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Just like the other guy said, Venrured over to find it with great expectations after a very nice day and excellent dinner and low and behold, the bar was no longer there... The walk back to our room was very depressing. Trip advisor, please update!

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Memphis, TN
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014 via mobile

Sadly, after reading all the great reviews of the Bitter Bar, we decided to venture out and find this place for some fun cocktails. We found the hotel and bar but when we asked where the bitter bar was located the bar tender said "this is it...or it used to be. The owners sold it." Although we were there at... More

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Orange, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

My wife and I wanted a pre-dinner drink in Florence on Dec. 30 so decided to try Bitter Bar after reading good reviews on Trip Advisor. Good decision! The place was empty when we were there and offered a nice, quiet respite from the crazy tourist throngs of Florence. The bar is situated in the lobby of the Borghese Palace... More

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Auckland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013 via mobile

Here are some of the things we loved: Reasonably priced cocktails $7, no service charge; Great friendly service, bartender Gerardo was a pleasure to talk to! Free little plate of snacks- olives, chips, sauce. Some of the fusion cocktails we had: Pina colada with tobasco Mojito with mint bitter and ginger Martini with soya sauce, feta cheese and olive Go... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

We stopped in here on our way to dinner after reading reviews online and are very glad we did. The menu is simple - 7 euro cocktails. We ordered two and were treated to a small sample platter of chips, bread, salami, olives and salsa and after two more decided to call it quits. We knew many places like this... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

It is a wonderful, best drinks, exotic. Run by the owners. My wife loved it.The place is between streets, a romantic atmosphere where you enjoy drinks never tested

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Baltimore, Maryland
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

The cocktails at Bitter Bar are phenomenal and incredibly inventive. The combination of ingredients are surprising and tasty. It's a small bar within a hotel, with a classy but not stuffy atmosphere. We enjoyed our visit so much, we went back a second time. If you are in Florence and like a good drink, you must visit this bar.

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Perth, Australia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

Visited here with my hubby after reading trip advisor. Cocktails are unreal!! Well priced and staff are all happy to be here..refreshing and recommended.

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Dusseldorf, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

I visited the Bitter Bar on the 10th November 2013. The location is a little bit tricky, down a back alley way, and the signage doesn't pop out at you. But once I found it, it was well worth it. The interior has a very classy feel to it, well decked out with beautiful furniture and decor. The cocktails are... More

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New York City, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

After reading about the Bitter Bar on trip advisor, I felt it was best to check out this highly reviewed hot spot. The reviews did not lie! From the interior decor to the well-crafted cocktails, this bar was absolutely fantastic. It was so great, I went two nights in a row. I am not going to lie, it was a... More

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Additional Information about Bitter Bar

Address: Via de' Pandolfini 39/r, 50122 Florence, Italy
Phone Number: +39 388 975 9074
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence
Average Prices: USD 9 - 13
Cuisine: Bar

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