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Piazza del duomo 15/A, 50122 Florence, Italy
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Ranked #1,074 of 1,994 Restaurants in Florence
Price range: $0 - $18
Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Bar, Wine Bar, Sandwiches
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Good for: Bar scene, Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Description: Smalzi is the new opportunity to taste wines and food of the italian tradition right in front of the Duomo of Florence. Our venue offers a unique environment that combines tradition and elegance, in which you can try gourmet italian cousine, refreshing unique drinks, a great italian coffee and handmade gelato. Even more important we have a unique wine tasting system that allows you to serve yourself glasses of wine from a continuosly changing list of 32 different types: you can choose to have only tasting samples for a small fee, half glasses or full glasses for you and all your friends using a pre-paid bar code that you can purchase at the counter. A must try!

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Sao Jose Dos Campos, SP
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66 reviews 66 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Good food and good beer. It is a small place with and some pastas. The prices is not high, within we see in Italy. The place is the best. In front of duomo.

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PA
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155 restaurant reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 via mobile

We were headed to another restaurant in this area that was closed. The staff at Smalzi was friendly and very hospitable. We had a delicious dinner from their special of the day menu. We would definitely go back! Reasonably priced and fresh, delicious food.

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Antwerp, Belgium
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57 reviews 57 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

We stopped here for a drink after visiting the duomo. My four children, my husband and I got a soft drink on the terrace. After about ten minutes, my husband and I decided to order another drink (two coffee lungi). I asked to use the toilet. Strangely enough, the toilet was being cleaned. I was pretty sure I just saw... More 

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3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

After waiting in a long line at the duomo, we were starved. At the exit to the cupola we came across this. We were seated for lunch outside in the shade on the plaza next to the duomo. Our waiter was very friendly and service conscious. He spoke English. We ordered pizza, panini, and pasta with fresh fruit cups. The... More 

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Scotland, United Kingdom
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166 reviews 166 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Handy for a drink and a seat when you have been wandering around the sights. There are a few outside tables, and the bar staff fend off the local 'gypsy' women who beg at the tables around the Duomo. Expect to pay 5-6 Euros per drink, and 1 Euro to sit outside.

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Astana, Kazakhstan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

Very nice place! Good poeople, good food, good wine and good prices))) Very kindly people work there. I will be back here yet.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

After a full day of shopping and walking around Florence in the rain I stopped in for refreshment and had a very nice Aperol spritz. Very clean and modern. Nice music. Good wifi.

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Hove, United Kingdom
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57 reviews 57 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

We had just climbed to Duomo and because it was such a warm day decided to sit down look at the beautiful architecture around us and have a coffee. It is super-expensive there. Fair enough considering its location. What we didn't appreciate were the lies. Whilst it is great that they offer free WIFI they shouldn't advertise all over the... More 

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GiuseppeTempestini, Responsabile Comunicazione at Smalzi Firenze, responded to this review

We are very sorry to hear about your experience, as we have already replied to the tripadvisor user "Stuphoria", which we understand already has written a review talking about the same experience you had at our venue. We opened the Smalzi Bar few months ago deciding to offer quality products and caring service, as many other tripadvisor users have already... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Good service, free wi fi and excellent food. The view is amazing, next to Duommo church. Nice place to eat after going to the dome and campanary. Hassn is the best waiter in Firenzi!

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Sydney
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21 reviews 21 reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

This place has become my new local. The coffee is great, the food delicious and the wine bar fantastic! Looking out at the stunning view of the Duomo just makes it even better.

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Additional Information about Smalzi Firenze

Address: Piazza del duomo 15/A, 50122 Florence, Italy
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 18
Cuisine: Bar, Wine Bar, Sandwiches

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