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Caffe Rivoire

Piazza della Signoria 5r, 50122 Florence, Italy
055-214 412
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Ranked #792 of 1,947 restaurants in Florence
Good for: Romance, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Romance, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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Darlington
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56 reviews 56 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

We enjoyed coffee and exquisite pastries, looking onto the Piazza della Signoria and Palazzo Vecchio. Its expensive, of course it is! Look around you - this location, this quality, wonderful service and even cooling mist fans when it gets really hot. Fantastic.

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Hasselt, Belgium
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230 reviews 230 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

As said by others : very expensive, personal not friendly. Go to the piazza republica and enjoy the terrace scene there.

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Aberdeen, Scotland
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

I spent about 45 minutes in the Caffe drinking their famous hot chocolate (E6.50) and people watching. After a long day sight seeing it was bliss.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

this isn't cheap, we paid around 60 euros for a pasta meal and dessert and one drink each but it is a great location and the food was lovely. Service was also very good. It is situated on the Piazza di Signoria and opposite the palazzo Vecchio

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Chaguanas, Trinidad
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

I didn't have much time when I visited this restaurant so I only ordered one thing, the ravioli. It came in good time, and tasted great. The bread basket was quite good too but the water was a bit expensive. The dessert selection is incredible so I did get something to go which was delicious! And of course, the location... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

This famous little cafe was across from where i stayed, and so I went there a few times. The first night, I was extremely tired, and just flopped down at an outside table right at the front of the cafe. You can't get a betterview of the Piazza Della Signoria, and all the people moving past. You are looking at... More

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texas
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

While visiting Florence, friends recommended we visit for the greatest hot chocolate. We arrived for a dinner when it was cooler and not so crowded. We sat on the patio with the fans and misters blowing. First place in all of Italy we received water with ice and lemon! We ordered salads. Ingredients very fresh. Ordered coffee, hot chocolate, chocolate... More

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Hong Kong, China
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36 reviews 36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

We went there for a coffee break before dinner. The coffee was good and came with finger sandwiches for free. Atomsphere was absolutely fantastic!

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Tourcoing, France
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

We didn't have lunch or dinner there, but we tried the pastries in the afternoon. We went there two times in 3 days, because the pastries were absolutely amazing and refined. The semifreddo was a blast, the profiteroles a dream, and the tiramisu one of the best. Go for those and you will go straight to heaven. We sat outside... More

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Dunedin, Florida
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60 reviews 60 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

The Cafe Rivoire is located in the historic square Piazza della Signoria and a very picturesque place to dine. I had the best egg omelet I ever had for brunch one day and a delicious lunch the next day and the service was great. From the cafe you can admire the classical sculptures of Michaelangelo's David (the original is in... More

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