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Viale Don Minzoni, 10, 50014 Florence, Italy
055588226
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12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Good for:
Large groups
Local cuisine
Breakfast/Brunch
Lunch
Dinner
Reservations
Delivery
Late Night
Dessert

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Amazing steak

Too tired to venture into the city centre we selected this restaurant that is deceptively spacious; they seem to be expanding along the block. The Bistecca Florentine we chose to share was sumptuous; only offered rare and full of flavour. Expensive yet worth it for the melt in the mouth qualities... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 21, 2015
RS1965
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Northwich, England, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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Northwich, England, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 NEW

Too tired to venture into the city centre we selected this restaurant that is deceptively spacious; they seem to be expanding along the block. The Bistecca Florentine we chose to share was sumptuous; only offered rare and full of flavour. Expensive yet worth it for the melt in the mouth qualities of the succulent steak. Washed down with the house... More 

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Utrecht
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53 reviews 53 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

True, this is perhaps the best steak fiorentina in Florance. When you enter the restaurant, you will encounter the meat that is stalled at the entrance. During the week, many locals eat here. Next to the wonderful bistecca, you will find many great local dishes at an reasonable price. We had a bottle of wine, bruscetta and a mean course... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

I lived beside this incredible example of 'bistecca alla Fiorentina' for a year and must have visited at least 9 times. There is a beautiful arrogance that they do not ask how you would like your beef cooked as 'they know best'. The service is confident and they are very accommodating for moving tables; the vini is delicious and beautifully... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

If sometimes Florence is too touristy for you, Perseus is the restaurant for bistecca. Each T bone weighs 3 lbs so go prepared and as a group. You can-should- share. The interior is genuine, the toilets are full of amusing photos. Make a reservation and get there on time. This was my 3rd bistecca experience.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

I entered this revered premises on the recommendation of my Florence hotel manager without any misinterpretation about the colossal and awesome dinner I was told I'd receive. On arrival the place was beautifully and historically decked out with a cool mix of older local businessmen, gangsters, Chinese expats with small angry dogs and Firenze families that seemed happier out the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 via mobile

Porn in the female toilets is not something I want to be subjected to when I go to the bathroom. Little kids can see this and it's not something that is suitable for a 'family' restaurant.

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Florence, Italy
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57 reviews 57 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Perseus is an institution in Florence for its steaks, although it's now very popular and gets swamped by clients almost every night. Prices are "decent", service is very good, food is "ok", meaning that you can get far better quality in other places around Florence but not for this price. Great for business dinners or friends's parties.

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Laurel, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015 via mobile

Four of us had a great experience, one roasted chicken, the other three shared the 3-person steak! It is cooked rare, so if you like well done steak, stay away! The steak cost us €80, so this is not a cheap dinner, but this is not expensive when compared with high end steak in the U.S. The menu was only... More 

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Miami Beach, Florida
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

YES-- it lives up to the hype! If you love beef, this is THE place for the legendary bistecca fiorentina. You're on sacred ground here but you better like it rare cuz it's the only temperature you can get it. They won't hear of it any other way. We got the 1,3 kg size for 2.. More than plentiful for... More 

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Atlantic City, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We had asked the owner of a little wine bar where we should go to eat the famous Bistecca alla Fiorentina. He immediately replied "Perseus!" and picked up the phone to make us a reservation. We knew then we were in for a treat. When we arrived and told them "Rossano sent us" we were greeted like friends and led... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Viale Don Minzoni, 10, 50014 Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence
  • Phone Number: 055588226

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 37 - 149
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?