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The Oil Shoppe

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Italian, American, Sandwiches
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via S.Egidio 22/R, 50123 Florence, Italy
055 3860091
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11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
AMAZING PLACE AND THE SERVICE TOO!!

IT WAS WONDERFUL TO BE IN THIS PLACE THE COOK IS WONDERFUL AND THE CASHIER AMAZING SHE DESERVES TO BE THERE SHE HAS A WONDERFUL CUSTOMER SERVICE! THE MOST AMAZING THING IS that she speaks more than one language it makes it easier for us who don't speak Italian.You can tip her i just hope that she... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
eugene495
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Florence, Italy
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  • Dining on a budget
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English first
Florence, Italy
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

IT WAS WONDERFUL TO BE IN THIS PLACE THE COOK IS WONDERFUL AND THE CASHIER AMAZING SHE DESERVES TO BE THERE SHE HAS A WONDERFUL CUSTOMER SERVICE! THE MOST AMAZING THING IS that she speaks more than one language it makes it easier for us who don't speak Italian.You can tip her i just hope that she gets the tips... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Best food for lunch. Freshly made toasted panini's. Reasonable with good vegetarian options. The Chef needs to go easy on salt. Can do with a helper so that waiting time could be reduced.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

I studied abroad in Florence this past semester, and towards the second half of the semester, my roommate and I were going here to eat everyday. When we had visitors and took them here, they wanted to go every single day that they were in Florence. They have the most fresh ingredients and so many to choose from, as well... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

I loved this place! The shop is charming and colorful and tidy! You can choose from a really huge list even if you are vegetarian. You can see that everything is fresh and real! Plus they making your sandwich right in front of you so if you're a quick learner you can make it for yourself at home! And what... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

This restaurant has the best quality/price and the chef is really nice. Recommended for anyone who wants to try a nice panini and coffee for 6-7 euros and less. Been there twice.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

The Oil Shoppe was a staple in my Florence diet while studying abroad. Popular with students for the laid back atmosphere, wide selection and quick service. On a busy day, I recommend taking time to stop and create a unique sandwich then enjoy it on a bench while people watching!

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Medford, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Dropped in here for lunch after checking out the Duomo on vacation. Really small inside with long bar tables along the two walls to sit and eat if you wanted. It wasn't too crowded when we walked in (about 1:00 on a weekday) and we ordered and received food within about twenty minutes. The staff was friendly and quick, and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

As a study abroad student this is one of my favorite places in florence to grab lunch. All the sandwiches on the menu are excellent and you can also create your own salad or sandwiches with as many ingredients as you please! The staff is super friendly! The homemade chips and iced tea are favorites of mine and the house... More 

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Santa Rosa, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Only place I have found that serves iced coffee- TO GO! A little sweet but as an American in Florence, it was just what I needed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Cozy and colourful, this lovely café/bar/alternative restaurant/panini temple (hard to define it) is ruled by an Italian-American couple, who will make you feel at your ease regardless of your nationality. We were very lucky as the place was very empty when we had lunch (2.30 pm), but I imagine it might be quite packed during peak time, no surprise in... More 

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Additional Information about The Oil Shoppe

Address: via S.Egidio 22/R, 50123 Florence, Italy
Phone Number: 055 3860091
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 4 - 7
Cuisine: Italian, American, Sandwiches

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: via S.Egidio 22/R, 50123 Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence
  • Phone Number: 055 3860091

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 4 - 7
  • Cuisine: Italian, American, Sandwiches

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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