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The Oil Shoppe

via S.Egidio 22/R, 50123 Florence, Italy
055 3860091
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Ranked #638 of 1,967 Restaurants in Florence
Price range: $4 - $7
Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Italian
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Good for: Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch

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  • English first
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  • Italian first
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English first
Sao Paulo, SP
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 via mobile

Excellent pasta, wonderful salads and amazing sandwichs. The little place is run by a couple, they're are so kind and the service is just perfect. We entered without knowing and were surprised with what we found. The food is really good and cheap.

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San Diego, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 via mobile

Fortunately, for us,this extraordinary little restaurant was two doors from our apartment. We were able to sample a variety of dishes. Although they specialize in pannis other entres are available and all were excellent. A real surprise were onion rings that were the best I've ever tasted. It's a popular hangout for exchange students, so a wonderful meeting place

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Tampa, Florida
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69 reviews 69 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

This is a great little sandwich shop in Florence! There were lots of options to choose from, and everything that I tried was awesome. It was like a little taste of home in Italy. The staff was very friendly- I frequented several times during my stay here.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

beautiful panini and incredible salads ! a million different choices for toppings, spreads, and meats. get the iced coffee and make sure you clearly state everything you want on your sandwich. go here at least once

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Seattle, WA
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28 reviews 28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

I wish I could give The Oil Shoppe five stars for it's excellent value, tasty sandwiches and quick service, but unfortunately its popularity among American students has also grown, which makes it feel like a busy lunchtime favorite near an American university rather than a quaint hole-in-the-wall place down a quiet street in Florence. On both occasions that I've visited... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

the salads and sandwiches are delicious and absolute value for money. you can mix your own salad and dressing...

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Durham, North Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

I spent a semester studying in Florence and this place was my on my list of go to spots. The sandwiches are customizable which is nice because you never run out of options and you can play with the different combinations. Service is friendly, prices are good, the only thing is that it's not really authentically Italian so don't show... More 

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New York City, New York
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24 reviews 24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

Perfect place to stop for lunch when touring Florence. great sandwiches, extensive menu and good value.

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33 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013 via mobile

I don't get the hype on this place, basically every other sandwich I had in Italy was better. I got the prosciutto with arugula, tomato, and tuscan cheese which was essentialy a bread sandwich with ONE piece of meat on it. I had to remove the top piece of bread just to get a taste of anything. My wife's sandwich... More 

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Florence, Italy
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70 reviews 70 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

The Oil Shoppe is awesome. They offer an extensive menu, from which you order by number, and every sandwich can be customized. The pesto is one of the best i've had in all of italy! i always get the number 4, with apples too. paninis are inexpensive, from 3-5 euro each, and are ridiculously filling. a good spot of students,... 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: American, Italian

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