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P.zza Ottaviani, 16r, Florence, Italy
055 214179
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Ranked #175 of 1,955 Restaurants in Florence
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $57 - $86
Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:30 pm - 1:00 am
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert

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Fort Lauderdale
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW

The food isnt bad and it is near the station. The waiters are very nice and the food id average, but it is convenient

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW

It was our first meal in the lovely city of florence. Our hotel receptionist recommend this restaurant to us.... I must say we were very happy to listen to his advice....the whole experience was great... The lovely red wine to the most yummy tagiatale with truffle to the bruschetta... The whole evening was very romantic... The waiter who was serving... More

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jacksonville, florida
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

Our hotel recommended this as it was a close walk and any other more "local" Florentine steak restaurants were considerably further away. We were treated very nicely by all the staff and when we asked for steak for 3, the waiter said "no too much" so we took his advice and ordered for 2. It was plenty of food with... More

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Montreal, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Our waiter was a very pleasant man as so was the hostess. The restaurant is in the basement with very bright lighting...poor atmosphere. The food is poor quality and I would consider most of it inedible. This was the only bad experience we had in Florence. Much better choices in this great city.

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Naperville, Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Our hotel concierge recommended this place, and it was a short walk from our hotel. Got to the door and almost went back. Entered and found that the restaurant was in basement. Our waiter was great he treated us as if we were royalty. In fact the table to my right did have some African royalty. He waited on us... More

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New preston CT
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85 reviews 85 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

The concierge at our hotel recommended this restaurant for Florentine steak. All I can say it was a gigantic blob of tasteless meat. It was almost unrewarding experience for our first night in Florence. Fortunately we found other restaurants on our own that were just wonderful.

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San Salvador, El Salvador
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We were a group or 8; 4 of us had the signature dish, bistecca alla Fiorentina, it was cooked to perfection and the other dishes were fresh, delicious and with a very nice presentation.

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Delray Baech, Florida
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

On every trip to Florence Buca Mario is at the top of the list. Wonderful food, excellent service and great wines. Hmmmmm so good.

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New York City, New York
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Was there last week and the food was perfectly fine, as well as the ambiance and friendly service-- but it was not amazing, nor excellent. The bistecca looked better and nicer than in other places I went to, but I never order this Florentine dish, so I cannot give an opinion on it. My lasagna was OK, but nothing special.... More

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London
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

This is a hidden gem. Walking past the restaurant you can't tell how good or big the place is. We went there twice since it was so good. Now to the food: the wild boar ravioli and florentine steak are a must order for any dinner. Make sure you are hungry if you order the florentine steak Order half portions... More

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Additional Information about Buca Mario

Address: P.zza Ottaviani, 16r, Florence, Italy
Phone Number: 055 214179
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:30 pm - 1:00 am
Monday 7:30 pm - 1:00 am
Tuesday 7:30 pm - 1:00 am
Wednesday 7:30 pm - 1:00 am
Thursday 7:30 pm - 1:00 am
Friday 7:30 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday 7:30 pm - 1:00 am
Average Prices: USD 57 - 86
Cuisine: Italian

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