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“Fantastico” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Gustavino

Gustavino
Via della Condotta 37R, 50123 Florence, Italy
055 2399806
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Ranked #378 of 1,942 Restaurants in Florence
Price range: $10 - $61
Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian, Chowder
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Gustavino ristorante e wine bar a Firenze presenta la cucina toscana reinterpretata utilizzando materie prime di altissima qualita , servita in un ambiente elegante dal design moderno e raffinato.Particolare cura viene riservata alla carta dei vini che offre una scelta tra oltre 800 etichette con il meglio della produzione Toscana ed Italiana. Provate le nostre specialita come i tagliolini neri al riccio di mare e pesto, il filetto di manzo con la marmellata di cipolle rosse o la tartare di manzo con salsa di mostarda.Nei nostri menu sono presenti giornalmente piatti senza glutine, su prenotazione si possono preparare pasti completi con pasta/riso e pane.
Brisbane
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“Fantastico”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

Just finished a fantastic meal at Gustavino.
One street behind Piazza Signoria, great service, English and Italian language menus and poly-linguistic staff.

2. 5 e per person coperto includes bread
2 e Carafe of sparkling water
22 e bottle of good chianti classico
14 e linguini with mussels and clams - 5 out of 5
16 e 1. 5 roast quail with creme Brule polenta - best quail ever!
9 e chocolate molten souffle - 5 out of 5
8 e glass of volento and 3 biscotti - amazing

Total 76 euro well spent!

  • Visited September 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Regina, Canada
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“Groovy and inexpensive”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

Nice vibe, groovy modern music (oxymoronic adjectives, I know). Started us off with Prosecco and ended with cream limoncello. Didn't charge us for either. I had lovely smoked cheese on pears and honey crostini, followed by orange duck. Mmmmm.

Visited September 2013
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“Don't waste your time and money”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

Was drawn in by the menu at the front. Ordered a linguine with mussels clams and prawns as per menu but prawns were replaced by salmon with no notice or warning. Lamb cutlets were average. DO NOT ORDER THE DUCK BREAST - Ruined a good piece of meat, it was too tough and fat was not rendered well, orange sauce that went with it was too sweet. Service was slow. Threw us €20 note as change when we were expecting €27 and forced us a €7 tip when they did not deserve it.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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36 reviews 36 reviews
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“Gustavino - One of the best in Florence.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

Impecable food, wine, and service. We were there on a quiet night, but I'm sure the staff deals treats larger crowds with equal cheer and efficiency. Everyone at our table vied for "best plate of the evening". I can't wait to try what everybody else had!

  • Visited October 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Prague, Czech Republic
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“Gustavino. get it? Gusto & vino . . . 8^)”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

Mrs found from the Lonely Planet guide . . . Trip Advisor comments are mostly spot on . . . fabulous place with friendly knowledgeable staff . . . only thing, tho', you do not 'stumble' onto this place . . . it's just around the corner from the Galleria degli Uffizzi . . . 8^D . . . it is cozy, but not hidden, if you see how I mean . . .

Mrs had from the daily menu Ricotta al forna Insalata e Pomodoro . . . this was some creamy good ricotta . . .

I asked the waiter, Is Osso Buco Tuscan . . . he smiled with surprise and pleasure, ah yes, it IS tuscan, and ours is very good . . . yeh, I would go along with that . . .

Mrs also had the Pappardelle del Ragu di Carne . . . one of those cases where I have to remind Mrs her num-nums are disturbing the other patrons . . . 8^D

I ordered from the regular menu: Crespelle (crepese filled with ricotta & spinach) . . . it may seem precious or jejune to say it, but just lovely, lovely, lovely . . .

we are simple folk, loving simple peasant food -- it helps if the peasant food is from Tuscany, if you see how I mean . . . 8^) . . . and we love a place with carafes available for still water and house wine . . .

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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