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“Fresh ingredients of the day only!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Pane e Olio

Pane e Olio
Via Faentina 2r | Zona Ponte Rosso, 50133 Florence, Italy
055488381
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Ranked #475 of 1,967 Restaurants in Florence
Price range: $17 - $44
Cuisines: Bistro
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: BistrotOpening time monday - saturday from 17:00 to 23:00
Florida
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63 reviews 63 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“Fresh ingredients of the day only!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

This restaurant is hard to find especially since Google had it shown a block past where it is actually located. The front of the restaurant looks a tad rundown, but don't be fooled. The food and service are amazing. The owner was the waitress and cook. She was charming and the food was excellent. We were all pleasantly surprised. Try the tasting menu. Be sure and take the time to find this restaurant.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Boston, Massachusetts
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49 reviews 49 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 34 cities Reviews in 34 cities
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
“Wonderful experience..”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

We found this restaurant via a foodie blog and all I can say is that we got lucky. It is a tiny cozy place, with 7 tables and an incredibly attentive owner who loves what he does and passionately describes his food and the way it is prepared. We were sold just on the marketing :) but the food was wonderful. Special pasta with white anchovies and seasonings, perfect seared tuna and stuffed chicken, well-selected wine which complemented out food, chocolate fondant worthy of a Michelin restaurant. All at a very reasonable price and wonderfully prepared. This is not a pasta and pizza place and they only do a few meats, but the fish products are well-worth the experience. Top marks!

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Stockholm, Sweden
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4 reviews 4 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Very cosy small resto with great meat and great service”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2012

We went on a Monday and had a very big and great tasting piece of meat. Very friendly and nice owner. Excellent, inexpensive wine. Only 6 tables inside with a nice and cosy atmosphere. Definitely worth a visit.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Not the best compromise price/quantity”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2012

The quality is indeed excellent but the quantities are at level of "nouvelle cuisine". If you are very hungry and you do not want to spend so much, I suggest something else. There is a wide choice of good wines and the owner is very competent in this field.
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6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“A bit outside the centre but worth a visit”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2012 via mobile

We went a few evenings ago. We were the only customers there at the time- shame because the food and service were great .Lovely fish dishes and my husbands dessert a fruit parfait he said was one of the best he'd tasted.

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