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Go and look at the desserts just inside the main door.

Location is absolutely fantastic and as such this is a real tourist trap and the prices match this... read more

Reviewed September 29, 2018
grwpl
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Munich, Germany
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Decoration is good. Tiramisu was not good like we heard. Prices are different if you sit and use a... read more

Reviewed September 12, 2018
Korcianni
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Antalya, Turkey
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Dating back to 1773, this indoor and outdoor café is centrally located on a large busy square, making it a perfect spot to drink, have a bite to eat and do some people-watching.
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1via Roma, Florence, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Marvelous assortment of candies and Chocolates. Incredible displays as well as art. Located 5 minutes from Square. Very busy.

Thank vegasrugbyref
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I loved this place, such great atmosphere, in a prime location. It felt like time had stood still - and the interior and staff where really professional. Enjoyed my café late and pastry. Cheaper to stand at the bar and have a coffee than sit...More

Thank luckyladyMauritius
Reviewed October 29, 2018

This was our best meal in Firenze, hands down. Unbeatable location, sitting out on the patio looking out on the Piazza della Republica. Wonderful food, great service - be sure to go inside to see the gorgeous space itself AND the desserts that are works...More

Thank stltraveling
Reviewed October 10, 2018

My friend & I sat in the sun spilling cocktails (sun downers) watching the world go by & could not think of a more perfect place after being in Florence after a few days. We had noticed a number of restaurants but this was ideal,...More

Thank Fiona M
Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful location, glamorous atmosphere, great food, courteous and pleasant staff. To top it all - superb view of the vibrant square. All the ingredients for a lovely evening. Go for it.

Thank Ravster23
Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

I had the buratta and the truffle pasta, both dishes were simple and yet wonderful. You could clearly tell the ingredients were good quality. The servers were wonderful and it had a great view of the square.

Thank Paige K
Reviewed September 29, 2018

Location is absolutely fantastic and as such this is a real tourist trap and the prices match this e.g €9 for an alcohol free beer, €8 for a small coke, €25 for a smallish fillet of bass, (it tasted very good). €3 per head to...More

Thank grwpl
Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

Visiting in Florence for a week, Gilli was recommended by a local for morning pastries and we were hooked from the first bite. Went there every morning and thought everything was top notch, plus prices were very low (many pastries are only about one euro,...More

Thank KailuaSkaterGirl
Reviewed September 17, 2018

We should have known based on location it would not be a great experience. After touring Florence for a couple of hours we decided to take a break. It took almost 20 mins to even get acknowledged by a server after being seated. We were...More

Thank KLRags
Reviewed September 12, 2018

Decoration is good. Tiramisu was not good like we heard. Prices are different if you sit and use a table really expensive. take away is better

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