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The Red Garter

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Address: Via de' Benci 33r-35r, 50125, Florence, Italy
Phone Number: +39 055 248 0909
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4:00 pm - 4:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 4:00 am
Mon - Sat 4:00 pm - 4:00 am
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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A piece of Florentine history and one of the first American bars of its...

A piece of Florentine history and one of the first American bars of its kind in Italy. Evenings dedicated to karaoke, live music and the dj-set, not to mention the excellent choice of beers and the delicious cocktails. The steakhouse is open until late at night and also offers many Tuscan specialities. International live sport, special events… all included in the free entrance. A must for anyone who wants to get to know Florence.

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Fun nighr

Really fun night ! My sister and I enjoyed ourselves. It's really crowded and the drinking gets heavy. We went on a Saturday night and had a great time. It's more like a bar than... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
megdavis30
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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Cirencester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Friendly staff and great menu ranging from burgers, tacos and of course a 4 course Italian dinner - our personal favourites for drinks here were their pina coladas and expresso martinis. Would highly recommend this for those looking for a casual restaurant with large portions and perhaps some karaoke after in their large karaoke hall.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Really fun night ! My sister and I enjoyed ourselves. It's really crowded and the drinking gets heavy. We went on a Saturday night and had a great time. It's more like a bar than a club but it's pretty big. Nice incorporation to a night on the town. Does have a "college" feel to it.

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Thank megdavis30
Eleonora-Cal, Responsabile at The Red Garter, responded to this review

We are delighted to read that you and your sister chose the Red Garter for your night in Florence. The bar is indeed one of the most popular in town and we are very glad to work here. Kind regards More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I went here with a group of people and it was a lot of fun! The music was great and so were the drinks (: a great place for a night out, busy atmosphere and lots of dancing!

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Thank Laura K
Eleonora-Cal, Responsabile at The Red Garter, responded to this review

Dear Laura I am pleased to know that you enjoyed your night with us and that you found it to be ‘lots of fun’ . Customers' reviews are very important for us. We cannot wait to welcome you back in the near future. Kind regards More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food and super staff! So happy to find something other than pizza and pasta that was tasty. Large menu with burgers, tacos, good bar food and drinks. Oasis for hungry travelers who want some variety.

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Thank Kevin L
Eleonora-Cal, Responsabile at The Red Garter, responded to this review

Dear Kevin Thank you very much for taking the time to share your experiences here on TripAdvisor after visiting our bar. We are delighted to read your positive notes about our food, drinks and staff. I will definitely make sure to share your compliments with all of them! Once again, thank you very much and I am looking forward to... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This bar is a party bar full of kids getting plastered and dancing. At 41 I don't class myself as being old and can party with the best of them but I felt like grandad in here and we swiftly left without having a drink. This also seemed to be the only bar in Florence with doormen but If your... More 

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Thank Mark-of-Northampton
Eleonora-Cal, Responsabile at The Red Garter, responded to this review

Thank you very much for choosing to visit us and taking the time to share your impressions here on TripAdvisor. As you already mentioned, we have many college students among our customers, such as families, locals and travellers. Guests of all ages and nationalities are welcome at the Red Garter We hope to welcome you back in the near future.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place have 3 areas , one area for karaoke, a pub and after a small night club. The prices are good, the food is also good and big portions

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Thank SophiaAndrade
Eleonora-Cal, Responsabile at The Red Garter, responded to this review

Dear Sophia, we are happy to hear that you appreciated our food. Thank you very much. Come back soon for some more karaoke! More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's a bar for tourists. I am 32 and found it was too young for me and friends. We went to a wine bar first and then was looking for dancing. It was packed and think it was perfect for people under 25, good for under 30. And ok for us who are 32. Music was good, and bar staff... More 

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Eleonora-Cal, Responsabile at The Red Garter, responded to this review

Dear customer, thank you for your review. We are happy that you liked the music and the drinks. We are very proud of our djs and of our talented bartenders. At the Red Garter we have customers of every age, language and nation. You can meet young students, such as Florentine families or lonely travellers. This is one of the... More 

Massapequa Park, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you're looking for an "American" bar scene, the Red Garter is it. Good selection of beers, wings and apps plus a happy hour. The soccer is always on so expect a varied crowd when stopping by for a few cold ones.

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Thank jsalkowsky
Eleonora-Cal, Responsabile at The Red Garter, responded to this review

Dear customer, thank you for your review. We are delighted to hear that you liked our bar and that you enjoyed your night. Red Garter was indeed founded by an American in distant 1962, and still maintains the same atmosphere and energy of the begininng. We do look forward to welcoming you back. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cheap drinks, so much fun with karaoke and the deejay at the bar! We decided to spend both our nights in Florence in this place because was perfect to party!

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Thank Valentina R
Eleonora-Cal, Responsabile at The Red Garter, responded to this review

We are very pleased to see your nice review and how much you have enjoyed your night with us! We are glad to have some of the best deejays in all Italy. We look forward to welcoming you back! Best Regards More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

VIP treatment from really friendly staff. We wanted to watch the England v Wales footy match. The bar was full so the opened up another bar and made us most welcome....Brilliant service but at half time they have not sorted out the score... We will visit the Red Garter with our friends.

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Thank Stallion192
Eleonora-Cal, Responsabile at The Red Garter, responded to this review

Dear customer. We appreciate your feedback and are delighted to hear that you had a great time. Come back soon. Best regards from Florence More 

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