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The Red Garter

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Address: Via De' Benci 33r/35r, 50122, 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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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 4 weeks ago
megdavis30
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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Dallas, Texas
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a great bar for night life (they have karaoke!) and a great place to eat if you're missing American food. They also provide a quick to-go service if you don't want to dine in! Thomas, part of the staff, was very friendly and helpful!

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Thank Jacqueline M
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If your 21 or under this place is for you.. I am not. But still enjoyed a good half an hour of kids doing Karoke and being crazy.. was fun and good vibes. Drink are really good and lot of variety.. a happening place in otherwise non-happening city

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Thank George A
Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was taken here for a night out with our Contiki tour but I'm so glad that we got to go there as it was my best night out in all of Europe!!! We arrived for Happy Hour which had some amazing deals so we started buying drinks straight away. Staff are super friendly and quick with orders and the return... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cool place to go and meet up with friends. We went here through Busabout and had a good dinner, we had so much food it was great. Cheap drinks through happy hours and the kitchen doesn't close till late so you can still order snacks while drinking and singing. The guy running karaoke will try and steal your thunder but... More 

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Thank Rebekah B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Atmosphere in this place is amazing! They have two parts to the restaurant both in which were exceptionally busy, but we still got our food in ten mins fresh and smoking! Even though it was packed, every member of staff seemed to work together as a team and very hard working, would recommend this place to anyone and everyone visiting... More 

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Thank Nick G
Eleonora_Calamini, Marketing and Communications Manager at The Red Garter, responded to this review

Dear Nick, Thank you very much for choosing us for your nights in Florence. It is a delight to know that you would absolutely recommend a visit at the Red Garter. We appreciate your kind words regarding our Staff members, as they always strive to deliver an unforgettable experience to each of our Guests. I will definitely pass on your... More 

Cirencester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Thank Simon G
Eleonora_Calamini, Marketing and Communications Manager at The Red Garter, responded to this review

Dear customer, Thank you for taking the time to share your experiences about the Red Garter here on TripAdvisor. We are pleased to read that you enjoyed your time with us and that our food and drinks lived up to your expectations. It is great that you found our menu to be wide and enjoyable, as we know how important... More 

London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Seriously, read this. This review is the first I have ever made on Trip Advisor, but ever since I got back home I have felt compelled to warn people of this place. I had been there several times during my stay in Florence, and I understand the great reviews for the venue, but the problem lies with the people who... More 

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Eleonora_Calamini, Marketing and Communications Manager at The Red Garter, responded to this review

Dear customer Thank you for taking the time to leave a review here on TA. We have investigated the incident, and we feel that is our duty to clarify the situation. The episode you are refering to involved a young man who had been seen hitting a girl near the karaoke stage (as can be seen clearly in the CCTV)... More 

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago 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 July 15, 2016 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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