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Cafaggi

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San Lorenzo
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Via Guelfa | 35 Rosso, 50129, Florence, Italy
+39 055 294989
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12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Toronto, Canada
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31 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Cafaggi is a short walk away from the buzz of the city, but is just terrific - grilled eggplant antipasto, pasta, and best of all, the bistecca florentina which is probably one of the best we have tried in the city! reasonably priced.

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1 Thank sask0309
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was an amazing find on our first night in Florence. The service was great - very friendly and very accommodating to our lack of Italian language skills. This is not a typical tourist restaurant. I felt like we were at a local joint. The cheese ravioli and artichoke risotto were great and the lamb chops were incredibly. Both the... More 

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1 Thank Ron S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Clean inviting staff extremely friendly concerned for well-being of their patrons and food was excellent would definitely go back again if in Florence

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1 Thank Phillip L
Kristiansand, Norway
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58 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Absolutely great place. The service was excellent, and the food was really, really good! My friends and I had a great time and all were happy about our choice. I will definitely eat at this restaurant again when I'm in Florence next time. Recommended!

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2 Thank Aleksandra L
Chicago, Illinois
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

The best eggplant Parmesan I have tasted. The service was great, and the place had a nice family feel to it. The pana Cota dessert was excellent as well. One of the better meals we had in Italy. Highly recommended

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2 Thank SA1604
Orlando, Florida
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

The food was great, and the service was also. I had here the eggplant parmagiana I have searched my whole life for😊; far from the mushy tasteless stuff we get back home! So for that alone I give 5 stars This is a family run business (which we learned from our hosts who have known the family for many years),... More 

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2 Thank RompersUncle
Christchurch, New Zealand
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129 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

The €20.00 per person set menu turned out to be excellent value. We both had different choices and enjoyed them. Friendly and helpful staff. The day we ate here, the majority of the customers were Italian.

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Rochester, New York
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

For our last night in Florence we wanted to have a casual, authentic meal. After 10 days of excellent meals, Ristorante Cafaggi had alot to live up to. And it did not disappoint. Another fabulous meal in Florence. What made it special is how inviting the owner and staff were. No frills here just excellent food, good wine and people... More 

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detroit, mich
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77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

stopped in for lunch while wandering around Florence and was pleasantly surprised. The salmon was great and the risotto excellent. House wine was very drinkable and the staff friendly and helpful. Well worth a visit

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1 Thank cobrawillys
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderful dinner at Cafaggi! The food was amazing, service was amazing and we had the best dessert ever! The desserts are home made :) Thank you!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$41 - $68
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions
Open Hours
Monday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Guelfa | 35 Rosso, 50129, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence>  > San Lorenzo
  • Neighborhood: San Lorenzo
  • Phone Number: +39 055 294989

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in San Lorenzo

Neighborhood Profile
San Lorenzo
San Lorenzo’s lively merchants shout out from behind stalls with an array of products in one of the most traditional neighborhoods in Florence. Different ethnic groups join together in the large outdoor market of San Lorenzo and in the Central Market, a vast multi-floored building. Visitors are bound to fall in love with this area and in particular, with its variety of food, especially those focusing on Florentine dishes as well as international selections. Nobody leaves San Lorenzo without a shopping bag in hand or with an empty stomach.
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