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Il Santo Bevitore

#195 of 2,029 Restaurants in Florence
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighborhood:
Santo Spirito / San Frediano
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Via di Santo Spirito, 66r, Florence, Italy
+39 055 211264
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7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tue - Sun 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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New York City, New York
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I was recommended this restaurant from my airbnb host. It was across the river in a great location where it was non-touristy and more of a local scene. The food was amazing and the service was great. The make up of the crowd in the restaurant was very well dressed and good looking. I highly recommend!

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Thank Domsklanks
Gainesville, Florida
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My boyfriend and I tried Il Santo Bevitore on a recommendation, and we were pleased with what we experienced. The wait staff was very attentive, good wine selection, and YUMMY food! You may need a reservation, they seem to have a steady clientele, but if you go early enough, they seem to be more than willing to accomodate.

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Seattle, Washington
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119 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an excellent choice for Italian hospitality -- an extensive menu of interesting dishes, attentive and pleasant service, extraordinary wine list with inventory stashed about the room. easy access across Ponte San Spirito, in the Oltrarno. We dined here twice in a week, and were recognized and welcomed back like old friends. Ambience warm and friendly and quiet enough... More 

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Mountain View, Arkansas
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1,173 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughter and her boyfriend and my wife and I ate at Il Santo Bevitore for our first dinner on our trip to Florence. It is a restaurant which had a lot of locals and a few tourists like us. It is located on the south side of the river a short walk from the Ponte Vecchio, where we had... More 

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Poggibonsi, Italy
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went with a group of friends to share wine and food and cheer. The wine was great, the food was OK, not exceptional. The atmosphere was interesting but the waiter awfully familiar - lapsing into a pseudo NewYorkais lingo with us culminating in the use of the expression "YO!" Although amusing, it was a bit off-putting. I'd find another spot... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went there without reservations but luckily we went early As it opens only at 7.30 in the evening we were in the first in the queue After opening within half an hour the whole place was filled up We had starters and the main The mushroom soup was not the best and average but the different Parma ham was... More 

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Summit, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our third time to il Santo Bevitore (Oct and Sept 2016, 2012) and we'll go back again. We love the menu (great antipasto and pasta dishes), the service, the general vibe and their unique "wine cellar." Reservations are a must.

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East Berkshire, Vermont
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just returned from a great meal with friends. Wonderful service and great seats in the corner way from the hustle. Important to make reservations. Highly recommend this place to visitors.

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Mandello del Lario, Italy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

If a restaurant in Florence is loved by the locals is a good sign. I suggest you book in advance. A simple yet refined location. Good service and interesting menu. The servings are not huge. Tried ribollita and bean soup, both good. Excellent chicken liver. I had a dish made of tongue which was delicious. Important wine list not to... More 

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Milan, Italy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

Located in an area which is for fiorentini and less for tourists even if you are not far from ponte vecchio. The quality is high and the same for the service. The plates are innovative even if the basis come from the traditional "cucina toscana ". Highly recommended also in terms of ratio quality / price .

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$46 - $53
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Monday
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Thursday
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Friday
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Saturday
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via di Santo Spirito, 66r, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence>  > Santo Spirito / San Frediano
  • Neighborhood: Santo Spirito / San Frediano
  • Phone Number: +39 055 211264

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Staying in Santo Spirito / San Frediano

Neighborhood Profile
Santo Spirito / San Frediano
A warm evening with a cocktail in your hand and great company is the ideal way to experience Piazza Santo Spirito; the area is busiest at sunset for happy hour. Visitors cannot hide their astonishment sitting on the staircase under the Basilica of Santo Spirito, and they cannot help but stare at the architectural masterpieces like Bianca Cappello House, Fontana dello Sprone and San Frediano in Cestello and Santa Maria delle Carmine churches. Tourists and Florentines alike join up in the area between Santo Spirito and San Frediano, connecting the Tuscan soul to the international spirit permeating the city.
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