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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Tuscan, Central-Italian
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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Florence Historic Center
0.3 miles from Church of Santa Maria Novella
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went there for lunch and the food was so good we decided to go back for dinner the day after. We had both days different people helping us and they were all very friendly. Made us feel right at home and the chef, who...More

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed January 14, 2020

Service and food quality was superb! We were a party of 8 with a reservation on a Friday night. The owner was present and accommodated all questions and requests and they understand English was a plus for our group.

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed January 4, 2020 via mobile

Loved this restaurant because the owner has German heritage and we connected. Wonderful food, incredible unbelievable Tiramisu and meal very impressive as well. I run a B&B in town and have recommended a many to this restaurant.

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed November 22, 2019

My wife and I were directed to the Prophet by our hotel on our first night in Florence. What a wonderful surprise and experience! The meal was just perfect. We put ourselves in the hands of our waiter and he planned and presented a 4...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed November 2, 2019 via mobile

Il Profeta is a wonderful family own restaurant. The Pasta, the Sauces, and the Deserts are all homemade from scratch. The service is excellent, with family members ensuring that their customers are happy with their dining experience. Finally, Il Profeta’s prices are very reasonable for...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed October 29, 2019

We were recommended the Prophet by our local hotel. It did not disappoint. A little pricey but worth the money. But everything in Florence is. Had a wonderful dinner and evening. Hope to come back sometime.

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed October 21, 2019 via mobile

This restaurant had been recommended by numerous friends/family. It was our first meal in Italy and it RUINED us for the rest of the trip. We couldn’t stop thinking about it! My fiancé woke up saying “all my dreams were about Il Profeta” 🤣 We...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed October 21, 2019

restaurant was highly overpriced and portions tiny. The restaurant expected you to order a starter, pasta dish and a main (fish or meat). If you are vegetarian this does not really work. The portions are tiny and my pasta had overcooked vegetables including carrots -...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed October 20, 2019

On a recent two-week visit to Florence my wife and I enjoyed two delicious meals at Il Profeta. The fact that we chose to eat there twice should tell you everything you need to know. The food was great, the staff was warm and welcoming,...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed October 19, 2019 via mobile

This was really recommended by friends. Claudio as mentioned in other reviews is amazing. He is part of the experience. The food was delicious but not presented ina fine dining way. The desserts were not very good. They describe themselves as a family restaurant which...More

Date of visit: October 2019
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March 13, 2019|
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Response from Clove17402 | Reviewed this property |
I was eating at Il Profeta since the late 1970’s when I was staying at the Villa Medici.
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