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Il Cantastorie

Via della Condotta 7/9 | Piazza Del mercato, 50122, Florence, Italy
+39 055 239 6804
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  • Very good21%
  • Average20%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible26%
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European
$$ - $$$
Via della Condotta 7/9 | Piazza Del mercato, 50122, Florence, Italy
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sit outside. If weather permits, this charming restaurant has one of the best views of the piazza! The open air museum across the way, direct views of “David” replica, and the Fountain of Neptune! Although the prices aren’t cheap, they aren’t astronomical given the setting....More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Of course, this place is a tourist trap. But it is on a plaza, in the shadow of the Effuzi, and is a fine spot for a beer or coffee. Drinks came with olives and peanuts, just enough of an appetizer as we ended a...More

Thank Tacman1123
Reviewed May 18, 2018 via mobile

service -> ridiculous. Rude waiter was on the phone the whole time. did not even look at us when speaking, neither finish speaking before he went to the restaurant front for whatever happening at the plaza he’s curious about. 10% service charge was added at...More

Thank Lucy_tastes
Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

The food was excellent we ate ravioli with truffle and lasagne. Very polite and nice staff. Recommend!

Thank Ludvig O
Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

First of all I must say that there is a fraud concerning that obscene so called restaurant. They appear to be the same restaurant as za-za restaurant in order to take their customers. It happened to us today. We were looking for za-za restaurant and...More

Thank Vassilis V
Reviewed February 18, 2018

Our waitress was nice but just average, food was ok but did not agree with my stomach later. Very nice interior. Also has a 2.50 euro per person service charge which we found to be a bit excessive.

Thank Middlings
Reviewed January 23, 2018

It is very near the central market. The food is of average quality and it seem not very fresh. I am a bit disappointed from this place.

Thank Evi_Metaj
Reviewed January 22, 2018 via mobile

I was walking together with my partner around Florence looking for a quiet place to have a good lunch and we spot il Cantastorie. We had a risotto with taleggio cheese and zucchini and gnocchi with melted gorgonzola and pears adding a good red Chianti....More

Thank luvvson
Reviewed January 19, 2018 via mobile

Very busy and very nice. There is a plentiful menu and a lovely atmosphere. Staff were attentive, speaking Italian and English with ease. The pomodoro spaghetti, paired with a glass of Chianti and a tiramisu dessert to share made a romantic and enjoyable evening. Thank...More

Thank cmaed96
Reviewed January 14, 2018

We had a coffee here before visiting the Uffizi. Despite it being January a beautiful sunny day plus some space heaters persuaded us to have a light pasta lunch outside after three hours picture bashing. Very good pasta and gnocci. We'd recommend Il Cantastorie if...More

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Every visitor coming to Florence for the first time
will immediately identify with Uffizi. As in past
times, passing through Via dei Calzaiuoli, you can
reach the city center, the Florence that everybody
dreams of. In just a few steps, visitors can
experience the rare beauty of the capital of the
Renaissance. walking delighted across Palazzo Vecchio
and overlooking Piazza della Signoria, up to the
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Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via della Condotta 7/9 | Piazza Del mercato, 50122, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence>  > Uffizi
  • Neighborhood: Uffizi
  • Phone Number: +39 055 239 6804
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