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Il Santino

#366 of 2,032 Restaurants in Florence
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighborhood:
Santo Spirito / San Frediano
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Via S. Spirito, 60/R, Florence, Italy
+39 055 230 2820
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12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We foud this place travveling trough narrow streets and looking for a place to drink 2 glasses of wine. What surprises was that they served us with 2 bruschettes, from the house! Very cosy place!

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Thank Eremia C
Vladivostok, Russia
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38 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Noticed this place when we're passing by - looked like a local spot where everybody is dressed very nicely and with a crowd of a more mature age which was def a good sign). It's a tiny bar with a great selection of wine, some snacks as well. Since the bar is so small lots of people are hanging outside... More 

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New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A charming little bar with wonderful wine and great cured meats. Very much recommended. We appreciated the kindness of the staff who welcomed us in one afternoon during a rainstorm. A Brunello sure helped us feel better!

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Thank GiuseppeNYC
East Berkshire, Vermont
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304 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

For our last night in Florence, we wanted stop in a wine bar. Not a big fancy place just something small were locals hang out. Well Il Santino was the right place. It was small, comfortable and with great wine and delicious side dishes, which come with the wine. The deli snacks are all fresh and prepared right in front... More 

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Thank RobertTower
Tel Aviv, Israel
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

great place small sized and packed with locals. resembles a bar wine or a bistro. excellent food and wine. reasonable prices, but above all - incredible staff! our favorite place in Firenze...

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Thank tsafrir71
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63 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

It is a small place with just 4 tables and several places at the bar. Mostly full all the time with no reservations. But if you are lucky - it is worth to wait. The food is simple, really fresh and excellent, the choice of wine as well. I think it is the best place in Florence for some wine... More 

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Thank Monika J
Colchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

We just had a very decent glass of wine at this wine bar. The staff were attentive and the crostini served with the wine was very tasty. We'd definitely go back.

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Thank cbhpfa
Athens, Greece
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016

One of my favourite places in Florence. A very warm and cozy place with excellent selection of wines. You need to stop by!!

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Thank Antonis V
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016

After a long day of walking around Florence this place was perfect. Still in the centre, but quiet enough not to be flustered; be sure to ask for the chutney ;-)

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Thank rconyard
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016

A working lunch. A glass of Chianti Classico. Some Tuscan bread. Some Prociutto and cheese. A delicious main course (which I can't remember the name). Coffee and tart to finish. All home cooked, all served with a smile and in an authentic small restaurant. Not a lot of seats but if you want an old town style charm. This is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Wine Bar, Delicatessen
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via S. Spirito, 60/R, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence>  > Santo Spirito / San Frediano
  • Neighborhood: Santo Spirito / San Frediano
  • Phone Number: +39 055 230 2820

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Santo Spirito / San Frediano

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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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