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Il Santino

#392 of 2,015 Restaurants in Florence
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Santo Spirito / San Frediano
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Via S. Spirito, 60/R, Florence, Italy
+39 055 2302820
12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Colchester, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW 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.

Thank cbhpfa
Athens, Greece
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125 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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

Thank Antonis V
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 ;-)

Thank rconyard
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 

Thank Andrew W
Sarasota, Florida
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79 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After a busy morning of sightseeing, our guide brought us to this delightful and charming restaurant. We asked simply to be fed, and were not disappointed in anyway with the quality of the delicious food or perfectly paired wines. The space oozes authenticity.

1 Thank Just4grinz
Ghent, Belgium
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78 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very good ambiance Fantastic cheese, proscuito etc Out of mass tourism The picture of the bruschetta does not mention the incredible aroma/smell😜

Thank kristof G
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016 via mobile

Feel like home in italy. Ideal for some Romantik Time with your girlfriende. Great wine and Cheese too!

Thank Jonas E
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

We went for the recommendation of our guide and were disappointed, tapa was tasty but nothing exceptional. slow and friendly service. wine was very expensive, they were wrong with the bill trying to charge more than should be as usual in big cities of Italy

Thank Linda V
Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016 via mobile

Food and service was fantastic and the wine list was great too... Menu was in Italian only but the staff spoke english.... Fantastic place to relax and enjoy

Thank Anthony D
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

Impromptu stop for lunch, had read about it in a guidebook and as I was close by I strolled over the Arno to the left bank... It was so much better than I expected... Full of locals, simple but fantastic food (lovely cheeses, meats and pasta) and some great wine from friendly and efficient waiters. The wine list was extensive,... More 

Thank David F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Mediterranean, Wine Bar, Delicatessen
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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 2302820

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • 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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