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Il Giardino di Barbano

Piazza Dell'Indipendenza 3/r, 50129, Florence, Italy
+39 055 486752
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (98 reviews)
“tiramisu” (9 reviews)
“spaghetti” (7 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Piazza Dell'Indipendenza 3/r, 50129, Florence, Italy
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Reviewed May 20, 2018

Now called The Grove. It's an OK place for a pizza. Relatively cheap place. The staff were OK with us and we had a reasonable meal. 2 pizzas, bottle of Chianti 2 coffees came to 33 euros

Thank Nigel H
Reviewed May 13, 2018

Il Giardino came highly recommended and we were looking forward to having a great meal. We did not find Il Giardino, instead the restaurant is called the Grove. We decided to give it a try. The menu was not what we were told it was,...More

Thank UncleIro
Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

This was one of my “go to” choices during two previous trips to Florence. I loved the pizza. However, it seems to be changing hands. While the menu still read “Il Giardino” the sign now says “The Grove.” Judging by the music, waiters, and changes...More

Thank PamHJ
Reviewed April 26, 2018

First visited here in 2008 as it was close to our hotel at the time. So glad to see it still going and still working a winning formula. This is unashamedly a tourist focused restaurant, but whilst similar places nearer the main attractions will serve...More

Thank harblinger
Reviewed April 11, 2018

We stayed in a nearby hotel and gave this place a try and boy were we impressed. This is a casual restaurant with a real mix of locals and tourists. We came a few times for food and also just for a drink. The service...More

Thank Keanza
Reviewed March 17, 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for a pizza and was very impressed. The owner is working his tail off to make sure his guests are happy. Nice to see the owner caring about his customers. Excellent pizza, and tiramisu is delicious!!! Stop in and you won’t be disappointed

Thank Runnerchik3233
Reviewed February 28, 2018

Decorated simply yet seemed authentic with tiled floors and booths. The menu is quite varied. We opted for spaghetti. We also had starter and dessert. All were well cooked and simply presented. Fairly surprised pasta on plate not in bowl and knife and fork not...More

Thank Plattypuss52
Reviewed January 15, 2018 via mobile

I ordered a pizza it was the best tasting pizza i have ever had in my entire life. The staff here are so friendly. It feels like a family and traditional pizza restaurant.

Thank Ashley P
Reviewed December 3, 2017 via mobile

We went for dinner twice at this pizzeria in October 2017. Very good pizza, feeding hungry friends easily. The staff was in a rush due to low staffing, but nevertheless kept their smile on. Recommended for good and fairly-priced pizza.

Thank Guillaume R
Reviewed November 11, 2017

sat outside had amazing meal, everything was fresh made, wonderful salad with Gorgonzola and fresh walnuts amazing pasta and a really old fashioned panna cotta. nice local wine and ver friendly service from owner

Thank demain
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May 29, 2017|
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Response from furiamaf | Property representative |
there is a beautiful garden in the back but is possible to eat out there only for dinner. For lunch is too hot and is available only inside with air conditioned or the patio on the front.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
$9 - $23
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
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6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Dell'Indipendenza 3/r, 50129, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence>  > San Lorenzo
  • Neighborhood: San Lorenzo
  • Phone Number: +39 055 486752
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Discover a fresh, airy alternative for lunch or dinner in a casual, patio setting. In the warmer months, the garden opens for a unique alfresco dining experience. Located on the heart of Florence, close by all major artistic sites.
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