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Francesco Vini

#114 of 2,028 Restaurants in Florence
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighborhood:
Santa Croce
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Borgo De' Greci 7/R | Piazza Dei Peruzzi 8/R, 50122, Florence, Italy
+39 055 218737
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10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Manila, Philippines
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107 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

When in Florence, there must be bistecca ala fiorentina! Tucked in one of the quaint side streets near the Uffizi is this very charming restaurant that displays humongous cuts of beef for the bistecca. We were ushered in and med with such gracious service. The highlight, of course, was the bistecca, done to perfection! Perfectly grilled, very tender, and so... More 

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Cranleigh, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Good meal in the Tuscan style served with the human touch. I can recommend the risotto and the Montepulciano Dei. Acceptable prices.

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Columbus, Ohio
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent meat selections if you are in need of a change up from straight carbs but want an authentic meal! Good service and house wine!

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Stratford, Iowa
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

With gracious, friendly wait staff and unbeatable food, our group of seven enjoyed our meal at Francesco Vini from beginning to end!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016 via mobile

We had the Florentine Steak again which was beautifully cooked. Excellent service with a friendly waiter. Caprese salad gorgeous too - the buffalo mozzarella tasted divine. It is an expensive restaurant but worth every penny and were given free limoncello at the end!

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

We had dinner here on our first night in Florence as it was practically next door to our apartment. We had a lovely meal here and dined in the outside area at the front. Service was very good and the food was of good quality and reasonable portion sizes. Recommend to give it a try, as there are so many... More 

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Sacramento, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

This was our most expensive meal in Florence but I wouldn't call it our best. That should probably knock it down even more, but it was a pleasant evening in the end. We got a late start to looking for someplace to eat - not a bad thing in Italy - and almost thought this place might be closed as... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

The staff at Francesco Vini...especially the owner, went out of their way to make our visit one to remember! A small group of us visited for the night before our wedding, and were treated like royalty!! A private tour, complimentary pre dinner cocktails, and even an offer to use their ancient wine cellar for wedding photos the following day!! We... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2016 via mobile

Amazing steak! Best I've ever had. Service was exceptional. And don't forget dessert, ice cream with Amaretto over the top, so delicious...

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Lakeland, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016

Fabio and Jodi and their staff make you feel like part of their family. The food options are extensive and, after sampling most, it is all fabulous! Excellent wine selection. It's a "don't miss" experience in Florence!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$16 - $85
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining
Good for
Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Borgo De' Greci 7/R | Piazza Dei Peruzzi 8/R, 50122, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence>  > Santa Croce
  • Neighborhood: Santa Croce
  • Phone Number: +39 055 218737

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Santa Croce
Stop and stare at the beauty and symmetry of the Basilica of Santa Croce any time day or night. Unraveling around it are a number of architectural and artistic masterpieces, from the Synagogue to the Central National Library. As a hub for young people, the area gets busy with people who want to have fun: a continuous flow of tourists and locals become animated by songs and dances.
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