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Bistro del Mare

#110 of 1,989 Restaurants in Florence
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Via Lungarno Corsini 4, 50100, Florence, Italy
+39 055 239 9224
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Tue - Sun 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sun 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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Prague, Czech Republic
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50 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I felt very welcome by the moment I stepped in. The menu is inviting to try many things and so we did! The antipasti were amazing and I was left to wonder how is the set menu in specials, a spot I will return in Firenze without hesitation.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our last meal in Italy and we wanted to try the seafood in Florence. We were not disappointed, we had a very modern take on italian seafood which was complemented with a great recommended white wine. The restaurant had a modern and intimate vibe with lots of couples there. The staff were friendly, spoke great english and food... More 

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New York City, New York
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49 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

Gorgeous interior with beautifully presented delicious food. The restaurant is on the newer side, but deserves praise. The food is prepared perfectly and the presentation is gorgeous. The prices are reasonable for a nicer establishment and the service is great. A great spot that as of now is not as touristy.

1 Thank FoodieAdvice
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

We had a very enjoyable evening here from start to finish. Warmly welcomed, attentive and informed service and absolutely delicious food! Up there with some of the best seafood dishes I've eaten and the affogato was to die for! Prices were reasonable given the quality. Do visit if you are in Florence.... Head for cocktails on the roof of the... More 

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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

This restaurant was recommended by a friend who visited it few weeks ago. I was not disappointed. The decor is nice, price reasonable. It is downtown very close to Arno river. If you want a good meal in a quiet environment, this resto is a good bet. The owner is on the premises and makes sure everything is all right.

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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

I think this is probably a good restaurant as the food we did have was ok but ruined by very poor service, lack of attention and too much confusion despite us carrying a dietary card written in Italian. Both of us ordered sea bass but my wife is coeliac and therefore asked for alternative to the potato croquettes included in... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016 via mobile

We came across this when looking at tripadvisor as we wanted to have fish as a change to normal pizza pasta etc The food was really nice on the whole... I had seafood pasta that was great and fish of the day which was really nice too The prawn starter one of us had was very good apparently and their... More 

Thank James H
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016 via mobile

The prawns had to be the best dish I had . The rest of the mains was very much forgettable . Nice host , but just not the right value for money given the food quality overall

Thank Kenneth C
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

Best fish restaurant we have ever been. Food was cooked to perfection we had steamed octopus and mix seafood couscous for starter and sea bass and mix seafood dish for main course and they all were fascinating. Service was very high quality and very nice interior. Great evening if I ever go to Florence again I will definitely will come... More 

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5 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016 via mobile

Disappointing experience all round! All pizzazz and no food depth. Scrimp starter not fully cooked.Breaded turbot oily and tough; served with a teaspoon of mayonnaise! Food portions small and on the whole tasteless. Felt hurried and service mechanical! Not value for money.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$17 - $68
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Lungarno Corsini 4, 50100, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence>  > Uffizi
  • Neighborhood: Uffizi
  • Phone Number: +39 055 239 9224
Our Fish Restaurant is located in a wonderful position, inside Palazzo Gianfigliazzi in Firenze, very close to Ponte Vecchio e next to Via Tornabuoni. It's a very modern place, accurte in every details, managed by young men who will make you feel at home. Bistro del Mare is the only restaurant in Florence that guarantees you great food at extremely affordable prices

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