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La Cucina del Garga

Via San Zanobi 33r, 50129, Florence, Italy
+39 055 475286
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Via San Zanobi 33r, 50129, Florence, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Want somewhere fabulous, off the beaten track, different and delicious to eat on Florence? La Cucina del Garga is where you should go. The food is authentic and fresh with some terrific choices. The service is a delight. And on top of that you get...More

Thank Naomi K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had an incredible meal at La Cucina del Garga last Saturday. We are in Florence for our honeymoon and arrived that day without having booked anywhere for supper. We had been recommended this restaurant and were delighted that they had a table free that...More

Thank petanightingale
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were greeted with warmth and a small glass of prosecco! The site is slightly off the main tourist road, but close to many hotels and apartments. This made for a quiet dinner. The ambience is whimsical with interesting paintings and artwork. You can create...More

Thank Kevin S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My Daughter booked us a table here whilst staying in Florence and it did not disappoint. One of the main reasons we visited was due to gluten free food being served here. As soon as we arrived we felt welcomed and each dish was amazing....More

Thank kimlovesjaws
Reviewed August 15, 2018

First of all the Host was outstanding in regards to his down to earth nature. Very focused on making sure we were happy and satisfied. This was only outdone by the quality and taste of the food. The atmosphere was Classy but still very comfortable....More

Thank Angelo M
Reviewed August 13, 2018

There were 6 of us, but only one had been here before. We took a taxi from our hotel, which was the WILDEST of rides, and were dropped off at the front door....a closed blue door on an empty street. With the taxi long gone,...More

Thank Anniversarita
Reviewed August 9, 2018

If you want Florentine Food that is perfect, memorable, and a great representation of the area, then eat here! The food was wonderful, the atmosphere cozy and comfortable, and the service friendly and attentive. Our dining experience lasted for over two hours as we sampled...More

Thank SuzQTravels
Reviewed July 27, 2018

Our group consisted of my two parents, myself, and my two children so the ages ranged from 7-67 and we all agreed it was the most delicious (and fun) dinner of our Italian trip! We started with the prosecco and a plate of fried polenta...More

Thank mcarosello
Reviewed July 24, 2018

Three of us had an excellent dinner here. Staff was friendly and attentive and the food was excellent. Highly recommend this restaurant.

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Reviewed July 19, 2018

This restaurant has a unique creative setting with the most superb food and wine we were fortunate to have the owner and chef to advise us! This was certainly the best experience from our week in Florence and memories of the atmosphere and artwork surrounding...More

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Response from tatiyaxier | Reviewed this property |
The phone number is 055 475286
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March 29, 2018|
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Hello. I think you will need to look on their website. I wanted to put the URL but tripadvisor blocks it! Hopefully you can find it good luck
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They are friendly to everyone and I am sure will cater as needed
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$47 - $71
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Business meetings, Kids, Special occasions
Open Hours
7:30 PM - 10:30 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
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via San Zanobi 33r, 50129, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence>  > San Lorenzo
  • Neighborhood: San Lorenzo
  • Phone Number: +39 055 475286
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"La Cucina del Garga" arrived on the Florence restaurant scene when Chef Alessandro Gargani returned from an 8 year run as Executive Chef in New York City's famous "Mezzogiorno Restaurant" in SOHO. It is there that he practiced his craft, honed his recipes and started his family. From an early age, his parents Sharon Oddson and Giuliano Gargani AKA "Il Garga" had instilled in him their passion for food and art. In 2010, he returned to his hometown to continue the family tradition born at The Trattoria in Via del Moro and then brought here to Via San Zanobi. The restaurant is an art gallery as well as showcase where talented local artists have the opportunity to show their work and customers can purchase paintings or sculptures to enrich their own private collections.
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