Hostaria il Desco

Hostaria il Desco

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Hours
Sun
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Mon
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Tue
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Wed
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Thu
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Fri
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Sat
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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Ratings and reviews
4.5
4.5 of 5 bubbles
Travelers' Choice 2023

RATINGS
Food
4.5 of 5 bubbles
Service
4.3 of 5 bubbles
Value
4.3 of 5 bubbles
Atmosphere
4.3 of 5 bubbles
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PRICE RANGE
$16 – $38
CUISINES
Italian, Steakhouse, Mediterranean, Soups, Tuscan, Central-Italian
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
meals, features
4.5
4.5 of 5 bubbles1,560 reviews
Excellent
976
Very good
399
Average
108
Poor
41
Terrible
37
Detailed Reviews: Reviews order informed by descriptiveness of user-identified themes such as cleanliness, atmosphere, general tips and location information.

ZackBklyn
Brooklyn71 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 couples
This might have been our favorite dinner in Italy on our trip - and I don't make that claim lightly! My wife has Celiac disease and so needs to eat food that is free of gluten but also safe from cross-contact with gluten. They offer an entire gluten-free menu (which is nearly identical to the "normal" menu, not just an abridged version!) with all the starters, pastas, main courses, and desserts you'd expect. And all of our courses were excellent! The food, service, and atmosphere are all 10/10. Highly, highly recommended for a couples' night out in Florence.
Written April 5, 2024
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Anto C
3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 friends
Amazing service, wonderful steak, and good prosecco. It’s elevated yet comfortable and the staff are super friendly. And their completely gluten-free menu meant that my friend was able to have her first ravioli and tiramisu!!
Written March 16, 2024
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James N
London4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 couples
Great service - dedicated entire Gluten Free menu with other allergens listed as well. Also super tasty! The crusted Salmon was amazing.
Written March 5, 2024
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JSB50
96 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 couples
A beautiful cosy little restaurant with superb Italian food. Delightful service and plenty of gluten free options, as good as the main menu. The service was delightful, the food excellent and the lighting and decor was warm and classy. Highly recommend this place for both coeliacs and non coeliacs.
Written November 23, 2023
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CatBookWine
19 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 couples
Hostaria il Desco was recommended to us by our hotel, the Davanzati. We liked it so much we went there three times in five days. The food was very good, we enjoyed the wines, and the customer service was excellent. Don't be afraid to go there if you don't speak Italian - the staff all speak English, and they were very friendly. I loved how each table has balsamic vinegar and olive oil waiting for you when you sit down. You can enjoy the warm fresh bread while you decide what to eat. The atmosphere, the cozy size, and the warm brick walls made it a real Italian experience for these tourists from Canada.
Written November 21, 2023
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MadalinaC
Bucharest1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 friends
The best restaurant in Florence , with amazing food, good wines, the employees were very hospitable and the atmosphere amazing!
Written November 5, 2023
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Munro1954
San Francisco451 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sep 2023 couples
This restaurant was highly recommended by our hotel as being good and close to the hotel. They were right - this is an outstanding and reasonably priced. Hosteria. The ambience was romantic and charming. The service was impeccable/ We started with the Tuscan minestrone soup - best we have ever had. Then we had tje delicious Tagliatelle with local porcini mushrooms. This was followed by the delectable PGI Chianina beef fillet with porcini mushrooms. All of this was paired with the delightful house Chianti. This was all topped off by the star of the show - the fabulous Cheesecake del Desco – cold, with pistachio, with Tuscan vin santo. There are thousands of restaurants in Florence - this one is definitely worth a visit - I would rank much higher than # 205 - I would put it in the top 100!
Written October 30, 2023
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Joeroen
Antwerp5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 couples
When we entered, the place was full, Donni had a conversation with his colleague and we were asked to wait 5 minutes which we used to study the menu :-). Our table was ready and the menu was presented. The quality and service were just great, and not overpriced as many other places in Firenze. Recommended !
Written October 29, 2023
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Aricca A
Utica8 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 family
This was a last minute find… but more importantly it suited my husbands needs for gluten free. There is a special menu with a wide variety antipasto, pastas, meats, and desserts to accommodate gluten free needs. The service was excellent, food was amazing, and very reasonably priced. The ambiance was beautiful, warm, and intimate. I would recommend this to anyone!!!
Written October 25, 2023
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Brian G
17 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 family
We enjoyed dining here so much that we came back twice. Excellent food, great service and a good atmosphere to enjoy a fine meal.
Written October 24, 2023
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Lili S
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 friends
Best food in Florence! It was my third time here! Love the food, nice staff and great location! Just wonderful!
Written October 19, 2023
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Mary H
Dublin16 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 couples
I absolutely the food. The carpaccio with truffle and the Asparagus flan 10/10. Highly recommend. One of the best restaurants I’ve been to that accommodates gluten intolerance. Both were in Florence!! Beautiful city 🇮🇹 From New Zealand, living in Ireland
Written October 14, 2023
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SoCalCindy
Huntington Beach22 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 couples
It sure looks like a great place. We were approached by a young man with only English, gluten free ? Not a hello or welcome . Um. Next the waitress who finally did crack a smile took our order. My husband had the minestrone soup which was good flavor and had a decent amount of veggies. Next we ordered the fungi pasta and grilled chicken to share . The pasta looked appetizing but it was bland and had hardly any flavor. The chicken was grilled and chopped over rocket at 26 euros. I would have told the server what I thought if they bothered to ask. I’m stunned this restaurant is highly reviewed ! I found this place very mediocre.
Written October 12, 2023
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CeilingsPA
Lansdale752 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 couples
What a nice restaurant with great staff and food, nice welcome on arrival and shown to nice seating at rear of restaurant.The spaghetti pasta with sausage had a fantastic rich sauce and was excellent, the rib eye steak main course was large a perfectly cooked and seasoned, potatoes and vegetables were good too, house wine was Chianti was good too. Overall a very nice evening, we are already planning a return visit, you must book, it does get busy every night.
Written October 8, 2023
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Lisa D
30 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sep 2023 couples
We had one of the best meals of our trip at this restaurant. Among our favorites were the asparagus flan, the truffle caprese, the carpaccio and the tortelli with beef ragout. You will need a reservation, so plan for it.
Written October 2, 2023
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