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Hostaria il Desco

Via delle Terme 23/R, 50123, Florence, Italy
+39 055 294882
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“gnocchi” (44 reviews)
“soup” (28 reviews)
“wild boar” (24 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Soups, Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Via delle Terme 23/R, 50123, Florence, Italy
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Very nice gf menu, nice ambiance, good service. You can even eat at "tourist" type dinner times (ie, not wait til 9 pm like locals) - of course, then everyone there is a tourist :) They have a separate gf menu, so it was easy...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank InTheWind M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food. Pasta with truffles, Florentine steak, minestrone, cheesecake and a good selection of wine. The atmosphere very warm and friendly, excellent service. I highly recommend this place.

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Adela H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great ambiance, tucked away on a small/less busy street. Very warm and inviting with excellent food. Pasta dishes were delicious (we had the seasonal pasta with black truffles and one with wild boar). Our party of four also had a salad with tuna, a beef...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank peppah
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Pasta with black truffles were outstanding; the pici with tomato sauce as well. The wild boar with polenta, ordinary, at best. ...and when I said it was too salty to the staff...the politely acknowledged, but snickered.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Ottawa-Kili-Klimber
Reviewed December 14, 2018

We visited this restaurant based on the reviews and all the gluten free options. We were there at the end of their lunch hours and ordered one gluten meal and one regular. I needed gluten free and was happy when they brought gluten free bread...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank MsItaly98
Reviewed December 5, 2018

Hostaria il Desco Florence So HAPPY 637476572 It’s becoming harder and harder to find good food in Europe. I’m not sure if tourism is driving down the quality but so many places seem promising and then they are huge let downs on freshness and true...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank naturalkaos
Reviewed November 21, 2018 via mobile

It was our first time to Florence. Tonight was the last night having dinner here. We booked this restaurant 2 days ago through this apps. It was a great choice! My friend wish to have a fresh truffles pasta and always wanna try it here....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ApapW
Reviewed November 9, 2018

Our hotel in Florence, Leone Blu recommended this restaurant. We loved it so much we went 3 times during our stay. The owners and staff are attentive and fun. The food was delicious from the pasta to the chicken to the bistecca alla Fiorentina. I...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Iamnotdoneyet
Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

Poor service from the start of our meal with a very unfriendly waitress greeting and the first restaurant in our ten day visit to Italy to have unwelcoming staff. First restaurant not to offer bread with our meal in Italy. Despite ordering an expensive bottle...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank silas184
Reviewed October 22, 2018

This restaurant is very calm, small, and offer a good menu with Toscana dishes. The wine cart is also good and with normal prices. we've a group of 13, and all were happy with the food and beverages.

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank pedropD6354NC
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
$17 - $40
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via delle Terme 23/R, 50123, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence>  > San Giovanni
  • Neighborhood: San Giovanni
  • Phone Number: +39 055 294882
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When talking about Tuscan cooking we talk about tradition told in many dishes ranging from Commune to Commune, from season to season and from the many varieties of products that our territory offers. Our intent has always been to follow the season, giving you the chance to taste the most regional specialties, changing the menu several times a year. We are nevertheless proud to be able to do this without GLUTINE and use most vegetables and vegetables at KM Zero.
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