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Il Genio Italiano

Viale Alessandro Guidoni 168, 50127, Florence, Italy
+39 328 238 2293
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good39%
  • Average23%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible2%
Feb 12, 2018
“Good food , excellent service”
Nov 9, 2017
“Neighborhood destination”
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
Viale Alessandro Guidoni 168, 50127, Florence, Italy
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Reviewed February 12, 2018 via mobile

Stayed at a hotel over the road and wandered over after a long day sightseeing in Florence. We were made really welcome despite the restaurant being quite busy. Waitresses were charming and food was prompt and quality!

Thank sandonhead
Reviewed November 9, 2017

We stayed at at nearby hotel; and, were directed to Il Genio Italiano by the staff. On our visit, it impressed us as a neighborhood hangout for singles, couples, groups and families. The service was friendly; and, the kitchen is willing to deviate from the...More

Thank NorthofDetroit
Reviewed April 21, 2017 via mobile

We went here with a group so we did not select. We were staying at a nearby hotel. I would not choose to eat here. The food was average, as I felt like it was grandmas or comfy food. No bad comments, service was friendly...More

1  Thank CatRob_12
Reviewed April 19, 2017 via mobile

I went to this lovely place with my family. We ate gorgeous food at low prices and drank very good wine. The service was excellent and the waitresses were friendly. I think I'll come back to this place for the second time. I really recommend...More

Thank Alessandra C
Reviewed January 28, 2017

We stayed in the Hotel Diva and I googled places to eat. After reading many we opted for the Il Genio Italiano and were not disappointed. Lovely selection of food, great friendly service even though we spoke English and they tried to accommodate the best...More

1  Thank A9093MHamandat
Reviewed June 7, 2016 via mobile

We stayed close to this restaurant so it was basically the best rated within easy walking distance and enjoyed the experience. The food and wine were good and very reasonably priced, the house red was 10 euros for 1 ltr. We came twice and had...More

Thank XDoodlebugger
Reviewed October 1, 2015

The appetizer of shrimp in a cream sauce over cantalope strips was delicious. For a main course I had fruit de la mer on spaghetti and it was tasty.

Thank The_Bear16
Reviewed September 27, 2015

After arriving in Florence fairly late my sister and I decided to eat here because it was close to our hotel and I am glad that we did. We both ordered bruschetta, pizza and a glass of Birra Moretti for an incredibly cheap 12 euro....More

Thank Jessica S
Reviewed August 17, 2015 via mobile

We ate here as a group of 12 and again as a couple, excellent choice of fresh home-cooked food, good house wine and charming helpful service.

Thank Jennifer P
Reviewed September 30, 2013

Just loved the place x! Simple good italian food in a trendy environment with some friends. Hell yeah !

1  Thank svt200270
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$12 - $41
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:45 AM - 2:45 PM
7:00 PM - 10:45 PM
11:45 AM - 2:45 PM
7:00 PM - 10:45 PM
11:45 AM - 2:45 PM
7:00 PM - 10:45 PM
11:45 AM - 2:45 PM
7:00 PM - 10:45 PM
11:45 AM - 2:45 PM
7:00 PM - 10:45 PM
7:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Viale Alessandro Guidoni 168, 50127, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence
  • Phone Number: +39 328 238 2293
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