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Caffe Megara

) #1,856 of 2,117 Restaurants in Florence $ Italian, , Cafe
Via della Spada 15-17r, Florence, Italy
+39 055 211837
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good26%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible8%
Travelers talk about
“bruschetta” (3 reviews)
“panini” (2 reviews)
“sandwiches” (2 reviews)
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7:30 am - 8:00 pmAll hours
Italian, Bar, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
Via della Spada 15-17r, Florence, Italy
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1 - 10 of 47 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was exactly what we were looking for: speedy service, decent cup of coffee and fresh croissants. The cafe is dark and cool, a nice break from the summer heat. Unless they bathe us incorrectly, it was €10 for 5 coffees and 3 croissants!

Thank Netster11
Reviewed June 3, 2017 via mobile

A nice family run cafe which was close to our hotel. Prices are reasonable and service is friendly. The food is of decent quality and they do a nice cappuccino. We went there for breakfast 2 mornings and had a good experience each time. Not...More

Thank Keyz
Reviewed May 14, 2017

They took our order and then forgot about us. When we reminded them, they were surly. The food, when it finally came, was mediocre. A napkin or serviette would have been appreciated.

Thank gothicwanderer
Reviewed April 8, 2017

The Caffe Megara was right downstairs from where we were staying and was a good spot to pick up sandwiches or have coffee or a beer/wine. We actually made a dinner of it one night. Along with your drink you could have free crostini. There...More

Thank Mmarymomm
Reviewed March 13, 2017 via mobile

Nice small cafe with good atmosphere. This was our first place to stop in Florence. The chianti helped to take the edge off of traveling all day. Originally intended to go to nearby restaurant but they didn't open untill 7 & it was 5. Our...More

Thank celis76
Reviewed November 5, 2016

This was our neighbourhood cafe, and once we'd tried it on the first morning, we just kept on coming back. Great ambience, slightly grungy, retro music, retro TV channels, cool and friendly staff and most important of all - good coffee. Busy little place with...More

Thank mambot2
Reviewed October 31, 2016

Called in when passing and enjoyed a nice Peroni sat with locals and tourists alike. A nice little place to spend an hour, the panini looked good too!

Thank Andy2641
Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

Great variation of local sandwiches, bruchettas, espresso, cappucino served in a cosy cafe with a modern and very friendly atmosphere.

Reviewed July 21, 2016

A good clean neighbourhood bar/cafe. Food is well presented and of good quality and staff are extremely friendly and pleasant.

Thank jafran
Reviewed April 25, 2016

This bar is used mainly by local people. It has a relaxed atmosphere, good background music and drinks are reasonably priced. In the evening, it offers free bite-sized snacks. Worth popping in if your passing.

Thank jonessb1
Santa Maria Novella
Santa Maria Novella train station welcomes the
majority of the people arriving in Florence, which
might explain the hectic pace. Commuters and tourists
come across the constant hustle and bustle of the
station before exiting, taking a few steps and
stopping amazed in Piazza di Santa Maria Novella. It
is impossible not to admire the the square, housing
one of the most charming basilicas in Florence. The
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
7:30 am - 8:00 pm
7:30 am - 1:30 am
7:30 am - 1:30 am
7:30 am - 1:30 am
7:30 am - 1:30 am
7:30 am - 1:30 am
7:30 am - 1:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via della Spada 15-17r, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence>  > Santa Maria Novella
  • Neighborhood: Santa Maria Novella
  • Phone Number: +39 055 211837
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