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The Oil Shoppe


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2017 Winner


$4 - $7
Italian, American
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed December 27, 2018

This restaurant is great if you want great food, fast, for a decent price. The staff is incredibly welcoming and accommodating to English speakers. The sandwiches are a good balance, with perfectly toasted bread. You can build your own sandwich from their extremely long list...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank 179islas
Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

My classmates and I frequented Oil Shoppe for lunch when I studied abroad in Florence 13 years ago and it is much the same even though it changed ownership 6 years ago. Delicious panini with fresh sliced deli meats, amazing flavorful spreads (I am partial...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank 474elizabethm
Theoilshoppe, Proprietario at The Oil Shoppe, responded to this reviewResponded October 30, 2018

Thanks a lot we fell good when our customers got enjoy with our food

Reviewed May 11, 2018

This place has been a fav for years. Scrumptious paninis and the people who work their are beyond kind. All ingredients seem to be very fresh. Have never been upset here.

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank MichaelSammi
Theoilshoppe, Proprietario at The Oil Shoppe, responded to this reviewResponded October 30, 2018

Really thanks

Reviewed June 24, 2017

This place is really popular with foreign students as the prices are good and everything is in english. You can even get a card where after something like ten orders you get a free sandwich! The staff are really friendly and you can even get...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank Rebecca K
Reviewed May 15, 2017 via mobile

The oil shoppe was r commended to us about 4 years ago when we were here. It was so good, we came back. It caters to American students, so most everything is in English. Reasonable price for a Panini (3-5€)

Date of visit: May 2017
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Reviewed April 22, 2017 via mobile

I was living in Florence for the past few months and the oil shoppe is the place to go to. Sandwiches are all made with love and always so good :) always a go to spot when I'm in Florence. And so kind the people...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank jessica367
Reviewed February 26, 2017

I studied abroad in Florence and ate at oil shoppe all the time! the owner is incredibly nice and is very personable. we were on a first name basis by the end of my study and he knew my order by heart. incredible place that...More

Date of visit: June 2016
Thank Jordy L
Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

We randomly found this shop as we walked away from the centre of town! For €4 a sandwich we thought we'd try it and it was amazing! I had number 15 which was fresh mozzarella, tomatoes and balsamic vinegar and it was truly delicious! I...More

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank Rebecca C
Reviewed November 5, 2016

This little sub shop came highly recommended from a student who spent time in Florence. The owners were very friendly, and the subs were delicious! I enjoyed the spicy meatball sub, and my wife had the chicken parm panini. The bread was fresh, and toasted...More

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank Jeffrey G
Reviewed October 16, 2016

We were doing our laundry in a little laundromat near Hotel Monna Lisa, and walked across the street to check out the small shop that said "Best Sandwiches in Florence!" It's a pretty remarkable claim to make in a city that has some of the...More

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank bschafer48
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Florentia, as it was called by Latins, is permeated by
an eternal beauty spread in all corners of the city.
The historic center is characterized by the immensity
of the Duomo, able to transport tourists into the
brightest age of Florence: the Renaissance. Who does
not know the Brunelleschi Dome, San Giovanni
Baptistery and the Giotto’s Campanile? Everything is
enclosed here and it would be easy to imagine the city
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