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Le Cave di Maiano

Via delle Cave di Maiano 16, 50014, Fiesole, Italy
+39 055 59133
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“fried dough” (2 reviews)
“pasta” (8 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Via delle Cave di Maiano 16, 50014, Fiesole, Italy
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Trattoria le Cave di Maiano is an amazing restaurant with tremendous history behind its success. Frequently filled by the noble Fiorentina families. The owner, Francesco, is an exquisite host with a tremendous sense of humor! The menu prices are absolutely just for the quality of...More

Thank CaVok8Fly
Reviewed 1 week ago

In a hilltop location, situated above Florence sits a charming restaurant that overlooks a forested valley and surrounding hills topped with ancient lookout towers. The restaurant is small, yet the greeting by Francisco (manager) was big, warm and friendly. There were a variety of tempting...More

Thank Jenny-Jetset
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Le Cave di Maiano was a very special spot out of the city to sit, sip wine, dine on some amazing food overlooking the hills above Florence. The restaurant is beautiful and the patio, perfect to sit and enjoy a lovely authentic Italian lunch. The...More

Thank beetrvln
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place was so lovely that we visited twice in the week we were staying at Fiesole. The owner (I believe) was extremely friendly and made a real effort with all the diners. He was incredibly helpful in explaining the menu and helped us select...More

Thank Louise D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We returned to Cave di Maiano last week for a memorable meal with our teenage kids. Our last visit was in 1999, before children. The food, the ambiance of the terrace, the twinkling lights of Florence in the background, were all just as we remembered....More

Thank PurpleScout
Reviewed June 7, 2017 via mobile

Ate here twice, food is very good although catering mainly to Italian tastes. Lovely terrace overlooking the valley, very picturesque. If you like you're meat well done tell them burnt, most meats are cooked rare. The staff are really nice and helpful, well worth a...More

1  Thank bradydermot
Reviewed June 4, 2017 via mobile

Restaurant with local typical food. Simple presentation, but tasty dishes. Gentle and fast service. Amazing location with a landscape and city view.

Thank Peik80
Reviewed May 21, 2017

Just an absolutely wonderful restaurant in Fiesole, high in the hills above Florence. It is a short drive from central Florence about 20 minutes up to Fiesole, but well worth it. It is a bit of a secret if you want to get away from...More

Thank Michael S
Reviewed April 8, 2017

We went there on the 9th of January for my birthday, before the Pitti Uomo Fashion Festival. We had to take a taxi from Florence which took about 30 minutes and €30. At the beginning we were hesitant to go as it was a bit...More

1  Thank MichelleBrownG
Reviewed January 10, 2017

Our family of 5 are all coeliac and Frank looked after us perfectly. Delicious wild boar pasta followed by one of the best steaks my sons and I have after had- classical Florentine cut beautifully cooked (as long as you like it on the rare...More

Thank LennieBlue
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Rosie B
November 24, 2015|
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Scenic view, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via delle Cave di Maiano 16, 50014, Fiesole, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Fiesole
  • Phone Number: +39 055 59133
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