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Le Cave di Maiano

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Via delle Cave di Maiano 16, 50014, Fiesole, Italy
+39 055 59133
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12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Milford, Connecticut
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90 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed November 24, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I on a whim had lunch there yesterday. The restaurant was busy with local patrons and we arrived very late for lunch. The staff was very welcoming and and happy to accommodate. The food was very good and the staff insured we enjoyed ourselves. What impressed me he most was the owner who literally chased us down... More 

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3 Thank Jnats1967
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63 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed August 17, 2014 via mobile

We had a delicious meal accompanied by a good local wine recommended by the owner. The view of Florence was magnificent from the garden which was picturesque. Excellent value for money. If ever in Florence, would make an effort to return here.

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4 Thank David M
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed July 9, 2014

I have lived in Florence my entire life, and I am not easily impressed by "fiorentina" steak and tuscan food. Neverthless, the steak we had in this restaurant was sublime. The meat was so tender it seemed like melting in our mouth. The "Caponata" (mixed vegetables in a traditional tomato sauce) was the perfect side to it and enhanced its... More 

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3 Thank Letizia C
Brisbane
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51 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed June 5, 2014

We were married at the Palazzo Vecchio in May 2005 and are Australians. We stayed at the nearby Fattoria Di Maiano for 8 nights with a group of our friends (16)who all flew in from all over the world for our wedding. Every night we would walk up to the Cave di Maiano for dinner and introduce our latest arrivals.... More 

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3 Thank Jellat
Boca Raton, Florida
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed May 28, 2014

Our two week visit to Italy ended in Florence and we had hear nothing but good things about the food and service at Cave di Maiano. We were traveling with four other couples and we have heard nothing but rave reviews on the food and vista offered by this restaurant, we were not disappointed. We were met at the door... More 

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Monroe, Michigan
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed April 13, 2014

A little off the beaten path but definitely worth the trek to Fiesole. Excellent food and friendly service. And you can't' beat the scenery of the Tuscan hillside and the city of Florence below.

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1 Thank Richard H
Portsmouth, Dominica
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43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed November 16, 2013

This restaurant is some 150 yrs old and the traditions and building show it. The atmosphere is extremely welcoming. The staff are very friendly and know everything there is to know about the food and selection of wine. Typical food from the Toscana region, COME HERE! First we had an appetizer of sliced meat; prosciutto, salami, fresh baked small rolls... More 

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2 Thank Raffaele M
montreal
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124 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed October 19, 2013

Nothing to dislike here. They make thheir own pasta too. The place is up in the hills above Firenze. You eat like you did in the 1960s. The food is exquisite and not expensive. We spent 50 euros a piece for a very fulfilling meal, including an excellent wine nad lovely desserts. Not to be missed if you are up... More 

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed August 25, 2013

Get this steak and your steak definition will change! Really nice place for food, wine and views. Prices are fair.

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Wroclaw, Poland
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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed June 6, 2013

Food delicious, service mediocre, the damage that we are only one day in Fiesole I would gladly go back

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Scenic view
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?