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Viale Vincenzo da Filicaia 67, 50050, Montaione, Italy
+39 0571 697888
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St Petersburg, Fl
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43 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate twice in this excellent restaurant with wonderful food, excellent service and a great view. I had a beef dish, my husband a delicious salmon.

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Thank SunshineFL37
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016 via mobile

Four of us had dinner at this quaint restaurant. He atmosphere, service, and food were very nice! Our host & server was extremely polite and attentive and quite helpful with choosing our food. The asparagus/truffle sauce entree was wonderful. Would definitely recommend his restaurant.

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Thank Robert E
Rochester, New York
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2016

We visited Montaione for dinners and food shopping, and Carpe Diem was the best of some really great places in town. We were seated at a lovely corner table, and the service and food was the best. From the wine to the pasta first course, to perfectly cooked twin tournedos I enjoyed or the perfect tuna for my wife, and... More 

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Thank ghuether2016
Durham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

We were nearly put off by some of the negative comments on here regarding this place which we have been visiting for years. Decided to go again and wasn't disappointed, people have complained about slow service (this is the Italian way). give it a try you wont be disappointed.

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Thank Simon C
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

The service was slow but friendly. The food was excellent and the Tournedos tender and tasteful. The whole family was very happy, except mr T who was forgotten with his salad.

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Thank Oystein G
Atlanta, Georgia
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 24, 2016

A few people told us it was expensive. Not so. It was a fabulous value. Great food and wine and the owner was delightful. Wonderful views.

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Thank Hotlanta830
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2015 via mobile

We visited in mid September and it was very quiet. The food was excellent. The service a little stand-of fish but still good. It was nice to be greeted by the complimentary prosecco and crisps in English. Our son had the pizza, which was excellent. Hubby and I had the crepes and pasta with cream sauce to start and both... More 

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Thank Heather S
Palatine, Illinois
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2015

Great view of the valley in Montaione. Friendly staff. Wonderful food and great hospitality. We stopped in the afternoon and the restaurant was not yet open for dinner, but the staff took great care of us! Wonderful stop. Parking lot adjacent to the restaurant which was so convenient!

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Thank Cathy S
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 4, 2015

We ate in this restaurant twice during our stay in Tuscany. Beautifully & tastefully decorated with great table settings and good views. Not a huge menu but enough to offer a choice of beautiful meals - the steak with porcini mushrooms, the orata fillet & beef with balsamic vinegar are amazing. Attentive service & great food well worth the price... More 

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Thank Julesy82000
Coventry, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 8, 2014

The food here was very tasty and our starters came quite quickly. Unfortunately we then had to wait about an hour and a half for our main course. Although this was tasty it was not worth the wait. After waiting so long we decided not to order dessert.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Viale Vincenzo da Filicaia 67, 50050, Montaione, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Montaione
  • Phone Number: +39 0571 697888

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?