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“Nice restaurant, but slightly over-rated.” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Florence Restaurant

Florence Restaurant
Ranked #20 of 67 Restaurants in Bellagio
Certificate of Excellence
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Business meetings, Scenic view, Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Drinks, Breakfast, Dinner, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Sydney
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Nice restaurant, but slightly over-rated.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

My wife and I had a nice evening at this restaurant that started with apertivos at sunset and continued into dinner. Great company however the food at this restaurant left a little to be desired.

The service was attentive with the lovely waiter being as helpful as possibly but compared to the other lovely meals we ate throughout Italy, this was not a highlight despite the hefty price tag. Decent food is worth paying extra for however in this case, it seems that the restaurant relies too heavily on location to substantiate mid-top end prices.

Location/ambiance lift the rating I would otherwise give this restaurant for food quality and value.

I would not necessarily return on my own choice.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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109 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
“Phenomenal desserts and fantastic view”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013 via mobile

The view is amazing and I could have sat there for hours. The dessert are ridiculously good and there is a huge selection. Service is very attentive. A great place for a meal or afternoon snack.

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Mendota Heights, Minnesota
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50 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“One of my top 10”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

Stayed at the Hotel Florence and decided to dine there the first night in Bellagio. Dining along the waterfront was great and the meal itself was even greater. Started out with the sea bass tartare with avocado which was awesome. It got better with the pumpkin risotto....very light on the pumpkin flavor and just incredibly wonderful. The duck breast with a chocolate sauce sounded unusual, but it worked really well with the duck. Finished the meal with a very nice cheese assortment.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“What a view. So romantic.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

This terrace restaurant run b the hotel, overlooks Lake Como in Bellagio, Italy. It is covered in vines to shade you from the sun, and has glorious views over the lake. A perfect place for a drink in the afternoon. A cocktail will come with a variety of nibbles (olives, chips, peanuts, etc.) I never ate there, but spent several lovely afternoons. Can't be beat.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“The best meals we had on the lake”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

We stayed in Como for a week and eat lunch and diner out every day. We had many a good meal but this one was the best (and most expensive). The views of the lake are stunning, food and wine to match.

Always good to pre book and request a table by the lake as even though the food is great you need to be next to lake to feel the full value.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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