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“Wow”
Review of Zeb

Zeb
Ranked #405 of 2,763 Restaurants in Florence
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations, Takeout
Neighborhood: Piazzale Michelangelo
Description: Zeb Gastronomia, Florence’s unique bistro and gastonomia situated inside the old city wall in San Niccolò, is the innovation of owner Alberto Navari, who you will find dashing around the galley while his mother, Giuseppina, works her magic in the kitchen, bringing the best of Italian culinary tradition to Zeb’s seasonal menu.The gastronomia features an excellent selection of wines, pastas, pastries, chocolate, olive oil, cured meats and a sophisticated assortment of cheeses.
Nashville, Tennessee
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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“Wow”
Reviewed August 8, 2012

Best pasta I've ever had. Showed up right when it opened and got in without a reservation, but we saw others get turned away that showed up later. Very small location.

  • Visited August 2012
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Thank T_L_20
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zebgastro, Proprietario at Zeb, responded to this review, March 7, 2013
Thank you so much for your kind review. It was a pleasure to have you dine with us and please do visit us anytime you are here in Florence. Un abbraccio, Alberto e Giuseppina
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Valletta, Malta
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“Wow!! What a Pasta”
Reviewed July 30, 2012

I reserved our table before we started our week long holiday in Firenze. I emailed Sharon ( email address is on the restaurant's website). We had pasta which we all thought (myself, my husband and our twins) that it was the best pasta we have ever eaten. Myself and the kids had mille foglie and my husband had cassata and these were also great. The owner's mum is a very friendly women and we chatted with her as if we have known her all our lives! We had to cancel the second reservation that I've had made cause we had to change our plans but we tried to make it up the day after.....but it was closed. So do check from their website when it is open cause we really were sorry that we missed our second chance of eating the best pasta in Firenze!

  • Visited July 2012
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Thank vikibutta
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zebgastro, Proprietario at Zeb, responded to this review, March 7, 2013
Thank you so much for your kind review. It was a pleasure to have you dine with us and please do visit us anytime you are here in Florence. Un abbraccio, Alberto e Giuseppina
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Cambridge, MA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Delicious food, we didn't want our dining experience to end!”
Reviewed July 29, 2012

We made our reservations same night and strolled over to Zeb's to see what the TripAdvisor fuss was all about...Indeed it was all that we had hoped for. The man and his mom were the host, waiter, cook, busser, and did it all while describing each dish and its ingredients. We ordered the pesto with ricotta and sun dried tomatoes. It was so good we wanted to order it again for the second course! Instead we enjoyed the chicken dish (but not as much as that pesto...) wine and conversation. This is a must-visit while in Florence!

  • Visited July 2012
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3 Thank renee_and_mike
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zebgastro, Proprietario at Zeb, responded to this review, March 7, 2013
Thank you so much for your kind review. It was a pleasure to have you dine with us and please do visit us anytime you are here in Florence. Un abbraccio, Alberto e Giuseppina
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Seattle, Washington, United States
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“Amazing pastas and updated Italian”
Reviewed July 25, 2012

Go. Eat the pastas. All of them. Enjoy tiny simple restaurant run by a man and his mom in modern setting. Second courses were fine but less to write home about.

  • Visited July 2012
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Thank ValislavStein1
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zebgastro, Proprietario at Zeb, responded to this review, March 7, 2013
Thank you so much for your kind review. It was a pleasure to have you dine with us and please do visit us anytime you are here in Florence. Un abbraccio, Alberto e Giuseppina
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“The best meal ive ever eaten!!”
Reviewed July 22, 2012 via mobile

I've been travelling around Europe for many weeks now and out of all the countries ive been to and all the meals I've eaten, zeb topped them all.
The food was authentic and delicious, the hosts were lovely and kind.

If you are in Florence YOU MUST EAT HERE.

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Thank Georgiaclairejane
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