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“Disappointing and Expesnive”
Review of Il Profeta

Il Profeta
Ranked #409 of 2,872 Restaurants in Florence
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $1 - $100
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Neighborhood: Santa Maria Novella
Reviewed July 3, 2013

We have been coming here for many years, when in Florence. The lunch was average and frightfully expensive. The waiter was somewhat snotty, with the food being, at best, so-so. Could there be a new owner or was this an off-off day? In either event, I doubt that we will return.

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2  Thank larryderm
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Reviewed June 23, 2013

I must say our dinner here was a wonderful experience. The owner coming to the table and introducing himself in this tiny restaurant brought much charm to the experience. We were the first diners that evening so we got a taste of their famous "John Travolta" dish. We had already put our order in or I think we would have all ordered it. Absolutely delicious! It is expensive but well worth it! The owner did not mind posing for pictures with the children either. This is what eating In Italy is all about!

Thank Sandi H
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Reviewed June 19, 2013

If you like well prepared, delicious food and a friendly family environment, you'll love this place. The owners are "front & center"; one is a greeter and the other, the head waiter. The menu is extensive but the staff goes through it pretty quickly and you'll understand every word as your mouth waters! It was a perfect meal for our last night in Florence. Loved ,loved, loved!

Thank Travelmom_60302
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Reviewed June 11, 2013

A friend of my daughter's had recommended il Profeta for dinner, and we stumbled upon it at lunch time, decided to eat then and there.

We had been forewarned by other TripAdvisors about the cost, and it was true. As a matter of fact, this lunch was more expensive than any dinner we had for ten days in Italy.

But, the food was great. My daughter enjoyed the tortellini, I had some penne pasta, and my wife's fettuccini with lemon sauce and shrimp was quite good.

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1  Thank Jeff H
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Reviewed June 9, 2013

The food is of good quality, but the house wine is about 80% more expensive as is the water than any other restaurant we visited over three.
Not satisfied with a cover charge (the norm) they also charged a service charge!
This is not a value for money restaurant.
Simon Hanley
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5  Thank Intenditore
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