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“Delicious pita of spicy and wonderful flavors!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Il Faraone

Il Faraone
Ranked #883 of 2,514 Restaurants in Florence
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Egyptian
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Takeout
Restaurant details
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Takeout
Florence, Italy
Level Contributor
22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Delicious pita of spicy and wonderful flavors!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2012

I can't believe I lived around the corner from here for two months already and hadn't tried it. Wow. My fiance brought me a kebab from here (at least that's what i think it was) and it was amazing. First, it was wrapped in a perfect crispy pita, rather than the mediocre wrap found so often in the center. The beef/lamb? was thoroughly spiced, with the spiciness muted down by the pillows of feta. There were also vegetables, onions, sauce, fries, and I don't know what else. It was just a beautiful pocket of deliciousness. I would actually take the bus (22/23/57) to come here and get this.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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English first
Florence, Italy
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39 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“The best kebab I've ever tasted!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2012

I've eaten kebabs all over the world, I can honestly say, these kebabs are the best. Everything is homemade from the bread to the hummus, babaganush, falafels and the gyros of meat which he marinades on the premises.

There is always a convivial atmosphere as the owner is very friendly and funny. Order "uno fatto bene" or "garantito" and he will know exactly know what you want. He stuffs them full, so for €4 or €5 including a drink, you really get a good filling meal. I try to go there every week. That's how good they are!

  • Visited September 2012
    • 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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1 Thank erasmusthedog
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Lewisville, Texas, United States
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Yumm!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2012

We have eaten here twice in a couple of days. The owner is very nice. The food was delicious and reasonably priced.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank Stephanie H
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