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#291 of 2,062 Restaurants in Florence
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Via Matteo Palmieri 26/R | Via Matteo Palmieri 26/R, 50122, Florence, Italy
+39 055 263 8763
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
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19:00 - 23:00
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Athens, Greece
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Excellent food and very friendly staff! Will definitely visit again! The staff recommended a wine to escort my main course and it was great! Very good value for money!!

Thank EliasK79
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow you won't be disappointed amazing food fantastic and friendly service great ambience will remain in my memory for a very long time. The tuna steak was perfect in fact the best I have ever tasted.

Thank Mariogeorgio
Mattia P, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Gastone, responded to this review

Thank you so much! We hope to see you again! More 

Delray Beach
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife, daughter, granddaughter and I all visited for lunch yesterday. It's a place we go regularly when we are in Florence. We have never been disappointed. I had, for the first time, the fish and chips. Not what I would normally eat but I thought it looked interesting. What a fantastic dish. Various kinds of fish including shrimp which... More 

Thank JonLev
Mattia P, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Gastone, responded to this review

It's a pleasure for us! You are welcome every time! More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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149 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

As much as I adore Tuscan food sometimes it can be a bit heavy and redundant. For lunch I was looking to go somewhere that offered something different. The restaurant we planned to visit was closed for renovations, so we walked a few meters and came upon Gastone. The lunch menu in the window had me hooked as they advertised... More 

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Tyumen, Russia
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

If you are in Florence and you want delicious food, I will advice you to visit this restaurant. We were three times there, and next visit, we will try to come here again.

Thank Aleksei77777
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36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Loved our meal at this restaurant the steak was amazing and the waiter had superb knowledge of local wines.

Thank SheffieldAndrea
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

Barmen in a nearby restaurant has recommended this one as "famous for its fish". When we arrived everything seemed good, the restaurant is pleasant to be in and the waiter was very friendly. However, that expression couldn't last when we've received our dishes. We've ordered a selection of seafood appetizers (2/5), tuna tartar (1/5) and cheesecake (3/5). We normally love... More 

Thank Dima K
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79 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

We dined here on the recommendation of someone from Florence. The food, from the appetizer to the dessert, exceeded expectations. The squid ink risotto, cooked perfectly, offered a high point. The sommelier suggested a wine which complimented the meal. Lots of locals, but the restaurant helpfully had an English menu. We'll be back on our next visit.

Thank SeattleLifejazz
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85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 172 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

I think that this place would be a great option for lunch, but I went for dinner. From the outside, the restaurant looks quite inviting. However, the restaurant is quite brightly light in the evening. If you are sitting at a table in the middle, you really feel like you are on display. The food was alright, but was less... More 

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El Granada, California
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016

Loved the great selection of salads at lunch time. Fewer salads at dinner but, great tasting seafood and home made pasta both on the menu.

Thank Lynn C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 33 - USD 43
Seafood, Italian, Mediterranean
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Matteo Palmieri 26/R | Via Matteo Palmieri 26/R, 50122, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence>  > Duomo
  • Neighbourhood: Duomo
  • Phone Number: +39 055 263 8763
Looking for something different than the classic T bone steak and pappa al pomodoro? Look no further than Gastone! In a peaceful and cozy atmosphere, in a woody and perfectly climatised room, located in the authentic area of Santa Croce, just a few steps away from the big crowd of the main routes, you have found the typical place where florentines go to have dinner or lunch. Sporting a menu mixing cleverly fish and meat with the typical tuscan flavours and a very good wine list, a stop at Gastone makes up for an experience not to be missed!
The restaurant is perfect for both lunch and dinner; while for lunch the menu is a little simpler and faster, having dinner at the Gastone is a good choice whether you want to celebrate your stay in Florence or just have a nice and relaxed dinner.Particular attention go to the freshness of the raw materials, therefore menu changes along with the season; throughout the year whether you prefer vegetables, fish or meat you will always end finding something that suit your taste.
Gluten free proposals are available for each course, from starters to main meat or fish dishes and are clearly highlighted in the menu.

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Staying in Duomo

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Florentia, as it was called by Latins, is permeated by an eternal beauty spread in all corners of the city. The historic center is characterized by the immensity of the Duomo, able to transport tourists into the brightest age of Florence: the Renaissance. Who does not know the Brunelleschi Dome, San Giovanni Baptistery and the Giotto’s Campanile? Everything is enclosed here and it would be easy to imagine the city as it was in ancient times, with maids walking in the main square and horses carrying coaches. Nowadays, roads are busy with street artists. Rustic Tuscan bakeries give way to fashion shops; just stop for a few minutes in the middle of Piazza della Repubblica to enjoy the colors and sweet melody of the carousel that will bring back great memories from anyone’s childhood.
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