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Il Cantinone

Via Santo Spirito, 6r, 50123, Florence, Italy
+39 055 218898
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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“pasta” (36 reviews)
“smoked duck” (2 reviews)
“antipasti” (9 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Via Santo Spirito, 6r, 50123, Florence, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The menu is focused on traditional Tuscan recipes. Every day they have an menu insert of the daily specials. Everything we ordered from the specials list was delicious. We were all eating off each other's plates. We found this place by happenstance, and we came...More

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Reviewed 1 August 2017

Rude service. Food was edible, but nothing special. The table-bread was the best part of the entire 4-course meal.

Thank Thomas_A_Vincent
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Great value food. Wonderful staff. Everything is very fresh. You have to try the homemade cheesecake

Thank Scott B
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Me and my boyfriend ate here on our second night in Florence, and it was by far my favourite meal on our trip! In the day time, you almost don't even notice the restaurant from the outside, as it's just a tiny door that blends...More

Thank shannon_wing
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

The restaurant was very busy but they managed to squeeze us in, telling us things may be a bit slow. Within 10 minutes of us arriving, a party of 30 arrived and we feared the worst. We did not need to. The staff were great...More

Thank TheMorettis
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

This place is so cute, an underground cellar with amazing well priced food. We had the lobster pasta which was by far the best pasta in Italy. Also had a truffle pasta which was very good. Their tiramisu was the best I've ever eaten. This...More

Thank Stacey N
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Oldschool place. Good tasty Italian food like it should be made. sweet waiters, good joyful feeling. Happy we went there to eat.

Thank Diana E
Reviewed 3 April 2017

In Florence, the ancestral home of the Medici, who provided France with a Regent Queen and culinary skills born of the Italian Renaissance, I seek the Holy Grail of cuisine. Not tonight. The old wine cellar location certainly has its charm. For those with lower...More

Thank westcoastfoodee
Reviewed 15 March 2017

We booked this place as part of a deal with Viator, with an opera performance at St Marks Anglican Church afterwards. We arrived at the restaurant at 7 (the time on the booking) only to be met with a stonewall response from the first waiter,...More

Thank Travelman64
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Living in Florence for a while a few years ago, I visited this restaurant many times, and recently again, and I never got disappointed. Not by the food, neither by their service. It's such a lovely family restaurant and the owners are amazing people. The...More

Thank Just_femke
Santo Spirito / San Frediano
A warm evening with a cocktail in your hand and great
company is the ideal way to experience Piazza Santo
Spirito; the area is busiest at sunset for happy hour.
Visitors cannot hide their astonishment sitting on the
staircase under the Basilica of Santo Spirito, and
they cannot help but stare at the architectural
masterpieces like Bianca Cappello House, Fontana dello
Sprone and San Frediano in Cestello and Santa Maria
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 24 - USD 31
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
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12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
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19:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Santo Spirito, 6r, 50123, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence>  > Santo Spirito / San Frediano
  • Neighbourhood: Santo Spirito / San Frediano
  • Phone Number: +39 055 218898
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