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Zio Gigi

Via Folco Portinari 7-r, 50122, Florence, Italy
+39 055 215584
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“pasta” (58 reviews)
“mixed grill” (6 reviews)
“steak” (27 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Via Folco Portinari 7-r, 50122, Florence, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ordered bruschetta with tomatoes and pecorino cheese which was very good. Then I ordered the tortellini which came to the table as grocery store bought raviolis. Ok nothing special. I pointed this out to our waitress and her reply was that they were out...More

Thank Renee C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was great because we arrived in Florence starving, and got a table really fast. The food came out so quick and it's two courses for 10 Euro! Great if you're balling on a budget! The food was large portions and we left stuffed.

Thank Madeleine W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Somewhere in my tacky American tourist mind, I dreamt that every waiter in Italy would be red faced and jolly, singing Puccini as they dished out huge bowls of pasta. Well Zio Gigi is as close as you're going to get to living out that...More

Thank Anna S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you get a chance to eat here you won't be disappointed. It was right around the corner from our bed and breakfast and recommended by them. Right near the local hospital and around the corner from the duomo. I only wished we had found...More

Thank jtjap
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The desk clerk at our hotel told us about this fabulous restaurant that the locals frequent. The food was amazing. Everything we had was absolutely delicious. The service was friendly and attentive. We look forward to going back one day. You will love this restaurant!

Thank Cheche23
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Excellent Italian food, excellent Italian service, excellent pricing. Loved the at home neighbourhood atmosphere and the excellent service, including the owner serenades.

Thank Laurel K
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

We went here for lunch and it was a fixed menu/price for 10-12€ per person. We were so stuffed after eating the delicious pasta dish that we didn't have much room for the vegetable side and caprese salad...each! This is a great little spot for...More

Thank Daniel F
Reviewed 11 May 2017

We ate here on our last trip to Florence and enjoyed it as much on this trip. Zia Gigi is a fun experience at a very reasonable price. The owner serenades you with opera while you chow down on Italian comfort food.

Thank Rockerwife
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Great food, great service, great value. Our dishes were delicious, I had Penne a la Norsa, and my husband had Spaghetti di Mare, both were great, we didn't leave anything on the plate. The owner takes care of the guests and entertains them with his...More

Thank Mariela M
Reviewed 24 April 2017

My sister in law and I just happened to stumble upon this place on our way back to our hotel. It was hands down the BEST restaurant we experienced in Florence. The service was outstanding, the food was excellent and the atmosphere as very family...More

Thank Kristin P
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
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Does anyone know what the opening hours are? We reach Florence around 3pm and the earliest we can arrive at the restaurant is 430pm
12 January 2016|
Response from maya2000ro |
The restaurant is open every day from 12:00 pm to 2:30 pm for lunch and from 7:00 pm to 10:30 pm for dinner.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Folco Portinari 7-r, 50122, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence>  > Duomo
  • Neighbourhood: Duomo
  • Phone Number: +39 055 215584
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