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Mangiafoco Cafe

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Borgo Santi Apostoli 26R, 50123, Florence, Italy
+39 055 265 8170
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10:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Sat 10:00 - 22:00
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Recommended by our hotel concierge following a late evening arrival. Close to the Ponte Vecchio along a hidden back street, without the tip we probably would never have tried it. Thankfully we did - and it was so good we went back a few nights later with some friends. Decor is vibrant and welcoming, and the service very good. Staff... More 

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Westchester, New York, United States
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

fell upon this gem and had the best afternoon meal - delicious cheese and meat platters with great wine selection...loved the crostone too! atmosphere is so relaxing and its good for watching the horse drawn carriages go by!

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Thank Kellie C
Welford
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50 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Poor value for money and poor quality food. We made a special effort to go there because the restaurant looked so inviting. In reality my beef was so tough and full of gristle it was impossibe to cut or chew. Left almost all of it, the potatoes were hard too yet it was more expensive than any other meal we... More 

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Thank Liz B
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44 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were staying at a hotel on the same street, so we went pass that little place a few times and got curios. We decided to get dinner there one night and it was worth it. Lovely staff and nice welcoming atmosphere. The food is really nice. We ordered a plate of cheese and cold cuts that was wonderful for... More 

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Thank AyeletAK
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4 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Got the antipasti plate (meat and cheese) as well as the hot mozzarella wrapped in ham and they were delicious!!! Great place for a very reasonably priced, delicious meal. Service was timely and very friendly.

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Thank Roger B
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sadly was recommended by a nice hotel. Wine was good but service wasn't great to start with ... and then we waited & we waited & waited for almost one and a half hours and still had not received our pasta dishes after the starter. We started looking frustrated and were assured that they were on way but by that... More 

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Thank Dusty C
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64 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Our hotel suggested we might like this restaurant. It is much like a wine bar. A wonderful selection of wines. We had an appetizer and then pasta. We could watch the chefs get the cheeses and meats from the cooler in the restaurant. Very professionally done. All very good. The desserts looked good but we couldn't eat another bite. It... More 

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south shields
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94 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Best cheese and wine place we have found even after returning after 6 years and still as good. Wine is perfection too. Really cute little place down a back Kane. It's worth looking for

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Gosford, Australia
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017

We had a delightful dinner, consisting of a shared cheese plate entrée, for mains - wild boar and ravioli. The food was superb. The wine was on the expensive side, with the wine bottles on display, which is an excellent idea. Price tags are affixed to each bottle. Unfortunately, the price shown is the take away price - to enjoy... More 

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017

A 2 minute walking distance from Hotel Gallery in Ponte Vecchio, this restaurant has a truffle menu as well. The few things vegetarian that we ate were extremely good. They also sell good wine. Transport it if you wish. A must go to Cafe

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 11 - USD 54
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 22:00
Thursday
10:00 - 22:00
Friday
10:00 - 22:00
Saturday
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Borgo Santi Apostoli 26R, 50123, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence>  > Uffizi
  • Neighbourhood: Uffizi
  • Phone Number: +39 055 265 8170

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Every visitor coming to Florence for the first time will immediately identify with Uffizi. As in past times, passing through Via dei Calzaiuoli, you can reach the city center, the Florence that everybody dreams of. In just a few steps, visitors can experience the rare beauty of the capital of the Renaissance. walking delighted across Palazzo Vecchio and overlooking Piazza della Signoria, up to the Loggia of the Uffizi where it is possible to fully taste the talent of the best artists who animated Florence over the centuries. When the sun goes down, there’s nothing better than a walk along the river Arno up to the ancient bridge, Ponte Vecchio. It is full of jewels and decorated by the colors captured in postcards.
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