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Il Cardellino

Via San Gallo 37/R, 50129, Florence, Italy
+39 055 475090
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good11%
  • Average10%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible51%
11 May 2017
“Chaotic restaurant, inefficient service, mediocre food”
1 Apr 2017
“Rather uninspiring”
Opens in 8 min
$$ - $$$
Via San Gallo 37/R, 50129, Florence, Italy
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

We went to this place for dinner as it was close to our hotel. It was not recommended by our host but we thought we would give it a go. We ordered to the value of 28€ and got charged €59. When questioning the bill...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 27 November 2017

This terrible place was situated down the street from our Air B & B in Firenze. The menu out front looked appealing as did the prices so we chose to enter for dinner. "Papa" was seated in the front watching television and eating a bowl...More

Thank Screwball
Reviewed 10 November 2017

We have enjoyed Il Cardellino for 12 years, usually making it a point to eat at least twice there, not only for lunch, but for dinner. Though the place is small, it also is adequate and comfortable. We love the lunches, with spaghetti, and, of...More

Thank Ben050938
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

We were a bit concerned because of the poor reviews but let me tell you we really did enjoy our dinner. I had the pasta with seafood which was a huge plate and very tasty and fresh. I could have stopped there but I had...More

Thank Mike G
Reviewed 6 July 2017

The food was good but we were overcharged for the antipasta. We chose the self-service buffet and were led to believe it was 6 euros per person. So we were expecting the antipasta to cost 24 euros for 4 of us. Instead they charged per...More

Thank Ros H
Reviewed 22 May 2017

This place was very close to the hotel where we were staying and the experience was,as the title says, very pleasant. The food and the service were fine, we enjoyed the atmosphere and, because I enjoy people watching, it's location over the road from a...More

Thank Pmforster
Reviewed 11 May 2017

After nothing but good dining experiences, we were unfortunate enough to come to this restaurant for dinner. It was near our B & B. It began well enough with a decent, though overpriced bottle of wine and a fresh salad. Both of our pastas were...More

1  Thank Loreen O
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Appeared to be run by a couple.Only 6 diners in outside seating and no-one inside [2000hrs].House red wine poor.Ordered a steak which was on the small side but cooked OK.I requested fries and salad with the steak but received roast potatoes.I complained and the very...More

Thank TravellerCleethorpes
Reviewed 7 November 2016

We have been coming to the Cardellina for lunch for a number of years and have also enjoyed it with friends for dinner. Nowhere have we had such splendid spaghetti along with some house wine and excellent service. We look forward to stopping by during...More

Thank Ben050938
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Found this handy to our accommodation and the food was pretty good, had a reasonable house wine and we found the service to be very good.

Thank Thomotravel
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 25 - USD 62
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via San Gallo 37/R, 50129, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence>  > San Lorenzo
  • Neighbourhood: San Lorenzo
  • Phone Number: +39 055 475090
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