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La Dantesca

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Santa Maria Novella
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Via Panzani 27/R | Via Panzani 27/R, 50123, Florence, Italy
+39 055 212287
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
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18:00 - 23:30
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69 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great pizza. Super mozzarella. Fabulous dough. Best I ever had. Cheesecake & tiramisu were AMAZING. Nice staff!

Thank Ma N
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42 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Our hotel staff recommended this restaurant when we asked for something close and quick. What a gem! Pizza was excellent. Very friendly and helpful server. As an afterthought, it was quite quick, but the wait, if there was one, would have been worth it

Thank Ryan N
Syracuse, Italy
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38 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2016

I was in Florence on my own for a 12hours work-stop and I finished late in a rainy evening. I had my train in 40 minutes so I entered the restaurant and ask how long it would take for a quick pizza. By the time I sat down, a beautiful Margherita was in front of me and in 20 minutes... More 

Thank Federica I
2 reviews
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped in after touring the city. What a great place to mangiare! Had the lasagna...AMAZING! I highly recommend this place! Great food, reasonable price! Our waiter, Andy, had great service!

Thank SCH1616
Fort Erie
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26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2016

This restaurant was recommended to us by our tour guide when we toured a day in Tuscany. Very busy pizzeria, very comfortable, welcoming, and great pizza! We eat pizza wherever we go and this is hands down one of the best we ever had. Will deginitely recommend this restaurant.

Thank Bryan and Kathr... C
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

We just had an awesome meal at La Dantesca and only because we asked a lady working at a shoe store where to get a great Pizza. She was correct in every way, service was great and knew English really well. This place knows how to make a pizza. The Wood Burning oven makes it awesome.

Thank Mark N
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407 reviews
316 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is most definitely over rate. We came here for dinner on our last night in Florence. The service was very poor. We ordered wine which we never got but we're charged for it. We were totally disappointed as this restaurant; considering its location, has lots of potential.

Thank Omar R
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Real nice! The pizza is great and the service even better. It's a short walk from the Duomo and not as touristy.

Thank Leonora G
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521 reviews
212 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 204 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

We dined here for dinner whilst touring Italy. The restaurant wasn't particularly busy as it was quite early in the evening. I went for the Lasagna and we shared a Greek salad. Both very good. We washed the meal down with a nice bottle of Chianti. We were both quite full after the main so skipped a dessert. The bill... More 

Thank Rojo447
Atlanta, Georgia
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

This place was recommended by a local tour guide. We stopped by for an early dinner one night and we're very impressed. The staff were friendly, the pizza was very good and the price was reasonable. I would highly recommend this place to anyone.

Thank Ken D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Panzani 27/R | Via Panzani 27/R, 50123, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence>  > Santa Maria Novella
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Maria Novella
  • Phone Number: +39 055 212287
The Dantesca is a historic Florence pizzeria that offers its guests the real pizza apoletana, wood-burning oven. The restaur you is located in the city center, a short walk from the station and the Cathedral: consequently, it is the ideal place for everyone, families, groups, couples and those who visit the city and want to enjoy a tasty break. The restaurant offers Italian cuisine a very varied menu, with its delicious recipes that contain all the flavor and the quality of local products. The service is always attentive and friendly, able to meet the needs of customers quickly and accurately. If you want to find out all the reasons why our local stands out among the restaurants in Florence, book now your table. Come along and visit us: you will have the opportunity to enjoy fine Italian cuisine, cared for, and the excellent Neapolitan pizzas, prepared in full respect of tradition. Please come to Ristorante Pizzeria La Dante!

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Santa Maria Novella
Santa Maria Novella train station welcomes the majority of the people arriving in Florence, which might explain the hectic pace. Commuters and tourists come across the constant hustle and bustle of the station before exiting, taking a few steps and stopping amazed in Piazza di Santa Maria Novella. It is impossible not to admire the the square, housing one of the most charming basilicas in Florence. The area has plenty of local spots to taste Tuscan specialties, but don’t stop in the main streets alone; the narrower side streets always ensure satisfaction. The huge Parco Delle Cascine provides a solution to the need for a green area as well as a historic welcome in the form of a bronze statue of King Vittorio Emanuele II riding a horse.
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