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Caffe la posta

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Duomo
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Via Pellicceria 24/r, Florence, Italy
+39 055 265 4643
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Springfield, Missouri
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335 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

Last night, we went to one of the side streets for something to eat, and ran across this wonderful little cafe. Turns out they offered an appetizer buffet WITH drinks, for 8 Euro. John, of course, always gets his money’s worth at these deals. There were a number of different cous-cous, veg lasagna, prosciutto, bruschetta and toppings. We sat outside... More 

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Starkville, Mississippi
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95 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

This was my fourth trip to Florence. Until La Posta, I never once had a bad meal. Service was better than the food, but that's not much of a complement. My advice: avoid it.

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Thank Papa_Sid
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23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

45 minutes for a crostone, which then arrived cold! Honestly this place is very pretty-looking but it's not worth the wait. Maybe if you get a table at 12 you might get served before you age.

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Thank trident_s
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163 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Had breakfast twice here because the service is so pleasant. The first time I chose a pastry and coffee and the second I chose the Special at 10 euros. Well it was a bargain: bacon scrambled eggs toast croissant OJ and coffee. Sitting outside watching the world go by. Thanks guys and gals.

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Thank Library flower
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5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

They have excellent service, truly delicious brunch,especially the croissant. Love the seating arrangement, it was on a quiet side street, ideal for Sunday brunch. By the way, there was good music and plenty of other breakfast choices, our special was only 10 euros... Which was great!

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Thank Giannina G
Perugia, Italy
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155 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

I stopped here just by chance and was really pleasantly surprised. There is a little outdoor terrace, and the breakfast selection is great. I had cappuccino, the yogurt with muesli, and the bio bread with jam. The price was reasonable and the service friendly. And no cover charge for breakfast either.

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Thank jgc37
Tampa, Florida
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177 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

We will definitely be back! We had a wonderful meal here on our most recent trip to Florence. There were plenty of great options, but the gnocchi was amazing! We also enjoyed pasta with mushrooms and burratta. Great location, very central. Small outside seating area is very nice if you can fit in there.

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Thank Jessica S
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016

My sister and I were directed here for breakfast as part of a deal from the apartment we were staying in. We had a great time with most of the staff. They got to know us as we were there for four mornings. We enjoyed the coffee, the breakfast and the friendly service. It was a busy, bustling place but... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

Great service, great food and drinks, good prices, sheltered from the biggest streams of tourists while still keeping good quality. Good follow-up from the staff, and amazing offer with a great free, small buffet when ordering drinks. Plus for feeling like a place for locals.

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Thank Andreas S
San Francisco, California
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21 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2016

This is a nice cafe with shady outdoor seating very close to the Duomo, Academia, and other major sites in Florence. Excellent salads and entrees with local beer and very good coffee/cappuccinos. About as cheap as it gets in Florence that close to major tourist spots on that side of the river.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Cafe
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Pellicceria 24/r, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence>  > Duomo
  • Neighbourhood: Duomo
  • Phone Number: +39 055 265 4643

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Duomo
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 as it was in ancient times, with maids walking in the main square and horses carrying coaches. Nowadays, roads are busy with street artists. Rustic Tuscan bakeries give way to fashion shops; just stop for a few minutes in the middle of Piazza della Repubblica to enjoy the colors and sweet melody of the carousel that will bring back great memories from anyone’s childhood.
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