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Chiaroscuro Firenze

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Via del Corso 36/r | Firenze, 50122, Florence, Italy
+39 055 214247
07:30 - 21:30
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Brasilia, DF
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The restaurant offers good cost-benefit food and service. We went there at noon for lunch and we had the option to order from the menu or to go to the buffet and take the food. We ordered from the menu. I ate a risotto and a spaghetti and drank wine of the house. The wine was good, but the plates... More 

Thank Rebeca H
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The BEST coffee and extremely friendly staff. The semolina cake was soooo good! Centrally located - we visited twice and had great experiences both times.

Thank SeattleTravellinjo
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Chiaroscuro is a charming place to have a cup of coffee or tea and rest your tired feet when in Centro Florence.

Thank Deborah S
Manchester, United Kingdom
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191 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

We visited here as part of a food tour. The coffee was excellent and the staff very friendly. Very atmospheric.

Thank Susan S
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106 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Dropped in for a drink and all you can eat cold buffet. The range of available drinks was very good and all the food was tasty. Great atmosphere: most of the other customers were young people. The service was very friendly and welcoming.

Thank Sue B
Swansea, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Just love this place, we have visited Florence many many times and always make a b line for Chiaroscuro friendly staff, good selection of fantastically priced good quality food, good quality wines, again looking forward to our visit in October

Thank colin394
Bologna, Italy
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37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017

A landmark during my shopping afternoons in Florence. Wide choice of wines, teas. You can sit or have a quick stay, always a welcoming place.

Thank Postponed P
London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Very busy and seems very popular with the locals. The food is tasty and coffee good! Reasonable prices too. Worth paying a visit...

Thank Sianh26
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2016

We had coffee here in the afternoon (great coffee, friendly service), and came back for a fun (and very inexpensive) dinner buffet - all you can eat cold buffet with some very interesting dishes and a beverage included, in a laid back, casual environment. Definitely recommended.

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Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada
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109 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2016

During our 5 nite stay in Florence we enjoyed our daily cappuccinos at Chiaroscuro. A charming and lovely cafe serving a great selection of fresh and delicious pastries and cornettos. Some mornings I would have 2 cappuccinos and two pastries as they were so tasty!!

Thank saluticheers

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:30 - 21:30
07:30 - 21:30
07:30 - 21:30
07:30 - 21:30
07:30 - 21:30
07:30 - 21:30
07:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via del Corso 36/r | Firenze, 50122, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence>  > Duomo
  • Neighbourhood: Duomo
  • Phone Number: +39 055 214247

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Staying in Duomo

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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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