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Opera Wine Bar

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Duomo
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Piazza del Duomo 35/R, 50122, Florence, Italy
+39 055 294891
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Naestved, Denmark
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2013

I would advice people to stay clear of this place. Went there for a drink with the kids. Didn't get the waiters attention at all, so we found it hard to 1. get a menu 2. order 3. receive our order 4. get the bill and pay. When the waiter saw me waving at him, he almost looked surprised over... More 

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London
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84 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2013

Although the deal is brushetta, Lasagna and salad For €11 none of us expected it to all arrive on one plate. Drinks were overpriced and service charge was compulsory (1st restaurant in Italy we have experienced like this). Wouldn't go back to this restaurant if someone paid for me.

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Grenoble, France
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 May 2013

I stopped there after visiting the famous cathedral located just opposite. As I was exhausted I sat at the terrace and ordered an orange juice. A fatal mistake. I was served a small glass not even half-filled with carelessly pressed orange juice, full of pips and solid bits. Yet the worst part was when the bill came- a staggering 7... More 

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Auckland
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2013

I'm somewhat surprised by the previous comments/reviews for this place.. We went there for breakfast this morning and it wasn't a very pleasant experience at all. Over priced food and coffee, eggs raw, when i say raw I don't mean runny, the white was still clear, uncooked..My wife's eggs were perfect and she proceeded to start eating. I sent them... More 

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Montezuma, ks
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220 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2013

Let me first say I didn't order any food at L'Opera. My wife and I just finished a tour of the Duomo including walking the steps to the top of the cathedral. When we were done I was very thirsty and my wife needed a bathroom. L'Opera was the closest open cafe, so we went in skeptical that she would... More 

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30 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2013

Due to its convenient location, and the fact that we did not want to go in search of a place to eat. L'opera seemed like a apt option. The food was nothing out of the ordinary and to be entirely honest you could have the same quality meal anywhere else outside of Italy. Felt like a bit of a tourist... More 

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Norton Shores, Michigan
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113 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2012

How can you beat lunch in Italy? We stopped to read the menu when we were walking around the Duomo. Both pizzas were very good. The service was appropriate, not too fast not too slow. The outdoor seating was comfortable and actually not too crowded. The only negative was I didn't get the Chianti I ordered. But what they brought... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2012

We were enticed in to the cafe by the €10.50 menu for 1 main course. We had seen the menu at lunch time after already eating, we were told that before 19.00 this price included a glass of wine so we returned for our evening meal before 19.00 to take up what we thought was a good offer. My friend... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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541 reviews
204 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2012 via mobile

Considering it is next to the Duomo the price and quality of food and drink is good and fair. Good service.

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Irvine California USA
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61 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2012 via mobile

Went there after going like 500 steps and then finally down to earth, it was do hot and we were do tired, then found L'opera located steps from the exit. I, then got the idea behind these 4 ambulances parking behind the duomo :) Ordered 4 drinks, Cold coffee was great, 8 different flavored coffee, thanks L'opera you ate a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Bar
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza del Duomo 35/R, 50122, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence>  > Duomo
  • Neighbourhood: Duomo
  • Phone Number: +39 055 294891

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Duomo

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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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