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Il Cavallino

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Piazza della Signoria 28/R, 50122, Florence, Italy
+39 055 215818
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the definition of a tourist trap restaurant. We were very hungry after spending the day getting to and from Pisa and it was well past our lunch time. We finally just decided to stop and eat at this place. First red flag should be to not go in any restaurant where they are waiting outside to get you... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Never, Never, Never eat here. Unfortunately this restaurant location is right in the middle of the beautiful Piazza della Signoria in Florence. So you would think that the Italian tourism commission would make sure that in places like this they have good Italian food restaurants. This was the worst restaurant, the staff are all friendly but could not or would... More 

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First, the negative. Yes, it isn't cheap but as there is a menu placed very handily *before* you sit down I don't understand why anyone would eat somewhere they thought was too dear. Then, we had the most delicious meal here last week. We had my favourite starter to share - Melon and Parma Ham - big enough for two.... More 

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

I ate here with my wife for lunch ordered 2 beers and a florentino pizza bill came to €27.37 the pizza was €9.90 and very tasty however we asked for a 2nd plate because we were sharing however it never turned up but hay the pizza was ok. the beers were €7 each about what you would expect to pay... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Chose this restaurant as we were hungry and exhausted from a full day of sightseeing, and wanted a quick lunch! The service was average to none, as they where quick to offer you a table but afterwords reacted like you owned them ,especially with the 15% service charge!!I believe the tip you have to earn it and not demand it!... More 

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4 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Our family was mixed: 2 of them wanted 5 stars. Service was tremendous. Food was delicious. Based on our experience, I'm not sure how anyone could rate this lower.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

We stopped at this restaurant mainly because it started to rain and we needed to shelter from the weather and find a place to have dinner quickly. We had not yet read the negative reviews on TripAdvisor until we had sat down and logged on to their free WiFi service. By then it was too late to heed the warnings... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

We had a Nice experience there, even because we were eating only a pizza. Fast service, reasonable price. Great location to spend some time.

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Baku, Azerbaijan
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017

This restaurant is located right on Piazza della Signoria, the main square of Florence. The weather was very good and we sat outside. Food includes regular Italian pasta and pizza and some other menu. Wines are excellent as everywhere in Italy. It has free Wi-Fi. We ordered pizza and pasta and it was very delicious. Price range is higher than... More 

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Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

To be honest, I think we made a mistake when choosing to have lunch here. For the same or even less price you might have a better meal.. I ordered baked potatoes, apart from the fact that they were cold, I could taste that the had been re heated... no good quality. I was really annoyed because you don't expect... More 

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Italian, Mediterranean
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Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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  • Address: Piazza della Signoria 28/R, 50122, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence>  > Uffizi
  • Neighbourhood: Uffizi
  • Phone Number: +39 055 215818

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Uffizi
Every visitor coming to Florence for the first time will immediately identify with Uffizi. As in past times, passing through Via dei Calzaiuoli, you can reach the city center, the Florence that everybody dreams of. In just a few steps, visitors can experience the rare beauty of the capital of the Renaissance. walking delighted across Palazzo Vecchio and overlooking Piazza della Signoria, up to the Loggia of the Uffizi where it is possible to fully taste the talent of the best artists who animated Florence over the centuries. When the sun goes down, there’s nothing better than a walk along the river Arno up to the ancient bridge, Ponte Vecchio. It is full of jewels and decorated by the colors captured in postcards.
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