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Il rubaconte

#525 of 2,073 Restaurants in Florence
Certificate of Excellence
Santa Croce
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Lungarno Della Grazie 18, Florence, Italy
08:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Thu 08:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sun 08:00 - 13:00
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

A nice cappuccino on the river of Florence, good place to spend your time with your coffee or your drink.

Thank Omar A
Chicago, Illinois
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 February 2017

We (wife, 17 year old daughter and myself) were in Florence for about a month and visited il Rubaconte for coffee or light lunch probably 10 times. The young guys running the place are very friendly and the coffee drinks,sandwiches, wine, beer and entrees were all very good. It's a very nice room and located right across the street from... More 

Thank melspring1
Berlin, Germany
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86 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017

A hidden gem a few steps away from the tourist paths. We enjoyed awesome and reasonably priced Panini here. Young Florentians come here for a chat over coffee or working at their laptops.

Thank Goldmariesternchen
Elk Grove, California, United States
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84 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Excellent food and atmosphere in a choice location. It is easy to find and well worth a visit. Love the friendly staff.

Thank MR_California_Art
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016

While studying abroad in Florence I would stop in this cafe at least once a day if not twice. The brothers who work here are so friendly and great to talk to. The pastries and panini's are yummy, but their coffee is the best.

Thank Meghan R
New York City, New York
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20 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

This was a nice little place to stop for a cafe macchiato. Great prices and wifi! Would recommend to any one that needs a little pick me up half way through the day or as a place for a true Italian breakfast.

Thank Matthew K
Florence, Italy
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 June 2016

Polite people working here with excellent espresso and pastries. Always interested in talking to whomever walks in. I go here every day at least twice a day and it's always the same warm welcome. They like to make jokes if you let them and they're funny people.

Thank ccn34
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 June 2016

This place is situated by the river Arno close to Uffizi Gallery and Ponte Vecchio . Offers a nice view, great coffee, cold drinks , fresh food and wine. Free wifi and excellent service.

1 Thank Raul D
Kilmarnock, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

Arrived in Florence and past this place on the way to our hotel. Looked nice from the outside so gave it a go once we had dumped our bags. Had a salad and a sandwich with a couple of drinks. Also had coffee afterwards. Couldn't fault anything and was very reasonably priced. Staff were attentive and friendly, would definitely go... More 

Thank Hantin1515
Keratsini, Greece
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2016

It is a small cafe bistrot near to the famous bridge of Florence on the coast road.Very nice coffee the baristas are polite and top professionals. Delicious panini, salads,antipasti plates,and fresh sweets.Really interesting, and when the time to pay come it's a pleasent surprise......

1 Thank KOSTAS- S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Cafe, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
08:00 - 13:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 13:00
08:00 - 13:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lungarno Della Grazie 18, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence>  > Santa Croce
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Croce
  • Phone Number: 055024013042

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

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Santa Croce
Stop and stare at the beauty and symmetry of the Basilica of Santa Croce any time day or night. Unraveling around it are a number of architectural and artistic masterpieces, from the Synagogue to the Central National Library. As a hub for young people, the area gets busy with people who want to have fun: a continuous flow of tourists and locals become animated by songs and dances.
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