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Ciro and Sons

#148 of 2,073 Restaurants in Florence
Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Neighbourhood:
San Lorenzo
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Via del Giglio 28r | San Giovanni Duomo, 50123, Florence, Italy
+39 055 289694
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Today
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
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Mon - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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68 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2013

Finally we found one of the best gluten free restaurants in the world, beer, pasta and pizza made in a way that tastes like normal food should and looks even better. Great service by family members and fantastic wine choices

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Thank Familyguy108
York, United Kingdom
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116 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2013

My parents recommended this restaurant to me and my partner, and I understand why, as it is lovely, with a beautiful interior and very nice food. I assume that my parents had visited in a quieter season, where they had a more leisurely experience, whereas unfortunately our meal was rather rushed and there was little personal treatment. Nevertheless, I understand... More 

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Thank Claudia W
Boston, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2013

My wife and I recently stayed in Florence as part of a two-week vacation in Italy. As a celiac, finding quality dining in unfamiliar places can be quite a challenge. Ciro and Sons stepped up to the challenge. The first night my wife and I split the legendary "Bistecca alla Fiorentina" . It was hands-down the best steak I've ever... More 

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Thank James61719
Stavanger, Norway
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2013

Great restaurant, good location, friendly staff and very good food. They also have gluten free pasta and food for people with gluten intolerance or celiac disease. Not too expensive!

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Thank mlm89
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2013 via mobile

This was our 3rd choice as the 2 we wanted to eat at were closed on Mondays. Truly disappointing. It clearly caters for tourists - the prices are astronomical and the quality of the food average. Especially after we went to other restaurants and sampled what Florence had to offer. Wouldn't recommend and wouldn't waste your time going there. Go... More 

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Woodbridge, Suffolk
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66 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2013

From the outside the restaurant appeared to have a cosy, quaint Italian feel but on the inside it was no different to a chain restaurant in the UK. There are much better options for a nice meal in close proximity. The food was ok but the drinks were limited to a German Beer and Pinot Grigiot. Both of which don't... More 

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Thank Matt A
Chicago
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2013 via mobile

Ate here for early dinner and what a wonderful restaurant. Service was excellent and food was very good. Desserts were to die for. I advise getting the pizza.

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Thank birdieman1chicago
London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2013

Whilst staying on a family holiday here for 5 days, we eat twice at Ciro & Sons. There is not one single thing you can complain about. The food is superb, service great & decor beautiful. I cannot wait to return to the city so I can enjoy the food here again.

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Thank Coco842
Voorheesville, New York, United States
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2013

Gained 10 lbs.(mostly from pizza) during my one week visit to Italy. Ciro's was clearly the best of 8 or so places. The service and friendliness of the staff was also the best.

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Thank Don D
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 June 2013

Went here for dinner as it was close by to my hotel. The food was fantastic!! The pizza is amazing and cooked in a wood burning oven! Our waiter was so nice and helpful and recommended a great chianti to try. Great experience and great value- would highly recommend it!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
Saturday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via del Giglio 28r | San Giovanni Duomo, 50123, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence>  > San Lorenzo
  • Neighbourhood: San Lorenzo
  • Phone Number: +39 055 289694

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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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San Lorenzo
San Lorenzo’s lively merchants shout out from behind stalls with an array of products in one of the most traditional neighborhoods in Florence. Different ethnic groups join together in the large outdoor market of San Lorenzo and in the Central Market, a vast multi-floored building. Visitors are bound to fall in love with this area and in particular, with its variety of food, especially those focusing on Florentine dishes as well as international selections. Nobody leaves San Lorenzo without a shopping bag in hand or with an empty stomach.
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