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Il Vegetariano

Via delle Ruote 30r, 50129, Florence, Italy
+39 055 475030
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good44%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brown rice” (4 reviews)
“tofu” (5 reviews)
“seitan” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Via delle Ruote 30r, 50129, Florence, Italy
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1 - 10 of 148 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When I saw this place I thought the owners must be very brave, since opening a veggie in a city where everything is meat requires some courage... Food is delicious and the formula is great as well, you ca either choose from the menu or...More

Thank Claudia G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What can you say about a place where there is a line up 30 minutes before it opens? That's Il Vegetariano. I didn't know what to expect from this quirky place neatly tucked away and hidden in a residential neighbourhood. The interior is basic but...More

Thank AmarTravel
Reviewed 29 May 2017

We popped into Il Vegetariano for lunch after finding ourselves in the area, slightly on the outskirts of central Florence. The restaurant is quite big with a decent sized outside area. It's self-service and the system of ordering is quite difficult to comprehend without prior...More

Thank 864beckc
Reviewed 23 April 2017

if you are new and don't know about this place, don't get started. get inside and it gets bigger and more seating place. a totally different type of fooding experience. pure vegetarian restaurant and people are flooding it. organic ingredients are used. house wine was...More

Thank sam1976in
Reviewed 21 April 2017

This place is full of all kinds of people! There is plenty of seating but be aware that it is self-service. Pay first, get your food and then choose your seats (indoor or out). Service can be a little slow and food was not as...More

Thank krezie23
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

What a fantastic little find! The rustic restaurant has an authentic feel and the food was so fresh that I bought my carnivore boyfriend here and he loved it!! The menu on the wall was clearly labelled with gluten / vegan options. You order at...More

1  Thank fluffycloud9
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for authentic healthy Tuscan vegetarian/vegan food that is delicious and well priced, here it is. This is a casual restaurant, popular with Florentine residents. The extensive daily changing menu is on a blackboard. You line up, order and pay and then...More

1  Thank Autumn4me
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

place was recommended and we walked thru the streets to it .. the entrance is almost easy to miss.. but once inside, it's like a total transformation! the house wine is amazing! and the food is even better - esp considering we are vegetarians and...More

1  Thank anirudh_daga
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

I found this place by chance and loved it! It's situated on a small street near our hostel. First time I've had dinner here by myself and next evening returned with my husband. I'm a vegetarian and he's not, but he liked it anyway. Both...More

1  Thank Elena P
Reviewed 5 December 2016

Authentic Italian food. A real find with friendly staff and great food. Really enjoyed the experience. You order and pay for your food. Get your food then take a table. Busy place but it works well.

2  Thank PaulineGlasgow
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 12
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
19:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:30
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
19:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via delle Ruote 30r, 50129, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence>  > San Lorenzo
  • Neighbourhood: San Lorenzo
  • Phone Number: +39 055 475030
Since 1981, reference point for those who want to eat vegetarian / vegan and genuine italian and fusion cuisine in the center of Florence!
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