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Trattoria Napoleone

#218 of 2,069 Restaurants in Florence
Certificate of Excellence
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Santo Spirito / San Frediano
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Oltrarno Piazza del Carmine 24, 50124, Florence, Italy
+39 055 281015
19:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Sat 19:00 - 01:00
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Yeovil, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A series of little things undermined what could have been a pleasant experience; the second water forgotten, the waiter' s corkscrew forgotten, the wait for the mains, the gnocchi with crab that had half a crab but no tools to get at the meat, being asked to taste house wine, 20 minutes with finished plates on the table. We paid... More 

Thank dischooo
Umbertide, Italy
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58 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

The food is definitely not what they are selling at this restaurant. The service was attentive and friendly and the ambience was warm and welcoming. The food was average. My husband had grilled lamb that he said was not bad, a litle over cooked. I ordered eggplant parmesan and I said it was the first time I've eaten in Italy... More 

Thank SusanP
Florence, Italy
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196 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

This is an odd thing to carp about but one thing I love about Florence is the waiter's friendly service and their encouragement to locals to return to their establishment. Somehow this doesn't seem to matter to this restaurant - I really feel that they would prefer to feed a tourist rather than someone who lives around the corner and... More 

Thank penny_howard1
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

We made a reservation because the truffle menu sounded like fun for a change from the usual for us. The restaurant itself is very cute and the menu has many options. The meal began on a rough note as just about everything on the table was dirty---to the point that there was food dried and crusted onto the plates and... More 

1 Thank npstravels
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89 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Nice place and great menu! However we made a reservation for us at 10:30 and they made us wait half an hour to sit to eat...thought that was awful but other than that the wine and pasta was very good!

Thank Renata J
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189 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Pity because: - The Place su very nice - The waiter was very Kind And Smart And careful. But: - The temperature too Hot - food non so impressive. We took tagliata And, not thinking that arrived cold, It was Not tasty... We are in toscana.. Meat should be top - so no good value for Money - And above... More 

Thank sillogi
Athens, Greece
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Love this restaurant, it has a great ambience, and delicious meals!! Don't skip bistecca fiorentina and the tiramisu!!

Thank emmi777
Winnipeg, Canada
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2016

We enjoyed a truly wonderful dinner here, on the night of the Festival of Lights. The attached piazza was alive with live music and dancing. My wife had a magnificent dish of Gnocchi in a Gorgonzola cream sauce topped with fresh truffles. I had the Ravioli in the Cinghale (Wild Boar) sauce which was delicious. A great local house wine... More 

Thank KDMass175
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95 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

This restaurant was recommended by our hotel, The Grand Minerva. It was well tucked away but easy to find on the map and only 5 minutes walk from our hotel. We struggled with the Italian menu until we realised they had separate menus written in English but we had to ask for them!! We both had the veal in a... More 

Thank Gemini999
Brisbane, Australia
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88 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

My wife and I happened to walk past here and found it to be one of the most interesting and well run restaurants we have ever been to!! Very good warm lighting and atmosphere throughout. The staff were super efficient while charming, as only Italians can be, without being rude or abrupt. The food and wines are excellent in quality... More 

Thank Warren D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
19:00 - 01:00
19:00 - 01:00
19:00 - 01:00
19:00 - 01:00
19:00 - 01:00
19:00 - 01:00
19:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Oltrarno Piazza del Carmine 24, 50124, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence>  > Santo Spirito / San Frediano
  • Neighbourhood: Santo Spirito / San Frediano
  • Phone Number: +39 055 281015

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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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Santo Spirito / San Frediano
A warm evening with a cocktail in your hand and great company is the ideal way to experience Piazza Santo Spirito; the area is busiest at sunset for happy hour. Visitors cannot hide their astonishment sitting on the staircase under the Basilica of Santo Spirito, and they cannot help but stare at the architectural masterpieces like Bianca Cappello House, Fontana dello Sprone and San Frediano in Cestello and Santa Maria delle Carmine churches. Tourists and Florentines alike join up in the area between Santo Spirito and San Frediano, connecting the Tuscan soul to the international spirit permeating the city.
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