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Caffe Florian

#476 of 2,062 Restaurants in Florence
Certificate of Excellence
Italian, Cafe, Contemporary
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Via del Parione 28/32/R, 50123, Florence, Italy
+39 055 284291
Tue - Sun 11:00 - 00:00
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Brisbane, Australia
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96 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

We visited Caffe Florian on a cold afternoon and loved the warm and cosy surroundings. The delicious coffee and very very chocolatie hot chocolate were also great. This was the most elegant coffee shop we visited in Florence. I would highly recommend it.

Thank Catherine O
Chicago, Illinois
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

After a lovely afternoon of shopping, I stopped at the Florian Cafe to buy a gift for a friend and have a bite to eat. I was the only patron in the cafe, and ordered a vegetable sandwich. Shortly thereafter, I smelled something burning. The waitress was at the register directly next to me, and made no move in reaction... More 

Thank Pat A
PressRelation, La Direzione at Caffe Florian, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We strive to make sure all our guests receive the highest level of service and are satisfied with our quality, so please accept our most sincere apologies if our staff was not up to the level of care and service expected, as this should never happen. I personally addressed the issue to the Head Department for immediate action... More 

Florence, Italy
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117 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

This gorgeous location on Via del Parione is a replica of the original Florian in Piazza San Marco in Venice. A lovely find dining restaurant perfect if you love fish, bellini's and other Venetian delicacies. Particularly good on Sundays for Brunch

1 Thank Linda S
Berlin, Germany
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69 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

There is always the moment in Italy when pizza and pasta will no longer do it - this is the time for a dinner at Caffe Florian (although you will get excellent pasta as well there). Enjoy a creative cuisine and very high quality (managed by the famous Caffe Florian from St. Markus square Venice)

Thank Andreas P
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

We ate at the restaurant connected to the bar/cafe. The food was exquisitely prepared, melt in your mouth and tantalizing to the taste buds. The device was professional and personal. Highly recommended for tourists.

Thank Pauline P
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016

Florence is a tremendous cultural and gastronomical city. The only thing lacking in this glorious city is a little bit of balance and diversity. Enter Caffe Florian. After imbibing in wonderful wine for days, my wife and I were in search of a great cocktail which proved far more difficult than I thought. Fortunately, a local boutique owner (and chef)... More 

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Camberley, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

This cafe was a huge disappointment. I've been to cafe Florian in Venice, absolutely loved it and couldn't wait to go to the Florence branch. The service in Florian Florence was appalling. We were served by this lady who seemed friendly but was extremely slow with everything. We ordered the club sandwiches for lunch which took about 45 mins to... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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412 reviews
332 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

In a city more famed for ancient style than modern..maybe you'll find this newish outpost of the famed Venetian Caffe by the same name, refreshing? I did! I dropped in here on a passing "that looks nice " whim & stayed for a very professionally presented Chef's Special Luncheon...E16 for 2 courses inc water & coffee/service..not at all bad !... More 

Thank John N
Sao Paulo, SP
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2016

Great Place. Great Meat. Great Staff ! Nice Atmosphere. Just Amazing!!! I liked all. They are the best!

Thank Mitala2013
Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel
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25 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2015

The original comes from Venice. However- this one in Florence- outshines it. cheaper, friendlier and more homey :)

Thank Matilda D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Cafe, Contemporary
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via del Parione 28/32/R, 50123, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence>  > Uffizi
  • Neighbourhood: Uffizi
  • Phone Number: +39 055 284291
The close artistic and cultural affinity between Venice and Florence has brought an enchanting piece of the Venetian elegance in the amazing Tuscan capital. The historical Caffe Florian, opened in 1720 in St. Mark's Square in Venice, now finds its natural space in Florence, with the opening of this new and prestigious location where the exclusive coffeehouse and the fine dining meet the Contemporary Art. Part of the private Florian Art Collection is now here on show in a permanent exhibition, Aron Demetz, Mimmo Rotella, Fabrizio Plessi, Gaetano Pesce, Irene Andessner, Bruno Ceccobelli, Marco Nereo Rotelli, Paolo W. Tamburella, Luca Buvoli, Massimo Nordio, Arcangelo and Fausto Gilberti are some of the many both Italian and international artists who, over the years, reated exclusive pieces of art expressly for the Venetian Caffe Florian. And now their works are in Florence, to pay their tribute to the three centuries' tradition of style, elegance and refinement, that made the Florian name a renowned myth all over the world.

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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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