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Piazza del Cestello 8, 50100, Florence, Italy
+39 055 264 5364
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good20%
  • Average9%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Piazza del Cestello 8, 50100, Florence, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited Cestello whilst visitinf Florence in March. It is a nice restaurant with good atmosphere. The food and wine were both very good, especially the red prawns pasta. The main issue was I think there must have been an incident in the kitchen that...More

Thank Liz T
Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

Everything we ate was lovely. We were both worried with the size of the portions, but it turns out that by the end of the whole menu, we had just the right amount of food. I was very pleasantly surprised that the chef adapted his...More

1  Thank sephon
Reviewed 9 January 2018

This is truly a fine dining experience. The location is beautiful in the lovely Santo Spirito area. The service is wonderful and the fresh seafood is second to none. This is truly a gastronomic delight.

1  Thank denste714
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

The atmosphere was very good, we had a corner table and we love to people watch - so it was perfect. The wait staff were good and very helpful with our lack of Italian. The food was enjoyable and the wine suggested by the sommelier...More

1  Thank fivestarsandbeyond
Reviewed 14 November 2017

We enjoyed a very special meal with excellent service from Enrique! Every course was impeccably prepared and presented. The bronzini was fresh and moist, the pici pasta with deer was savory and delicious. We enjoyed an excellent paired wines that Enrique suggested. Truly an experience...More

1  Thank Rebecca2526
Reviewed 11 November 2017

A very good- and posh-looking restaurant. It has even the fish stand, but there is no good chef, unfortunately. Evry first dish was spoilt: langustines were dry as nuts and turbot was either frozen (though they swore it was not), or over-cooked. To conclude: none...More

Thank Natalia S
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

Some friends recommended this restaurant for me. I had the best and the most "sophisticated " food everr! The service was superb. They served me a complimentary alcohol-free (as I requested) drinks along with 2 delicious complimentary "unusual" appetizers. I had for the main course...More

1  Thank Sara A
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

This place was wonderful. Great food. Great service. A little pricey but worth it for an upscale dinner. The presentation of food is amazing. I had the crab with a spicy red sauce. My husband had sea bass with olives and potatoes. We both loved...More

Thank jadefeo
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Heavily up-sell their dish, over price, over charged and Dishonest waiter. This is my 2nd time in Florence area. We came with 12 people (most of us are western) - We have ordered seafood plate but he made it double. - We order 2 dish...More

Thank CK_JaAey
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Been looking forward to writing this review. Worst evening out of my 2 weeks on this past trip. Been going to Tuscany for 20 years and this was by far the worst I have ever been taken advantage of, and with that said… In all...More

2  Thank Allan D
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
7:30 PM - 2:00 AM
7:30 PM - 2:00 AM
7:30 PM - 2:00 AM
7:30 PM - 2:00 AM
7:30 PM - 2:00 AM
7:30 PM - 2:00 AM
7:30 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza del Cestello 8, 50100, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence>  > Santo Spirito / San Frediano
  • Neighbourhood: Santo Spirito / San Frediano
  • Phone Number: +39 055 264 5364
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