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Il Santo Bevitore

#217 of 2,063 Restaurants in Florence
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Santo Spirito / San Frediano
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Via di Santo Spirito, 66r, Florence, Italy
+39 055 211264
19:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 14:30
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Sun - Sat 19:30 - 23:00
Tue - Sun 12:30 - 14:30
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Our first night in Florence and we were tired and stumbled into this restaurant by chance. Lucky to get a table without booking because we were early. The food was outstanding, interesting and delicious. My daughter said the gnocchi was featherlight and the flavours on our plates were fantastic. The house red was great too, really complemented the food.

Thank Silverfinch
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We had an incredible evening at Il Santo Bevitore. The atmosphere was lovely. It was perfect for a romantic dinner. The staff was very kind - very accommodating to help us secure a dining time despite not having a reservation (we just strolled down the block to a neighboring wine bar until our time). The food was delicious! I am... More 

Thank Fio4Travelers
London, England
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69 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Having been a few times before we went for my big birthday last August and were really well looked after so my wife decided she would like to go back for her (not big) birthday in February. The staff remembered us and my wife was really spoilt with brilliant service - we had a complimentary platter of ham as well... More 

Thank guanabana2
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52 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been here for lunch on a Sunday after have book the table few days before. Restaurant was very busy, great atmosphere and worm welcome. Our table (n.6) was in the small dining room, perfect for a couple. As starter we ordered a Terrina di Fegatini (Liver), good but not excellent,and a mixed salad. As main, we both ordered the Mezze... More 

Thank A P
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We saw a recommendation for this restaurant in a guide book. It said we should get there when it opens at 7.30. We did and only just got a table - because it was midweek and well before high season. Where to begin - the dining rooms are quite plain but in a very tasteful way - dark wood panelling,... More 

Thank aka_space
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

great service and the dishes are exellent! we went for the dinner and the waiter was very nice and helpfull, the food real YAMI

Thank Amit N
Rome, Italy
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2017

While walking along Lungarno in Florence, we felt an immediate attack of hunger (that often happens when you get lost in the beauty of surroundings) and decided to cross the river in an attempt to find some place to lunch at. That is how we ended up in Santo Bevitore. The interior is simple but elegant, with a touch of... More 

Thank AlexandraS1
San Francisco, California
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017

This restaurant came highly recommended to us, and it did not disappoint. The food is solid, the service quick and warm. We had the tartare, seasonal vegetable fondue (the pecorino fondue was so SO good), riccioli pasta with spicy nduja, and the sea bass. All delicious! Our hotel made the reservation for us, and it appeared to be difficult to... More 

Thank Sorha
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44 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017

Had such a lovely meal here on my last night in florence. Was recommended by a friend who used to live in florence. Food was served well with great flavour! Staff very friendly and knowledgable. Would eat here again if I was coming back to florence.

Thank Natalie H
Perugia, Italy
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155 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

You just can’t go wrong at this place. The menu always has interesting and fresh offerings, the wines are well thought out and the atmosphere is casual. When I’m in Florence this place is a must!

Thank italianwinestyle

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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
Average prices
US$46 - US$53
Italian, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
19:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 23:00
19:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via di Santo Spirito, 66r, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence>  > Santo Spirito / San Frediano
  • Neighbourhood: Santo Spirito / San Frediano
  • Phone Number: +39 055 211264

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • 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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