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Ora d'Aria

#337 of 2,049 Restaurants in Florence
Certificate of Excellence
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Neighbourhood:
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Via Accademia dei Georgofili, 11r, Florence, Italy
+39 055 200 1699
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Today
19:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:30
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Mon - Sat 19:30 - 22:00
Tue - Sat 12:30 - 14:30
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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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67 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Overall I found Ora d'Aria to be stiffed and overrated. A plethora of Michelin star chefs in the kitchen and they could not come up with something of interest for a vegetarian. Going out of their way seemed such a great production which required an "emergency meeting" between the chefs and the waitress happening behind the glass doors of the... More 

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Hoganas, Sweden
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food and service in this restaurant is really really great! Every waiter and waitress remember your name and all your choices. I have tried snail as the starter, the Maccheroni del Martelli with butter, sicilian shrimps and Caviar Calvisius as the first course and Crispy pig as the main course. Every ingrediants inside of the food match so well!... More 

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Thank Jingjing C
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116 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing food and amazing service. Everything was just great. We are a family of 4, adults with a twin of 7yr old gals. We had a great time and most importantly the foods were amazing! We went tonight for our reservation, everything was excellent and smooth. The sitting, the sommelier and attendant were very good. We ordered the wild boar... More 

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West Hartford, Connecticut
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

If you appreciate the perfect placement of exquisite food on a spotless plate, impeccable service, a kitchen in full view so you can see white clad chefs in black toques then this is your place. If you prefer hearty food you would do best to go elsewhere. Fine art is never cheap nor is fine food: this place is expensive.

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Thank Karl F
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47 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

We visited Ora d´Aria on Saturday at lunch time and took the tasting lunch menu (35 euros) with the recommended wines (35 e) (the first one of them was a beer. We got 5 dished, 3 of them were perfect. I had one of the best pastas ever - maybe The best one. But the 2: one was boring and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Dined here on the 08 September 2016 for r our 10th wedding anniversary. The food was delicious, exquisitely served and beautifully cooked. The restaurant is simply, but comfortably designed and the service is impeccable. The culinary experience was one of pure magic. Flawless!

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Thank Graham C
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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Not to the level I would have expected. The bill got brought in a paper envelope and menus were not of quality paper or material. Food was bland e.g., (pappardelle ragu lumache) and the meat that we got brought cold. Service and the restaurant itself is excellent though.

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Thank Luisana D
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

We visited Ora d'Aria on a Saturday evening, we were lucky to be seated by the large kitchen window so we were able to appreciate in details the work of the 7 chefs, impeccably dressed, artists in a wonderfully organised and clean environment. The food was full of flavours, with an amazing opening - a modern version of the "crostino... More 

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Thank Vippone
London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

We went there at lunch time and ordered the chef's choice of 5 courses. Two of them, the pasta dish (tortellini) and the desert, were very good, but the other three were quite disappointing. However the service was really attentive and simply nice, including the chef coming in person to say goodbye. I also liked that you can see inside... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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67 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Marco Stabile makes his plates in style. As the Ferrari Trento DOC 2004 was poured and the little plate of beef mousse passed around, a great tasting event was unfolding. Plates: bruschetta in the form of eclairs, topped with white beans, bisque saucing; hand cut pasta, garlic and lavender saucing, twice cooked pidgeon, how juicy, how good, no cheese or... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$42 - US$166
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
19:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
19:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:30
Wednesday
19:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:30
Thursday
19:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:30
Friday
19:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:30
Saturday
19:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Accademia dei Georgofili, 11r, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence>  > Uffizi
  • Neighbourhood: Uffizi
  • Phone Number: +39 055 200 1699
Description
If you fancy a break from the hustle and bustle of Florence, take the plunge and book yourself a table at Ora d'Aria in the Via Ghibellina. Decorated in shades of vanilla, this elegant restaurant is a welcome escape from the tourist trail, and Head Chef Marco Stabile has created a menu which features the best culinary traditions from the region. Sit back and relax as dishes such as the spaghetti with cuttlefish drizzled with extra virgin olive oil; Piedmontese steak with garlic chips and panzella salad; and black cod with a Tuscan bean and onion salad give you an authentic taste of Tuscany in stylish surrounds. Ora d'Aria's impressive wine list features an excellent selection of Tuscan and French wines.

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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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