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Il Guscio

Via dell'Orto 19, Florence, Italy
+39 055 224421
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“panna cotta” (12 reviews)
“seafood” (12 reviews)
“tuna” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Via dell'Orto 19, Florence, Italy
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1 - 10 of 116 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this place is very trendy and everybody in Florence recommends it. I tried it four times over the last two years and was never disappointed. Innovative kitchen and always new dishes on the menu. The kitchen uses high quality products and the cook knows to...More

Thank hannes_go1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No crowds if you get there early. Prices cheaper. The tagliatelle with rabbit was very good--the noodles were cooked to perfection. House red wine really needed to breathe. Excellent service. Bill is to be paid at the cassa (cashier) so don't wait around for it...More

Thank Suporto
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was a first visit to Florence for my good friend from Paris so I wanted to show him the local place with a typical cuisine and warm Italian service. What we had instead was similar to the average restaurant somewhere in the middle of...More

Thank Леся М
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are in Florence and need a break from the maddening crowds, I recommend you to cross the Arno and visit Il Guscio. They have a daily menu based on what is seasonally available, the service is attentive and friendly and the prices will...More

Thank SusanP
Reviewed 14 November 2017

The food was good but the prices were higher than the quality. The gnocchi was very soft and difficult to eat - just felt like I was eating balls of ricotta.

Thank juliaqh17
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

My girlfriend and I went here after reading a review/recommondation. For once this was spot on! We had two pasta courses which both were unbelievable. They cost 12 euro each which were very fair considering Danish prices (we are from Denmark) and the quality of...More

Thank Matthias F
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

The food here really is top end cuisine. The desserts are divine, and the pick is the no-gelatine panna cotta which is amazing. Lovely people as well. Tucked away from the crowded centre of Florence the prices are very reasonable considering the effort and quality...More

Thank Mic F
Reviewed 3 July 2017

The food is good and traditional but the staff was not very friendly. This restaurnt is in a slighly less touristic area of Florence, well worth visiting.

Thank ChristineBindert
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

A perfect place for a nice summer evening dinner! We enjoyed the food (After seeing it being served at the table next to us, we decided both to take the beef burger. This would normally not be my first choice in tuscany 😉, but it...More

Thank Mareike C
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Booked a table at this restaurant after reading such great reviews and it didn't disappoint. Off the beaten path so still feels a bit undiscovered. We had a table of 5 and ordered 2 starters, shared 2 pasta's (so fresh and flavorful) and everyone got...More

Thank LAFreebird
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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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via dell'Orto 19, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence>  > Santo Spirito / San Frediano
  • Neighbourhood: Santo Spirito / San Frediano
  • Phone Number: +39 055 224421
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