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Il Cantastorie

Via della Condotta 7/9 | Piazza Del mercato, 50122, Florence, Italy
+39 055 239 6804
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  • Very good21%
  • Average20%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible26%
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“pasta” (33 reviews)
“steak” (11 reviews)
“wild boar” (4 reviews)
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Via della Condotta 7/9 | Piazza Del mercato, 50122, Florence, Italy
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our waitress was nice but just average, food was ok but did not agree with my stomach later. Very nice interior. Also has a 2.50 euro per person service charge which we found to be a bit excessive.

Thank Middlings
Reviewed 23 January 2018

It is very near the central market. The food is of average quality and it seem not very fresh. I am a bit disappointed from this place.

Thank Evi_Metaj
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

I was walking together with my partner around Florence looking for a quiet place to have a good lunch and we spot il Cantastorie. We had a risotto with taleggio cheese and zucchini and gnocchi with melted gorgonzola and pears adding a good red Chianti....More

Thank luvvson
Reviewed 19 January 2018 via mobile

Very busy and very nice. There is a plentiful menu and a lovely atmosphere. Staff were attentive, speaking Italian and English with ease. The pomodoro spaghetti, paired with a glass of Chianti and a tiramisu dessert to share made a romantic and enjoyable evening. Thank...More

Thank cmaed96
Reviewed 15 January 2018

We had a coffee here before visiting the Uffizi. Despite it being January a beautiful sunny day plus some space heaters persuaded us to have a light pasta lunch outside after three hours picture bashing. Very good pasta and gnocci. We'd recommend Il Cantastorie if...More

Thank AttackoftheTAs
Reviewed 13 December 2017

*Notice*:There are duplicate listings of this restaurant, two other listings to be precise, but this is the most accurate one with "7/9r" in the address.I end up at places like this when I don't choose the restaurant. It was okay, I had the wild board...More

Thank Rob B
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

Don’t go there. We ordered a 14 € rabioli al tartuffo and they servered only 4 Rabiolis!!!! OMG. In addition, the pasta lacked salt... the service was not nice, we asked to change the table because of the cold, and we got a bad face......More

Reviewed 3 October 2017

The restaurant we wanted to try next door had a long line up and we ended up here. This was the worst restaurant I've experienced in Italy. I ordered the pasta carbonara and the pasta arrived tasting like the salt shaker had been dropped in...More

Thank dbeaul
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Dinner for two, very friendly and helpful staff, great view across the piazza, good wine ladies st and, most importantly, great food. The pappardelle with wild boar was fantastic, very tasty. The menu has far more to offer than the reviews here suggest. Try for...More

Thank Mike K
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Pleasant enough spot for a bite to eat but the food was very uninspiring. I like Italian thin base Pizza, but this was quite bland. I would not go again, there are lots of places to eat nearby and even selecting at random you are...More

Thank JamesHickman777
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
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7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via della Condotta 7/9 | Piazza Del mercato, 50122, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence
  • Phone Number: +39 055 239 6804
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