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La Grotta Guelfa

#194 of 2,062 Restaurants in Florence
Certificate of Excellence
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Via Pellicceria 5R | Piazzetta Di Parte Guelfa, 50123, Florence, Italy
+39 055 210042
12:00 - 22:30
Closed now
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Thu 11:00 - 22:30
Fri - Wed 12:00 - 22:30
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were just walking about town, not sure where to have lunch and doubtful we would get a good seat anywhere. This place was just around a corner and we were happy to find a nice outside table. The staff was friendly and fast. However, not enough vegetarian options. All I could order was a Spaghetti and pesto sauce. Garlic... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious restaurant! Service is a little slow but it's still totally worth going! Ordered the tagliolini with truffles and panna cotta for dessert...the best b bpanna cotta I have ever eaten! Lov

Thank Renata J
Heathcote, Australia
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43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant was really close to the apartment we had (just around the corner). We loved this Restaurant so much we ate there three nights in one week. We sampled lots of the dishes, Steaks, Pasta, Risotto. The do an amazing truffle pasta, and the brandy cream steak is wonderful. Service is great and the staff are super friendly and... More 

1 Thank sgharrison
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9 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Nice food, not anything really special though. Very kind stuff and nice place, just expected better tastes.

Thank Ελένη Γ
Massapequa, New York
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

Great place for lunch or dinner with inside and outside seating. Full menu with many options that will not disappoint. Loved our waiter who was fun and sang while he served. Great place to kick back and relax after a long day of sightseeing.

Thank Kathleen S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

What can I say...I don't know which kind of magic potion they put in the dishes but everything was wonderful. One of the best place I ever tried.

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Penrith, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Had some excellent food and service here. Hunters platter amazing. Best Carbonara easily as good as mine! And no cream in sight thankfully. Luigi deserves a mention for his great service and humour. Highly recommended.

Thank Coffeeshowerbed
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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55 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

This was the first Italian restaurant we tried while in Italy and I can't say that we were very impressed. Our pasta dish was satisfying but my other family members did not care for the pizza and they love pizza. At least we tried.

Thank Jennifer R
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98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Very recommendable. We had to wait 15 min because terrace was full. In the meantime we were gift two glasses of champagne. Welcoming maitre was very nice. Once sitting we ordered eggplant alla parmigiana to share and rissoto and bistec alla fiorentina as second dishes. Everything was outstanding. Bistec was the best we found in the area in relation quality-price.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

We were shopping in Florence and asked a local which restaurant they recommended for good pizza and pasta for lunch. They recommended this one and it was a fine recommendation. Great service and plenty of locals eating here, which is always a good sign. We ended up coming here on two consecutive days for lunch. The Chianti is good and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$16 - US$95
Italian, Mediterranean, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Pellicceria 5R | Piazzetta Di Parte Guelfa, 50123, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence>  > Uffizi
  • Neighbourhood: Uffizi
  • Phone Number: +39 055 210042
The "Grotta Guelfa" is a necessary stop for those who are passionate about good food and love the most authentic dishes. They are dishes that remain tied to tradition and their territory but, at the same time, do not turn away from new tastes. Patrons can have their dinner in the cosy and small lounge or in the wide porch with air conditioning and lively decoration, accessible year-round. The restaurant is located near the old "Palagio dei Capitani di Parte Guelfa". From this corner of Florence, famous for its typical medieval structure, it is possible to start an amazing tour among the artistic beauties of the city.

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