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La Grotta di Leo

Via della Scala, 41/43/R, 50123, Florence, Italy
+39 055 219265
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good35%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“pizza” (79 reviews)
“tiramisu” (26 reviews)
“carbonara” (9 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Via della Scala, 41/43/R, 50123, Florence, Italy
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Looks like a great spot..menu looks good but mama Mia the service was terrible. And the food was cold and gross. It was so sad we actually started laughing as we watched people sit and then leave after being ignored for 30 minutes. Table was...More

Thank Christine G
Reviewed 1 week ago

We are here one evening as it wa near our hotel and the kids had walked a lot that day. Outside seething is right on a busy street but there is plenty of room inside with some interesting artefacts on the walls. The food was...More

Thank D_L740
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The pasta and pizza are awesome. The staff are kind and the pricess are very reasonable. Went there first time as a recommendation from the hotel where we stayed then on the other day went again because the food was so good. Fresh and fast....More

Thank Flavia M
Reviewed 1 week ago

had our first meal here, lovely pasta and pizza, house wine was really nice and prices were good, worth a visit

Thank Lezhall
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just walking along the street looking for a place to have lunch, we found this pizzera and decided to give it a try. It was truly delicious! We split a pizza and had a couple glasses of wine and just people watched. It is outdoors,...More

Thank misterwiz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We just found this restaurant while walking nearby, my girlfriend really liked the lion logo. It is a nice restaurant, with good waiters. However they forgot about our desserts, but when we asked for it they apologized and hasted away for our desserts. Also we...More

Thank zeneszerzo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been meaning to write this review for a while, my fiancee and I visited Florence back in April and luckily found this restaurant on our final night. In summary the food was plentiful and of excellent quality. We both have never had tiramisu better...More

Thank Sanjeev M
Reviewed 17 July 2017

We discovered this little gem on our second night in Florence and finished up eating there two nights in a row. The Fiorantini pizza is a highlight, crisp base and flavour packed, so much so that it was difficult to pass it over and opt...More

Thank Foxy52
Reviewed 14 July 2017

The staff welcome you with a friendly smile and attend to your needs without being overbearing. There was a wide selection of food and we were all happy with what we had. A nice family feel restaurant. Best to eat inside as it is quite...More

Thank BTR54
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

VERY MUCH THE REAL THING AT A VERY REASONABLE PRICE The pizzaiolo is Napolitano and the cuchina is good at traditional and classic regional Italian dishes all of which are à la carte Willem & Régine

Thank Willem R
Santa Maria Novella
Santa Maria Novella train station welcomes the
majority of the people arriving in Florence, which
might explain the hectic pace. Commuters and tourists
come across the constant hustle and bustle of the
station before exiting, taking a few steps and
stopping amazed in Piazza di Santa Maria Novella. It
is impossible not to admire the the square, housing
one of the most charming basilicas in Florence. The
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$13 - US$47
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via della Scala, 41/43/R, 50123, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence>  > Santa Maria Novella
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Maria Novella
  • Phone Number: +39 055 219265
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