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Antica Trattoria "IL BARRINO"

#426 of 2,092 Restaurants in Florence
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Via Gioberti Vincenzo 71R | A pochi metri da Piazza Beccaria , a 10 minuti a piedi da Piazza Santa Croce, 50121, Florence, Italy
+39 055 660565
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19:30 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 19:30 - 23:00
Thu - Sun 12:30 - 15:00
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Lugano, Switzerland
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I'm am a professional tour operator for 17 years in italy. I eat here regularly. It's true Tuscan and the owner Margherita and her staff are dedicated to providing super high quality Tuscan food and wine. The real proof is all of the local business and shop owners eat here as well. Brava!

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Los Angeles, California
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant was recommended to me by my Italian teacher. I am so glad that I had the opportunity to eat at Il Barrino during my stay in Florence in April. It is a Cody and not fancy restaurant. Four of us went there and decided to try as much as we could buy sharing our orders family style. We... More 

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Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Waited 1 hr 10 mins before we received any food, waitress very truculent when asked why there was a delay. Other staff good trying to make amends, but evening somewhat spoilt. Food when it eventually arrived was good.

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Texas, USA
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36 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We started with the celery soup with croutons. When the croutons were added, the soup became pudding and we almost couldn't choke it down. The steak for 2 was very expensive and a very poor showing. It was tough and not flavorful at all. They give you large knives to cut the steak and you certainly need them. They barely... More 

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Woking, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Our table of four ordered a pasta dish each to start with. These were quite bland, especially the fisherman's spaghetti which consisted of about six very, very small clams, with spaghetti. I didn't see or taste any herbs or seasoning. The four small pasta dishes came to €54, so not cheap. The mains were ok but nothing to write home... More 

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Thank rasputinthemadmonk
DeFuniak Springs, Florida, United States
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Il Barrino was recommended to us by our one of our tour guides. The authentic Italian food was exceptional and the atmosphere quite charming.

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Thank Elizabeth C
Toronto, Canada
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Just enjoyed a wonderful dinner at Il Barrino. We had "the Best Fish in Town" and linguini with clams. Both were delicious....price was more than reasonable - €18 for fish which was designed to be shared by two people! Can't comment on their wine collection as we do. It drink. Friendly service but we had to request bread plate and... More 

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Thank BKPun
Prague, Czech Republic
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96 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Food was OK, very good wine. In all a bit more expensive than deserved compared to other restaurants. Try real trattoria around.

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Evanston
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Il Barrino is a standout diamond in the city of great eating. It's full of locals and repeat customers. The food is outstanding The service is personal and friendly The atmosphere is a great local kitchen The owner of Hotel Jane (another great find) suggested it and I've been back often. I'll be back Love it

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Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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237 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2016

We found this restaurant by chance when looking for a place to have dinner that was not too far from the hotel. We did not regret going in. We were fairly late and it was not very busy anymore, but we could still eat. Not a problem at all. We had a very good three-course dinner. Service was most friendly... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20 - US$27
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
19:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 15:00
Monday
19:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
19:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
19:30 - 23:00
Thursday
19:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 15:00
Friday
19:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 15:00
Saturday
19:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Gioberti Vincenzo 71R | A pochi metri da Piazza Beccaria , a 10 minuti a piedi da Piazza Santa Croce, 50121, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence
  • Phone Number: +39 055 660565

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