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Il Cardellino

Via San Gallo 37/R, 50129, Florence, Italy
+39 055 475090
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  • Excellent14%
  • Very good11%
  • Average12%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible50%
11 May 2017
“Chaotic restaurant, inefficient service, mediocre food”
1 Apr 2017
“Rather uninspiring”
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Via San Gallo 37/R, 50129, Florence, Italy
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Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

We were a bit concerned because of the poor reviews but let me tell you we really did enjoy our dinner. I had the pasta with seafood which was a huge plate and very tasty and fresh. I could have stopped there but I had...More

Thank Mike G
Reviewed 6 July 2017

The food was good but we were overcharged for the antipasta. We chose the self-service buffet and were led to believe it was 6 euros per person. So we were expecting the antipasta to cost 24 euros for 4 of us. Instead they charged per...More

Thank Ros H
Reviewed 22 May 2017

This place was very close to the hotel where we were staying and the experience was,as the title says, very pleasant. The food and the service were fine, we enjoyed the atmosphere and, because I enjoy people watching, it's location over the road from a...More

Thank Pmforster
Reviewed 11 May 2017

After nothing but good dining experiences, we were unfortunate enough to come to this restaurant for dinner. It was near our B & B. It began well enough with a decent, though overpriced bottle of wine and a fresh salad. Both of our pastas were...More

1  Thank Loreen O
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Appeared to be run by a couple.Only 6 diners in outside seating and no-one inside [2000hrs].House red wine poor.Ordered a steak which was on the small side but cooked OK.I requested fries and salad with the steak but received roast potatoes.I complained and the very...More

Thank TravellerCleethorpes
Reviewed 6 November 2016

We have been coming to the Cardellina for lunch for a number of years and have also enjoyed it with friends for dinner. Nowhere have we had such splendid spaghetti along with some house wine and excellent service. We look forward to stopping by during...More

Thank Ben050938
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Found this handy to our accommodation and the food was pretty good, had a reasonable house wine and we found the service to be very good.

Thank Thomotravel
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

My friend and I had just arrived in Florence and wanted to find something close to our hostel. After wandering around for ten minutes, we stumbled upon Il Cardellino. We decided to give it a chance and we were so happy that we did. The...More

Thank JaymePollock
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Decided to just walk to find a place for our evening meal and found this gem. They have an antipasto bar with delicious choices. Their risotto was creamy in texture and excellent! For our second course, my husband and I chose veal dishes and the...More

2  Thank Philomena R
Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

I recommend this restaurant which is located in Via San Gallo. We had our dinner there for five straight days - tried its what we like in its menu.

Thank BongEliab
San Lorenzo
San Lorenzo’s lively merchants shout out from behind
stalls with an array of products in one of the most
traditional neighborhoods in Florence. Different
ethnic groups join together in the large outdoor
market of San Lorenzo and in the Central Market, a
vast multi-floored building. Visitors are bound to
fall in love with this area and in particular, with
its variety of food, especially those focusing on
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$24 - US$59
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via San Gallo 37/R, 50129, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence>  > San Lorenzo
  • Neighbourhood: San Lorenzo
  • Phone Number: +39 055 475090
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