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Hostaria il Desco

Via delle Terme 23/R, 50123, Florence, Italy
+39 055 294882
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Steakhouse, Soups, Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Via delle Terme 23/R, 50123, Florence, Italy
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

During a 10-day stay in Florence we ate at Desco FIVE times. Our party of five people tried everything on the menu and loved all of it. The young people who own the restaurant enjoy their customers and have high standards for the quality of...More

Thank Perry C
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Reviewed 27 July 2017

We stumbled upon this "osteria" when visiting Florence. It's hidden away in one of the many narrow streets of Florence... but worth looking for it when you are nearby! We were attracted by the daily menu: 5 choices of "primi piatti", 5 choices of "secondi...More

Thank Dirk B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It’s unbelievable you can wander a few hundred meters from the Ponte Vechio and find such a delight. The house wine is lovely....but the seafood risotto will live with me.

Thank Trotsky1933
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

We ate here for lunch one day over the Christmas holidays. It is a little off the main tourist route, which is quite nice. When we were there there were lots of families with little kids. The meals are all Tuscan with a little modern...More

Thank Hoiya
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

Perfect dinner. The T-bone was delish. The 1 kg is good for at least 3 people. I like my steak médium-well. Tip it come in a hot plate so it carries on cooking at the take,so ask for an extra plate to remove the slices...More

Thank Ka W
Reviewed 26 December 2017

First came here two years ago and the food was good. New owners, revamped interior and even better food and the best service of any restaurant we have eaten at in Firenze. Been once for a casual lunch and then again for Christmas lunch. No...More

Thank Allan B
Reviewed 14 December 2017

We were in Florence for 3 nights. Hostaria il Desco exceeded all expectations It's been a real experience, with a nice and romatic location. Food is amazing, as well as the service, with reasonable prices. You must try it, believe us!

Thank Ingrid1272
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

This place can’t dissapoint! It is a cozy restaurant with a big selection of good italian food. People here are very friendly and welcoming. Service is amazing! I love this little place! A must visit in Florence!

Thank Iacobescu R
Reviewed 4 December 2017

My wife and I were in Florence on our honeymoon for five nights and decided to try out Hostaria il Desco largely because of my wife's gluten allergy. Hostaria il Desco exceeded all expectations and we ended up dining there not once...not twice...but three times!...More

Thank Jack W
Reviewed 2 December 2017

Open for lunch on a Sunday, we enjoyed a great family meal as the runners from the Florence Marathon passed by the front window. Tuscan cuisine. Good wine list. Very attentive service. One particularly surprising treat was that in addition to the standard bread basket,...More

Thank erikg70
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reach the city center, the Florence that everybody
dreams of. In just a few steps, visitors can
experience the rare beauty of the capital of the
Renaissance. walking delighted across Palazzo Vecchio
and overlooking Piazza della Signoria, up to the
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$19 - US$43
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via delle Terme 23/R, 50123, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence>  > Uffizi
  • Neighbourhood: Uffizi
  • Phone Number: +39 055 294882
  • E-mail
When talking about Tuscan cooking we talk about tradition told in many dishes ranging from Commune to Commune, from season to season and from the many varieties of products that our territory offers. Our intent has always been to follow the season, giving you the chance to taste the most regional specialties, changing the menu several times a year. We are nevertheless proud to be able to do this without GLUTINE and use most vegetables and vegetables at KM Zero.
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