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Go and look at the desserts just inside the main door.

Location is absolutely fantastic and as such this is a real tourist trap and the prices match this... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
grwpl
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Munich, Germany
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Decoration is good. Tiramisu was not good like we heard. Prices are different if you sit and use a... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2018
Korcianni
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Antalya, Turkey
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Dating back to 1773, this indoor and outdoor café is centrally located on a large busy square, making it a perfect spot to drink, have a bite to eat and do some people-watching.
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1via Roma, Florence, Italy
Duomo
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+39 055 213896
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend & I sat in the sun spilling cocktails (sun downers) watching the world go by & could not think of a more perfect place after being in Florence after a few days. We had noticed a number of restaurants but this was ideal,...More

Thank macisback2003
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful location, glamorous atmosphere, great food, courteous and pleasant staff. To top it all - superb view of the vibrant square. All the ingredients for a lovely evening. Go for it.

Thank Ravster23
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had the buratta and the truffle pasta, both dishes were simple and yet wonderful. You could clearly tell the ingredients were good quality. The servers were wonderful and it had a great view of the square.

Thank Paige K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Location is absolutely fantastic and as such this is a real tourist trap and the prices match this e.g €9 for an alcohol free beer, €8 for a small coke, €25 for a smallish fillet of bass, (it tasted very good). €3 per head to...More

Thank grwpl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting in Florence for a week, Gilli was recommended by a local for morning pastries and we were hooked from the first bite. Went there every morning and thought everything was top notch, plus prices were very low (many pastries are only about one euro,...More

Thank KailuaSkaterGirl
Reviewed 17 September 2018

We should have known based on location it would not be a great experience. After touring Florence for a couple of hours we decided to take a break. It took almost 20 mins to even get acknowledged by a server after being seated. We were...More

Thank KLRags
Reviewed 13 September 2018

Decoration is good. Tiramisu was not good like we heard. Prices are different if you sit and use a table really expensive. take away is better

Thank Korcianni
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Loved sitting here in the evening sipping on a cocktail watching the world wander by. Great ambience but definitely a bit pricey. Worth one though.

Thank mikegallaghers
Reviewed 5 September 2018

This place is clearly trading on it's past reputation and sadly resting on it's laurels. Expect to pay over the odds because of the location in the Piazza della Repubblica, but be aware, they are charging the same inflated price for both alcoholic and non-alcoholic...More

Thank fashionagent
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

The location of the place is excelent - in the heart of Florence. They have a great tradition , a lot of trained staff, but somehow the service is slow. They just don't raise the service to their standards... The prices are higher then in...More

Thank CM_CLJ
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