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Osteria De'Benci

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Via de' Benci 11/13/r, Florence, Italy
+39 055 234 4923
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:00
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Melbourne, Australia
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

Excellent steak selection and a good wine list. Well priced menu. Definitely recommended. English menu available, and english speaking staff. Relatively busy, recommend a reservation.

Thank IB113
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

We entered that place early for lunch, Saturday around 12:45, and we found very easy a table to sit. The service was very friendly and fast. We chose two traditional soups, that were delicious and a mix of local cheeses that were mostly hard type. The prices are a little bit high but overall is a good choice that you... More 

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Olympia, Washington
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

This place was highly recommended so our expectations were high. The food was good, but too rich for my son and I. The service wasn't that friendly. Maybe they like locals better.

Thank arcturusmoon
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Delicious pasta and helpful staff. We went for lunch after walking up to piazzale Michelangelo, and none of us were disappointed. Great atmosphere with locals and tourists, and always seems to be quite busy. I would recommend it to anyone!

Thank Lance N
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Recommended by our B & B host , and a good recommendation it was. This was our first meal in Florence and was the precursor to some great food. The meals arrived quickly and full of flavour. Yes very enjoyable

Thank Dick K
Annandale, Virginia
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33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

I've been waiting years to come back to this place. The drunken spaghetti is not to be missed. (The liver bruschetta is only fair). But the star of the show is the Chianina steaks done in the Florentine style. Bring an appetite and have it with Parmigiano and arugula. The wine list is not extensive or terribly expensive but holds... More 

Raymore, Missouri
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79 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

We ate at this restaurant three nights in a row when we stayed in Florence. It was close to our hotel but the real reason we chose to eat here 3 nights in a row were less about convenience and more about outstanding food. The best roast chicken. The best steaks - I tried them two different ways and they... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Me & my new fiancee visited this restaurant & were very disappointed in the unfriendly and arrogant waiter service we received! I dont think any of them knew how to smile or even talk to you! Our starters were very poor & we didn't enjoy them! On a more positive note our main meals were very good & we enjoyed... More 

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Stuttgart, Germany
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37 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

No sauce on this one all the flavor is in the pasta. This place was recommended by a local and it is pretty good, I recommend giving it a try

Thank Jabberwalky
Kingsport, Tennessee
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363 reviews
180 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

We were looking for a little more of a sit down for our final night in Florence. Our original option was booked so we wandered down the street to this establishment, a serendipitous opportunity. There were many options on this menu but you’re here for the manzo (beef). Whether it’s bisteco Fiorentina (bring your fat pants) or several other griglia... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via de' Benci 11/13/r, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence>  > Uffizi
  • Neighbourhood: Uffizi
  • Phone Number: +39 055 234 4923

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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