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Borgo San Jacopo

Borgo San Jacopo 62/r, 50125, Florence, Italy
+39 055 281661
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good20%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
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“tasting menu” (32 reviews)
“banana split” (6 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Borgo San Jacopo 62/r, 50125, Florence, Italy
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Reviewed 23 February 2018

Restaurants like BSJ prove that Michelin stars are more difficult to get in Europe than they are in America. They hold one star, but easily deserve two. Beautiful setting on the Arno and interior decor. Awesome cocktails, delicious food beautifully plated, outstanding English service. The...More

1  Thank Rob B
Claudia_Rosati, Restaurant Manager at Borgo San Jacopo, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2018

Dear Rob, Thank you for such a wonderful review We are delighted that we exceeded your expectations during your recent experience at Borgo San Jacopo. It was my pleasure to share your comments during our daily briefing, and I would like to thank you in...More

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Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

If you want to have the most refined menu in Florence in combination with a spectacular view, you should not miss the Borgo San Jacopo! I will come back here hopefully hundreds of times more in the future.More

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Claudia_Rosati, Restaurant Manager at Borgo San Jacopo, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2018

Dear Guest, Let me personally thank you for sharing with all of us your wonderful words. Knowing that we are your favourite restaurant in Florence fill us with joy. We do hope to welcome you back soon, to be able to try our new Tasting...More

Reviewed 6 January 2018

Wonderful, small Restaurant on two floors with view to Ponte Vecchio. We were for New Year's Eve, and the menu was delicious, especially the rice with truffles. Good service (although not outstanding - very kind though) and great fantasy in the kitchen.More

2  Thank FLuisi
Claudia_Rosati, Restaurant Manager at Borgo San Jacopo, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2018

Dear Fabio, Firstly let me thank you for sharing your comments in regards of your recent visit at Borgo San Jacopo, and also I would like to thank you for choosing us to end the 2017 and welcome the new year. We are very pleased...More

Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

We chose the restaurant for our Christmas dinner and were blown away by experience. We had a lovely view of the river and the city from our table and the service was top notch. My mother was a bit under the weather and they helped...More

2  Thank Adrián F
Claudia_Rosati, Restaurant Manager at Borgo San Jacopo, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2018

Dear Adrian, We were very pleased to learn how much you enjoyed your recent experience at Borgo San Jacopo. We would like to thank you for letting us know how impressed you were with the service, and the food. We look forward to welcoming you...More

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Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

The most delicious food in town! The view from the windows is priceless! One even can experience sitting on the balcony over the Arno! Memorable!More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Claudia_Rosati, Restaurant Manager at Borgo San Jacopo, responded to this reviewResponded 29 December 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for such a wonderful review We are delighted that we exceeded your expectations and knowing that we are your favorite place in Flroence provided all of us with extreme joy. We do hope to welcome you back in the near future....More

Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

When Peter Brunel gets his team together with other Michelin Star Chefs you can be assured that your taste buds will experience the most sublime dishes! Spoon is always an amazing experience and the staff at BSJ are always amazing! Well done and see you...More

1  Thank Antopet
Claudia_Rosati, Restaurant Manager at Borgo San Jacopo, responded to this reviewResponded 17 December 2017

Dear Guest, Let me personally thank you for your feedback regarding your last experience at Borgo San Jacopo. We are delighted that you very much enjoyed the last SPOON dinner of 2017. We hope to welcoming you back in the near future and until than...More

Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

Excellent food! Great wine! The ambiance is wonderful. Great up close view of the Ponte Vecchio. There is a Garage right next door for convenience. I have added a few of my favorite dishes. This place will be a hit with friends.More

1  Thank LondonLady52
Claudia_Rosati, Restaurant Manager at Borgo San Jacopo, responded to this reviewResponded 17 December 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for writing a wonderful review. We are so appreciative of your kind words. The team got even more motivated to do well when we shared your comment during our briefing. You definitely made our day. Hopefully we will see you soon....More

Reviewed 24 November 2017

Six Aussies went there to celebrate an 80th birthday so something special was expected. The was achieved to our entire satisfaction. We were staying at there hotel across the river and dined at the Borgo. The service was excellent and the food presentation and quality...More

1  Thank Max W
Claudia_Rosati, Restaurant Manager at Borgo San Jacopo, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2017

Dear Max, Thank for taking the time to post you review following you recent experience at Borgo San Jacopo, but more important let me thank you for choosing us to celebrate your special birthday. All the staff here at Borgo San Jacopo would like to...More

Reviewed 23 November 2017

Spoons dinner on a Monday is the brainchild of CEO Valeriano Antonioli. Dinners are created around a theme by superb in-house Michelin star chef Peter Brunel and guest Michelin star chefs from around the country. I have been to 2 such events so far and...More

1  Thank bengal-tiger
Claudia_Rosati, Restaurant Manager at Borgo San Jacopo, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you ever so much for taking the time to share with us your extraordinary comments following your visits at Borgo San Jacopo. We are delighted to read that every SPOON dinner we manage to deliver to you and your guests a beautiful...More

Reviewed 18 November 2017

Just relax and give their tasting menus a try, they will not dissapoint, it takes a lot of creativity to make a complete menu almost exclusivly around potatoes. :) Wine pairing excellent, service friendly and on the expected level. If you plan on going here...More

2  Thank Stancho051
Claudia_Rosati, Restaurant Manager at Borgo San Jacopo, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2017

Dear Guest, Let me personally thank you for your feedback regarding your last experience at our Michelin Restaurant Borgo San Jacopo. We are delighted that the overall experience was a success and that you very much enjoyed both Tasting Menus. Knowing that the wine pairing...More

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bridgetyoung70
8 April 2018|
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Response from RichardFM72 | Reviewed this property |
No bar that I saw but the hotel that it’s part of has a bar. Also it doesn’t serve tapas. They have an A la Carte menu and 3 different 7 course tasting menus
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NickBraddon
3 September 2016|
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Response from Claudia_Rosati | Property representative |
The dress code is smart casual.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$36 - US$143
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
19:00 - 22:00
Monday
19:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
19:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
19:00 - 22:00
Thursday
19:00 - 22:00
Friday
19:00 - 22:00
Saturday
19:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Borgo San Jacopo 62/r, 50125, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence
  • Phone Number: +39 055 281661
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Description
Live Italian gourmet excellence at Michelin starred restaurant Borgo San Jacopo. Perching over the Arno, our fine dining restaurant offers a unique vantage point of Ponte Vecchio. Fall in love with the view as you sample the finest Italian dishes enhanced with innovative twists, designed by starred chef Peter Brunel. Savour the freshness and utter quality of the produce and ingredients hand-selected by the chef himself before being skilfully prepared and presented in inventive dishes. And make sure to indulge in a prestigious vintage from our selection of the best 900 labels in the cellar.
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