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I' Brindellone

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Neighbourhood:
Santo Spirito / San Frediano
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Piazza Piattellina 10/11/r, 50124, Florence, Italy
+39 055 217879
Today
00:30 - 13:45
19:30 - 21:45
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Tue - Sun 00:30 - 13:45
19:30 - 21:45
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came in without booking a table, bad idea. The only available table was the one next to the bathroom door... A spot do not recommend. We had the classic T-Bone Bistecca, was huge and real good, and some pomodoro pici, good also. Waiters weren't very talkative or warm... So good food but poor experience.

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Goshen, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The is a well known restaurant in Florence so be sure to make a reservation. You won't find many tourists in this place and by 9pm the place is packed. Food is fresh and well prepared and the waiters are excellent. House wine was very good. HIGHLY recommend this place.

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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good local place with nice tasty local food, home wine. People working here very attentive and nice. You must reserve the table in advance to get there.

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Arlington, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to this restaurant on a Sunday evening. It was crowded and we were probably the only English speakers in the restaurant. We had a reservation, otherwise we probably wouldn't have been able to get in. The waiter made us feel at home, explaining the Italian menu. We ordered the house wine which was delicious, a salad to share.... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We was recommended I' Brindellone by the hotel we was staying at whilst in Florence, who suggested the restaurant was in an area “where the locals eat” and would provide an authentic experience away from the tourist areas. Our hotel made a reservation for us and we arrived at the 7.30pm opening time. There was only one other couple in... More 

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36 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

It's a simple restaurant, with simple menu, but everything that you order is very nice. You should probably make reservations, but the day we went there we were lucky to find one table for us.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Traditional Florentine trattoria with an unique rustic atmosphere..Friendly staff and tasty local dishes, away from the the most commercial and touristy spots..

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

We tried this iconic Florentine dish in a few restaurants during our 3 week trip to Florence in September and this was the best by far.This is a small casual restaurant with friendly staff. We had one of the best meals of our vacation here. You need a reservation but it is worth the extra effort. I highly reccomend L'Brindellone.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Off the tourist map but the excellent name has got around. No thrills and no gimmicks just good food and good service. You must book in advance so don't just turn up expecting to get in the chances are you wont. Why because it is good. I can recommend you go. We had the florentine steak and greatly enjoyed it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

Neighborhood location across the river from the touristy hotels. This place had been recommended by a Florence resident who is a foodie, so our expectations were high. Decor is nothing fancyl, just a neighborhood trattoria, but comfortable. And most of the people there seemed to be locals, not tourists, so that was a good sign. We ordered the speciality of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$29 - US$34
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Barbecue
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
00:30 - 13:45
19:30 - 21:45
Tuesday
00:30 - 13:45
19:30 - 21:45
Wednesday
00:30 - 13:45
19:30 - 21:45
Thursday
00:30 - 13:45
19:30 - 21:45
Friday
00:30 - 13:45
19:30 - 21:45
Saturday
00:30 - 13:45
19:30 - 21:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Piattellina 10/11/r, 50124, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence>  > Santo Spirito / San Frediano
  • Neighbourhood: Santo Spirito / San Frediano
  • Phone Number: +39 055 217879

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Staying in Santo Spirito / San Frediano

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Santo Spirito / San Frediano
A warm evening with a cocktail in your hand and great company is the ideal way to experience Piazza Santo Spirito; the area is busiest at sunset for happy hour. Visitors cannot hide their astonishment sitting on the staircase under the Basilica of Santo Spirito, and they cannot help but stare at the architectural masterpieces like Bianca Cappello House, Fontana dello Sprone and San Frediano in Cestello and Santa Maria delle Carmine churches. Tourists and Florentines alike join up in the area between Santo Spirito and San Frediano, connecting the Tuscan soul to the international spirit permeating the city.
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