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CUCO Cucina Contemporanea

Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Neighbourhood:
San Lorenzo
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Via del Melarancio 4/r, 50123, Florence, Italy
+39 347 521 7260
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Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Mon 00:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
Tue - Sat 11:30 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:30
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Tucker, Georgia
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We enjoyed are experience at Cuco cucina the food was homies but in a gourmet style, good service and lovely ambiance.. definitely I will comeback 👏👏👍

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Thank Apollomierez
New York City, New York
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64 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

This small eatery is a solid place for salads or hot food close to Santa Maria Novella. Diners can find daily specials written near the door and be assured they are always fresh and delicious! Excellent quality for reasonable prices

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Atlanta, Illinois
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

If you are looking for a perfect atmosphere, great service, and delicious dishes such as “Pate di Fegato e agrumi da” or a Burrata, this is a perfect place, well located in the city and excellent place to end a good day, we will be back soon, Thanks

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1 Thank Ingrid Lorena R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Fresh products, tasty and interesting I tried broccoli cream-soup (special thanks from my stomach!) and kish-pie lasagne was almost the best I tried in Italy Many thanks to chef

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Alexandria, Virginia
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Waiter distracted by smart phone did not make much of an effort. For example, Little follow up between dishes and no recommendations or personality. This was more of a cafe with a dinner menu. Food was less than spectacular.

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Thank christomjacobson
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

After reading the reviews on this restaurant we were excited to try it since it was just around the corner from our Air B&B. We were very disappointed. The food was mediocre and the service was distracted and unfriendly. On our walk we encountered several restaurants that looked more promising that we will try during our short stay in Florence.

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Thank Judy J
San Francisco, California
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

If you are looking for a remarkable chef who is willing to take you beyond the typical Florentine menu, CuCo is the place for you. This hidden treasure is a culinary jewel box. It is intimate and serene, but not precious or formal. The food brakes the mold on the finest of Tuscan cuisine, offering a creative, contemporary spin. Even... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Lovely place near the train satiation and perfect for a special dinner. The food was beautiful and the wine menu was amazing. Organic wine is better than I could imagine. Very good experience indeed.

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2 Thank Matos G
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Cuco implies something small and cosy, nest-like. This restaurant delivers that. Different feel and food from the typical, five or six tables in total and creative and tasty fare. The soup was marvellous, as was the twice-cooked beef dish (copious portion as well). Only relative down side was the potato "lasagna": though the dish itself was good, it could hardly... More 

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1 Thank Paul R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

Very good food and wine selection. Awesome and charming to have a perfect dinner date with delicious treats. Very good location also, hope to come back soon!!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$27 - US$47
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
00:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:30
Thursday
11:30 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:30
Friday
11:30 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:30
Saturday
11:30 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via del Melarancio 4/r, 50123, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence>  > San Lorenzo
  • Neighbourhood: San Lorenzo
  • Phone Number: +39 347 521 7260

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Staying in San Lorenzo

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San Lorenzo
San Lorenzo’s lively merchants shout out from behind stalls with an array of products in one of the most traditional neighborhoods in Florence. Different ethnic groups join together in the large outdoor market of San Lorenzo and in the Central Market, a vast multi-floored building. Visitors are bound to fall in love with this area and in particular, with its variety of food, especially those focusing on Florentine dishes as well as international selections. Nobody leaves San Lorenzo without a shopping bag in hand or with an empty stomach.
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