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Il Faraone

#817 of 2,032 Restaurants in Florence
Certificate of Excellence
Egyptian, Mediterranean
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Via Bartolommeo Cristofori 14/r, 50144, Florence, Italy
+39 055 366592
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edmonton, ab
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69 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for great options on a sandwich, good service and some really reasonable prices in a tourist area this is the shop for you. We stumbled in here and had 2 different sandwiches and the man behind the counter helped us to pick something delicious. It's small but they make everything fresh by hand and you can... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2014

Sometime, when travelling, you're looking for unpretentious, simple and cheap food. And this is one of the best kebab I ever had. Even here, in my city Montreal, we have tons of kebab restaurant, I havent taste any nearly as good as those. Simple, cheap, and very friendly. Full of locals on evenings with a lot of ambiance!

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Thank binhanv
Florence, Italy
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2014

Hard to find, and when you're on foot, its a little hard to get to, but the people were really nice, and the food was amazing!

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Thank Emily H
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2013

Oh my oh my. I've never ever in my entire life tasted something so bad. I have no idea why this place is so popular at tripadvisor. Worst kebab I've ever tasted. Please take my tip and avoid this place.

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3 Thank Manofsteel12
Singapore, Singapore
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66 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2013 via mobile

This is the best pita we had so far. It's very tasty and could taste the freshness of the ingredients. I will love to visit again.

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Thank PingTay
Florence, Italy
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2012

I can't believe I lived around the corner from here for two months already and hadn't tried it. Wow. My fiance brought me a kebab from here (at least that's what i think it was) and it was amazing. First, it was wrapped in a perfect crispy pita, rather than the mediocre wrap found so often in the center. The... More 

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1 Thank danceontheedge
Florence, Italy
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39 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2012

I've eaten kebabs all over the world, I can honestly say, these kebabs are the best. Everything is homemade from the bread to the hummus, babaganush, falafels and the gyros of meat which he marinades on the premises. There is always a convivial atmosphere as the owner is very friendly and funny. Order "uno fatto bene" or "garantito" and he... More 

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Lewisville, Texas, United States
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2012

We have eaten here twice in a couple of days. The owner is very nice. The food was delicious and reasonably priced.

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Thank Stephanie H

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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
Cuisine
Egyptian, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Bartolommeo Cristofori 14/r, 50144, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence
  • Phone Number: +39 055 366592

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