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La Pentola dell'Oro

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Santa Croce
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Via di Mezzo 24r | angolo via dei Pepi, Florence, Italy
+39 055 241808
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Today
19:30 - 22:30
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 19:30 - 22:30
Mon - Sat 12:30 - 14:30
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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent spot for a casual and cozy dinner. We enjoyed the bistecca and roasted potatoes. The waiter was knowledgeable and fun. If you're looking for good food in a casual spot, try this place!

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Stockholm, Stockholms Län, Sweden
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As an Italian I am used to good Italian food, and this place was a disappointment. The service was bad, they didn't know anything about the dishes they were serving. We ordered simple steaks, thinking it would be easy, but it took more than 45 minute in an empty restaurant. The steak was well done and dry even though we... More 

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Thurrock, Essex
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Dashed into this restaurant during a downpour. What a find! Good choices on menu and suggested wine gorgeous! Courteous staff and very helpful as none of us speak Italian very well. Very reasonably priced. We will definitely return and would recommend this place to all lovers of good food and great wine!

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Thank HoraceG
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We arrived to florence a bit before schedule and while waiting on out Air BnB host we grabbed bottle of wine from this cute place at the end of the block and before leaving made a reservation for the following night. I could go on and on about the details but that everyone has covered so I'll stick to my... More 

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Thank Melissa P
Sidney, Ohio
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

This small, cozy Italian restaurant really delivers. It is a quaint, authentic Italian eatery with wonderful food. The concierge at the Plaza Hotel Lucchesi recommended this restaurant and it did not disappoint. They have a very attentive staff to help with the menu selections and the home made pasta was delightful. The owner recommended a very nice red wine for... More 

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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

I have booked my anniversary dinner s at this restaurant for many years...what I really loved were the renaissance recipes of the experienced and talented cook Alessi, that made the place absolutely unique in Florence. The food was so delicious and each recipe had its explanation and history on the menu. Now the restaurant has turned into an average trattoria:... More 

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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

I went here with my Mom one night. When we arrived, they were booked and we'd have to wait 5 minutes. The host immediately poured each of us a huge glass of Prosecco and made friendly conversation. We felt immediately welcomed. The atmosphere is a bit no frills, but it's great if you're just looking for a good meal at... More 

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Watford, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Little restaurant in the back streets so very authentic. Friendly welcome and food was excellent. Had a really good time and would recommend

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Menlo Park, California
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

I had a dinner with a colleague here the other night: I chose this restaurant because I had gone here about five or six years ago, when the restaurant specialized in Renaissance cuisine. There menu has changed to more contemporary Tuscan fare, but the food — we ordered a bistecca — was delicious. In addition, the waiter lavished us with... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

We called in here at the last minute as it was close to our hotel and we were very happy with the service and cute little restaurant. My husband asked Saverio, our fantastic host, for the special which was Florentine Steak and we were advised that it was for two. When I asked if we should order sides or anything,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
19:30 - 22:30
Monday
19:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:30
Tuesday
19:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:30
Wednesday
19:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:30
Thursday
19:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:30
Friday
19:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:30
Saturday
19:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via di Mezzo 24r | angolo via dei Pepi, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence>  > Santa Croce
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Croce
  • Phone Number: +39 055 241808

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

Staying in Santa Croce

Neighbourhood Profile
Santa Croce
Stop and stare at the beauty and symmetry of the Basilica of Santa Croce any time day or night. Unraveling around it are a number of architectural and artistic masterpieces, from the Synagogue to the Central National Library. As a hub for young people, the area gets busy with people who want to have fun: a continuous flow of tourists and locals become animated by songs and dances.
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