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Il Vecchio Cigno

Via di Varlungo 3, 50136, Florence, Italy
+39 055 659 3900
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good43%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
4 weeks ago
“Most authentic Tuscan food in Firenze”
7 May 2017
“Off night!”
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Mediterranean
€€ - €€€
Via di Varlungo 3, 50136, Florence, Italy
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have been coming here for 23 years and although it seems to have changed hands. The quality of the food remains outstanding. The service is a little slow, but only because it was full. The quality of the meat dishes remains beyond reproach. My favourite...More

Thank Timothy W
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

We feel we may have come to this restaurant on an off night. It took a while for the wait staff to take our order even though the place was almost completely empty. I ordered chicken and my husband thought he ordered fish. But we...More

Thank Holtem
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Our family of four have been there three times and we all love it. There is a limited menu but something for everyone. The staff are friendly and they take the time to recommend dishes and explain what they are. The gentleman who works there...More

Thank fussydaddy
Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

Superb meal with family and well worth a visit if in area. Full of locals and the food was of high quality and staff really pleased to help with English speakers. Well recommended ...

1  Thank Michael C
Reviewed 29 March 2016

The restaurant is located on the Arno, close to the highway and half way to our hotel, so went to eat twice there and really enjoyed it. We can recommend the Bistecca alla Fiorentina, a t-bone steak which seems to be the speciality as a...More

1  Thank peterbrunner71
Reviewed 26 August 2015

Il Vecchio Cigno is a very nicely decorated trattoria where pasta, meat and anti pasti dishes are served. We stop there everytime we drive by Florence and the quality remains excellent. Good value as well. There is also a terrace.

1  Thank Alexvit71
Reviewed 26 October 2014

Traditional "Trattoria" on the river Arno's bank , with a beautiful widen open space . It is very characteristic with its old style atmosphere The food is very flavorful and abundant . I recommend "Spaghetti cacio e pepe" It is far from the center ,...More

2  Thank Massimo R
Reviewed 30 July 2012

Fantastic service, great food and good value. We ate at Il Signo early one evening and went for three courses, first courses of shrimp cocktail and a shrimp salad which were great, second courses were risotto, i had the frutti di mare which was brilliant...More

2  Thank maraalfa
Reviewed 14 June 2011

So everyone always asks me my favorite places to eat pizza in florence and yes I absolutely love Pizzaman, Munacielo in the center. but my favorite, and true quality ( to me ) is IL Cigno Pizzeria.. I was introduced to this place by some...More

3  Thank GirlInFlorence
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via di Varlungo 3, 50136, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence
  • Phone Number: +39 055 659 3900
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