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Restaurant Firenze

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1 Sint-Amandstraat, Ghent, Belgium
+32 9 223 44 16
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11:45 - 14:15
18:00 - 22:30
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Fri - Tue 11:45 - 14:15
18:00 - 22:30
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Ghent, Belgium
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105 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Restaurant Firenze has been around for as long as I can remember. It's situated on the corner of Sint-Amandstraat and Blandijnberg, the highest point in the city. Easy parking available @Sint-Pieters Parking, 3 minutes away from the highway. The restaurant's entrance features double doors, which is convenient when it's cold, as the guests sitting near the entrance don't have to... More 

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Dabola, Guinea
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

We do come here regularly for a basic but very well prepared meal. We are not Italian so I will not judge the autenticity of the courses, but to us the food is very well prepared, big portions, fresh ingredients, good meat! We love it here with the family. At first, the service can come across a bit frightening, but... More 

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Destelbergen, Belgium
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

We go here quite often (mostly on birthdays) and we have never ever been disappointed. The food is fantastic - try the scaloppina and pasta lupara - the setting is really Italianlike, without being corny and the service is excellent.

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Thank Bert B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

We went here for our anniversary, the food was amazing, possibly the best spaghetti i have ever had in my life! The server didn't speak english but we managed to communicate easily enough by pointing at what we wanted. Living down near Mons I'm more used to service taking incredibly long and being stuck for hours in a restaurant so... More 

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Thank Sarah N
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63 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

This restaurant is so cosy! As a starter, I had the parmaham with melon, sooooo much ham !! You might only want to order is when you're starving and know you will still have room left for your main course. I had the spaghetti with scampi and currysauce as a main. It was sooo gooodd. But i was already stuffed... More 

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Thank Jantien C
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61 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

One of the best Italian restaurants in Gent and led by Italians people. Want a proper Italian dish? Don't forget to book your table in time! You might meet the regular customers, AA Ghent soccer players not the least...

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Adrian, Michigan
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2,115 reviews
1,291 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 807 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2015

This is a good Italian restaurant near city center Ghent and near the University of Ghent. The food is tasty, the service is good and the atmosphere is quite nice. The prices are a bit expensive but not completely out of line considering the quality of the fare. I had arrived in town and needed a place for dinner. I... More 

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Herzele
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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2015

I was there with a group of 6. We had a variety of dishes. The food was OK, but missed the true "touch" to make it truly Italian (in particular for carpaccio I expect a decent dressing seasoning, and the vitello tonnato lacked tuna taste). Decent food and apparently a very popular place, but not specifically Italian. The restaurant accepts... More 

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Ghent, Belgium
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2015 via mobile

I'm Italian and I an ensure you that this is a really bad pizza! Even a frozen pizza is better than what we ate here. I girl at my table got what was supposed to be a carbonara... Just wrong ingredients, terrible appearance and horrible smell! Stay away from this place if you want real Italian food!

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Ghent, Belgium
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51 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2015

Fun and charming staff serving good, solid Italian food. Servings are generous. Prices are mid-range. You may be able to do a bit better in Ghent, but this place has a great authentic, friendly and "Italian family" atmosphere while preserving a bit of intimacy and coziness. :) It is always busy, almost always full, with many return patrons. :) Note:... More 

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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
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:45 - 14:15
18:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:45 - 14:15
18:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
11:45 - 14:15
18:00 - 22:30
Friday
11:45 - 14:15
18:00 - 22:30
Saturday
11:45 - 14:15
18:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Sint-Amandstraat, Ghent, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  East Flanders Province  >  Ghent
  • Phone Number: +32 9 223 44 16
Description
Italian, French kitchen. Does exist a very long time and is highly rated.

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