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Caffe Degli Amici

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Via Roma 121, 50028, Tavarnelle Val di Pesa, Italy
+39 055 807 7236
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Sydney
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our family (me, my husband and our 4 yr old son) had a wonderful dinner here. We were recommended the restaurant by our hotel and we were welcomed with friendly, open arms. The surrounds are humble - it is clearly a place the locals frequent, which we thought was a great sign, and the food is amazing and such great... More 

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Atlanta
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ate at Paolo's restaurant a couple of time while we were staying in Noce nearby. The food is made fresh daily by Paolo's mum. Paolo is friendly and gregarious, recommending dishes and bringing us glasses of chianti on the house. We tried Peposo, a peppery Tuscan beef stew, and the requisite Spaghetti al Ragu. The salads were fresh and delicious.... More 

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1 Thank Yamini K
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a great lunch eating al fresco.. the best polpette I have had for ages! I will surely go back soon.

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I enjoyed a great lunch of pappardelle with ragu and seafood spaghetti here. Service was attentive and Paolo, the owner, was really warm and friendly. What a lovely, unpretentious local eatery with good food at good prices! We are hoping to make another stop here before leaving Tuscany!

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 reviews
Reviewed 1 January 2017

In August my partner and I spent a week in Tavarnelle; on the advice of our hostel owner we visited the Caffe Degli Amici (Viola Club) and it soon became a daily staple. The food is fresh, well portioned, inexpensive...and delicious! The owner Paolo is an incredibly warm and generous person, who happily welcomed us every day. He was able... More 

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Dallas, Georgia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

We had been looking forward to a nice meal at this restaurant! And omg disaster struck we walked in and he said they weren't open for dinner:( and then the angles sang!! Paolo offered to feed us anyway he said his mom had made meatballs for the next day and he had a a few other choices and then Mama... More 

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2 Thank michelle1914
Fumel, France
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Shall we eat in or out...let's have a look at trip advisor...okay let's try this place...wow, amazing value, truly authentic Italian cuisine beautifully explained by the owner, Paulo. He explained the wine of the region too for us. What an experience especially after being ripped off in Venice. Brings back our faith in humanity.

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1 Thank catherine w
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Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

OK, all I can say is we have been in Italy for 10 days and this is the best place we have eaten so far, the food is amazing the service is very friendly and funny. Do not be put off by the look of the cafe, just try it you will not be disappointed at all. 110℅

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Antwerpen
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016

At this place, just sit down and follow the advice of Paolo. His mother will you cook for you a very honnest and authentic Italian meal. Cheap and good. Paolo was an excellent host.

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1 Thank besf
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Enjoyed a pleasant afternoon sitting outside in Tavarnelle at Caffe Degli Amici among locals. Paolo treated us well and recommended amazing dishes (cooked by his mother) and wine (harvested by his father).

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Roma 121, 50028, Tavarnelle Val di Pesa, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Tavarnelle Val di Pesa
  • Phone Number: +39 055 807 7236

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