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Gilli

1via Roma, Florence, Italy
+39 055 213896
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First Trip to Florence

When we where walking around the Piazza della Repubblica near the Duomo, we sat in Gilli's outside... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
831TomSullivan
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Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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One of the best places to have a cup of coffee in the centre of Florence. We sat on one of the... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2017
Maro S
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Athens, Greece
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Dating back to 1773, this indoor and outdoor café is centrally located on a large busy square, making it a perfect spot to drink, have a bite to eat and do some people-watching.
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good23%
  • Average17%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible14%
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1via Roma, Florence, Italy
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+39 055 213896
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When we where walking around the Piazza della Repubblica near the Duomo, we sat in Gilli's outside area and had appys and drinks. It was here that my wife and I experienced our new favorite drink - Espresson Martini. DAMN is was good. Not cheap,...More

Thank 831TomSullivan
Reviewed 5 November 2017

One of the best places to have a cup of coffee in the centre of Florence. We sat on one of the front tables with view to the piazza and had two double espressos which were really good. The only problem was that they cost...More

Thank Maro S
Reviewed 5 November 2017

One of the many bar 'institutions' in town, the covered area looking out over Piazza della Repubblica is the perfect place to sip a Bellini, munch a few nibbles and watch the world go by in front of you... Our waiter was a delight... a...More

Thank epicure49
Reviewed 4 November 2017

We had coffee and pastries here. Exquisite, refined decor, with silver service and dainty pastries. However, our table in the corner was just below a picture from the 1950s of a woman walking down a street being catcalled by a line of men, one of...More

1  Thank CardiffFloyd
Reviewed 20 October 2017

During my 6-day stay in Florence, I went there almost every day, whenever in the morning for breakfast, afternoon tea or night cap in the evening. The food and drink there were very consistent. The showcase was a feast for the eyes. A great place...More

Thank BatesLau
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Visited several times in the past 2 years., Had "American breakfast" twice in 2017 yes it is not the most economical but never had any issues with service or quality. 2 weeks ago picked up 2 single serving Tiramisu at closing, they were packaged perfectly...More

Thank M L
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

This is an excellent place to sit and have a meal or drink and enjoy the activities in the piazza. A little pricey compared to others but not excessively so. Found the staff to be very friendly and service was speedy. Well worth a visit.

Thank malcsn
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a coffee here one morning and relaxed on the very comfortable chairs facing the square and the sun. Could have sat there all day. Price very reasonable considering the beautiful location and service.

Thank Gillian W
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

The lady who runs the register is extremely rude! If it weren't for tourists she wouldn't have a job! She acts like the customers are her servants. Surprised she is still allowed to work there! She is an older lady

Thank amip73
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Came here with friends they have a really nice seating around the edges where you can leave ok out onto the square and listen to the night buskers. The staff are friendly And very pleasant.

Thank hlucasuk
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Duomo
Florentia, as it was called by Latins, is permeated by
an eternal beauty spread in all corners of the city.
The historic center is characterized by the immensity
of the Duomo, able to transport tourists into the
brightest age of Florence: the Renaissance. Who does
not know the Brunelleschi Dome, San Giovanni
Baptistery and the Giotto’s Campanile? Everything is
enclosed here and it would be easy to imagine the city
...More
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