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I Toscano

#487 of 2,032 Restaurants in Florence
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
San Lorenzo
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Via Guelfa 70/r, 50129, Florence, Italy
+39 055 215475
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Today
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
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Hours:
Sun - Mon 19:00 - 22:30
Wed - Mon 12:00 - 14:30
Wed - Thu 19:00 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 19:00 - 22:45
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Grass Lake, Michigan
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132 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are the only non-Italian speaking customers - always a good sign. The food was very good, atmosphere friendly, and service appropriate.

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Athens, GA
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88 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

An inexpensive restaurant close to the railway station with tasty food and friendly service. It also has the special feel and attention of a family operated restaurant.

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Thank rtw30606
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

My husband is gluten intolerant and we had a hard time finding places to eat in Florence. A resident told us about this place and our last night we tried it. The food was FANTASTIC. And the service was very good. We went there around 7:30 and it was rather empty. But around 8 it started to fill up, mostly... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Lovely family run atmosphere. Certified by the Italian Coeliac society so safe for coeliacs. We had a lovely and most delicious meal with very good Chianti. The attention to coeliac requirements were excellent and the food was authentic home cooked Italian. The main cousrses were varied and regional, also delicious, and the desserts were excellent! We were really delighted. The... More 

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Galicia, Spain
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Very good chicken " alla maniera di Fabio",very tender and succulent."Spaghetti cacio e pepe" had a little bit too much pepe (pepper) and a little bit sparing on the cacio (cheese).Really nice house wine. Service was contradictory,as it was helpful but shocking the way our "grazie" didn't receive any reply sometimes. I would recommend it anyway.

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San Francisco, California
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27 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

I stumbled upon this true "find" when limited by a sore foot, and hungry for a great Tuscan meal near my hotel, (on Piazza della Indipendenza.) Sixth sense brought me in, course after course of my favorite picks brought me back the next time I was in town. Recommend: the bruschetta with Lardo Colonnata; (the owner explained it's not precisely... More 

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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

If you want to try authentic Italian food then I suggest you eat here. The food is unlike the main restaurants where all the tourists go. I had the cheese and pear pasta it was divine!!! The menu consists of lots of authentic Italian dishes and they are cooked to perfection... really enjoyed my meal here!!

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016

Stumbled across this place after a long day in Florence - food was excellent - very authentic and the family who run it were very helpful with suggestions. The food was seasonal and fresh - I had a wonderful tomato stew (papa al pomodoro) very typical of the region. Others had risotto and steak (which was excellent). Very reasonably priced.... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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44 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

My husband loves food and was keen to try this restaurant that appeared positively reviewed on Trip Advisor. Big mistake. We get there, are the only ones there. The waiter takes time to get our order, the male server (assume owner) coughs into his hand and then moves bread from one basket into another and brings to our table. The... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

After disappointment from Italian food, we asked from our hotel for a recommendation of a good Italian restaurant. They directed us straight to Toscano. I must say it was the best pasta I ate in Italy. The prices are also very fair, the service is great and the place is quiet and pleasant. We recommend it! :)

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
Monday
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:45
Saturday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Guelfa 70/r, 50129, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence>  > San Lorenzo
  • Neighbourhood: San Lorenzo
  • Phone Number: +39 055 215475

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

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San Lorenzo
San Lorenzo’s lively merchants shout out from behind stalls with an array of products in one of the most traditional neighborhoods in Florence. Different ethnic groups join together in the large outdoor market of San Lorenzo and in the Central Market, a vast multi-floored building. Visitors are bound to fall in love with this area and in particular, with its variety of food, especially those focusing on Florentine dishes as well as international selections. Nobody leaves San Lorenzo without a shopping bag in hand or with an empty stomach.
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