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Acquacotta

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$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Santa Croce
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Via De' Pilastri 51r, 50121, Florence, Italy
+39 055 242907
Today
12:30 - 23:00
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Tue - Sun 12:30 - 23:00
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england
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129 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

After reading rather glowing TA reviews perhaps we were expecting more. I want to give it excellent mainly because of the very friendly welcome and service but it should be because of the food and the food was just average. Expecting cosy but walked in to a quite brightly lit and decidedly chilly room. We started with octopus salad and... More 

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USA
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51 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Aquacotto is one of the best Tuscan restaurants in Florence. The attention to detail is exceptional the service is flawless the food is delicious. Very diverse menu. Good house red wine. We had dinner at Aquacotto tonight because it was three minutes away from our apartment. We will be returning very soon and very often, since we will be in... More 

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Washington, DC
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149 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We didn't have reservations, but lucked out finding this place on a Sunday evening precisely when it opened around 6 pm. We were met by a very nice woman who said as long as we could be out by 8 pm we could eat. And eat we did. We had a a wonderful meal. We started out with a octopus... More 

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29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came here on a recommendation and went for a mix of lunch menus and the acquacotta: everything just right. Friendly, tasty and affordable. Will return!

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

A family owned restaurant .. a bit out of the Santa Croce area ... amazing Italian food With amazing service of the Mama plus a very reasonable price... altogether - heaven!!!!!!!

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Devon
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80 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

We were recommended this little restaurant by our hotel and its a great find. Run by a husband and wife team, we had a really lovely meal and probably the best ravioli I have ever tasted. Go and visit and hopefully you wont be disappointed.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

Me and my wife tried this restaurant very close to our hotel. The atmosphere in this restaurant is so tipical and the food is delicious. The lady (i think the owner) was so kind and professional.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

We took cheese and pear + honey as a starter for two. It is a size able portion with different types of cheeses. Then the pigeon is to be avoided. It is a long cook and at the end very little meat, and is not so cheap. The tagliatta is quite generous, but certainly not the best we ever had,... More 

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Knutsford
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

The restaurant was recommended by our hotel. Everything, the location, the service, the interior was lovely. The Florence Bistecca looked beautiful but, to be frank, when cut off the bone and served, it was fatty and not particularly tender or flavoursome. Because it was a speciality type meal, I accepted it for what it was. The steak alone was 66... More 

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Santa Ana, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

This family run Tuscan restaurant had delicious traditional as well as innovative Tuscan cuisine. The woman who waited on us was delightfully funny and willing to guide us through the menu--always helpful. We started with an excellent pinot grigio--"Savaian" and continued with vegetable terraine and a salmon /avocado dish for antipasti.. My husband's fillet of beef with a wine sauce... 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 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:30 - 23:00
Thursday
12:30 - 23:00
Friday
12:30 - 23:00
Saturday
12:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via De' Pilastri 51r, 50121, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence>  > Santa Croce
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Croce
  • Phone Number: +39 055 242907

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Santa Croce
Stop and stare at the beauty and symmetry of the Basilica of Santa Croce any time day or night. Unraveling around it are a number of architectural and artistic masterpieces, from the Synagogue to the Central National Library. As a hub for young people, the area gets busy with people who want to have fun: a continuous flow of tourists and locals become animated by songs and dances.
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