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La Grotta di Leo

Via della Scala, 41/43/R, 50123, Florence, Italy
+39 055 219265
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good35%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“pizza” (75 reviews)
“tiramisu” (25 reviews)
“carbonara” (9 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Via della Scala, 41/43/R, 50123, Florence, Italy
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We discovered this little gem on our second night in Florence and finished up eating there two nights in a row. The Fiorantini pizza is a highlight, crisp base and flavour packed, so much so that it was difficult to pass it over and opt...More

Thank Foxy52
Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff welcome you with a friendly smile and attend to your needs without being overbearing. There was a wide selection of food and we were all happy with what we had. A nice family feel restaurant. Best to eat inside as it is quite...More

Thank BTR54
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

VERY MUCH THE REAL THING AT A VERY REASONABLE PRICE The pizzaiolo is Napolitano and the cuchina is good at traditional and classic regional Italian dishes all of which are à la carte Willem & Régine

Thank Willem R
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the first restaurant we ate at in Florence, and we were a bit wary of choosing a "tourist trap" restaurant. We were quite pleased with the food and service and prices. By the end of our 2-week visit to Italy, we had tried...More

Thank lakwatchera11
Reviewed 1 week ago

The best thing about the restaurant for me was the location close to the train station. So, why not try? Hordes of people like to eat together here ---think it is a meeting place for groups, but I do not recommend it for 2-4 people,...More

Thank belgoamerican2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stumbled across this restaurant with a great choice in good, great service and friendly staff. The food was delicious and arrived quickly. Our 4 yr old was happy to see French fries on the menu which she devoured. Our pasta dishes and Salad were...More

Thank Claire S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went there for dinner with the family and kids our first night in Florence. Liked it and came back again today. Pizza, pasta, salad, beer, wine and soft drinks. All tasted great and they treated us as old friends. Uu

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Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Walked back from a gig at ippodromo expecting nothing open at midnight. Stumbled across this place. Great pizzas, house wine serviceable. Definitely recommend. Willy very accommodating waiter

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

I stopped here with my little boy one lunchtime for pizza and pasta (I had a beer too). Lovely food reasonable price and sat outside watching the world go by

Thank BrummyMolly
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Had pizza here one afternoon and really liked it the sauce was so flavourful and delicious, wish I could go back and have more. The service was great even though little English was spoken they tried to understand our request and do the best they...More

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Santa Maria Novella
Santa Maria Novella train station welcomes the
majority of the people arriving in Florence, which
might explain the hectic pace. Commuters and tourists
come across the constant hustle and bustle of the
station before exiting, taking a few steps and
stopping amazed in Piazza di Santa Maria Novella. It
is impossible not to admire the the square, housing
one of the most charming basilicas in Florence. The
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$47
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
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11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via della Scala, 41/43/R, 50123, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence>  > Santa Maria Novella
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Maria Novella
  • Phone Number: +39 055 219265
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