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Trattoria Napoleone

#205 of 2,053 Restaurants in Florence
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Santo Spirito / San Frediano
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Oltrarno Piazza del Carmine 24, 50124, Florence, Italy
+39 055 281015
19:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Sat 19:00 - 01:00
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We made a reservation because the truffle menu sounded like fun for a change from the usual for us. The restaurant itself is very cute and the menu has many options. The meal began on a rough note as just about everything on the table was dirty---to the point that there was food dried and crusted onto the plates and... More 

Thank npstravels
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45 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice place and great menu! However we made a reservation for us at 10:30 and they made us wait half an hour to sit to eat...thought that was awful but other than that the wine and pasta was very good!

Thank Renata J
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80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Pity because: - The Place su very nice - The waiter was very Kind And Smart And careful. But: - The temperature too Hot - food non so impressive. We took tagliata And, not thinking that arrived cold, It was Not tasty... We are in toscana.. Meat should be top - so no good value for Money - And above... More 

Thank sillogi
Athens, Greece
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Love this restaurant, it has a great ambience, and delicious meals!! Don't skip bistecca fiorentina and the tiramisu!!

Thank emmi777
Winnipeg, Canada
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

We enjoyed a truly wonderful dinner here, on the night of the Festival of Lights. The attached piazza was alive with live music and dancing. My wife had a magnificent dish of Gnocchi in a Gorgonzola cream sauce topped with fresh truffles. I had the Ravioli in the Cinghale (Wild Boar) sauce which was delicious. A great local house wine... More 

Thank KDMass175
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65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

This restaurant was recommended by our hotel, The Grand Minerva. It was well tucked away but easy to find on the map and only 5 minutes walk from our hotel. We struggled with the Italian menu until we realised they had separate menus written in English but we had to ask for them!! We both had the veal in a... More 

Thank Gemini999
Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

My wife and I happened to walk past here and found it to be one of the most interesting and well run restaurants we have ever been to!! Very good warm lighting and atmosphere throughout. The staff were super efficient while charming, as only Italians can be, without being rude or abrupt. The food and wines are excellent in quality... More 

Thank Warren D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Wonderful warm service and great non-fussy food. We were given complementary soup and large bread basket. The whole atmosphere was inviting and relaxing

Thank kiri N
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Four of us, 3 french and 1 english used to best fine dining, looking for some traditional italian food. That was perfect. Our friends had dinner there by chance the night before and we went back.. Perfect second time. Delicious, good menu. wonderful dough.. ( and I love good dough..), place was packed, tables outside on the edge of the... More 

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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177 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Went here after a recommendation from a friend as they have a number of truffle dishes. I did get there about 8.30 on a Saturday and it was very busy but they got me a table on a lower floor. The first thing I noticed was all the tables are too close as they are trying to cram as many... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
19:00 - 01:00
19:00 - 01:00
19:00 - 01:00
19:00 - 01:00
19:00 - 01:00
19:00 - 01:00
19:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Oltrarno Piazza del Carmine 24, 50124, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence>  > Santo Spirito / San Frediano
  • Neighbourhood: Santo Spirito / San Frediano
  • Phone Number: +39 055 281015

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Santo Spirito / San Frediano
A warm evening with a cocktail in your hand and great company is the ideal way to experience Piazza Santo Spirito; the area is busiest at sunset for happy hour. Visitors cannot hide their astonishment sitting on the staircase under the Basilica of Santo Spirito, and they cannot help but stare at the architectural masterpieces like Bianca Cappello House, Fontana dello Sprone and San Frediano in Cestello and Santa Maria delle Carmine churches. Tourists and Florentines alike join up in the area between Santo Spirito and San Frediano, connecting the Tuscan soul to the international spirit permeating the city.
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