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Il Santo Graal

) #442 of 2,088 Restaurants in Florence $$$$ Italian, Mediterranean,
Via Romana 70/R, 50125, Florence, Italy
+39 055 228 6533
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tasting menu” (10 reviews)
“six courses” (2 reviews)
“risotto” (8 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Via Romana 70/R, 50125, Florence, Italy
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Reviewed 3 January 2017

We stubbled upon this restaurant while adventuring in a non touristy area of Florence. We didn't have a reservation, but I would recommend booking one because we got there early (right at 7:00) and by the time we left the place was full. It's fairly...More

Thank Kelsey R
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

I visited this place with my girlfriend for dinner. It takes few minutes from Palazzo Pitti to get here and it seems to get in another palace...The restaurant is beautiful! The guys working here welcoming and service oriented. Unfortunately we had an aperitivo before the...More

Thank matteodusi
Reviewed 29 September 2016

My husband and I enjoyed our meal at Il Santo Graal. We had the prix-fixe menu which was only 50E for six courses. The beef tartare was very good and the risotto and pea-flour gnudi were excellent. The presentation for all dishes was beautiful and...More

1  Thank coco057toronto
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Beautiful location, great wine selection, modern elegant ambience. The food is not only delicious which is almost a given considering where you are, but very well presented with attention to the details and careful selection of the ingredients. MUST try if you are in Florence.

Thank Alesavia
Reviewed 13 September 2016

This restaurant used to be fantastic. It had very attentive service, and a wonderful, creative menu lead by Simone Cipriani. The new menu at first glance seems similar to the style of the Cipriani, but the new chef is unable to execute. The small offers...More

Thank FDL17
DirSantoGraal, Proprietario at Il Santo Graal, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2016

Dear Madam, We don't accept any kind of provocation about our previous Chef... Simone has been here for 4 years, 4 years of lovely collaboration, hard days and happy times. Gabriele Andreoni is here NOW. We find really inappropriate to compare Chefs with totally different...More

Reviewed 12 September 2016

I really hate giving poor reviews like this because I can see that the effort was there, but this meal made me very sad. Unfortunately, this was our worst meal in 10 days in Italy. We ate at cheap simple trattorias, and then at high...More

Thank Christina S
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

A beautiful red brick interior with modern lighting and spacious tables. The food was "deconstructed" which was a bit of a disappointment. The whole place was rather lacking. And expensive!

Thank Julia L
Reviewed 26 June 2016

We were looking for a unique dining experience in Firenze and found Santo Graal by some recommendations. It was refreshing to be in a non-traditional italian restaurant. The menu was creative and interesting. Service was very good. The restaurant has a great design however it...More

Thank fesoicher
Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

We had the tasting menu and have to say we've been to much better Michelin recommended restaurants. The broth for the first dish was very bitter and the fish stock did not work well. Other dishes seemed to be a menagerie of strange tastes. It...More

1  Thank DaysinGermany
DirSantoGraal, Proprietario at Il Santo Graal, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2016

Dear Sir. "When in Florence I'd recommend going to an authentic Italian place instead." cit. If you follow Michelin suggestion please don't use only the restaurant locator on the app, buy the guide book and read the comment. You suggest to "going to an Authentic...More

Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

There's no question that they take their food very seriously at Santo Graal. The atmosphere is rather solemn and presentation is meticulous. It's just that this set up an expectation which the food itself didn't meet - at least the night we were there. We...More

Thank DavidandStuart
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$33 - US$67
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:30
19:00 - 22:30
19:00 - 22:30
19:00 - 22:30
19:00 - 22:30
19:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Romana 70/R, 50125, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence
  • Phone Number: +39 055 228 6533
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Top-notch raw materials, memory and contemporary taste.
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