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La Cocotte

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Via Nazionale 112/R | Via Gioberti 91/r, 50123, Florence, Italy
+39 055 283114
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08:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Thu 08:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 08:00 - 01:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This place has been a blessing. Imagine a Starbucks without the "globalization factor": the architecture is unique; the dishes (at lunch and dinner it becomes a restaurant) are made with 100% high quality italian food (not the typical place for tourists, in fact i'm from Rome and i appreciated it); you can just sit and chill with wifi and excellent... More 

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Thank Ale C
Terre Haute, Indiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The La Cocotte looks pretty "rough" on the outside but it is definitely worth a visit if you are around the Piazza Indipendenza. Had some excellent Tuscan soups and risotto and caprese salad and lasagna. Homemade sweets are excellent also. Definitely worth the visit

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Ramat Gan, Israel
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Visited this cafe on two consecutive mornings earlier this month without checking it out on first TripAdvisor (it's obviously frequented by many tourists). And I didn't regret it for even a second: the vanilla-filled croissants were marvelous and so was the English breakfast: simple and and tasty. To top it all the young waitress who served us on both visits... More 

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Thank Gametogenesis
Adlington, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Welcoming, relaxed atmosphere, friendly staff who can advise and recommend if you wish to try local food. Excellent meals, beautifully presented - interesting display of cakes makes it hard to resist!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Honestly the best cafe in Florence - Staff were amazing and made us lasagna on request after food was no longer being served..Delicious food! Cannot recommend this cafe enough!

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LaCocotteFirenze, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at La Cocotte, responded to this review
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Grazie Laura per la recensione. A presto Emanuela More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

I have been to this restaurant 5 times already, the atmosphere is nice and the deserts are super delicious, tiramisù and coconut cheesecake is highly recommended! Отличное кафе- ресторан/ десерты очень вкусные. Особенно понравились фисташковый и кокосовый чизкейки

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Thank Anna S
LaCocotteFirenze, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at La Cocotte, responded to this review
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Grazie Anna per la recensione. Un grazie anche dai nostri pasticceri che ogni giorno preparano tutti i nostri buonissimi 😋... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped by for a quick lunch today. The food was fine but the staff were quite unfriendly. I got the impression that the waiter did not speak much English, which wasn't a problem as I always like to try and be polite and use the local language. Despite speaking a few phrases in Italian, the waiter still seemed quite abrupt.... More 

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Thank Kerso101
LaCocotteFirenze, Proprietario at La Cocotte, responded to this review

Dear customer We apologize by all our staff for the incident . Riccardo , Gaia , Angela , Rossella , Niccoló , Anna , Massimo , Cristina , Constance , Elisa , Alberto, Federico , Federico II, Ripon , Domenico, Ana and Alessandra are available if wanted to come back to us . La Cocotte take action on. Courtesy, product... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Design is lovely you have to try their cheese cake coffee is acceptable for breakfast...i try pistachio cheese cake i like it.. 👍

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Thank Aziz O
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

When you going inside everything is exactly opposite from outside, dishes of quality and staff is friendly...very nice burgers, fresh meat and nice salumi...I would recommend this restaurant 👍

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

It was rather weird that we could not get a decent espresso in all the cafes we tried. Maybe we waited too much from Florence. Nevertheless, this one is really good and has also good snacks. Not cheap but OK.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$16
Cuisine
Italian, Bar, Cafe, Mediterranean, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 00:00
Monday
08:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 00:00
Thursday
08:00 - 00:00
Friday
08:00 - 01:00
Saturday
08:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Nazionale 112/R | Via Gioberti 91/r, 50123, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence>  > San Lorenzo
  • Neighbourhood: San Lorenzo
  • Phone Number: +39 055 283114
Description
Italian and English breakfast hamburger and steack, bio soup, salad,italian pasta tea-room and take away. Menù Gluten Free

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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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