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Il Basilico, Florence
Il Basilico, Florence
Il Basilico, Florence

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Via Nazionale, 124 Rosso, 50123 FlorenceSee map

Average price €15

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  • Monika D.
    Monika D.

    February 26, 20231 review


    Amazing place and the food is spectacular .I’ll definitely be back . Price is also very reasonable for the amount food we ordered . The most amazing pasta

  • Marta U.
    Marta U.

    February 19, 20235 reviews


    Ristorante semplice,accogliente e cordiale,cibo buono

  • Sophie B.
    Sophie B.

    February 10, 20231 review


    Not what I expected. I loved the soup, but was disappointed by the risotto. I can make it much better at home... No one ever asked me if I wanted bread and never gave me bread, when the soup was clearly indicated "WITH BREAD" on the menu. Not the right way to manage customers.....

  • Nick W.
    Nick W.

    February 8, 20231 review


    Great service, great food and lots of it! Didn’t have to wait long for it to arrive but we also weren’t rushed out of the door when we’d finished. Nice, relaxed atmosphere. Would definitely go again next time we’re in the neighbourhood.

  • Alba d.
    Alba d.

    January 13, 20237 reviews


    Calidad excepcional, todo estaba muy bueno y recién hecho. Podías ver cómo se iba cocinando y el trato del producto es perfecto. Recomiendo especialmente el rissoto de salchicha y alcachofa. Camareros muy atentos.

  • Dean P.
    Dean P.

    December 31, 20221 review


    We loved this rustic, restaurant. It had a great atmosphere and the staff were very helpful and attentive as this was our first night in Italy and we weren’t familiar with any local customs, etc. The food was simple but every element was delicious. We didn’t overload ourselves with all of Antipasti, Primi, Secondi and Dessert, only choosing three and it worked perfectly for us. I drank the house red wine and it was wonderful. I definitely recommend Il Basilico.

  • Thais Bernardi T.
    Thais Bernardi T.

    November 12, 20222 reviews


    The fried polenta was amazing, same as the other plates. The staff is very friendly and fast, and the atmosphere is very pleasing. You can see the kitchen and the meal being prepared, which is interesting.


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  • Pauleen A.
    Pauleen A.

    October 15, 20221 review


    Fantastic Florence/Tuscan food. Fabulous pizza marinara, risotto and sausage bean stew. Everything perfect. Service was very good and relaxed. Would highly recommend eating here as much better food, experience, portions and price. Excellent value for money. It is off the main streets and piazzas but well worth going here!

  • Nico S.
    Nico S.

    September 25, 20222 reviews


    We had a nice evening. The food was excellent and the staff really nice. We had a tomato soup and pizza. The tomato soup was amazing and the pizza perfect. We would have loved to eat dessert but couldn't eat anymore. The drinks were also good. The quality offered for that price is unbeatable.

  • Nils B.
    Nils B.

    September 25, 20222 reviews


    Staff really helpful and patient. Sausage and artichoke risotto was superb. Orange peel and prawn risotto very good, as was the canelloni and wild boar. Very reasonably priced too. Good wine.

  • Claudio P.
    Claudio P.

    September 19, 20226 reviews



  • Jeff D.
    Jeff D.

    September 19, 20221 review


    Service unbelievable. Main gentleman seemed to be running all evening. Every table filled. Noisy due to street but this seems to he the norm here in Firenze. Had the Bistecca Florentine. Definitely underseasoned. But with the olive oil on the table and salt and pepper it was very good.

  • Joseph G.
    Joseph G.

    July 10, 20222 reviews


    The food was great, not the best I’ve ever had but definitely delightful, the servers and atmosphere, music, etc was amazing! I would recommend trying it out if you are in the area.

  • Chaewon L.
    Chaewon L.

    June 26, 20222 reviews


    It was great.

  • JAMES T.
    JAMES T.

    June 4, 20222 reviews


    I reserved a table for 4 with high expectations based on the reviews I read. When we arrived I was a bit taken aback. The restaurant is quite small and unprepossessing. We were seated inside and started with prosecco and house red wine and were immediately impressed with the quality. Both were excellent. Starters of bruschetta and coccoli, little balls of fried dough served with crudo and strachino, were terrific. Entrees of risotto, papardelle with duck sauce, gnocci, and wild boar ragu were all excellent. Risotto and gnocci are both something of wildcards but here the rice was perfectly al dente and the gnocci were tender, pillowy morsels of potatoey delight napped with a tasty, fresh pesto. My wife had the duck and it was stellar. I had the cinghale (wild boar) served with grilled polenta and wished again that boar was served at restaurants near my home in the Pacific Northwest. Service was excellent. Great food, good wine, wonderful service in a setting that promises less.

  • Karen K.
    Karen K.

    May 28, 202213 reviews


    The prices were good. The food was pretty good. Service was a little slow but it was a busy night.

  • Terence D.
    Terence D.

    May 19, 20221 review


    Friendly and helpful staff, excellent food. Well worth a visit. We split a pizza with an excellent salad and spinach. An excellent lunch. The waiter was friendly and charming. A very positive experience, I would go back next time I'm in Florence.

  • C. V.
    C. V.

    May 15, 20222 reviews


    Great quality of the products! Fresh and nice presention of the dishes!

  • Alfonso D.
    Alfonso D.

    May 7, 20221 review


    Servizio eccellente e ottima cucina! Da provare!!!

  • Peter R.
    Peter R.

    April 30, 202221 reviews


    Went here for traditional Italian food and weren’t disappointed! The wild boar and toasted polenta was amazing. They have a very unique and tasty first course that is burrata cheese with pear and orange, drizzled with honey- excellent and refreshing!

  • Marcia H.
    Marcia H.

    April 28, 20224 reviews


    We had a nice dinner. We chose it because it was highlighted on the Fork website and it was not far from our hotelThe food was very good. We sat outside, which is our preference anywhere these days because the weather is so nice and Covid, of course. The staff was great. We had a light tasty meal with wine.

  • Ariane N.
    Ariane N.

    April 11, 20226 reviews


    Très bonne cuisine florentine et beau décor

  • Neil M.

    April 9, 20225 reviews


    A good basic restaurant that was popular with the locals and represented very good value for money. Menu also offered a few more international options such as chicken and chips if you prefer to avoid Tuscan dishes every meal.

  • Emanuela R.
    Emanuela R.

    April 9, 202233 reviews


    Locale tranquillo Personale cordiale Cibo buono e con più scelte

  • Daryl W.

    April 2, 20225 reviews


    Excellent food and great atmosphere. A relaxed vibe overall, with attentive service. Would certainly visit again when in Florence.

  • Samanta M.
    Samanta M.

    March 19, 20229 reviews


    Ambiente e cibo ottimo


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  • Laura C.

    February 20, 20221 review


    Excellent food, big portions and really good service!


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  • Julie C.

    December 30, 20214 reviews


    The staff were very friendly and the welcome was great. Food is prepared fresh in view of customers. Portions are VERY generous, bit too big and I hate to send back a plate unfinished but the canelloni were very dense with a lot of sauce and it was just too heavy to finish. House wine was good quality and it was good value overall.

  • Ross Z.
    Ross Z.

    December 22, 20213 reviews


    Great food and friendly service at a very reasonable price.

  • Cecilia P.

    December 10, 202110 reviews


    Fiorentina e cortesia. Locale semplice ed accogliente. Il cameriere che ci ha servite è stato gentile, ma non invadente. Abbiamo preso la Fiorentina con patate al forno, superba!

  • Mauro r.

    December 6, 20211 review


    Cucina tipica toscana molto buona,porzioni generose e personale presente e molto preparato ci tornerò. Consigliato

  • Polina C.
    Polina C.

    December 5, 20212 reviews


    Un'ottima scoperta, da ritornarci assolutamente. Servizio top????

  • Jerome G.

    November 1, 20212 reviews


    The restaurant is very nice

  • Tina B.
    Tina B.

    October 29, 20211 review


    The food was fantastic and the service was excellent. We had a lively time. Would recommend to anyone!!

  • Rebecca T.
    Rebecca T.

    October 8, 202120 reviews


    The food was not worth it at all. My steak was expensive but not even eatable and the seafood risotto was not good either

  • Francisco Jose C.

    October 2, 20215 reviews


    Very Good food , outside stay lot of cats buses went through … price Little over for location , near main station old down

  • Marco S.
    Marco S.

    September 25, 20214 reviews


    Buon ristorante

  • Domiziana B.
    Domiziana B.

    September 22, 202158 reviews


    Ottima scoperta. Centralissimo, personale gentile e disponibile. Primi e dolci ottimi. Torneremo.


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  • Ambra s.
    Ambra s.

    September 20, 202143 reviews


    Cena perfetta!


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  • Alessandra S.
    Alessandra S.

    September 18, 202164 reviews


    Tutto buonissimo


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