Il Desco

Via Camillo Benso Cavour, 27 50125 Florence Italy Map
Average price €25.00
9,1 /10
154 reviews
950 reviews

About the restaurant Il Desco

CUCINA BIO - Nel centro storico di Firenze, a due passi dal Duomo, il Ristorante Bistrot Il Desco della famiglia Bargiacchi offre una cucina di qualità e menù stagionali, realizzati sempre con prodotti freschi, coltivati nell'azienda agricola biologica di famiglia, il podere La Croce.

CIBI FRESCHI - Per un pasto leggero o un delizioso spuntino, il locale vi accoglie in un ambiente informale, dall’atmosfera intima e accogliente, dove ogni piatto è scelto e preparato con passione, dalla pasta fresca ai flan di verdure bio al gustosissimo Seitan lavorato a mano.

OTTIMI VINI - L’eccellenza è anche nell’accurata selezione dei vini, soprattutto toscani come il Brunello di Montalcino e il Chianti Classico, ma anche qualche etichetta certificata biologica.

Restaurant prices

Average à la carte price
€25.00
(average à la carte price based on a two-course meal excluding drinks)

Drink prices

  • €1.00
    Half bottle of mineral water
  • €2.00
    Bottle of mineral water
  • €3.50
    Glass of wine
  • €14.00
    En flaske vin
  • €50.00
    Bottle of champagne
  • €1.00
    Coffee
Prices and menu can change. Those prices don't take into account any promotion and are VAT included.

How to get to the restaurant Il Desco

Opening time

Pranzo: dal lunedi alla domenica dalle 12:00 alle 15:00
Cena: dal lunedi alla sabato dalle 19:30 alle 22:00 (eccetto la domenica)

Services

  • American Express , Credit Card , Diners Club Card , Mastercard , Visa
  • Air conditioned , Continuous service , English spoken , Handicap accessible , Pets allowed , Terrace , Wifi
Excellent
9,1 /10
Only clients who have dined at the restaurant, after booking on TheFork, can leave their opinion.
  • 10
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  • 9
    54
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    19
  • 7
    15
  • < 7
    4
Food
9,4
Service
9
Setting
8,6
Value for price
Correct
Noise level
Quiet
Waiting time
Fast
71/154 reviews
Thomas D.
(0 review)
Average Rating
9,5 /10
Food
10
Service
10
Setting
8
  • Meal date : 21 Jun 2017
The food is excellent, cooked with passion and adapted to the season, using only fresh ingredients.
You can feel the owner's passion and care for customers. Wines are also very good for the price, and from small producers.
Will go there again when I return to Florence
Christine W.
(0 review)
Average Rating
10 /10
Food
10
Service
10
Setting
10
  • Meal date : 20 Jun 2017
My meal at Il Desco was probably the best one I've had so far on my Italian holiday. I absolutely loved it. The food and service was perfect. I went there due to having good options for vegetarian and gluten free meals, but I would recommend this restaurant to anyone. Delicious !!
Mike M.
(0 review)
Average Rating
10 /10
Food
10
Service
10
Setting
10
  • Meal date : 20 Jun 2017
Lovely owners, small intimate setting in the bar area, air conditioned, lovely pleasant service and good food. Easy to find after the Academie.
Caitlin H.
(0 review)
Average Rating
10 /10
Food
10
Service
10
Setting
10
  • Meal date : 12 Jun 2017
Wonderful vegetarian options. The wine pairing with the food was excellent. Portions are generous so take that into consideration when ordering. The Tuscan lasanga was outstanding.
Paul W.
Explorer
(2 reviews)
Average Rating
9 /10
Food
10
Service
8
Setting
8
  • Meal date : 10 Jun 2017
Fantastic food freshly cooked a real find.
Jonathan H.
Explorer
(2 reviews)
Average Rating
7,5 /10
Food
6
Service
10
Setting
8
  • Meal date : 10 Jun 2017
Spinach flan was just a lump of creamed spinach.
Pork was the driest & most overcooked that I've ever had.
Lasagna was tasteless.
Service & wine were great.
Skip it.
Restaurant
I saw your review here and on TripAdvisor, both very negatives.
I'm sorry if you didn't like the meal, maybe something went wrong on that evening...usually the lasagna and pork fillet are very appreciated from our guests, we make them fresh every day with ingredients of the utmost quality.
I hope to welcome you again in our place and maybe next time we will be able to satify you more.
Best regards
Giulia - Il Desco Bistrot
Blair S.
(0 review)
Average Rating
9,5 /10
Food
10
Service
10
Setting
8
  • Meal date : 2 Jun 2017
An exceptional meal. The location is unassuming, but don't be fooled. The food was fresh, deliciously prepared and very satisfying. The service was beautiful. I say this because the server was not only pleasant, but passionate and knowledgeable about the food and the wines. We were not disappointed with our choices or the recommendations offered after a few questions. We sat outside. My wife and I both started with the asparagus crepe. Beautifully prepared. Gas ted sublime. Was light and not filling as a first s set us up perfectly for our secundi's.... I had the roast beef, my wife had the veal. Both were superb. Each shaved thin in a delicious sauce. At our waiters suggestion, we matched the meal with an organic Chianti Classico from the hills of Sienna. It was perfect. The cheesecake for desert was magnificent. Not too sweet yet very satisfying. €81 all in including wine. My favourite meal in Florence so far (we are on day 4). I highly recommend.
Kelly C.
(0 review)
Average Rating
10 /10
Food
10
Service
10
Setting
10
  • Meal date : 29 May 2017
We loved this place. A lot of the foos, including the olive oil, comes from the family's farm outside the city. The menu changes seasonally and while it isn't what a lot of Americans think of as true to the region, the food was very rrpresentativr, creative, fresh and delicious. There is also an excellent wine list with reasonably priced bottles and organic options. The staff was very knowledgeable, informative and spoke good English. The food definitely wowed us. We'd highly recommend and would return again.
massimo M.
(0 review)
Average Rating
8 /10
Food
8
Service
8
Setting
8
  • Meal date : 25 May 2017
Fine food, nice people, good location
jean M.
(0 review)
Average Rating
9 /10
Food
8
Service
10
Setting
10
  • Meal date : 13 May 2017
Good food, warm welcome, I highly recommend this restaurant
David K.
Explorer
(2 reviews)
Average Rating
7,5 /10
Food
8
Service
8
Setting
6
  • Meal date : 12 May 2017
It was nice to try something different and the service was good
We sat in a long corridor which was a little strange but not a problem
Tried local wine which was nice
Chairs were a little uncomfortable and could do with a cushion
Renee S.
(0 review)
Average Rating
10 /10
Food
10
Service
10
Setting
10
  • Meal date : 24 Apr 2017
Everything was expertly prepared with love. The waitress was friendly, knowledgeable, and patient with our special diet requests. Would definitely recommend to any diner regardless of preferred taste, but especially for vegetarians and those needing gluten free cuisine.
Carmen H.
(0 review)
Average Rating
7 /10
Food
8
Service
6
Setting
6
  • Meal date : 20 Apr 2017
Great spot if you have dietary restrictions- very accommodating in this sense. We enjoyed our waiter, however he was a bit overwhelmed with the amount of people he had. Busy and popular place with good and interesting food, and reasonable execution.
Clara V.
(0 review)
Average Rating
9,5 /10
Food
10
Service
10
Setting
8
  • Meal date : 18 Apr 2017
We had lunch at Il Desco which we found on TripAdvisor. The previous good reviews got our hopes up and Il Desco delivered! The food was fantastic, fresh, seasonal and generally of good quality. Service was friendly too and they speak good English. Even if we would try we couldn't fault our experience. Thanks to the staff for a memorable lunch experience.
Caitriona M.
Adventurer
(1 review)
Average Rating
10 /10
Food
10
Service
10
Setting
10
  • Meal date : 8 Apr 2017
Small, easygoing, pretty restaurant with the freshest, tastiest of ingredients and good quality, friendly service.
Loved the vibe of this place and will definitely be back.
Duclos O.
Adventurer
(1 review)
Average Rating
9,5 /10
Food
10
Service
10
Setting
8
  • Meal date : 8 Apr 2017
Very nice food, well cooked. Many flavour. Tasty and healthy. Must do in Firenze.
Georgios P.
Explorer
(2 reviews)
Average Rating
10 /10
Food
10
Service
10
Setting
10
  • Meal date : 31 Mar 2017
Light, tasteful typical italian food with marvelous beverages in a friendly enviroment!
Jeff W.
Adventurer
(1 review)
Average Rating
8,5 /10
Food
10
Service
6
Setting
8
  • Meal date : 27 Mar 2017
A great break from the traditional Italian foods. Do yourself a favor and get the tasting menu..it's the best bargain in Florence @ 40 euros and comes with generous pairings of great wines! I think we caught them between winter and spring menus so there was some awkwardness between the wait staff and the chef who is in the middle of the restaurant otherwise the score would be higher. It was definitely busy so make reservations! Many people got turned away on a Tuesday. The quality of the food they are able to produce with the limited equipment they have is astonishing.
Lucia T.
Adventurer
(1 review)
Average Rating
9,5 /10
Food
10
Service
10
Setting
8
  • Meal date : 17 Mar 2017
The restaurant never received my reservation but they fit us in!
Martin S.
Adventurer
(1 review)
Average Rating
9,5 /10
Food
10
Service
10
Setting
8
  • Meal date : 27 Jan 2017
Outstanding food and excellent service.
Will return again very soon!
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