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Salamanca

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Address: Via Ghibellina 80r, Florence, Italy
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nice atmosphere and good cocktails

This is a very nice place, not far from Florence's city centre, very close to the Santa Croce Square and also Teatro Verdi. The music is fine, the tapas are great, the owner of... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 9 May 2011
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Sinaia, Romania
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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2013

We came across this Spanish/Mexican restaurant not far from Plaza Santa Cruce on a hot day in August. It was in the early afternoon and it was a cool oasis to relax for a while. The decor was authentic and a great change from some of the more modern cafes and restaurants and our host could not have been more... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2011

Truly awful food and Spanish stafff in denial about quality (or too scared of the owner)Stumbled into Salamanca before George Michael gig thinking only had time for a drink saw that they did tapas and thought that was a great solution for food being pressed for time and hlaf Spanish. All the dishes we ordered other than the cheese platter... More 

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Sinaia, Romania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2011

This is a very nice place, not far from Florence's city centre, very close to the Santa Croce Square and also Teatro Verdi. The music is fine, the tapas are great, the owner of the place is very attentive with his staff and clients. The staff is very friendly and the service is impeccable. The cocktails made by Christian are... More 

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Florence, Italy
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2011

we live in florence, and wanted a break from italian. spanish food sounded great. i just got back from the restaurant and i am literally nauseous. i feel like i drank an 8 oz glass of oil..... because i did. walked into the restaurant and watched waitresses avert their gazes for 5 min so as not to have to stop... More 

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Florence, Italy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2008

Salamanca is a great place if you are looking to arrange something with friends that is nice inside, good music, great food and you wont be pushed out the door the second you finish your food. Overall a very good place to go. Call ahead to make reservations and remember friday and saturday night , its PACKED, good luck getting... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2006

The ambiance was great, along with the food and service. Get there before 10:30 to avoid the crowded bar and loud music if you want to enjoy a nice evening dinner and of course order a karafe of Sangria! But if you are looking for a a place to meet people and dance a little, come after 10:30 and enjoy... More 

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Santa Croce
Stop and stare at the beauty and symmetry of the Basilica of Santa Croce any time day or night. Unraveling around it are a number of architectural and artistic masterpieces, from the Synagogue to the Central National Library. As a hub for young people, the area gets busy with people who want to have fun: a continuous flow of tourists and locals become animated by songs and dances.
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