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Borgo San Jacopo

Borgo San Jacopo 62/r, 50125, Florence, Italy
+39 055 281661
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good21%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“tasting menu” (29 reviews)
“caviar” (7 reviews)
Open Now
19:30 - 22:30All hours
CUISINES
Italian, European, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Borgo San Jacopo 62/r, 50125, Florence, Italy
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1 - 10 of 207 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Some of the dishes were outstanding and spot-on. Others, complete failure. What stands out is the focaccia bread - wow; the Papa al Pomodoro dish was exquisite; the dessert was alright, but the gold pop-rocks - well, there's something there in that one! It's a...More

Thank Natalya M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great meal at Borgo San Jacopo! They have tasting menus and a la carte - we went with a la carte as we liked the choices more. Definitely get the risotto! Service was great and nice wine list. Only negative was we...More

Thank Jackie F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to this restaurant on a recommendation, and learned too late that it was overpriced with little selection. The menu offered just three full-course selections for 120 Euro each, but as we observed, the portions were tiny. Not surprisingly the wine, while good, was...More

Thank TomatoNiceville
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Every time I’m in Florence this is the Restaurant that I look forward to dining at. Incredible dishes created by the Star Michelin chef accompanied by the best of Italian wine picked by the sommelier followed by the most creative and decadent desserts all in...More

2  Thank Hatem E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful location. Lovely staff. But not good enough to make up for an uneven overpriced meal. There were bright spots but almost half the dishes were less than mediocre and even the gnocchi were bad. The chef is creative but not that tasty. There was...More

1  Thank rick e
Reviewed 18 August 2017

The service at San Jacopo was the best we received at more than ten fine dining restaurants in Italy (including five Michelin starred restaurants). Flawless service, attentive and unobtrusive, formal and not fussy! Congrats to the staff and management. This is the first time we...More

1  Thank TheHawk
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

While researching out trip, we had not concentrated much on restaurants and had not heard of Borgo San Jacopo. Our hotel was nearby, and after a very long day in the countryside called to see if they could seat us. We were shocked when we...More

1  Thank andiev44
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

The majority of the reviews for this restaurant are 5 star and fully justified. I would Ignore the few negatives, sadly some feel they are professional critics and are never happier than submitting negative reviews. To have a truly great experience you need exceptional food,...More

1  Thank Howard D
Claudia_Rosati, Restaurant Manager at Borgo San Jacopo, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Howard, Thank you ever so much for taking the time to write this wonderful review. You words, from the first to the last, are filing us with joy. After sharing them with the staff we got even more motivated to work on making possible...More

Reviewed 16 August 2017

Situated just across the river Arno, this 1 star Michelin restaurant combines interesting food choices with the possibility of having different degustation menus on the same table even for a couple dining together. This allows a more widespread experience than other similar concept restaurants. Service...More

Thank NGrech
Claudia_Rosati, Restaurant Manager at Borgo San Jacopo, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Guest, Let me thank you for your wonderful words in regards of your esxperience at Borgo San Jacopo. I’m delighted to read that you have noticed our will of creating different experience for all our guests, giving everyone the option of choosing accordingly to...More

Reviewed 14 August 2017

We chose this restaurant for the lovely views of the River which was superb. The service and staff were great however the quality of food left a lot to be desired and not up to the required standard. The desserts from two of the tasting...More

Thank Hiteshkumar P
Claudia_Rosati, Restaurant Manager at Borgo San Jacopo, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share with us your personal comments on your recent visit to Borgo San Jacopo. I was disappointed to read that some of the dishes that are part of our tasting menues, were not up to your...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$36 - US$143
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
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Open Hours
Sunday
19:30 - 22:30
Monday
19:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
19:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
19:30 - 22:30
Thursday
19:30 - 22:30
Friday
19:30 - 22:30
Saturday
19:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Borgo San Jacopo 62/r, 50125, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence
  • Phone Number: +39 055 281661
  • E-mail
Description
Live Italian gourmet excellence at Michelin starred restaurant Borgo San Jacopo. Perching over the Arno, our fine dining restaurant offers a unique vantage point of Ponte Vecchio. Fall in love with the view as you sample the finest Italian dishes enhanced with innovative twists, designed by starred chef Peter Brunel. Savour the freshness and utter quality of the produce and ingredients hand-selected by the chef himself before being skilfully prepared and presented in inventive dishes. And make sure to indulge in a prestigious vintage from our selection of the best 900 labels in the cellar.
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