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Il Profeta

Borgo Ognissanti | 93 R, 50123 , Florence, Italy
+39 055 212265
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good16%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“tiramisu” (86 reviews)
“pasta” (139 reviews)
“wild boar” (16 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Borgo Ognissanti | 93 R, 50123 , Florence, Italy
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

If you are reading this stop researching and just make a reservation here. It is my favorite restaurant in Florence and maybe in the entire world. Incredible food and the best service I think I've ever had. We had bruschetta with the most delicious olive...More

Thank Natalie H
Reviewed 1 week ago

What can I say about this place! The food was so delicious - what you would expect from a traditional Italian restaurant. It seemed to be a local favorite with a family owned vibe. The menu was extensive. Our waiter was really great and it...More

Thank Cathy B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is outstanding! It was a hot day, but as soon as we entered, the owner turned on the second AC to make sure we were comfortable. The meal was amazing, and the best I had while in Italy for 11 days. My husband...More

Thank kkayo213i
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The owner, Claudio, was so charming and treated us like royalty. My husband ordered the John Travolta, and it was the best pasta we had while traveling around many cities in Italy. Claudio surprised our 13 year old with his wife's delicious chocolate dessert. It...More

1  Thank SuSu022001
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Host and hostess so obviously love their restaurant, their food - which is excellent, the chocolate dessert is to die for - and their customers. Everyone is made to feel like a long-lost friend. Highly recommended for at least one visit if you are in...More

1  Thank Tracy P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The proprietor, Claudio, greeted us cordially, checked to make sure we were comfortable in the air conditioning and then seated us at beautiful tables decorated in bright yellow tablecloths. It was immediately apparent that he took great pride in his establishment, as he explained to...More

Thank Kathleen O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great food. Some of the best we've had in Italy. Claudio, the owner is a hoot & makes the experience. Highly Recommended.

Thank Fredboy1946
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to Il Profeta based on a friends recommendation and the expereince was great. Claudio is a first class waiter and made it fun for the kids. However, he is also a great salesman so be careful. We got caught up in the atmosphere...More

Thank Experience_Life_15
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best meal in Italy!!!!!!!!! Everything that was presented from the moment we walked in, to the desert was beyond excellent. The main course we ordered the "John Travolta" pasta which after the pasta was gone we licked the plate clean. The tiramisu was amazing. Also...More

Thank Alexander P
Reviewed 16 June 2017

The pink sauce pasta is amazing!! It is expensive but totally worth it, this is the best pasta I've ever had! When he first brought out my plate I was disappointed by how little there was but it ended up being plenty because the sauce...More

Thank juju6990
Santa Maria Novella
Santa Maria Novella train station welcomes the
majority of the people arriving in Florence, which
might explain the hectic pace. Commuters and tourists
come across the constant hustle and bustle of the
station before exiting, taking a few steps and
stopping amazed in Piazza di Santa Maria Novella. It
is impossible not to admire the the square, housing
one of the most charming basilicas in Florence. The
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Always Open for lunch end dinner
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Borgo Ognissanti | 93 R, 50123 , Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence>  > Santa Maria Novella
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Maria Novella
  • Phone Number: +39 055 212265
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