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Mama's Bakery

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Via della Chiesa 34r, 50125, Florence, Italy
+39 055 219214
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08:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 17:00
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 15:00
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Belgium
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

A really nice and cozy place to lunch or take a coffee break. There are fresh made bagels and sweets. They are very friendly.

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Thank Eefjemerlo
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

The workers grab the bagels and food in general with bare hands after taking money from the customers, no gloves or soap are used... They are also rude and not really caring about the customer waiting for 10 min to make an order. The waitress told me that there are only onion bagels left, however, after I asked to double... More 

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Thank VixVix94
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Myself and a friend were walking about town extremely hungry and stumbled across this little cafe. I'm glad we did, staff were lovely and the food was delicious that we came back a second time before our flight. The staff spoke great English and it was comforting knowing your order was going to be right. Thanks guys! I'll be back... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

To my surprise they did not have very many bread options for being a "bakery." Only bagels, baguettes, and white sandwich bread for this girl. I ordered a chicken salad sandwich on a sesame bagel and received a grilled chicken sandwich; no worries it was still great but not what I ordered. The bagel was perfectly toasted, crunchy on the... More 

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Thank Lauren M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

I frequent this small bakery often during my stays in Florence. The bagels are fresh and the blueberry cream cheese is amazing. I have also had the salads. American coffee is fresh and available to go. The main room is often filled with college students working online. The wifi is pretty strong. If you are Oltrarno, near Santo Spirito, you... More 

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Thank Robyn C
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016

It's pricey !!! The place isn't very welcoming. One good thing for this place is you can refill your coffee. But I think it's way way pricey for the dimensions of their pastries and pies .

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Thank keijeiz
Mancos, Colorado, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2016

Great food, great ambiance. Had a chicken salad and wonderful baguette. Then American coffee with yummy cookies and cupcakes. Wish I had found it sooner. Also serves bagels and other breakfast. Less than 5 minutes from Santo Spirito.

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Thank Kathe B
Florence, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2016

Whether to-go or to eat at the bakery, the bagels and cupcakes (and american coffee) are a great alternative - especially for foreigners looking for a piece of home. Not exactly cheap, but nothing really is in Florence.

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1 Thank KatrinaDo
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2016 via mobile

Love this place mainly because it has bagels!! The owner is nice, speaks very well English and makes you feel at home. Coffee and tea are great. I haven't tried the sweets yet, but will next time, they look unbelievable!! Free wifi and a few rooms to find a perfect table or chair to settle in and enjoy yourself and... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016

We spend a great deal of time in Italy; with extended stays in Florence and Benevento province. So, once in a while, we really miss "American" comfort foods. We came here one morning and had a muffin, a bagel and the "American" coffee. The muffin was fine, but the bagel was really just bagel shaped; more like a roll. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 15:00
Monday
08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 17:00
Thursday
08:00 - 17:00
Friday
08:00 - 17:00
Saturday
09:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via della Chiesa 34r, 50125, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence>  > Santo Spirito / San Frediano
  • Neighbourhood: Santo Spirito / San Frediano
  • Phone Number: +39 055 219214

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Santo Spirito / San Frediano
A warm evening with a cocktail in your hand and great company is the ideal way to experience Piazza Santo Spirito; the area is busiest at sunset for happy hour. Visitors cannot hide their astonishment sitting on the staircase under the Basilica of Santo Spirito, and they cannot help but stare at the architectural masterpieces like Bianca Cappello House, Fontana dello Sprone and San Frediano in Cestello and Santa Maria delle Carmine churches. Tourists and Florentines alike join up in the area between Santo Spirito and San Frediano, connecting the Tuscan soul to the international spirit permeating the city.
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