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Capitale della Cina

#744 of 2,087 Restaurants in Florence
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
San Lorenzo
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Largo Fratelli Alinari 12-13 | Angolo via Fiume, 50123, Florence, Italy
+39 055 219287
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Sydney, Australia
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504 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 215 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2017

My wife & I came here twice during our 3 night stay in Florence, as my wife loved their hot & sour soup, the restaurant was right next to our hotel and we haven't had Chinese food since we left Paris around 3 weeks earlier. It was a welcome break from pizzas and tapas over the past weeks, and the... More 

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Subang Jaya, Malaysia
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353 reviews
260 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

After a few days of Tuscan cuisine crave for some Chinese food. However, was slightly disappointed with this restaurant's food. Maybe it's because of our personal expectations and standards. Service was very efficient.

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Thank meaningremission
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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524 reviews
286 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 227 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017

For Italy, it was reasonable Chinese food. If you an read Chinese, you can order off the chinese menu, which seemed to have some dishes not in the Italian/English menu. We had stir fried beef, fried green leafy veg, tofu, pork ribs and a steamed fish. The steamed fish was quite fresh, and the other dishes were pretty standard, but... More 

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Shanghai, China
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Just very normal, we are Chinese and went to this place for a quick lunch. the food itself are normal and too oily (at least to me). service is okay, price is a bit high if you ask me. The location is very very good near the station. I think that's why it's "popular". well, if you don't expect too... More 

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Bengaluru, India
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Longing for some Asian vegetarian food after days of only Pasta and Pizza this was a gem.. Loved the food and service was good as well. We were even treated with some Chinese tea and some fruits after the dinner! Ended up getting there a second time for a take away in the 2 days we were around. Only mention... More 

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New York City, New York
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127 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

Happened upon this place on the way back to our rental apartment in Florence on Christmas Day this year. We decided to give it a try and were pleasantly surprised at how good it was. The clientele was mostly Asian, a good sign of authenticity. We have hot and sour soup, wonton soup, shrimp shu mai, fried pork dumplings, and... More 

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Thank Frank I
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Most authentic Chinese food ever tasted overseas. Definitely a good choice for Chinese people when travel in Florence. It does provide the same flavor you can enjoy in China. If you are a foreigner who want to try Chinese cuisine, it is highly recommended to try this one. I think this restaurant is underrated on TripAdvisor. 很好吃的中餐厅,TripAdvisor上的评分偏低了。一般出国的时候不太敢尝试中餐,会遇到奇奇怪怪的菜品和味道,但这家店确实让我惊艳,口味非常纯正,开在国内也算是很棒的餐厅了。

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Thank Matt W
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016

If you are staying anywhere near the Florence main train station, and looking for good Chinese food, this is the place to go. For almost a week that we stayed in Florence, we had our dinner here - as takeouts, except one day when we dined there. They had the takeouts ready in minutes and the condiments like hot oil,... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

We dinned here on the night we arrived in Florence. We wanted to try something else after a week of having Italian food.. The prices were very reasonable and food was delicious. We ordered two meat and one veg dish with steam rice, glass of beer and bottle of water only cost €32 with €3 table charge.

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London, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Came here two days in a row and I'm coming back again! The food tastes nice and they put spice just the way I like it. They also have takeaway options. The prices are reasonable prices. Next time I am in Florence I will come here again🙂

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 00:00
Monday
12:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Largo Fratelli Alinari 12-13 | Angolo via Fiume, 50123, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence>  > San Lorenzo
  • Neighbourhood: San Lorenzo
  • Phone Number: +39 055 219287

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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San Lorenzo
San Lorenzo’s lively merchants shout out from behind stalls with an array of products in one of the most traditional neighborhoods in Florence. Different ethnic groups join together in the large outdoor market of San Lorenzo and in the Central Market, a vast multi-floored building. Visitors are bound to fall in love with this area and in particular, with its variety of food, especially those focusing on Florentine dishes as well as international selections. Nobody leaves San Lorenzo without a shopping bag in hand or with an empty stomach.
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