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Ristorante I 4 Amici

#422 of 2,070 Restaurants in Florence
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Santa Maria Novella
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Via Degli Orti Oricellari 29/R, 50123, Florence, Italy
+39 055 215413
11:55 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
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Sun - Sat 11:55 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
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London, United Kingdom
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171 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went without a reservation (hence, not the better tables). Starter (crostini) was disappointing but main was excellent (fish/pasta). Serrvice was good. Plan for 50 Euro p.P. It's a good Italien but nothing outstanding.

Thank Doreen111-13
Ripon, United Kingdom
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80 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant, whilst perfectly adequate in many ways, does nothing to justify its relatively high prices. The food is fairly standard Tuscan cuisine, well prepared and served, but doesn't rise to the heights of similarly priced restaurants elsewhere in the city. The place is something of a tourist trap (service charge automatically included, for example) and lacks authenticity as a... More 

Thank Nicholas L
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Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Took my girlfriend here for dinner for her birthday - the staff were perfect, friendly and welcoming. For once he indulged me in my less than perfect Italian rather than answering in English, but the waiter helped in English when my Italian let me down! I explained it was my girlfriend's birthday, and they brought out a complimentary dessert with... More 

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Casaleggio Novara, Italy
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49 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

The place is modern and traditional as well as the food. We had two delucious starters: salmon and branzino they were both very tasty. After that onion soup and ortolana soup. Light and healthy. We saw fantastic fiorentina stakes and colorful pasta plates. We definitely recommend to go and try them when you are in Florence. Buon appetito

Thank Claudio P
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We got recommendations for this restaurant from our hotel and came back. Really tasty exquisite food. Will gladly come back next time. Price is reasonable. Good choice of vine. Locals come for family gatherings, which is a good sign. Almost every night full attendance.

Thank Natalia K
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264 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016

this restaurant serves a good italian kitchen, and has a great wine list; the presentation of the dishes is very well done and the ingredients are fresh and high quality; the staff is friendly and efficient; one side note; the restaurant is large and might be a little noisy;

Thank Michele M
Bhopal, India
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74 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

One of the best seafood restaurant in Florence. I would recommend to try Sea bass backed with rock salt. Ambient is quite with very good service.

Thank ShadabNaqvi
Wellington, New Zealand
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We stumbled across this restaurant after experiencing some rudeness at another. It was busy and we had no reservation but the maitre d (Guiseppe) found us some space. We loved it so much that our family of 7 decided to eat there every night we were in Florence: Incredible service, beautiful food (value-for-money) and great wine. On our last night... More 

Thank Emma B
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Visited here on last evening in Florence . Wasn't disappointed ordered the house red and white taster as good as some of the more expensive bottles we had orders this week. Both had steaks cooked to our liking and exceptional quality . We both finished with a sweet and liquor 73 euro service charge included. If you want a non... More 

Thank Anthony G
Florence, Italy
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 August 2016

The waiter Bebe and the waitress Lauren were so friendly and accommodating made us feel so comfortable and happy. We had the Seabass dinner and it truly was to die for it was just terrific. Will return tomorrow after our bus trip to Sienna. This was the best so far. Just to the left of the train and bus terminal... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$215
Seafood, Italian, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
11:55 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
11:55 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
11:55 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
11:55 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
11:55 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
11:55 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
11:55 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Degli Orti Oricellari 29/R, 50123, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence>  > Santa Maria Novella
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Maria Novella
  • Phone Number: +39 055 215413

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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 area has plenty of local spots to taste Tuscan specialties, but don’t stop in the main streets alone; the narrower side streets always ensure satisfaction. The huge Parco Delle Cascine provides a solution to the need for a green area as well as a historic welcome in the form of a bronze statue of King Vittorio Emanuele II riding a horse.
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