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Great, Relaxed Italian

Il Gatto & La Volpe ("the cat and the fox" in English) is perfectly located right between all the top attractions in Florence (yet tucked away a bit on a side street), and word of mouth has brought it the much deserved fame it has acquired with American tourists and students over the years. However, this is certainly not a tourist restaurant. Red and white checkerboard tablecloth sets up the vibe of a relaxed neighborhood hangout, while the service manages to keep enthusiasm at maximum levels throughout the day no matter who comes in. They serve up the staples here; nothing is too fussy and everything is delicious, especially the pizza and risotto. What's more? The prices are below average and if you get on especially well with your server, you can probably expect a discount or a free shot of limoncello at the end of your meal. This is no suggestion, you must eat here while in Florence.

Open in Google Maps: Via Ghibellina, 151/r, 50122

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