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Bitter Bar

Via di Mezzo, 28 R, 50100, Florence, Italy
+39 340 549 9258
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Speakeasy Craft Cocktails

This is the place to meet for a first date. Under dim lights and after your first delicious... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
mrmgorham
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San Francisco, California
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Outstanding!

I have never in my life been to such an extraordinary and one of a kind place. Amazing, cocktails... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Brooks H
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A relaxing atmosphere, good jazz, and cocktails. The Bitter Bar opens in the centre of Florence, in the Sant'Ambrogio neighbourhood. The only bar inspired by the 1920s, it will give you a cocktail experience that you'll have a hard time forgetting.This venue's underlying philosophy is to take a gourmet approach to preparing cocktails, with simple, fresh ingredients that are never bland. At the Bitter Bar, the bartender plays with unusual ingredients, creating drinks that evoke both past and future, in the mixing techniques, ingredients and recipes: infusions, smoked preparations and aging in barrels, for a taste full of suggestions. The experienced owner and bartender Cristian Guitti knows his job cand aims at tickling the palates of prospective customers so that their five senses can reach a real state of pleasure. Because the Bitter Bar cocktails are about taste and aesthetics, everything needed for a pleasant evening, to repeat over and over. And over again...
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Via di Mezzo, 28 R, 50100, Florence, Italy
Santa Croce
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the place to meet for a first date. Under dim lights and after your first delicious libation, everyone looks great. The vibe is like a Santa Monica cafe in 1989. Slouchy sofas, leather bar stools, diamond tufted walls. The front door is always...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have never in my life been to such an extraordinary and one of a kind place. Amazing, cocktails are pieces of art and are delicious. It’s a must see!

Thank Brooks H
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First of all, you need to ring the bell and wait to be let in! A few people clearly didn’t spot that. A wide range of cocktails, very well made and without the usual suspects. Personally I loved the Green Card. Nice, friendly atmosphere. Probably...More

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Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

Visited here with my boyfriend and mum. We loved the ambience, jazz music and decor. Was quite quiet when we went at 1030 so maybe it's more of late night place. I had the Johnny Panazella cocktail which is based on a Tuscan salad. One...More

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Reviewed 23 March 2018

A great bar to have a drink in Florence! Jazz music,cozy atmosphere and signature cocktails, you will definitely enjoy! Also the staff is really helpful and you can ask for their suggestions.

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Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Wow what an amazing cocktail bar and atmosphere! One of the best places I have visited in Florence! Great gin cocktails, try the gonogin!

Thank Craig M
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Cristian J, Proprietario at Bitter Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2017

Dear Craig, thank you for sharing your Cocktail Experience!

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Reviewed 12 November 2017

This is a place in my neighborhood, and I visit them weekly. Very cozy atmosphere, excellent music and the cocktails are a master piece. Big recommendation

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Cristian J, Proprietario at Bitter Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2017

Dear Guest, thank you for sharing your Cocktail Experience!

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Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

This place was a stone's throw from our hotel and we were lucky enough to stop by on a quiet night. Ambiance is really cool and the cocktails were wonderfully executed. Definitely recommend.

Thank NashTO
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Cristian J, Proprietario at Bitter Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2017

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Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Unique place to enjoy amazing cocktails! The bar tender was very knowledgeable and the staff were friendly and welcoming.

Thank PhilGerow
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Cristian J, Proprietario at Bitter Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2017

Dear Guest, thank you for sharing your Cocktail Experience!

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Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Make yourself a favor and come visit Bitter Bar. From the moment we stepped in, I knew it will be an amazing experience. This place has a character: jazz that transfers you back to 20s, every detail and piece of furniture is thought through. But...More

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Cristian J, Proprietario at Bitter Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2017

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the area gets busy with people who want to have fun: a
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