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Monday, August 31, 2015

{ FOOD REVIEW: ALAS LE DELIZIE GRECHE RESTAURANT }


Who would've thought there's a nice, authentic Greek restaurant right at the heart of Florence?

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Back in 2013, we were walking at the back streets of Florence, around the San Marco area.
and was actually looking for the main Piazza San Marco and the Basilica della Santissima Annunziata.
but we got out of the way into Via Cavour, a sort of off-beaten path for tourists
and was lucky to have stumbled into this Greek restaurant.

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It is a family run business that had just recently opened. [that was back in 2013]
I could still smell hints of fresh paint on the walls.
The interior was inviting and comforting.
I love the subdued, pastel like decor and
was immediately attracted at the food display and the overall ambiance.

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I was hoping to have a slice of Pita for take-away and that's it.
A bad habit of "walking while eating", so I don't waste time. ^0^
But since only a few seats were occupied at that time, we ate there instead.

I'm no expert when it comes to Greek food and the local names are all alien to me. ^-^
But the nice lady was kind enough to explain the kind of cheese the Pita was wrapped in
and also the food and pastry trays that were displayed.

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I would love to eat more but we had a heavy breakfast that morning...

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It was delectably fresh, warm and very light.
Not the kind of food that's too heavy on the stomach and had too much grease on it.

tyropita special pomodoro, feta cheese and peppe
[ special pomodoro, feta cheese and peppeoni ]

The service was excellent, definitely a service with a smile. ^0^
[You don't get much of that these days... ]
I can't remember how much the bill was,
but I can assure you that it was very affordable and not overpriced.

Just as we were about to leave, the nice lady served us complimentary sweet treats. ^-^

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I would recommend this restaurant in a heartbeat and the place is worth a visit the next time you're in Florence.


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ALAS LE DELIZIE GRECHE RESTAURANT
Via Camillo Benso Cavour 32, Florence Italy
* Neighborhood around San Marco *




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