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Concierge.com's insider take:
Zoe is a modern bar-caffè with a big following on a quiet piazza in the Oltrarno, just along from Negroni. There's a simple menu at lunch with interesting sandwiches (such as smoky, prosciutto-like speck and cheese) plus pasta, salads, and carpaccio. At "cocktail hour" (actually from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.), a lively crowd fills the place and spills out onto the piazza, where there are tables for dining and hanging out. In the late evenings, Zoe is packed with young Florentines talking loudly over ethno-ambient music. It also draws in plenty of foreign students, who are attracted more by the free Wi-Fi than by the regular contemporary art and photography exhibitions.