Were to eat in Florence

Where to eat in Florence: some tips

Very often we are asked for advice on where to eat typical Florentine cuisine in Florence. For this reason we have pesned to dedicate an article suggesting some places where you can eat in this wonderful city.

Here you will find some tips on restaurants, osterias and trattorias where to eat typical Florentine cuisine and much more!

Where to eat in Florence: trattorias

I’ Brindellone

For decades it has been one of the places where even Florentines love to eat. The place is small and simple and at lunch, during the week, there is the legendary fixed menu at 10 euros. At dinner and on weekends, on the other hand, you can find a la carte menus with traditional Florentine dishes, including steak. In addition, we can tell you that it is one of the few restaurants that still serves Florentine-style brains (how to get there).

Podere 39

If you wish not to give up good food but keep costs down, this place is for you! You can enjoy very tempting dishes such as homemade tagliolini with white rabbit sauce, taggiasche olives and pecorino cheese. The particoalrity is that some of the products come from the farm’s own farm and complement both meat and fish offerings. Our advice is to make a reservation as there are few place settings. (how to get there).

Trattoria Cibrèo-Cibreino

Trattoria Cibreino is one of those must-visit stops on a Florentine sojourn. A point in its favor, besides the extraordinary work done by the kitchen,is the low expense. The ambience is very simple and tables cannot be reserved: so we recommend arriving well in advance-especially in high season-to have a better chance of finding a seat. (How to get there).).

I Buongustai

Homely, cozy restaurant just a stone’s throw from Piazza della Signoria where you can eat low cost in Florence with simple traditional dishes.Also worth trying are the magnificent schiacciate and stuffed sandwiches. Be careful because it is only open for lunch except on Saturday evenings, when it is also open for dinner. (how to reach it).).

Where to eat in Florence: osterias


The setting is very typical and characteristic, convenient at lunch with the daily menu-each dish costs from 3 euros and up-and excellent in the evening with the menu that includes steak and other meat dishes. (how to get there).

Osteria Santo Spirito

In the wonderful setting of Piazza Santo Spirito, very popular in the evening. This Osteria offers not only traditional Florentine dishes but also good pizzas that you can taste. (how to reach it).

Osteria de’ Neri

Osteria de’ Neri was recently opened by the legendary Vinaio on Via de’ Neri right across the street from the Vinaino, next to their rotisserie. Although it hasn’t been open long there is always a long line that looks like the one to get into the Duomo! (how to get there).

Osteria dei Centopoveri

You can find traditional Tuscan delicacies with a contemporary twist and real Neapolitan pizza. The kitchen is full of flavorful and original offerings ranging from fresh homemade pasta to traditional Tuscan meat dishes. (how to get there).

Where to eat in Florence: restaurants

The Theater

Simple restaurant but at the same time complete considering that it offers a wide choice of pizzas, first and second courses, with excellent wines. Da sottolineare la bontà e la qualità delle pietanze ad iniziare dallaTo emphasize the goodness and quality of the dishes starting with the meat.Despite being located a short walk from the Basilica of St. Croci, the prices are honest. (how to reach it)).

Adagio Florence

The restaurant is a gem in the center of Florence, the location is beautiful and well-kept. Dishes are very plentiful with high quality dishes starting from cold cuts, cheeses to exceptional meat. (how to get there).

Brandolino Restaurant

Well-kept, cozy and comfortable restaurant. Excellent quality food, from typical Florentine appetizers to fine cuts of meat Considering the location, the price is average. (how to reach it)

Tuscan Culinary Club at Osvaldo’s

Excellent restaurant located in the center of Florence just a step away from the Basilica of Santa Croce. The environment is very cozy, typical Florentine. You will find proposals of all interest both in quality and service. A must is the handmade pasta! (how to reach it).

Where to eat in Florence: conclusion

The restaurants and trattorias we have listed in the article are obviously not all those in the city but they are definitely the ones to try at least once during your stay in Florence. Also if you want to know what to see in Florence you can read our article: what to see in Florence.