Top Restaurants in Florence
Restaurants Florence – What’s a vacation without excellent food, delicious cocktails or fine wine in a good restaurant? Such evenings create memories. WorldTop7 offers a selection of the best restaurants in Florence. And because we know how different tastes are we cover all of the different restaurant styles!
Whether a sushi restaurant in Florence, an American steakhouse, an Italian restaurant, a Thai eatery or exotic Cajun cuisine – the lovers of culinary delights come fully at their expense and find lots of insider tips. Our restaurant tips in Florence are by locals (which should know where it tastes best!), celebrities, globetrotter and business people. And if you’ve eaten in one of these restaurants in Florence where cuisine, service and atmosphere was unbeatable and you want to tell everybody – that’s what WorldTop7 stands for! Restaurants in Florence with the x-factor!
The demands in terms of restaurant style are naturally very varied and WorldTop7 is happy to assist. Whether it is a small, cozy bistro in Florence with delicious and authentic food for surprisingly little money or a completely styled Michelin-star restaurant in Florence where movie stars and models have diner – here you find everything from inexpensive to expensive, from grunge to classy, from traditional to macro kitchen!
But not only for your vacation, also for your business lunch or business dinner in Florence you can find exactly the right place to eat. Thus, business become pleasure in no time!
Style: Steak Fiorentina With The Locals
Charming, buzzing and authentic Florentine restaurant in the heart of Florence mixed with tourists, families and locals. Get the Bistecca Fiorentina with the house wine (2 liter bottle) you pay what you drink!
Address: Via dei Palchetti 6/r , 50123 Florence, Italy
Area: Florence Centre
Phone: +39 055 210 916
Price: Mains EUR 6.- to EUR 25.-
Style: Casual Pizza in Florence
The small and casual restaurant Il Pizzaiulo in the heart of Santa Croce is busy every night; the restaurant is featured in every guide but still a must not at least for great pizza and an outstanding “burrata”!
Bookings are essential; next door is the restaurant of celebrity chef-owner Fabio Picchi Trattoria Il Cibrero (+39 055 55 234 1100, Via de Macci 122r, www.cibreo.com) closed on Sunday & Monday!
Address: Via de’Macci, 113/r, 50122 Florence, Italy
Area: Santa Croce
Phone: +39 055 241 171
Price: Pizza starting at EUR 5.-
La Locanda Di Pietracupa
Style: Countryside Dining & Wine Tasting Experience
Wine tasting in the Chianti countryside; it’s about a 30 min car drive outside the city centre of Florence in a village called San Donato; if you had a glass to much please feel free to book one of the unpretentious rooms and get the feeling of the Italian “dolce vita”; closed on Tuesdays; a bit further away lies the real peaceful Chianti treasure villa Castello di Volpaia (www.volpaia.it, +39 0577 738066) around 55 km south of Florence.
Address: Strada Pietracupa, 31, 50028 Tavarnelle Val di Pesa, Oltrarno, Italy
Phone: +39 055 807 2400
Price: Entrée & main course EUR 40.-
Style: Hip Burger in Florence
If you’re ready to say basta to pasta then make a beeline to modern, hip and bustling Lungarno 23 for juicy organic burgers made from meat sourced directly from the café owner’s own farm.
Have a seat on the wonderful terrace overlooking the Arno; dedicated to the fine art of preparing Tuscan-style meat, the trattoria is run by the owners of Tenuta La Fratta, just outside Sinalunga – one of the last farms in Tuscany’s Val di Chiana; don’t forget a glass of one of the many reds on offer from the likes of Biondi-Santi, Frescobaldi, and Antinori; closed Monday.
Address: 23 Lungarno Torrigiani, 50125 Florence, Italy
Phone: +39 055 234 5957
Price: Mains starting at EUR 10.-
Osteria Cafe Italiano
Style: Authentic Tuscan Restaurant
Osteria Cafe Italiano is a institution in Florence and drawing Hollywood stars and ambassadors with its simple Tuscan food and by providing the best ambience, service and style; a place to reflect on the good things in life; please note the restaurant is closed on Mondays.
Address: Via dell’Isola delle Stinche, 50100 Florence, Italy
Area: Santa Croce
Phone: +39 055 289 368
Price: Mains starting at EUR 16.-
Ristorante La Giostra
Style: Italian With Friends
This lovely restaurant with its all year around Christmas lighting is popular with local artists and of course some tourists – go late so they have already eaten! Incredibly delicious food and great desserts like the Tiramisu! A meal to remember; the restaurant is difficult to find – there is no sign at the front door.
Address: Via Borgo Piniti 12/r , 50121 Florence, Italy
Area: Santa Croce
Phone: +39 055 241 341
Price: Mains starting at EUR 14.-
The Loggia At Villa San Michele
Style: Romantic Dinner in Fiesole
Most romantic dinner destination and hotel – perfect for a marriage proposal! So let’s book a trip and explore Italy but don’t miss out on this beautiful location (8km outside Florence in Fiesole); please note that the hotel is closed during the winter months November – March.