Eating Out in Florence: Trattorie and Osterie
This isn’t the first time we have recommended restaurants in Florence in this blog. You can see our previous suggestions here. Today it is time to try something different, so let’s go and visit some of the city’s best trattorie and osterie.
Good, beautiful and cheap in the heart of Florence. Here are three recommmendations to enjoy the best local cuisine without having to ask where to eat in Florence. Simple ingredients, traditional preparation and love,lots of love. This is the secret of success for these three restaurants in Florence we are going to recommend. Welcoming and informal restaurants where you can try the best local dishes from the Florentine kitchen all washed down with a good Chianti.
TRATTORIA LE MOSSACCE“…in questo locale non si prenota il tavolo ma nessuno che si sia affacciato è mai rimasto con la fame”. Words from the owner, Marcello! Far from the tourist circuit, Le Mossacce has for over 50 years been keeping the traditional local cuisine alive with dishes like la ribollita, la trippa and bistecca alla fiorentina. The open kitchen allows you to discover the best kept secrets of the best florentine receipes or choose the cut of meat you want to eat. Where: Via del proconsolo 55r. Florence. Tel: +39 055 29 4361 (Be careful! We told you before the owner Marcello doesn’t accept reservations)
OSTERIA I BUONGUSTAI
A fantastic atmosphere! Small and homily with tiny tables and simple stools, this osteria will impress all those who want to enjoy the authentic atmosphere combined with simple but delicious dishes. Fast and effecient service means you won’t have to wait long getting a table if there aren’t any when you arrive…don’t leave, it is worth the wait! Bruschetta to start with followed by tagliolini al tartufo then tagliata for main course and to finish a glorious home made tiramisu… Are you convinced? Where: Via dei Cerchi 15r. Florence. Tel: +39 055 291 304 (No reservations)
OSTERIA VINI E VECCHI SAPORI
Menu?…What menu? At this restaurant the ingredients couldn’t be fresher. The menu is written up everyday based on the freshest and most exquisite produce found in the market that day. There aren’t many tables meaning you will have to sit wherever there is a sapce and next to …whoever. This osteria in Florence is ideal for making new friends over a simple homemade meal made just like Mamma does. Soup, pasta, desserts…all delicious with a graet price-quality ratio. Where: Via dei Magazzini 3r. Tel: +39 055 291 304
Want to know more about traditional Florentine dishes? Are you brave enough to make your own in one of our apartments in Florence? This link will give you all the inspiration you need to show off your skills inn the kitchen like a true mamma fiorentina