Restaurants

Top Choice Osteria in Duomo & Piazza della Signoria

Osteria Il Buongustai

Run with breathtaking speed and grace by Laura and Lucia, this place is unmissable. Lunchtimes heave with locals who work nearby and savvy students who flock here to fill up on tasty Tuscan home cooking at a snip of…
Top Choice Bistro in Duomo & Piazza della Signoria

Irene

Named after the accomplished Italian grandmother of Sir Rocco Forte of the eponymous luxury hotel group, Irene (part of neighbouring Hotel Savoy) is a dazzling contemporary bistro with a pavement terrace (heated in …
Sandwiches in Duomo & Piazza della Signoria

'Ino

Artisan ingredients sourced locally and mixed creatively by passionate gourmet Alessandro Frassica are the secret behind this sandwich bar near the Uffizi. Create your own panino combo; pick from dozens of house spe…
Trattoria in Duomo & Piazza della Signoria

Trattoria Le Mossacce

Strung with legs of ham and garlic garlands, this old-world trattoria lives up to its vintage promise of a warm benvenuto (welcome) and fabulous home cooking every Tuscan nonna would approve of. A family address, it…
Gelato in Duomo & Piazza della Signoria

Grom

Rain, hail or shine, queues run halfway down the street at this sweet address that makes some of the best gelato in the city. Many of the ingredients are organic. Also serves tasty hot chocolates in winter months, a…
Italian in Duomo & Piazza della Signoria

Obicà

Given its exclusive location in Palazzo Tornabuoni, this designer address is naturally uber-trendy – even the table mats are upcycled from organic products. Taste 10 different types of mozzarella cheese in the cathe…
Fast Food in Duomo & Piazza della Signoria

L'Antico Trippaio

A bastion of Florentine culinary tradition, tripe stall L'Antico Trippaio was born a century ago from a bicycle equipped with a tiny stove and Uncle Miro at the wheel. The kiosk today is manned by nephews Maurizio a…
Tuscan in Duomo & Piazza della Signoria

Mangiafoco

Aromatic truffles get full-page billing at this small and cosy osteria (casual tavern) with buttercup-yellow walls, cushioned seating and an exceptional wine list. Whether you are a hardcore truffle fiend or a virgi…
Fast Food in Duomo & Piazza della Signoria

Il Trippaio del Porcellino

This tripe cart, located by the city's famous bronze boar on the southwest corner of Mercato Nuovo, has been here for at least a century. Street chef Nencioni Orazio cooks up lampredotto (cow's fourth stomach, chopp…
Tuscan in Duomo & Piazza della Signoria

Cantinetta dei Verrazzano

A forno (baker's oven) and cantinetta (small cellar) make a heavenly match in foodie Florence. Sit down at a marble-topped table, sip your pick of wine from the Verrazzano family's 52-hectare estate in Greve in Chia…