The Very Best Local Restaurants in Florence

Don’t they say that the surest path to discovering a place’s culture runs through the stomach? Our Florence locals feel the same and they’re eager to share their favorite spots for breakfast, lunch, dinner, casual spots, fine dining, traditional kitchen, ethnic cuisine and everything in between — all without breaking the bank. When it comes to the best food in town, you’re in safe, expert hands with these restaurants.

#RAW – A raw-vegan cafe

#RAW – A raw-vegan cafe

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“#RAW” in Florence is a genuine raw-vegan cafe. My favorites here are the raw ‘gelato’, the nori rolls, the avocado ‘toast’ and the raw cacao cake…

Full Article by Vera Rodriguez

Al Tranvai – Tuscan food on a tram coach

Al Tranvai – Tuscan food on a tram coach

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“Al Tranvai” Florence is a very small restaurant, but that’s because it’s decorated like a tram coach! Everything there is extremely tasty a la granny…

Full Article by Francesco Cipriani

All’Antico Vinaio – The best food-to-go ever!

All’Antico Vinaio – The best food-to-go ever!

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“All’Antico Vinaio” in Florence makes a special kind of pastry called schiacciata. I’ve never seen anyone do it as well as they do it in this bakery…

Full Article by Francesco Cipriani

Ararat Restaurant – Charbroiled Armenian meat

Ararat Restaurant – Charbroiled Armenian meat

Image by Francesco Cipriani

“Ararat Restaurant” Florence is definitely not somewhere I’d take a vegetarian friend for dinner, but this Armenian place is really hospitable – and tasty!

Full Article by Francesco Cipriani

Babae – A restaurant with a “buchetta del vino”

Babae – A restaurant with a “buchetta del vino”

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“Babae” in Florence is a restaurant with an ancient ‘buchetta del vino’, a traditional wine window used to offer wine to wayfarers. It’s beautiful inside!

Full Article by Laura Scala

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