THE FLORENCE CITY GUIDE AS SEEN THROUGH OUR EYES
We have retraced our favorite places and chosen the ones you can not miss to enjoy a true Florentine experience. We have selected places for a quick lunch, a relaxing breakfast, a cool drink, a late night evening.
Zona ponte Vecchio, Via dei Girolami 28 – 055.213619
The best resturant in Florence where you can eat typical tuscan cuisine dishes cooked in a magistral manner.
5 e cinque
Piazza della Passera 1 – 055.2741583
Organic and vegetarian cuisine in an intimate and relaxed atmosphere for a quick quality break.
Fiaschetteria di pesce
Piazza Taddeo Gaddi 6 – 055.706492
A fish shop but also a place where you can enjoy on the spot freshly prepared meals, excellent pasta dishes.
Via Giampaolo Orsini 113r – 055.684931
Luxury Chinese restaurant where you can enjoy typical Chinese dishes in a classy environment.
La Bottega del Buon Caffè
Lungarno Benvenuto Cellini 69r – 055.5535677
High-end restaurant assigned 1 Michelin star. A very refined environment and excelled food.
Via de’ Ginori 8 – 055.0750600
A Multi-purpose space where you can buy a bouquet of flowers, an object for the house, have a snack, a drink or dine in an environment of pure design.
La vecchia Bettola
Viale Vasco Pratolini 3 – 055.224158
Historical Florentine restaurant where you can enjoy traditional Florentine dishes in a lively and convivial atmosphere. We recommend the "Penne alla Bettola".
Borgo San Frediano 10r – 055.291840
The best sushi restaurant in Florence, where you can find both the classics of Japanese cuisine and innovative rolls, a different menu every day.
Largo Pietro Annigoni 9 – 055.245829
Where you can have a taste of the real Neapolitan pizza.
Via dei Macci 122r – 055.2341100
An institution in Florence, chef Fabio Picchi reinterprets Tuscan dishes in his own personal way.
Via Rosina 2r – 055.218550
Characteristic Florentine tavern, open only for lunch, you eat sitting next to other customers. Simple Florentine food, like home cooking, varies from day to day.
COCKTAILS & APERITIFS
Gallery Hotel Art
Vicolo dell’oro 5 – 055.27263
Where you can enjoy a drink in a chic setting within a lovely hotel in a small square just a step away from Ponte Vecchio.
Via Pellicceria 30 – 055.212701
Very central, a place to stop by for a delicious drink.
Lounge Bar La Terrazza
Vicolo dell’oro 6 – 055.27265806
At the foot of the Ponte Vecchio, in the beautiful Hotel Continental, you can enjoy a drink in the charming outdoor terrace with an intimate atmosphere and an unforgettable view on the monuments and sights of Florence.
Lungarno Corsini 12 – 055.289810
In the summer evenings you can not miss an aperitif here, located on the bank of the Arno with a spectacular view.
Sesto On Arno
Piazza Ognissanti 3 – 055.27151
Wonderful Westin Excelsior Hotel terrace with the most spectacular view of Florence, breathtaking, you can have a drink or eat.
SNACKS & LIGHT MEALS
Piazzetta dei Del Bene 7/A – 055.268528
Small place where you can enjoy sandwiches and cocktails in a vintage atmosphere where everything is for sale, from plates to chairs to furniture.
I due Fratellini
Via dei cimatori 38r – 055.2396096
Tiny characteristic “vinaino” where you can buy or consume standing up, sandwiches, crostini and local products accompanied by good Tuscan wine.
Via dei Tornabuoni 64r – 055.211656
An institution in Florence where you can enjoy small duchesses, famous for the truffle one, in a very chic setting, a historic gastronomy founded in 1885.