So much more than a restaurant! La Cucina del Garga arrived on the Florence restaurant scene when Chef Alessandro returned from New York City where he was Executive Chef at the famous “Messogiorno Restaurant”. At an early age his parents instilled their passion for Food and Art. Talented local artists have the opportunity to show their work and customers can purchase painting or sculptures. So come and enjoy this very unique place with a delicious… [Read More]
In this City del Galato, is there one shop that is considered by locals and tourists to be outstanding? Yes! VIVOLI! This is not a large shop and the inside is a bit cramped but the gelato is really, really good and made with excellent ingridents. Vivoli prides itself in selling only the flavors of gelatos that they have made that day, so everything is fresh and the flavors change frequently. If you’re a gelato connoisseur… [Read More]
Within its 3 rooms of eccentric elegance, this restaurant is decorated with chandeliers, antiques, vintage prints, marble tables and wicker chairs, including marble slabs on the walls, mirrors and antique wooden furniture. An experience not to be missed, with eye catching cuisine based on traditional flavors, good wine and the best Florentine friendliness.
Restaurant Alle Murate is a unique place, it’s a restaurant and a museum at the same time. It is the home to a hugely valuable artistic and historic heritage possible to visit even with the support of audioguides. For the past 30 years the “cook” Giovanna Ioria, has been inspired by the regional Italian traditions and has combined with passion and knowledge ancient recipies with her contempory view using only excellent and sometimes rare seasonal… [Read More]
Years ago, the Hapsburg Lorena princes decided to open a restaurant in Florence: La Giostra. The news of a noble family handling with dishes and napkins caused a sensation, but not for everyone. The family friends who were accustomed to gathering around the table of the prince at the castle of Barberino Val d’Elsa in Chiantishire, had often suggested the idea. The many restaurants that were supplied with olive oil, wine and other products of the… [Read More]
This trattoria was opened in 1992 by the Brogi Family. It is located in the center of Florence, in the heart of the Frediano neighborhood, where you can find genuine home made cooking by “Mamma” combined with Tuscan tradition in a warm and confortable atmosphere. A must for numerous local and international clientel. Closed on Sunday.
A lovely restaurant tucked away on a small street in the Oltrarno-the area across the river Arno from the historic city center. Many tourists as well as the locals enjoy this quiet atmosphere. The food is fresh, with excellent service, good wines and nice ambliance. Reservations are suggested since the restaurant fills up during the evening. Closed on Sunday!