L'Incontro Bar and Restaurant
Hotel Savoy, Piazza della Repubblica 7, 50123 Florence.
The Savoy's restaurant offers fine Italian cuisine in a modern setting. Opening onto the piazza for open-air dining during the summer months, it is the ideal venue for experiencing delicious Italian dishes.
Via Ghibellina 87; closed Sunday and Monday.
The Pinchiorri is frequently described as Italy's finest restaurant, with three Michelin stars. Traditional Tuscan dishes, a creative menu, outstanding wine list and a courtyard for summer dining. Reservations essential, elegant dress expected.
Piazza del Cestello - Open everyday of the week.
Located in the most authentic heart of Florence, offering a new and original seafood dining experience. Inside the club, you can actually find a real fish market, where clients may choose and purchase any type of fish, to be cooked straight away with their favourite recipe.
Piazza Scarlatti - Open everyday of the week.
For an experience of fusion cuisine. The interior design is done with particular attention to artisanship, especial lighting and sitting done in half moon shapes.
The menu done with fresh fish, martelli pasta, proscitto Pata Negra, Florentine steak and an array of delectable specialities all cook by master Italian and Japanese chefs. Complimented with a large selection of fine wines.
Via Pisana 37 / R.
Is all seafood, all the time. It's fairly new and the food is great. The menu contains everything from very simply prepared seafood to more complicated dishes with sauces.
Piazza Antinori 3
Following the success of the 'Cantinetta Antinori' in Florence, one has been opened in the centre of Zurich and another in the centre of Vienna.
Via de'Macci 118 / R; closed Sunday and Monday.
Fancy and trendy restaurant, yet relaxed atmosphere. Very popular in the city with visitors and Florentines alike. Innovative Tuscan specialities: fish and meat, but no pasta dishes.
Via del Trebbio 1 / R; closed Sunday and August.
Ristorante Buca Lapi was founded in 1880 as a trattoria and wine tavern that was popular among the carriage drivers. Over the years, the restaurant became famous for its fine food, and especially, the excellent Florentine steaks.
Frescobaldi Wine Bar
Via Dei Magazzini, 4/R
At the restaurant, you can discover traditional Tuscan cooking, both hot and cold plates, from recipes that are legacies within the region. The menu can vary according to season, and related specialities. An Elegant yet at the same time informal setting, it is warm with fresh decorations.
Borgo San Jacopo 57; closed Wednesday.
Situated in the heart of Florence near Ponte Santa Trinità and Via Tornabuoni, here in a familiar ambience you can taste Florentine dishes. The oil and wine come from the family farm.
Borgo Pinti 29 / 31.
Very good wines and dishes, served in a lovely, lively atmosphere.
Via dei Palchetti 6 / R; closed Monday.
Typically loud trattoria with communal tables and a friendly atmosphere. Loved by Florentines, crowded by tourists. Serves good, filling, regional food (especially the meats). This is truly a splendid, aromatic example of old Tuscany.