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Florence Food Guide: Slow Food...What better place than Florence to fight fast food and eat locally grown, healthier food? The Florence restaurants below adhere to Slow Food principles... Enjoy the fight also in Florence!
Florence Trattoria: Del FagioliRating: good typical Tuscan trattoria
Specialties: “tortelli al sugo finto”, “bollito misto in salsa verde”.
Address:Corso Tintori, 47r; tel. 055-244285
Note:it is always a pleasure to eat genuine, simple Tuscan food at a reasonable price. Closed August.
Osteria: Il Santo BevitoreRating: good
Specialties: good wines, typical “antipasti”, good pastas and soups, “tartare di manzo”.
Address:Via Santo Spirito, 64/66r; tel. 055-211264
Note: good spot, much visited. Closed August.
Florence Trattoria: MarioRating: good!
Specialties: very fresh ingredients, genuine old peasant Florentine cucina casalinga.
Address:Via Rosina 2/r, corner of Mercato Centrale.
Note: noisy place, like a good trattoria is, full of people who eat very close to one another enjoying their meal. It has won the Slow Food award of 2005 and 2006. Closed for dinner, Sunday and three weeks in August.
Florence Restaurant: Il CibreoRating: very good
Specialties: the “sformati”, “passati”, vegetables, perfectly, intensely and refinedly tasty.
Address: Via dei Macci, 118r; tel. 055-2268410
Note: it is one of the best restaurants in Florence: a perfect match between a gastronomic taste and perfectly simple dishes. This is the first restaurant of the creator of the Teatro Del Sale. Cibreo is the name of an ancient dish. This restaurant has received the Slow Food award in 2005 and 2006. Closed August and for Christmas holidays.