Top 10 Florence Traveler
Top 10 Restaurants in Florence
10. Mangia Pizza
Kicking off our Top 10 Florence restaurants is a fabulous pizza joint that will remind you why you came all the way Italy—the food, of course! Using only the freshest ingredients and featuring ciabatta dough that will make your mouth water, this gem is rumored to serve up some of the best pizza in Italy (shh, don’t tell the Pizza Man)! Family friendly with great prices, it doesn’t get any better folks! Open Tues – Sun 12 PM – 7 PM.
9. Le Volpi e L’Uva
This sweet, authentic Italian bar will remind you of the second reason you came all the way to Italy—the wine! Fully equipped with delicious and exceptional wines, appetizers, and ambience, Le Volpi e L’Uva is simply a cultural treasure. Offering mainly small and tasting plates, the sommeliers will help create an unforgettable experience. Sit back and let the sommeliers guide you to happiness, no need to whine. Open Tues – Sun 11 AM – 9 PM.
8. Touch Bistro
Technological travelers: prepare to embark on a unique journey with this meal. Easily earning a spot for the Top Ten Florence restaurant is Touch Florence, the first restaurant in Florence to offer an interactive iPad menu! From the personal design to the provocative dishes, this restaurant aims to make each and every experience special. Just be careful not to touch the iPads after eating your cannoli! Open for Mon – Sat 7:30 – 10:30 PM
7. Cuco Cucina Contemporanea
Hailed as one of the best Top 10 Florence restaurants, Cuco Cucina Contemporanea boasts an innovative and decadent menu you won’t want to miss. Operated by a father and son duo, the atmosphere leaves you feeling as if you have been invited to some hip Italian family’s home for dinner. Each dish is hand-prepared and made from only the finest ingredients (so you know it’s delicious). Open for lunch Mon – Sat 11:30 AM – 3:30 PM and for dinner Mon – Sat 7 PM – 10 PM.
6. Amici di Ponte Vecchio
Step right up! Pizza by the slice! A super convenient deli serving up tremendous pizza, calzones, and sandwiches, Amici is the perfect grab-and-go meal for ambitious travelers. Baked fresh on the spot at lightening speed, you don’t even have to sacrifice quality for time! Showcasing the Top 10 Florence flavors, this joint will have you begging for more. But hey, you can never eat too much pizza, right? Go for that seventh piece, you’ve earned it. Open Tues – Sun 11 AM – 7 PM.
5. La Bottega
Attention sophisticated travelers: this Michelin-starred restaurant is a splendid, farm-to-plate, fine dining extravaganza! Using mainly the food harvested from their own gardens, the dishes at La Botegga Del Buon Café truly embody a Tuscan country harvest—a.k.a., a gastronomic experience that your taste buds will never forget! Delicious food paired with spectacular wine makes for an authentic Italian Top 10 Florence culinary experience. Open for lunch Tues – Sat 12:30 – 3 PM and for dinner Mon – Sat 7:30 – 10:30 PM.
4. Le Osterie di Poneta
Are you craving a gigantic, home-cooked, Italian-behemoth-of-a-meal?! Make the short drive out of the city center to Le Osterie di Poneta—you won’t regret it! Well, maybe your diet will. Commended for having an inviting yet colorful décor, exceptional service, and exquisite menu, this restaurant offers genuine Italian pasta dishes that taste like heaven. Open daily for lunch 12 PM – 2:30 PM and for dinner 6:30 PM – 10:30 PM.
3. I’Tuscani 2
Meat lovers unite! Well-known and reputed for its exceptional steak—any cut, let’s be honest—I’Tuscani 2 was a natural contender for Top Ten Florence restaurants! Boasting generous portions, complimentary starters, and local liquors, what’s not to love? Oh, don’t forget the delectable wine pairings to go with your steak! We’d tell you a steak joke, but that’s a medium where anything well done is rare. Open daily 12 PM – 10:30 PM.
2. Pizza Man
It’s about to get cheesy folks—the Pizza Man is here. For scrumptious, mouthwatering, mind-bending pizza, look no further than the Pizza Man. With every topping imaginable and Italian pizazz added on top, these pizzas throw a party for your taste buds. The pizza is made right in front of your face, but you won’t be able to believe your eyes (because it will look so unimaginably delicious, of course)! Open for lunch Tues – Fri 12 PM – 2:30 PM and daily for dinner from 6:30 PM – 10:30 PM.
1. Panini Toscani
Hey travelers, what do you call a pun sandwich? A PUNINI! Swooping in to steal the number one spot for Top 10 Florence restaurant is Panini Toscani—serving up remarkable made-to-order paninis! With the freshest of fresh ingredients grown in their house garden, Panini Toscani has been upholding the beauty and wonder that is Tuscany food for years. The service is exceptional, however, due to the popularity and the freshness of each and every order, anticipate a queue! Open daily 10:30 AM – 5:30 PM except Thursdays (closed).