Speakeasy’s Favorite Restaurants and Bars in Florence

Italian Tapas

Cool drinks, nice small plates

Santarosa Bistrot

 Lungarno di Santa Rosa, 50142 Firenze FI

Beautiful garden setting, great for a coffee, a drink in the evening, or high quality lunch or dinner. 

Circolo Rondinella

Our summer venue

Pint of View

Excellent Korean fusion and craft beer

L’Appartamento

Multi-space

Ristoro dell’Indiano

Restaurants:

Culinaria De Gustibus

Piazza Tasso 13R

Slow food, Mediterranean. Innovative with high quality ingredients, charming atmosphere.

Tramvai

Very old school Tuscan. Lots of innards. 

Casalinga

Classic, inexpensive, basic, good. 

Osteria dei Benci

Borgo Santa Croci

Usually really good food. Comfortable atmosphere. Suggest dishes: ubriacone (spaghetti soaked in wine and garlic), strawberry risotto, bracciolona piccante (spicy steak in olive oil).

Pizzeria Antica Porta

More unusual pizzas

Via Senese 

Vico di Carmine

Via Pisana near Porta San Frediano

Southern Italian Style (spicier, richer)

Teatro del Sale

Theatre/restaurant. Very cool. Must reserve except for lunch, when there is no show.

Via dei Macci 111

San Ambrosio

Osteria del Caffe’ Italiana

Via Isola delle Stinche, 11R-13R,

Trattoria Cibreo

Via dei Macci

No reservations

Quattro Leoni

Piazza della Passera

Consistently good food. Nice atmosphere. Cute piazza.

Peposo beef. Fried artichokes.