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Trattoria Roberto

#320 of 2,055 Restaurants in Florence
Certificate of Excellence
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Via Dei Castellani 4/R, Florence, Italy
+39 (0)55 218822
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Doing business
Local cuisine
Dining on a budget

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Visitor rating
  • 95
    Excellent
  • 74
    Very good
  • 20
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great value for money!

We decided to visit this restaurant as a result of good trip advisor reviews and were not disappointed! We arrived just before 8 in the evening and the restaurant was empty so needless to say we were a little unsure! We ordered a couple of starters, florentine steak to share with a couple if side... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2015
CatherineandDave
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
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1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

We decided to visit this restaurant as a result of good trip advisor reviews and were not disappointed! We arrived just before 8 in the evening and the restaurant was empty so needless to say we were a little unsure! We ordered a couple of starters, florentine steak to share with a couple if side orders and a bottle of... More 

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60 reviews 60 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

I have been here a few times and when I first entered, I did not really like the setting. It is a wide open dining area, with brightly painted walls and bright lights. I tend to like a little more romantic. However, the food is wonderful - and that is what really matters, especially if you are looking for seafood.... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

As we were travelling to Italy, my family wanted to sample the true Italian cooking from a good restaurant. My local friend brought us to this small, unassuming trattoria on a small road in Florence near Piazza della Signoria. But, don't be fooled by the looks of this restaurant. That night, we let the chef himself recommend us the food... More 

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35 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We went here in the spring--just stumbled off the street looking for somewhere to eat. We were the only non-locals there and were treated with great friendliness. The ribollita and bean soup were particularly memorable: good family-style Italian food.

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Narrabeen, Australia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

We stumbled on Trattoria Roberto accidentally as we came out of the Uffizi Gallery. You can easily walk past it as it has rather a dark front window, and by no means is a glamorous locale nor are there any coloured photos of meals or spruikers outside. Inside is old-fashioned and rather a dowdy affair. But the food is very... More 

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Island of Malta, Malta
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27 reviews 27 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

We went to Roberto's place due to recommendation of local bakery. Place looks pretty uninvitational - nothing seems to change here since '50 -ties last century. They do not even serve beer.... Anyhow if you are looking for place with a charm and elegance - forget about Roberto's and go somewhere else. But the food ... very simple but done... More 

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2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

We came here at the recommendation of my cousin who lives in Florence. There were all locals dining, no tourists. The chef and waiter were very helpful with recommendations in English. The food was very fresh and delicious. We had antipasta with local hams and cheeses and the best pasta we ever had. Tagliatelle with funghi (mushrooms). It is family... More 

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copenhagen
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7 reviews 7 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

perfect meal in a perfect location. lovely family run restaurant with such good amazing food. we eat their twice because the food was so good.

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Burlingame, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

Came here on the recommendation of a family member. He came two years ago and raved. He was here two weeks ago and said it was not as good as he remembered. I think he as right. The best part of the meal was the bruschetta al lardo de colonnata. We ordered bistecca and it was raw. Nowhere close to... More 

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Perth, Australia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013 via mobile

Came here based on previous reviews and the location. My wife took the ravioli, which was great and I had the crostini followed by Salmon in balsamic with fagioli beans. Put this together with the house pinot grigio. A wonderful lunch!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Dei Castellani 4/R, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence
  • Phone Number: +39 (0)55 218822

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 35 - 139
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?