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Trattoria Bordino

#406 of 2,053 Restaurants in Florence
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Via Stracciatella 9r, 50125 Florence, Italy
055.213048
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Doing business
Local cuisine
Dining on a budget

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Top spot for Lunch!

One of my favourite restaurants in Florence, right in the centre of town, serves great Florentine dishes at a reasonable price. Nice atmosphere and lovely food!

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
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Florence, Italy
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
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11 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

We sought out this restaurant based on other travel site reviews. We also wanted to try a restaurant on the Oltarno. There were 4 of us. The food was ok but we felt ignored by the staff. While I know that European restaurants do not rush the diners, being ignored seemed more intentional.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

I ate in this hidden but lovely place in Florence for a lunch on my own. It was not easy at all to find this highly-recommended-on-line place, but it worth spending some time in doing it. The personnel served me even if it was almost time to shut for the afternoon break and I personnally can say I had one... More 

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Medford Lakes, New Jersey, USA
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50 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Don't get distracted by the tourist restaurants that you must pass to get to the Trattoria Bordino! This little restaurant tucked away into a side street across the river has a wonderful lunch special: 8 euros for lunch (you pick what!) They don't waste their money advertising, their fame is spread by word of mouth. Our hotel recommended this place... More 

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Florence, Italy
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101 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

One of my favourite restaurants in Florence, right in the centre of town, serves great Florentine dishes at a reasonable price. Nice atmosphere and lovely food!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

when I went to the restaurant, it was just a break time. so we tried again and had great time. worth to try!~ around me, all people seemed local and food was good! wine was excellent, too!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Firstly, it was towards the end of the Lunch rush and we had to wait 20mins ( with baby in pram) to get a seat... The chap assisting us to our seat was not very helpful at all. The waiter was very nice and tried to explain as best he could... Eventually we settled on the €7 special.......which was something....and... More 

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Jersey City, New Jersey
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

I have eaten steaks in New York at Peter Luger, Delmonicos, Gallaghers and in Chicago at Gibsons . Trattoria Bordino bistecca ala Florentina (Steak) is as good if not better than the aforementioned steakhouses in the US. It's actually better for me so I will definitely go back! If you order 2 glasses of house wine they will bring you... More 

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Kings Stanley, UK
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79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Stopped off for lunch while looking around the city. They have a very wide menu with good selections of local foods. The menu of the day was well worth trying as it covered both meat eaters and vegetarian dishes. Good value too. Dr Phil's good lady had the cod and I was jealous. The little I tried was delicious as... More 

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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015 via mobile

The fillet steak at 15 euros was amazingly delicious. Went back a second time and had giant prawns in tomato sauce. Also fantastic. Yummy desserts. Friendly service. Highly recommend. Then go on to the opera at St. marks English church 8.30 pm!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Just on the other side of the Arno is this little restaurant. Menu is small, on day we were there was either a florentine steak with greens or a two course meal with 4-5 choices for each course. For 11 and 8 euro respectively it is a very good deal. The desserts are home made and they will even put... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Stracciatella 9r, 50125 Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence
  • Phone Number: 055.213048

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?