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Trattoria Sabatino

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Via Pisana, 2/r, 50143 Florence, Italy
+39 055 225955
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12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 55
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  • 12
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  • 17
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Family run and a great price

Sabatino is surrounded by some very good, and expensive, Florentine restaurants, but this little gem holds it's own just fine. If you're looking for a good meal at an excellent price (the cheapest meal we had in all of Tuscany) this little place, tucked into a corner by one of the old doors into... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 21, 2015
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Descanso, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Sabatino is surrounded by some very good, and expensive, Florentine restaurants, but this little gem holds it's own just fine. If you're looking for a good meal at an excellent price (the cheapest meal we had in all of Tuscany) this little place, tucked into a corner by one of the old doors into the city, is the place to... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

This trattoria is just outside( next to ) the wall of the old town. Look at a map. It would be the best value and the most delicious food you could have in a homely friendly trattoria. We were recommended by our accomodation and were so happy we went two nights in a row and had to stop ourselves going... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Our professor took us here for a quick and cheap lunch. And that was exactly what we got. (And there were a LOT of locals also) The food was smaller portion, but the values match the price. The taste was a bit bland comparing to other places I have experienced in Florence but it wasnt bad. Longing to find out... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Spaghetti with pesto and white wine made for a nice lunch which came incredibly fast, but I found the service lacking. Perhaps it was an off day. Perhaps I'd go again, if I had more time. Perhaps the waiter could've said the price difference from a glass to 1/4 litre of wine was minimal. Perhaps the waiter could've spoken slower... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

This is one of the most inexpensive restaurants in Florence. It is tucked away in the San Frediano neighborhood . It was recommended by an Italian friend because it was like neighborhood restaurants 25 years ago. For an early lunch we had pasta with house ragu, bacala livorno, a salad, two (big) glasses of wine, acqua minerale for about 14... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Was looking forward to simple delicious food after reading the reviews but was sadly disappointed. The Panzanella I had was ok my friends Spaghetti Pomodoro was reminiscent in flavour of heinz tinned sauce not unpleasant but far from authentic ....... We had chosen roast pork chop with rosemary, roast chicken, cabbage and roast potatoes as mains...... Pork chop seemed as... More 

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

This place is a little out of the typical tourist areas, but totally worth a visit. It's a family-run establishment with mostly locals (giant groups singing happy birthday or other songs throughout dinner). The menu was all in Italian, but our waiter (the owner's son, I think) helped explain the options. It wasn't fancy, but it felt traditional and the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

I'm sure that every reviewer here stumbles occasionally upon a local gem that you would prefer to stay that way fearing that your review might endanger just that. Not because you want to keep it selfishly for yourself, but because you worry that your fellow travellers who would come in swarms on your recommendation would possibly spoil what's special about... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Great experience.Excellent food and sevice.superp ravioli pesto.nice ambiance.Lovely staff.Highly recommended

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

I come from a big Italian family and this was exactly like my grandma makes. It was authentic home cooking done right with a great atmosphere. Nothing fancy but a fantastic value.

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Additional Information about Trattoria Sabatino

Address: Via Pisana, 2/r, 50143 Florence, Italy
Phone Number: +39 055 225955
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence>  > Santo Spirito / San Frediano
Open Hours:
Monday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Pisana, 2/r, 50143 Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence>  > Santo Spirito / San Frediano
  • Neighborhood: Santo Spirito / San Frediano
  • Phone Number: +39 055 225955

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Santo Spirito / San Frediano
A warm evening with a cocktail in your hand and great company is the ideal way to experience Piazza Santo Spirito; the area is busiest at sunset for happy hour. Visitors cannot hide their astonishment sitting on the staircase under the Basilica of Santo Spirito, and they cannot help but stare at the architectural masterpieces like Bianca Cappello House, Fontana dello Sprone and San Frediano in Cestello and Santa Maria delle Carmine churches. Tourists and Florentines alike join up in the area between Santo Spirito and San Frediano, connecting the Tuscan soul to the international spirit permeating the city.
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