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Antica Trattoria Sanesi

Via Arione 33, Lastra a Signa, Italy
055.8720234
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014 via mobile

As an Italian who used to spend my childhood in Tuscany, before moving to Australia, I was looking forward to a wholesome Tuscan meal. This place did not disappoint. My partner ordered a bistecca fiorentina as well as the sausages, whilst I really enjoyed the taglierini with porcini. Delicious and definitely delicate, not at all overwhelming, particularly if watered down... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014 via mobile

Finally returning to Toscana, well passing by...we ended up here for a quick lunch. Not being a regular meat eater but when Im in this region there is no way around the Fiorentina steak...had it with potatoes and it was perfect! Perfectly cooked and the potatoes fresh with a lot of garlic! My companion had a green peasoup made out... More

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Firenze, Italy
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105 reviews 105 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

By default when an other restaurant we had planned was closed for lunch....a friend with us suggested this trattoria right outside of Scandicci...but still a suburb ...for lack of a better word of Florence. WHAT A WONDERFUL DECISION THIS WAS!!!!! From the moment we walked down the traffic free street with its wonderful antique feel and charm and entered this... More

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Rome, Italy
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

I wanted to have a proper Fiorentina on my trip to Florence with my colleagues from the wine industry and restaurant industry from South Africa. A very good friend from Florence had very little hesitation and told me "you can only go to Mario to eat the proper Fiorentina nowadays". Well, it turns out that Mario has unfortunately passed away... More

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Frisco, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

This restaurant has undoubtedly the best steak you can eat in Italy. "Fiorentina" from the Chianina cow really should be rare to enjoy the rich flavor. Staying at the the Villa Pandolfini, we were anxious to try the local cuisine and this steak is quite the memory maker. We'll never, ever forget the size (it covers your plate), the thickness... More

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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013

"Fiorentina" is a kind of steak (a big one, from 800g to above 1kg ....) from a specific cow breed the "Chianina". The fiorentina MUST be rare. Been there with 3 kids. Reasonable price and staff prone to understand the "family issues": kind with kids (they loved the place). Overall not to be missed.

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Vellinge, Sweden
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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2012

This restaurant offers Italian food of realy high standard, has been excellent every time I have had lunch here. Might be hard to find but it is worth the effort to find it.

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Florence, Italy
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31 reviews 31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2012

Amazing restaurant, really good for steak, fillet and side dishes. We specially like their fried vegetables. CAUTION: pay close attention to the bill. They slyly overcharged us for our steak and added things to our bill that we did not order. They gave us back our money when we brought it to their attention. Note that they always ask you... More

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Madison, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

This restaurant offers a good introduction to Tuscan cuisine with a varied menu. Good pasta, veal dishes, beef filet, soups, house wine. Not overpriced and very nice staff. Appeared very clean. Locals like this restaurant and certainly outnumbered the tourists. We did have a hard time locating it because it is tucked into the older walls of the city. Offers... More

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

Typical Florentin restaurant Very good food especially meat (Bistecca Fiorentina) don't miss the vegetables and home made ships as side dish Tiramisu is Great Staff talks only italian but friendly Wine of the house is ok Good price

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