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Trattoria La Baracchina

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50026 San Casciano in Val Di Pesa, 50026 San Casciano in Val di Pesa, Italy
+39 055 82 29 600
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Description: La Baracchina è una trattoria di campagna che fa di "tipico, semplice e...
La Baracchina è una trattoria di campagna che fa di "tipico, semplice e genuino" un principio ispiratore.Una cucina concreta, senza fronzoli, pensata con la bocca prima che con l'occhio, per "affamati" amanti del genere..Nata negli anni ’60 come una “baracchina”, appunto, per merende fuori porta, frequentata dai fiorentini per la scampagnata del fine settimana, si è poi trasformata negli anni in quello che è adesso, una trattoria con un’atmosfera semplice e informale. Seppure suggestiva e accogliente in inverno per la piccola sala scaldata dal camino e dalla stufa a legna, esprime il suo meglio d’estate quando si può godere del fresco mangiando tra querce e cipressi secolari.
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  • 75
    Excellent
  • 67
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 6
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  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Alone by a winter fireplace

What more could you ask for on a cold January evening than to be welcomed at 7pm in front of a roaring log fire alone in this rustic auberge - to drink a glass of the local Chianti Classico - and dream of someone you love

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 18, 2015
Patrick M
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Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, France
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Romantic
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169 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
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20 reviews 20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

We were here in april, the restaurant was full with italian people. Good signal! The waitress explained all the dishes on the menu, so we felt very welcome. The pastas tasted very well. Tip: share some pastas with your friends/family. And for the meat: try the bistecca fiorentina with bone. Good chianti wine and even 100 euros including wine for... More 

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Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, France
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67 reviews 67 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

What more could you ask for on a cold January evening than to be welcomed at 7pm in front of a roaring log fire alone in this rustic auberge - to drink a glass of the local Chianti Classico - and dream of someone you love

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Bangkok, Thailand
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31 reviews 31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The food was absolutely amazing. We shared a large size (2 kg) Fiorentina steak between 6 people and it was more than plenty - not only that it tasted delicious. All the sides dishes also tasted great - cheese, cold cuts, vegetables. Especially the home made jam that accompanied the cheese - I believe it was a pear/honey combination. It... More 

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Florida
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

divine, simple food. Place resembles of your living room. went there 3 nights in a row. Can't find this quality back in the States. Please do yourself a favor and let host Lorenzo take you to a whole new level of farm-to-table kitchen. Oh How I miss this place. Best meal in Tuscany.

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London
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014 via mobile

We had a dinner two weeks ago and it was perfect. The restaurant is so relaxing and the food is incredible.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We ate here twice while staying at Villa Mangiacane (about 1km away). The food was excellent on both occasions. The food is typical trattoria fare so tasty pastas and very good antipasti. We also had a fiorentina as a main course on the second visit which was excellent. Wine list is good and very fairly priced. On both evenings the... More 

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Beroun, Czech Republic
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

.....and we were not disappointed! Well priced, great food and amazing service. Shame we found gnus on our last day. Will definitely return next time we are close.

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Rothesay, New Brunswick, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

We are four Canadians traveling with two great friends from USA. We asked for a recommendation from IL Borghetto, our favorite B&B in nearby Montefiridolfi. The owner, Simone, greeted us warmly and provided superb service. He took extra time to tell us about the wild boar and how they are able to offer it on the menu. Our lunch was... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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35 reviews 35 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013 via mobile

i was there with few friends and the food was really good, very simple and tasty. If you want to enjoy a real tuscany trattoria, this place is a must! pate' di fegatini, millefoglie dessert, mix vegetable fry, grilled meat was good. a mention go to one of the best soup i have ever had in tuscany.... porcini mushroom soup... More 

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Ness Ziona, Israel
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

We were 2 familes and kids. There were no english menus so the waiter had to translate us the whole menu which led to terrible mistakes. The food wasnt tasty too. The nioky was taste less, the spagethy was served in one plate for 3 people, very small dish and salty. I ordered the fillet sideof the Bistecca alla Fiorentina,... More 

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Simone C, Proprietario at Trattoria La Baracchina, responded to this review

We all remember you and your guests. Yes, you are right, we don't have an english menu. We are a trattoria, not a restaurant. we prepare fresh food every day and our menu changes every day. We print our menu every day, sometimes twice a day, lunch and dinner. But we all speak english, at least, some speaks german and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 50026 San Casciano in Val Di Pesa, 50026 San Casciano in Val di Pesa, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  San Casciano in Val di Pesa
  • Phone Number: +39 055 82 29 600

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 28 - 35
  • Cuisine: Italian, Chinese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Romantic

Description

La Baracchina è una trattoria di campagna che fa di "tipico, semplice e genuino" un principio ispiratore.Una cucina concreta, senza fronzoli, pensata con la bocca prima che con l'occhio, per "affamati" amanti del genere..Nata negli anni ’60 come una “baracchina”, appunto, per merende fuori porta, frequentata dai fiorentini per la scampagnata del fine settimana, si è poi trasformata negli anni in quello che è adesso, una trattoria con un’atmosfera semplice e informale. Seppure suggestiva e accogliente in inverno per la piccola sala scaldata dal camino e dalla stufa a legna, esprime il suo meglio d’estate quando si può godere del fresco mangiando tra querce e cipressi secolari.

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