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“Excellent Tuscan restaurant” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Club Culinario Toscano da Osvaldo

Club Culinario Toscano da Osvaldo
Piazza dei Peruzzi, 3r, Florence, Italy (Uffizi)
+39 055 217919
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Ranked #54 of 2,030 Restaurants in Florence
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $11 - $34
Cuisines: Italian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Reservations
Neighborhood: Uffizi
Southampton
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Excellent Tuscan restaurant”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

We booked as a result of reading favourable Tripadvisor reviews and weren't disappointed. The food was excellent - plenty of great fresh pasta, special local produce and gorgeous desserts. We liked it so much, we went twice during our short stay in Florence.

Highly recommended.

Visited August 2013
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Aberystwyth, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Fantstic food, lovely atmosphere and great service.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013 via mobile

We met another family whilst on recent trip to Firenze, (with children who can be a bit fussy!)
Maitre'd recommended and presented a selection of starters which were wonderfully tasty and gave us fantastic descriptions of the provinence and traditions of the foods.
Highly recommended. We did book ahead as we were a large party but not always necessary.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Varenna, Italy
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Buono! An absolute treat”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

We dined here for 2 out of 3 nights that we were in Florence. This little restaurant is an absolute gem, quietly tucked away along Piazza dei Peruzzi. Browsing the menu alone is enough to tease your tastebuds. We had the liver pate (served with warm toast), wild boar pasta, spinach ravioli with butter, carved florentine steak - all of which were buono! The staff were extremely patient and friendly.

For dessert, the chef's beautiful creme brulee is worth every single calorie. The texture was creamy yet light and the caramelised top was simply magnificent. A lovely dining experience in the heart of Florence!

  • Visited August 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Dinner and lunch”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

My wife and i ate at Club Culinario twice on our recent trip to Florence (lunch and dinner). The food was outstanding, based on regional recipes but with interesting twists and additions. The staff was friendly, knowledgeable and enthusiastic. Well worth a meal if you are in Florence. Very good value for money.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Manchester
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21 reviews
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“Best meal we had in Italy!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

We did not book but they managed to accommodate us anyway without compromising on service. We shared a selection of local meats to start (plus crostini with fagioli which was delicious!), followed by a pasta dish each - wild boar tortelli plus the sausage gnocchi. The food was excellent, especially the wild boar. We had a litre of the house wine with that which was excellent, and finished with dessert of tiramisu and chocalate gateux (unfortunately they'd run out of tarte tat in!). All this came to €55 which for Florence was exceptional value. Not only that, the atmosphere was great, the waiting staff were friendly and helpful. Definitely the most enjoyable meal we had in Italy, and we will definitely return the next time we're in Florence!

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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