Since being introduced to this Trattoria by a friend from Florence, it has become my go-to lunch restaurant whenever I am in Florence. Located on a busy street near the Porta Romana, the decor is eclectic rustic chic, the ambience laid back, the clientele mostly local regulars and the food is authentic and consistently good. There are a few outside tables, but most of the seating capacity is inside. Do not be surprised if you are asked if someone can share your table. Try the Arista, a rosemary infused pork roast with side dishes of potatoes and whatever vegetable is in season. If you order the Bistecca Fiorentina, the Florentine rib steak, expect it to be cooked rare, the way the Italians eat it. The house wines are perfectly drinkable. Service is efficient. Budget about Euro 35-40 per person for a three course lunch with wine and coffee.
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