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Trattoria 4 Leoni

Via de' Vellutini 1r | Piazza della Passera, 50125, Florence, Italy
+39 055 218562
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“pear pasta” (89 reviews)
“taleggio” (40 reviews)
“cheesecake” (135 reviews)
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Via de' Vellutini 1r | Piazza della Passera, 50125, Florence, Italy
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Reviewed October 19, 2012

My husband and I loved this place so much we went twice while were in Florence for 5 days! The food was a great blend of Florentine and cucina Romana and a great escape from the crush of touristy restaurants near the attractions. I highly...More

Thank lthornton81
Reviewed October 19, 2012

We decided on the 4 Leoni upon recommendation from our hotel, which had not steered us wrong on restaurants. The name comes from the four strong areas, or regions or families or religous sects witin the city. Each is representated by a banner non the...More

Thank travellingcowboy
Reviewed October 17, 2012

Ive been here several times now and love it each time. I usually sit outside weather permitting and dine leisurely. You must make a reservation! Located on the other side of the Ponte Vecchio in the Piazza Della Passera. Plus enjoy this neighborhood full of...More

Thank sbdesign
Reviewed October 17, 2012

This place came highly recommended from our wedding planner, and it was super worth it. The food is excquisite and the wine selection as well. If you ever dine there make sure not to miss the pasta with pear... a simple delicatesse.. Yummmmyyyy.................

Thank Safrouge
Reviewed October 16, 2012

Your trip must include a jaunt to the Oltrarno on the "other" side of the Arno just south of Ponte Veccio. We found this restaurant in Rick Steves book and it did not disappoint. I had the Quattro Leone Salad which was to die for....More

Thank Schmoopie63
Reviewed October 15, 2012

My daughter discovered 4Leoni while looking for good restaurants in Florence as my husband and I, along with her and her boyfriend, were spending a weekend there to celebrate daughter's and boyfriend's birthdays. What a tremendous discovery. It is located on the side of the...More

Thank Rainbow19
Reviewed October 14, 2012

So says my wife. I enjoyed it very much myself. One principle I've found useful is to order the item on the menu that is described, but doesn't have a name. That principle was very helpful here, when we ordered the "Beef with Peppercorns." I...More

Thank Chris J
Reviewed October 14, 2012

Visiting Florence for a long week end. The trattoria 4 Leoni was one of the restaurants recommended to me for dinner. It's Bistecca Florentina is reputed to be the best in Florence. I can't verify this as it is the only place I have eaten...More

Thank a1000clowns
Reviewed October 9, 2012

We found 4Leonie through a travel guide and I booked a table for 4 online at 7.30pm on a Friday night with no fuss 1 week before we travelled. The atmosphere is great, there's a lovely little terrace outside, make the most of it if...More

Thank Reelsey
Reviewed October 9, 2012

Service was weak - but he didn't charge us the 10% so he was aware he was not up to snuff... Like many Florence spots, understaffed by 2 waiters or so... A waiter shoud never just drop plates on the table and walk away -...More

Thank Sean M
Santa Maria Novella
Santa Maria Novella train station welcomes the
majority of the people arriving in Florence, which
might explain the hectic pace. Commuters and tourists
come across the constant hustle and bustle of the
station before exiting, taking a few steps and
stopping amazed in Piazza di Santa Maria Novella. It
is impossible not to admire the the square, housing
one of the most charming basilicas in Florence. The
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Julia S
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Response from Graham W | Reviewed this property |
Vegan I doubt, Italians don't really cater for vegan diet but they do wonderful vegetarian dishes however they do use ricotta which is not vegan
John O
May 25, 2017|
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Response from danielamatta | Property representative |
Yes, we have! Please ask the waiter.
August 21, 2016|
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Response from Koebi | Reviewed this property |
A reservation is always recommended, since the restaurant is normally full at lunch and dinner time. Still, the friendly staff also always try to accommodate one or two persons. In case you know your way in Florence, you can... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$30 - $53
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via de' Vellutini 1r | Piazza della Passera, 50125, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence>  > Santa Maria Novella
  • Neighborhood: Santa Maria Novella
  • Phone Number: +39 055 218562
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