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Trattoria le Mossacce

#132 of 1,980 Restaurants in Florence
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Neighborhood:
Duomo
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Via del Proconsolo, 55/r, 50122, Florence, Italy
055294361
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Saturday
Closed
Hours:
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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New York City, New York
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Tiny spot in the center of town filled with Italians (which is something you don't always see!). Prices are great, the food is good and the service is friendly and quick. The seating can be communal but that adds to the character of the place.

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Fareham
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27 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I cam across this by chance and it is an L shaped trattoria used by the locals. Seating is mainly at long tables so you must be prepared to share - this is not for a romantic intimate dinner. But if you want atmosphere, good food and at good value then this may be it - but please read on!... More 

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Thank Rodder007
Burnaby
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211 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

This place is so Firenzic. The food is just fabulous. Their portions are small and very very reasonably priced so you can order more dishes. We were four and we ordered 8 dishes plus house wine so that we got to taste many dishes. Osso bucco, Bistecca cuts are huge, gnochi, mozarella cheese and tomatoes salad, seafood risotto was to... More 

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Florence, Italy
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193 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

14 euro menu: Panzanella, Chicken Salad, Side, Water. The panzanella was fresh (although I like to add black olives in mine). They had a good chicken salad, too. Zucchini side dish (can't go wrong). The place is a bit loud, but it's a good quick lunch in a convenient location.

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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

Our landlord of the Airbnb recommends it and we just wanted to try out!!! OMG it was amazing, all the florentine dish you can expect for all here. Highly recommended!!!

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Thank Vanessa X
Torrox, Spain
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

We visited this lovely friendly trattoria on our second full night in Florence just a few steps from our hotel we always choose small places to eat the steak was simply delicious beautifully cooked we ate 1 kg between 2 plus roast potatoes and spinach.Ate there on our next night too florentine beef stew is delicious chianti house wine very... More 

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Adelaide
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016 via mobile

Went here with my family and had a magnificent home cooked style meal in a truly Italian environment. Thought the loud banging noises were weird until I realised they were cutting through the bone of aged meat for my bistecca order! We were the only tourists there and the place was quaint and so so tasty. My daughter couldn't believe... More 

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Seville, Spain
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119 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016

My wife and I had lunch here several times back in the early 80's and early 90's, and le Mossacce never disappointed us. This time has been no different: great traditional decor, friendly staff,great value for money, and - the main thing - superb traditional tuscan cuisine. We shared an antipasto of mixed cured meats, delicious, followed by ribollita, the... More 

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Potomac,
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

I sought out this trattoria after watching the PBS show I'll Have What Phil's Having. I was expecting wonderful food but was surprised at the mediocre quality of the food. The place is tiny and filled with locals so I was expecting great food. What we got was just OK. The osso buco was tough. Had a better meal a... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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198 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2016

This place is a little hard to find. Small facade, app. 8 tables and 4 waiters. The crowd is Italian and the food is basic and of good quality, served quickly, Italian style. We had veal with roast potatoes for lunch with a glass of wine and truly enjoyed the atmosphere.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$16 - $32
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via del Proconsolo, 55/r, 50122, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence>  > Duomo
  • Neighborhood: Duomo
  • Phone Number: 055294361

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Duomo
Florentia, as it was called by Latins, is permeated by an eternal beauty spread in all corners of the city. The historic center is characterized by the immensity of the Duomo, able to transport tourists into the brightest age of Florence: the Renaissance. Who does not know the Brunelleschi Dome, San Giovanni Baptistery and the Giotto’s Campanile? Everything is enclosed here and it would be easy to imagine the city as it was in ancient times, with maids walking in the main square and horses carrying coaches. Nowadays, roads are busy with street artists. Rustic Tuscan bakeries give way to fashion shops; just stop for a few minutes in the middle of Piazza della Repubblica to enjoy the colors and sweet melody of the carousel that will bring back great memories from anyone’s childhood.
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