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Trattoria Ruggero

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Via Senese 89r, Florence, Italy
+39 055 220542
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Thu - Mon 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Beirut, Lebanon
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were not very enjoy the dishes served that day, the soup were hot enough and the presentation was not pleasant and salad was tasteless and spaghetti was more than ordinary, thank god the steak was super

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La Jolla, California
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50 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our favorite new find on our last trip to Florence. Both of the pastas we ordered- a pasta with white truffles and one with spicy noodles were fantastic and tasted like home cooking (in the best sense) The restaurant was a little out of the way and the service was a bit gruff, but we loved the food... More 

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Holland, Michigan
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36 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came in for a late dinner on our last night in Florence. We were sat immediately but the place filled up very quickly. Our server (Ian I think his name was) was incredible. For dinner I ordered the pork chop and my wife ordered the roast beef. Both meals were delicious. I particularly enjoyed the seasoning on the pork... More 

Thank Jason H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Had the pasta as appetiser and just had to order again because it was so gooooddd... Soup, Veal and Apple Pie are so very well cook. Basically everything we ordered was fantastic. Love..love...love!

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Tallahassee, Florida
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

I read everything I could find... and have to say I as not disappointed. Ziggy was right when he described the "tattooed waiter," Ian. And Ian was a blessing guiding us, listening to what we wanted, and gently moving us toward excellent decisions. It was very unassuming when we walked in, but certainly did not disappoint. We will be back!

Thank MMFfromFL
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

Such a wonderful place! ThenAntipasto, direclty cut, was so excellent. Every piece of the sausages and ham!! The roastbeaf was also perfect - we tried this as we had read earlier comments about this dish on Tripadvisor - otherwise we have not ordered this dish. So happy we did!. The potatoes were also so extremely tasty.. Local people mainly. Highly... More 

Thank Rune O
Stockholm, Sweden
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

We found this place quite by accident, just outside the city walls of Florence, as we were driving through Florence en route to Umbria. We really didn't expect more than just a perfunctury lunch, too close to the beaten tourist track to be any good. But we were pleasantly surprised both at the friendliness of the staff, the atmosphere of... More 

Thank BoMartin66
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38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016

We had read great things about this place and were sure to make an advance reservation. A local favorite that was a 10 min taxi ride from town. Our waiter Ivan has roots in the USA and totally made the meal for us. He knew exactly what we were interested in and steered us in the right direction. The stand... More 

Thank Michael Y
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

Very friendly staff in a cozy little place that feels very local. Not easy to find as it turns out there's two simultaneous systems of house numbering: 89r is next to 33...? Based on TripAdvisor reviews I chose the pork chop, which was fine but a bit dry. The Ossobucco on the other hand was exquisit, absolutely recommendable. Antipasti were... More 

Thank Menno B
Horsens, Denmark
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic food and local low prices. This non tourist restaurant is a local gem. The staff is very friendly. When we asked for a limoncello to the coffee it was on the house. We will definately come back.

Thank kennybingo

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Senese 89r, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence
  • Phone Number: +39 055 220542

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?