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Osteria Vini e Vecchi Sapori


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#180 of 1,773 Italian in Florence
Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner

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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Italian, Mediterranean, Tuscan, Central-Italian
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

my husband and i ate lunch here on our first day in florence as a recommendation by our hotel. we arrived right when they opened, and did not have a reservation but were seated right away, however it did get pretty busy, and i hear...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank alison s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went there for a fantastic and one of our most memorable lunches. Luckily we made a reservation in advance given that it was full. The duck ragu lives up to its reputation, but i don't think you can go wrong - everything we ordered...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank JohnMuir5601
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You’ll regret missing this fabulous little spot! Get a reservation in advance and be sure to order the Pappardelle Ragu with Duck.

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank katiefdawson
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Yes the small restaurant is always busy and crowded. The staff is very handsome and cool and the food is absolutely yum! Don’t miss this gem!

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Luloso
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here for my birthday dinner and it exceeded expectations. Friendly wait staff, so generous and warm. Amazing food. We got the fettuccine with duck ragu and the pear and pecorino ravioli. So delicious. Birthday dinner was panna cotta! Yum! you definitely need to...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank sarahmaria1109
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here for the 2nd time and I now remember why we went back. First off..trust your waiters. They know what’s best and aren’t going to steer you wrong. Also, on the menu it says: “no pizza, no take away, no ice, no cappuccino, no...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank jsalkowsky
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was the first restaurant my wife and I visited during our trip to Florence and Rome. It also may have been the best. The local and down to earth vibe of the restaurant was refreshing. It felt like we were treated like family. The...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank Adam N
Reviewed October 27, 2019

A tough place to get into without reservations and hours are short. Their pasta dishes are seasonal and they are all great. We had the lasagna this time and it was just ok. The pici with fresh pucini mushrooms was great. They ran out of...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank T8951PSanthonyc
Reviewed October 27, 2019 via mobile

This place was recommended by our Airbnb host. When we arrived, there were about 3 couples waiting outside and we were told we needed a reservation. The waiters were very kind and helped us to make a reservation for the following night. The wait was...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank linaroncancio100
Reviewed October 20, 2019

Make a reservation ahead. This is a small restaurant with amazing food. Two different chefs recommended this place when we asked for their favorite restaurant in Florence. We had a zucchini salad which was simple but so fresh & good. The most amazing Ribollita -...More

Date of visit: October 2019
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June 9, 2019|
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Response from trendbytes | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I would call the restaurant directly or have your hotel do it for you. I know they take reservations as many people arriving had them. I hope this helps. Enjoy!
April 26, 2018|
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Response from MeandHeTravel | Reviewed this property |
I called the restaurant to make a reservation and do not speak Italian, but they were very helpful and were able to speak to me in English. (Lovely people!)
February 22, 2018|
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Response from Lots66 | Reviewed this property |
Call up probably 4-6 weeks before you intend visiting. It’s excellent there have been a number of times
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