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Gusta Osteria

#199 of 2,009 Restaurants in Florence
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Santo Spirito / San Frediano
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Via De' Michelozzi 13/r | Santo Spirito, 50125, Florence, Italy
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Thoroughly enjoyed my visit to Gusta Osteria. We had a 20 minute wait for a table but we were given a complementary drink while we waited at the outdoor tables. The food was delicious and good value for money and the staff were extremely friendly.

Thank Lauren D
Bradford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Heading to Piazza Santo Spirito we found this Osteria just off the Piazza, as it seemed to be another popular choice for people to eat we took advantage of a vacated table and enjoyed an excellent well prepared tasty meal.

Thank GoldenBest
Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A great little place to eat! Making a reservation in a must if you want to eat without a wait. Beautiful food and great service.

Thank arieger
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed Gusta Osteria. It has excellent, fresh cooking, good house wine, friendly service.

Thank Iain T
Chatham, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very good, varied menu, with very reasonable prices. The food is excellent; the restaurant is small, cozy, and friendly. If you are looking for a great, hearty, inexpensive meal among all the other spending you are doing in Florence, eat here. God willing, we will return. Thanks, Gusta Osteria!

Thank wanderfar
Bradenton, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had dinner there several times. The food is excellent, different items added and deleted from the menu daily. We sat with other couples on two occasions, found them to be very friendly and added to our experience. Staff is friendly, food is very good, meet interesting people. What's not to like?

Thank cozbill
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Straight down the stair of the palace, skinny alley between two buildings, one block, next building, outside or inside, corner building. Best meal ever. I have the Gusta meatballs and potatoes. my friend the past with duck sauce, we cleaned out plates. Dried pasta and topping are displayed at the entrance, Gusta-Osteria is absolutely delightful, fabulous service and WOW! Tastiest... More 

Thank Paddy494
Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you're spending all your time in the main part of Florence (the north side of the Arno River, where all the tourist spots are), you're missing some of the BEST food! We loved this spot so much we went TWICE! The stuffed chicken was my favorite dish. Piazza Santo Spirito is a great location, as well. If you sit... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The restaurant is small so you will probably share your table with some other guests. However you will enjoy very good cuisine with generous rations and good prices (nothing like the madness of prices Florence has). Definitely a very nice place to take a break and enjoy a Chianti.

Thank Scipio_13
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

Couldn't have picked a better place to shelter in a rain storm! Lovely meal , good pasta dishes, robust wine - very enjoyable. Was recommended by our host as a traditional family restaurant, still felt a bit too touristy for our taste but this was Florence in early September and us tourists get everywhere !!

Thank AliBar

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$11 - $33
Italian, Mediterranean
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via De' Michelozzi 13/r | Santo Spirito, 50125, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence>  > Santo Spirito / San Frediano
  • Neighborhood: Santo Spirito / San Frediano
  • Phone Number: 39055285033

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Santo Spirito / San Frediano
A warm evening with a cocktail in your hand and great company is the ideal way to experience Piazza Santo Spirito; the area is busiest at sunset for happy hour. Visitors cannot hide their astonishment sitting on the staircase under the Basilica of Santo Spirito, and they cannot help but stare at the architectural masterpieces like Bianca Cappello House, Fontana dello Sprone and San Frediano in Cestello and Santa Maria delle Carmine churches. Tourists and Florentines alike join up in the area between Santo Spirito and San Frediano, connecting the Tuscan soul to the international spirit permeating the city.
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