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Enoteca Boccadama

#274 of 2,032 Restaurants in Florence
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighborhood:
Santa Croce
Italian, Mediterranean, Wine Bar
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25-26 Piazza Santa Croce, Florence, Italy
+39 055 243640
Today
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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98 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a late dinner here on the plaza outdoor seating, very nice. Service was good and the food was excellent and very reasonably priced

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Thank Donald G
Saco, Maine
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We dropped in for lunch on the advice of our tour guide (Julia), she claimed that Boccadama had great lasagna. She was right, the lasagna was excellent as was the Spaghetti Carbonara and the local Chianti. Service was qick and friendly and the prices were very reasonable, especially given their prime location.

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Thank nucenturion
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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440 reviews
211 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for lunch when we were walking round Florence. We had a glass of Prosecco each and shared a rustic pizza. The drink was quickly served as was the pizza. Both were fine and tasty but lacked the wow factor which would elevate it to five star.

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Thank David A
Manchester
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93 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

We'd been recommended this restaurant by some locals, and weren't disappointed. Arriving for a late lunch we were lucky to get an indoor window seat from which we could watch the constantly interesting passing tour groups and others, as well as admire the blue Florentine sky above the rooftops while waiting for our order. The Tuscan wine selected was excellent... More 

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Thank hopefultraveller21
Arkansas
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

The setting in Piazza Santa Croces divine. Outside is nice but inside is very quaint too. The lasagne was crazy good. The red house wine was paired beautifully. Florence is a wonderful place to visit and Boccadama is a must forlunch or dinner.

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UK
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215 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

This place was so busy but if you are able to get a table you will not be disappointed. The service is excellent and so very fast. Had soup, a pasta dish and then a very naughty chocolate dessert with coffee and wine. Great value and the waiters are the stars. So friendly and well presented.

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Thank ChrisB090
St. Petersburg, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Great location by Santa Croce. My wife and I both started with caprese (tomatoes with mozzarella and arugula, or rocket as they call it in Europe), and then she had pasta while I had what they called peasant soup with ceci (ceci are chick peas). The mozzarella in the caprese did not have much flavor, and the balsamic vinegar on... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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105 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016

I visited the Santa Croce Church and when i left it was lunch time. So I so this place, with big umbrellas and tables on the square, full of people (locals and tourists) and decided to have lunch there. The service was good and the food was not bad, but also there was nothing special about it. What I experimented... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016

I agree with other reviewers (Alexandra S), incredible location and ambiance. However, the food is mediocre. The bean soup was good but the Tuscan chicken breast was clearly previously frozen, thawed then cooked (that perfectly flat shape). The vegetables were steamed - no flavour. My partner had the stewed beef and it was salty, which other people had noted. Such... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016 via mobile

We had four pasta meals, all excellent, salads were exceptional with the fenal and orange truly outstanding. Nice choice for low key, classic Italian pasta away from the center square commotion.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Wine Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25-26 Piazza Santa Croce, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence>  > Santa Croce
  • Neighborhood: Santa Croce
  • Phone Number: +39 055 243640

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Staying in Santa Croce

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Santa Croce
Stop and stare at the beauty and symmetry of the Basilica of Santa Croce any time day or night. Unraveling around it are a number of architectural and artistic masterpieces, from the Synagogue to the Central National Library. As a hub for young people, the area gets busy with people who want to have fun: a continuous flow of tourists and locals become animated by songs and dances.
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