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Alla Vecchia Bettola

Viale Vasco Pratolini 3/5/7, 50124, Florence, Italy
+39 055 224158
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  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“penne al” (17 reviews)
“house pasta” (4 reviews)
“apple tart” (4 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Viale Vasco Pratolini 3/5/7, 50124, Florence, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Recommended this restaurant by a friend. Walked over the Ponte vecchio in the Aug heat with 2 kids in tow. This restaurant s authentic Italian and simply gorgeous. Menu changes daily. Pasta each and salad to share plus desserts are divine. We had the house...More

Thank closesj
Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

Here on the first night of our trip, recommended by our hotel, we booked in for just as it opened. The atmosphere was bustling, friendly and efficient. Felt really at ease and welcome. The waiter spoke English, phew! The food was fantastic, simple but so...More

Thank karen m
Reviewed July 9, 2017 via mobile

Wonderful restaurant! Great food and service. Wine was fantastic. Best pasta I had in Florence. Overall fantastic place.

Thank Jon100580
Reviewed July 8, 2017

The restaurant was recommended by our host and it was more than worth it! If you expect a nice and quiet evening with your own little table then dont go - because this place is full and loud and absolute fun! The menu is only...More

Thank Susanne161
Reviewed July 3, 2017

Wonderful traditional trattoria with fresh food made to order ( yes you might have to wait!). Unfortunately discovered by tourists: but in Florence hard to avoid them! Sit at one of the long tables and if you are lucky as I was you will sit...More

Thank ChristineBindert
Reviewed July 3, 2017

Each night in Florence and Rome we went to dinner at restaurants recommended by friends and highly rated. Alla Vecchia Bettola was the one and only perfect restaurant on our trip. Heavenly food, smallish, family feeling, exuberant service, not filled with tourists, great value. Truly...More

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Reviewed June 9, 2017 via mobile

One of the best restaurants I've eaten at. I have no idea where to begin!!! The staff are great, I cannot understand how they basically work all day yet are always smiling and pleasant. They are the base of this restaurant and because of them...More

Thank Tarickh J
Reviewed June 5, 2017

Quite a basic restaurant with shared tables. Small menu. Staff have limited but enough English. Food is very good and so reasonably priced by Florence standards! Only house wine available but drink as much as you want for 4 euros each!

Thank nge8
Reviewed May 27, 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is outside the city centre so depending on where you are staying you have to walk around 20 to 30 minutes to get there. It's absolutely worth it though. A lot of locals eat there and you will probably end up sitting next...More

Thank Martina D
Reviewed May 16, 2017

Great place to taste and enjoy the real Tuscan cuisine! Nice unpretentious restaurant, delicious meals (to begin with "Penne alla Bettola"), big selection of wines, but try their house wine - you will not be disappointed! Incredibly sympatic and well-trained staff, ready to help you...More

Thank marishantal
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Dana T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Viale Vasco Pratolini 3/5/7, 50124, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence
  • Phone Number: +39 055 224158
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