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Ristorante Buca Mario

Piazza Degli Ottaviani 16R, 50123, Florence, Italy
+39 055 214179
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“florentine steak” (176 reviews)
“tiramisu” (116 reviews)
“t bone” (51 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options
Piazza Degli Ottaviani 16R, 50123, Florence, Italy
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Reviewed yesterday

I swear, this place is not delicious and not kind. owner is very kind, but Waiter is super not kind.

Thank Celia H
Reviewed 1 week ago

The best T bone and fun service. The meat was very tender and juicy and tasty. The past, veal, etc were great. The atmosphere is fun but the bill will be high for a fun night. Couldn't do this with the whole family...

Thank mbamerican
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is quite a pricey restaurant but lovely for a treat. The waiting staff are excellent , attentive without intrusive. The foid is excellent too.

Thank Claire612
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is an unassuming restaurant and we decided to try it out not knowing that it comes highly recommended - so happy we did!! We even came back a second time because we had a great experience! Try their steak, lamb, and anything from their...More

Thank rac243
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place exceeded expectations! The whole staff and dining experience was amazing! The beef was cooked to perfection, tender and flavorful. The homemade lasagna was the best I'd ever had! The wonderful dessert tray had so many fresh options for you to choose from. There...More

Thank LolaChristine
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The patrons here are a mix of locals and visitors. The food is served in typical Florentine fashion. The beef is cooked rare to medium rare unless you say otherwise. The Bistecca is huge. And the staff of this family owned and run restaurant are...More

Thank Paul L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went to the restaurant with a friend who it was recommended to but I wasn’t prepared for what it was to come. The food was superb, even a simple dish like pappa al pomodoro was tasting heavenly. The ingredients were so well balanced and...More

Thank MarilenaAnt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been to Buca Mario several times (and reviewed it before), but I went back there with some colleagues and customers during a recent business trip to Florence. the food was fantastic! The bistecca was tasty and prepared excellently. Desserts were fantastic, and the...More

Thank GaryvM
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were in 3 and we ordered Fiorentina for 3 persons , but the portion was too much for 3 persons , I think even 5 people could have the same! The quality was perfect and also the Wine “ Chianti” was one of the...More

Thank Karan A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is outstanding for T bone steak, delicious food, and much more. However, they prepare their steak very rare, so if you don’t like it that way, make sure to ask them to make it more cooked. The waiters and waitresses are funny and...More

1  Thank jwal555
Santa Maria Novella
Santa Maria Novella train station welcomes the
majority of the people arriving in Florence, which
might explain the hectic pace. Commuters and tourists
come across the constant hustle and bustle of the
station before exiting, taking a few steps and
stopping amazed in Piazza di Santa Maria Novella. It
is impossible not to admire the the square, housing
one of the most charming basilicas in Florence. The
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Neil L
September 12, 2017|
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Response from tuckyins | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for late reply. They do. Cheers.
May 13, 2017|
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Response from Sangria129 | Reviewed this property |
My daughter found them to be closed in early December. Maybe tourist season is not busy enough at that time. I think they open back up before Christmas. You should be fine in August. Also try Il Porscupino Restaurant.
January 17, 2017|
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Response from lgvl2015 | Reviewed this property |
Yes I would book as it's so popular.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$57 - $86
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Families with children, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Degli Ottaviani 16R, 50123, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence>  > Santa Maria Novella
  • Neighborhood: Santa Maria Novella
  • Phone Number: +39 055 214179
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