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“Loved it! Great local flavor!”

La Prosciutteria Firenze
Ranked #65 of 2,782 Restaurants in Florence
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $6 - $12
Cuisines: Italian, Street Food
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Good for: Romantic
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Neighborhood: Uffizi
Description: Tipycal florentine "Vineria". La Prosciutteria (The Ham Shop) is very centraly located 30 m out from Uffizi Museum 50m far from Signoria Square 500m from PonteVecchio Old Bridge and 200m from the Dome. Is a tipycal old shop owned by a family of winemaker from Chianti Area that sell their products: wine oil and special gourmet food, especially prosciutto toscano crude ham salami finocchiona and a very special selection of "Pecorino" sheep cheese. You can take away or eat inside on old wooden table and also drink wine by glass from 1,5 euro, cost for a special and tasty sandwich with "porchetta" roasted pork is 3,5 euro, tasting menu start from 8 euro. Informal atmosphere in a very romantic original old fashioned place ideal also for a break for a glass of genuine wonderful wine or for aperitif, Open from 11am to 11 pm.
Reviewed August 12, 2013

We were lucky enough to come across La Prosciutteria as we walked through Florence. The place was filled with locals enjoying their lunch so we stopped to join them. Staff was enthusiastic and helpful even though they didn't speak much English. Sandwiches were delicious and fresh. Wonderful place to enjoy a true Italian lunch. Highly recommend!

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Reviewed August 9, 2013

Dropping in 6 persons we didnt expect to get a table. Asking the two girls behind the desk didnt help much as they don't have the necessary restaurant licens to service at the tables...

Fortunately we found a table all the way in the back of the restaurant (the old toilet or slaughter house?:-).

Same lack of licens means no menus at the tables, so only menu is at the bar where you also have to place your order..

The large crostini with ham, goat cheese etc. were great though and the whole thing a funny experience!

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Reviewed August 8, 2013

We found this quite by accident, and it was a jewel...the food, the wine, the people, the service. Absolutely delicious and fun as well. Perfect for planning a picnic or dinner party. We'll be back on any future trip to Florence.

1  Thank andiamo2011
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Reviewed August 4, 2013

I do not eat meat so I thought I did not have much choices in the restaurant. However, I did figure out some veggi choices like The thief politician (truffle and mushroom) and the Heidis goat (cheese and honey). The bread is freshly made and cut by the lovely ladies. The food is simple but it is very delicious. The ambience is unique and perfect.

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1  Thank LinaLina2013
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Reviewed August 3, 2013

Just walk by and start salivating, the beautiful aroma of ham. There's no table service because there's no restaurant licence so go up to the board point and 5mins later delicious plates of ham (and donkey) will be handed over. Good cheap wines by the glass. Gets very busy. Be sure to try the famed fennel salami which is popular in Florence. Now as the name suggests this is all about meat and more or less a glorified deli. Try to avoid behaving like the American in front of us "skuuuze me sir but for 10e I expect olives, sun dried tomaaatoes and other vegetables on this plaaater"..... Umm did you check the name of the place and notice the 20 legs of pork hanging from the ceiling? A Florence must if you are into ham

1  Thank SumoDoha
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