• Mastrociliegia
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Cuisine: European, Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian

Price: $$

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Best Restaurants: Pizza is an art in Italy, and few locations do it as well as Mastrociliegia located not far from both Santa Croce and the Duomo. Serving up some family recipes that date back decades, make sure to...  Read More
Pizza: Who said pizza had to just be shaped as a pie? Mastrociliegia has a large menu with wonderful vegetarian options and recipes handed down from older family members. Guests should think about choosing...  Read More
Romantic Dining: This family-run restaurant takes pride in its recipes and large portions meant for two to share. Be sure to ask about any specials they might have available--there's always something new coming out of...  Read More
Lunch: Though advertised as a pizzeria, where this place really shines through is its calzones and antipasti. It's a family-owned restaurant that has been passed down, so some of the recipes are the same...  Read More
Outdoor Dining: Tucked away from the rest of the main tourist sights, you'll find that this little haven offers some of the best pizza in the city, and you'll find some great outdoor seating offering an insider's...  Read More
Late Night: Open in the center of town, and right next to some wonderful pubs and gelato shops, Mastrociliegia can offer you and your family a decadent meal that is sure to make your taste buds sing even late...  Read More

  • Best Restaurants: "Ask about the specials--they're all passed down in the family."
  • Pizza: "Don't take this pizza to go! Sit down outside and enjoy."
  • Romantic Dining: "Think about splitting a calzone--they are huge and plenty of food for two people."
  • Lunch: "Though the restaurant inside is quaint, see if you can get a table outside."
  • Outdoor Dining: "Ask about any specials they might have--they're made in-house."
  • Late Night: "The house wine is worth checking out here."
  • Recommended as Best Restaurants Because: This restaurant is well-known for its location and great pizza.
  • Best for Pizza Because: Mastroceleigia has some amazing calzones and pizzas for a great price.
  • Best for Romantic Dining Because: This haven has some fantastic pizza and wine to make for a casual date.
  • Best for Lunch Because: This place boasts some of the best pasta and calzones in Florence.
  • Best for Outdoor Dining Because: You'll find delicious pizzas here and a warm, welcoming staff.
  • Best for Late Night Because: Mastrociliegia has wonderful pasta and pizza late--all made from homemade recipes.

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