You'll Love These Budget-Friendly Restaurants in Florence

Though Florence is not known for being the cheapest location in Italy, there are still some hidden gems within the city center that allow you to enjoy the cuisine without spending more than you want to. Whether you are looking to treat yourself and spend a ton or you are a backpacker and on a budget, you'll find options available for you.

Trattoria la Casalinga is well-known throughout the city for offering guests some delicious menu items for reasonable prices. Whether you are looking to enjoy a large plate of pasta or you want to try something a bit meatier, you'll be able to find it here.

Il Latini is another place that serves up some delicious foods for quality prices. You'll find local Italian dishes and delicious wines in a wonderful environment for all. For sandwiches and lunch, check out Dal Barone right in the middle of the city center--you'll get not only a great lunch but a fantastic view of the Duomo.



Located not far away from the train station, this spot features authentic food and a homey environment to make you feel like you are in an old-fashioned "ristorante." You'll be surprised how affordable the meal is and how you can order more...  Read More



Offering a solid set menu including an appetizer, first course, second course, and wine for a price for about 15 euro. It very rare to find a deal better than this, and although it might not be the fanciest establishment you'll find in Florence,...  Read More

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Though it's mostly known for its Neapolitan-style pizza and amazing crust, Il Pizzaiuolo is much more than just a pizza place. It also serves up some great pasta dishes, as well. Guests will feel as though they've come home, and most of the pies...  Read More



For those looking to enjoy a night out but don't want to think about the expense, Il Latini offers the option to have a delicious dinner without worry. There are so many different dishes that guests will want to try here, and the best part is...  Read More



For a truly Florentine experience, you can't beat a place that has been family-run for years. Sabatino is one of the best places in the Oltr'arno region to find some traditional food for a price that you'll be happy to pay. When you want a truly...  Read More



Located downtown in the heart of the city center, Dal Barone has some amazing lunch options in case you start to get hungry while visiting the Duomo. Finding an authentic meal here for a good price can be a challenge, but Dal Barone makes it...  Read More



Though more often than not you will find some restaurants that offer big portions to customers, Trattoria las Casalinga takes its meal sizes to a whole new level. The best part? The establishment also offers these gigantic dishes for a price...  Read More



Nerone has a comforting atmosphere and offers some of the most traditional Tuscan dishes for prices that are more than fair. It can be difficult to find a place where you can get quality food and feel at home. With a wonderful wood fire stove...  Read More



When tourists visit Florence, they don't necessarily think about trying some of the soup options available--it's easy to be overwhelmed by all the pizza! Il Cernacchino offers up some traditional soup recipes without making guests pay through...  Read More



You'll find a while array of food available at this restaurant. Serving up traditional meals that include large helpings, you'll be amazed at how well you can eat for the price. This spot is also family-friendly and offers plenty of options for...  Read More


Meet Alexa Schnee

Currently residing in Florence, Alex is a travel writer and author. She is addicted to coffee, reading, and seeing new places. She has been to near fifteen different countries in Europe, all...  More About Alexa