Enjoy Fine Italian Food at These Restaurants in Florence

Florence has some incredible places to dine. Perhaps one of the best places to sample some five-star options other than Rome, you can find almost all the fine dining restaurants within the city center. You'll find some incredible spots waiting to serve you some delicious food.

Alle Murate has long been a favorite for those flying in from out of town. With beautiful frescoed walls and a welcoming staff, it's the perfect location for those who have been sightseeing all day and want to rest in a beautiful atmosphere.

Combining modern decor and a love for food presentation, Ora d'Aria has great options for those who have a particular palate. Their beautiful dishes are unforgettable. Osteria del Gatto e la Volpe is another spot near the Santa Croce region that provides classic recipes and a wonderful environment for a surprisingly affordable price. You can get Tuscan favorites or try something new.

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Alle Murate


Alle Murate is known most of all for its museum quality walls and its beautiful setting. There are two floors where you can enjoy the frescoes from the 1300s--and the meal tends to match the beauty of the nearby walls. Located right in the city...  Read More

Osteria del Gatto e la Volpe
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A short walk away from the Bargello or Santa Croce, Osteria del Gatto e la Volpe is a great place to duck in even if you don't have a reservation. The staff is happy to assist you in any questions you might have the menu and offer some great...  Read More

Cibrèo Ristorante
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Originally only a cafe, the Cibero restaurant recently opened with class. This spot gives you a chance to enjoy a quality lunch with all of your Tuscan favorites as well as some new, innovative dishes. One of the best parts and a reason you will...  Read More



This spot in the Santo Spirito area offers not only a well-cooked meal and a homey environment, but it also brings a bit of class and beautiful presentation. It's a bit of a walk from the city center, but it's also the perfect way to walk off a...  Read More



A favorite spot for locals, Trattoria da Tito has been around since 1913 and has been a spot to find some of the best paste in the Tuscan area since. They pride themselves on having some of the best meats and cheeses in the city of Florence, and...  Read More



Ora'Aria has an intimate feel and is one of the best places to thoroughly enjoy a quality meal. The intimate setting provides a wonderful spot to sit and enjoy your meal while getting glimpses of the cooking staff. The service is friendly and...  Read More



When you are looking for a fun place to sit down and enjoy a long dinner, this might be the place to do it. Reservations are necessary, so you will want to call earlier that day or even the day before. The gnocchi here is famous, as is the Zuppe...  Read More

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This five-star restaurant is famous for two things: its incredible food and the amazing staff. It is considered a very "adult" restaurant, meaning you won't find meals that the kids will love. However, you'll find delicious items that you will...  Read More



Taverna del Bronzino has made a name for itself by being one of the most interesting and delicious spots to sit and enjoy a meal. Serving up a surprising and varied selection of fish dishes, your mouth will water and you'll leave perfectly...  Read More

La Pentola dell'Oro
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Serving up some of the most unique dishes in Florence, this place has a great staff with amazing seating in the cantina. Make sure to order some wine off their vast list and think about taking a bottle of the house wine with you. This place is...  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