Enjoy Florence's Culinary Finest Outside in One of These Piazzas

Florence has plenty of options for you when you are looking for a quality restaurant with a romantic outdoor view. Choosing which one to serve you purposes can be the hardest choice. You'll find restaurants opening up to iconic views that you won't be able to find anywhere else in the world.

Make sure to stop by Borgo Antico for lunch or when you are craving an excellent piece of pizza. If you are having a hard time deciding what you would like from their many menu options, think about asking a member of the staff--they will be happy to serve you and let you know which one would satisfy you.

Also think about booking reservations at Osteria Vini e Vecchi Sapori when you want some classic Italian tastes for a good price and close to everything in the city center. It's a favorite of the locals and you'll want to go back again and again to sample some of the amazing variety that they have. You might also want to consider Finisterrae when you need a quick lunch with a glorious view of the Santa Croce church. You'll find it overlooks a beautiful, lively piazza--and it's the perfect spot to treat yourself to some gelato.



Right next to the church of Santo Spirito, you'll find Borgo Antico with its own pizza specialities and a great view of the facade of the church. Finding a spot here will take a reservation--it's a special favorite among the locals who like to...  Read More



It's hard to find a quality restaurant located in the glorious Piazza della Repubblica, but Fiorino d'Oro provides heated outdoor seating and a way to get a glimpse of Florence at its most glorious. The soups here are especially worth checking...  Read More



For a lively time, think about heading across the Arno for a night you won't forget at Osteria Santo Spirito. It's right next to one of the quirkiest piazzas in the city, and you'll find that there's a vibrant nightlife and something always...  Read More



When you are planning on finding the place to grab a drink and a meal with a stunning view of the Ponte Vecchio, you'll want to spend a magical night here with a date or the people you truly care about. You won't find a better spot to enjoy the...  Read More



For drinks and aperitivo, this bar has some of the best available located near the Duomo and Piazza della Signoria. Finding some quality mixed drinks can be hard within the city center, but Brown Sugar serves as an oasis for those looking for a...  Read More



Located near the Piazza della Signoria, you'll find a street with this hidden spot located there. In the middle of all the hustle and bustle and located next to one of the main tourist attractions, it's a nice break from the crowds and the many...  Read More

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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 look to the Santa Croce region. You'll get to...  Read More

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One of the most beautiful churches in Florence also offers some great outdoor dining options, and Finisterrae is certainly one of them. When you have been busy touring the city and you want to sample several menu items, this is the spot to pick....  Read More



Perhaps one of the best views of Florence is along the banks of the Arno River. Lungoarno 23 is situated right there for a perfect view of the Ponte Vecchio and the passing crowds meandering over it throughout the day. You'll want to sit back...  Read More



Located a little bit out of the city center in Fiesole, Terazza 45 has some high-class dining options and a view to die for. If you are planning on seeing Florence it its finest, think about booking a reservation well in advance here. It's also...  Read More


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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