Florence, Italy

Written By Scott Joseph On September 28, 2009

La Maremanna, Via de Macci, 77r – Good seafood and a terrific antipasti table.

Cibreo, Via de Macci, 118 – There is a main dining room and a trattoria next door; the trattoria is better, less expensive, less touristy and better atmosphere.

Trattoria ZaZa, Piazza del Mercato Centrale, 26r

Dino, Via Ghibellina 51r

Enoteca Pinchiorri, Via Ghibellia 87 (very expensive)

Hotel Brunelleschi, Piazza Santa Elisabetta 3; nice lunch spot

Sant’ Ambrosia, Piazza S. Ambrogio, 7r
This is the jazzy bar with the good happy hour. During the day there is a food cart in the piazza next to the church where a man sells sandwiches. The specialties are trippa and lamprodata. Trippa is tripe and lamprodata is the intestine. The trippa is very good. You can also pour yourself a glass of wine from the big jug on the stand. A real bargain.

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