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Osteria Antica Mescita San Niccolo

Via di San Niccolo' 60/r, 50125, Florence, Italy
+39 055 234 2836
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good39%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Via di San Niccolo' 60/r, 50125, Florence, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On November 9, I took a long walk from my studio rental on Via Il Prato up to Piazza Michelangelo and Abbazia di San Miniato al Monte - quite a hike! I stopped here for lunch afterwards since I had read many positive reviews on...More

Thank Tonni168
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here based on positive reviews. Cool crypt and atmosphere very informal but inviting. Wait staff also very nice. However the positive stops there. We ordered tagliata - steak. It was overcooked and tough. Our sides were obviously reheated from earlier in the day. The...More

Thank MarcoBee2016
Reviewed 2 November 2017

Restaurant is quaint inside and has a wonderful patio on the outside. Had lunch there after going up to piazzale mchelangelo. The food was plain - we had a bruschetta appetizer and had the risotto with gorgonzola which could have used some herbs or some...More

Thank JJBnovascotia
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Stopped for late lunch on way to Piazza Michelangelo. Perfect spot. Very friendly owner. Food was wonderful, as was the wine. Perfect for coming or going from/to the Piazza for sunset views.

Thank John L
Reviewed 31 October 2017

Stopped for a short break on our sightseeing and glad we did . Staff were very friendly , food good and a very nice glass of chianti to wash it down !

Thank Alan W
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

This was literally seconds away from where we were staying so we decided to go here for ease but I'm so glad we did! We sat in the basement bit which was a little quieter than upstairs so suited us fine. The menu was in...More

Thank Benneka
Reviewed 23 October 2017

My husband and I travel to Florence each year. We always visit Osteria Antica Mescita San Niccolo. The food is consistently yummy and prices are very fair.

Thank Gizzygirl58
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Authentic local food, including lampredotto and tripe (which we did not try). However plenty of other dishes. Osso Bucco was delicious, as was pasta with porcini mushrooms and roast pork with potatoes. Good tomato bruschetta. Be aware that the steak is served "Florentine" style -...More

Thank saynotopotatoskins
Reviewed 14 October 2017

We were tired (and hungry), having just arrived in Firenze after a very long travel day from N. America. We were looking for a restaurant that was small, local, not too fancy and offered good food. Our hotel suggested Osteria Antica Mescita - and they...More

Thank Golfitis12
Reviewed 10 October 2017

the restaurant is located in the fun san niccolo neighborhood of florence. my wife and I were seated on the outdoor patio and enjoyed the people watching during our meal. we had an excellent soup sampler and salad to start. for our main we had...More

Thank David P
Piazzale Michelangelo
Just outside the ancient walls of Florence, Viale
Michelangiolo starts. It is a winding road rimmed by
wonderful poplars and holm oaks. The long ascent opens
up to the most beautiful and famous panoramic
viewpoint of Florence: Piazzale Michelangelo, where an
elevated terrace offers visitors an incomparable and
breathtaking view of the entire city from above.
During good weather, Piazzale Michelangelo provides
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10 July 2017|
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Response from Malika F | Reviewed this property |
There was a service charge in most restaurants we visited, same as in the U.K. I guess.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
US$21 - US$29
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:30
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via di San Niccolo' 60/r, 50125, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence>  > Piazzale Michelangelo
  • Neighbourhood: Piazzale Michelangelo
  • Phone Number: +39 055 234 2836
  • E-mail
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