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Buca Lapi

1R Via del Trebbio, 50123, Florence, Italy
+39 055 213768
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“bistecca” (47 reviews)
“steak” (197 reviews)
“pasta” (54 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Barbecue, European, Gluten Free Options
1R Via del Trebbio, 50123, Florence, Italy
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Reviewed today

I tried to get a reservation for several weeks prior to our arrival in Florence. They are booked over 2 weeks in advance especially on the weekends. We stopped by around 4:30 and the manager was able to accommodate us for an early dinner (7...More

Thank Richard O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The pasta ( we shared 2 different dishes) and the entrees were all extremely tasty and not over seasoned or fussy. It did appear that most people ordered the steak - and we are not meat eaters - but the staff - all of the...More

1  Thank lizanne m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I and I chose this restaurant based on recommendations from TripAdvisor. Thank you everyone… This was one of the best meals on our trip. My husband said the Bistecca Fiorentina was the best steak he has ever had. Service was wonderful. Great...More

Thank TravelerShari
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant was tipped to us by our waiter at our favorite pizza place at home. We booked a few hours before we went and we were greeted like old friends. The food was amazing, we had the gnocchi which was a special of the...More

Thank ctaylor1000
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a wonderful venue for dinner. The barrel vaulted room is very atmospheric. The prices are high but we loved it nonetheless. The service was very professional and friendly and the food was delicious - there was also an excellent wine list but we...More

Thank Irishguest
Reviewed 1 August 2017

This restaurant was highly recommended to us before our trip to Italy. My fiancé and I dined here while in Florence and were very impressed! I would recommend making reservations in advance for this place. When we arrived, the owner escorted us to a private...More

Thank THint311
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Using our offline Google Maps app we walked past the corner of the Buca Lapi twice and were about to give up. We finally spotted it and were so glad we did. This restaurant is a florentine classic. It's not the only excellent choice to...More

Thank Gustavo F
Reviewed 25 July 2017

This high end restaurant is truly wonderful. In a cellar, but does not feel cramped or stuffy. You can watch the chefs cook. Great wine selection, of course.We loved everything we ordered: the bruschetta, the salad, the pastas and the tiramisu.

Thank DoubleA_J
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We booked Buca lapi based on the excellent reviews, and it didn't disappoint, from the tasty starters to the excellent florentine steak. The wine was spot on, with a chocolate dessert to compliment it. The service was great, very friendly waiter with good local knowledge.......More

Thank Gill2K_13
Reviewed 11 July 2017

this very historic restaurant is centrally located and is open only for dinner :-( . In my view one of the best restaurant in Florence managed professionaly with a great team. choose the seasonal dishes oftem made with simple and poor ingredients, the bistecca alla...More

Thank Fra56R
Santa Maria Novella
Santa Maria Novella train station welcomes the
majority of the people arriving in Florence, which
might explain the hectic pace. Commuters and tourists
come across the constant hustle and bustle of the
station before exiting, taking a few steps and
stopping amazed in Piazza di Santa Maria Novella. It
is impossible not to admire the the square, housing
one of the most charming basilicas in Florence. The
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Response from Helen W | Reviewed this property |
No I don't believe so, we arrived in trainers and day time apparel and didn't have a problem.
2 September 2016|
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Response from LMGToronto | Reviewed this property |
I am sure there was a fish dish; when we were there they also had a vegetarian diner. If you check their website in the photo gallery section, there are pictures of various dishes, one of which is poultry of some sort... More
Gina G
7 July 2016|
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Response from Tulsa-Traveler63 | Reviewed this property |
Don't believe there is a kids menu. No dress code.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
19:00 - 22:30
19:00 - 22:30
19:00 - 22:30
19:00 - 22:30
19:00 - 22:30
19:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1R Via del Trebbio, 50123, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence>  > Santa Maria Novella
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Maria Novella
  • Phone Number: +39 055 213768
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