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Italian, Mediterranean, Tuscan, Central-Italian
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Reviewed 9 October 2020

What a find and fantastic food. Look forward to returning when we can travel again. Lovely food and great atmosphere.

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 25 August 2020

Great place in general and their Penne à la vodka are outstanding. All the staff speaks good english.

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 4 July 2020 via mobile

All I can say is I love this place. It represents everything Fiorentino. The food is 100% on point and everything is beyond delicious and very well made. You will find that it's always busy at night. The locals love to eat there. The primi...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed 24 February 2020

As a long-time fan of Ina Garten's penne vecchia bettola (penne vodka), I had to try this trattoria when I discovered it was a few blocks from my hotel. Seldom is the original dish better than the "famous" one, but in this case, the penne...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 25 January 2020

We ate lunch twice at Vecchia Bettola during our 5 days in Florence and loved it both times. It's just what you want a neighborhood Italian restaurant to be, friendly, casual, excellent food and a lively ambiance. The tables are long shared marble topped tables...More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 16 December 2019

We were at Vecchia Bettola on saturday evening. Nice restaurant, where you can seat at a table close to other eating people . If you are touchy it is not the right place. If you are nice and sociable, it is ok. Because first of...More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed 29 November 2019

When my wife and I travel we seek out where the locals recommend and dine. Alla Vecchia Bettola is such a place in Florence. This is my favorite restaurant in the city. The restaurant is away from the tourist section of Florence. We met friends...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed 16 November 2019 via mobile

Came across this place quite by accident. It was extremely busy but we grabbed the last 2 seats outside. The food was fantastic! Perfect pasta, amazing meatballs and unlimited house wine for €4! Service was great too!

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed 25 October 2019 via mobile

Brilliant restaurant with great food, excellent service and a lively, authentic atmosphere. You would be crazy not to eat here and spend some quality time in this awesome eatery. You will probably need to make a reservation.

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed 8 October 2019

This place was very friendly and had a family feel to it. The food and wine were great! The only downside was that this place did not have an English menu, but rather someone trying to explain the dishes, which made ordering slightly difficult.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Alla Vecchia Bettola is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 3.5
  • Atmosphere: 4