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“Our Favorite Dinner in Florence”

Vini e Vecchi Sapori
Ranked #40 of 2,872 Restaurants in Florence
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Dinner, Reservations
Neighbourhood: Uffizi
Reviewed 4 May 2012

This is the place you hope actually exists in Italy. It is tiny, maybe 16 seats. The one waiter will explain each dish in English while pouring the house wine. The food is excellent. The pasta with lamb ragu was amazing. My favorite was a pasta with zucchini flowers.

Make a reservation....this is the one place you shouldn't miss.

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Thank DaisyM03
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Reviewed 2 May 2012

With scores of great places to eat in Florence, we inadvertently saved the best for last. We stayed just a few blocks from Vini e Vecchi Sapori, but we'd stroll past, it was always busy or closed. Finally smartened up, put our name on the wait list ... and now I can recommend it to you with no reservations. Creative tasty food, excellent service, a fun friendly place. My favorite dish was Rissoto con Radicchio but everything we tried was outstanding. Our excellent table mate was a young Russian touring Italy on his own. If we return to Florence, this charming cafe will be both our first and last stop.

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Thank Kawster
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Reviewed 1 May 2012

If you have to wait half an hour outside waiting for a table (its a small place and popular), wait outside. You wont be disappointed.

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Thank Nickg_9
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Reviewed 30 April 2012

This little gem with only 25-30 seats serves the best Italian food we have ever tasted. Every bite was a delight, and the buffalo mozzarella to die for. The atmosphere is very warm and friendly, and it feels like if you are visiting a family kitchen. The 3 people in the staff are excellent, and the food and the atmosphere makes the contact between the guests very easy going. DO NOT MISS this place while in Florence! When we where there they were fully booked three days in advance, which means you probably need to book in advance through your hotel, or in some other way, not to miss it.

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Thank Roland M
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Reviewed 27 April 2012

When we planned on coming to Florence for our honeymoon we dreamed of romantic dinners in one of a kind Italian restaurants. This evening was just that. The place was tiny and we had to make a reservation a day ahead of time. This small family owned osteria is a true gem that is both inviting and charming. I won't even specify what we ate ( partially because we ate everything haha) because everything we saw looked so good. The food was perfect from start to finish and when we come back to Florence it's the first place we will make a reservation. Best meal in town; romantic, delicious and authentic! Also, pretty sure we were the only tourists there.

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Thank MothergooseOrlando
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