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“Incredible gnocchi, lovely atmosphere & service”

Trattoria il Contadino
Ranked #232 of 2,825 Restaurants in Florence
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$11 - US$18
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Neighbourhood: Santa Maria Novella
Reviewed 25 November 2013

Truthfully I don't remember much else of what we ate here (though it was good and very reasonably priced) but what I will always remember is the gnocchi. It was one of the the most delicious things throughout our travels in Italy: think cream, truffles, onion, bacon. If you like that kind of thing, you HAVE to try this place.

Other note: very nice wait staff, spoke good English and were very helpful and the B&B (Tre Gigli) upstairs was also delightful (booked through AirBnB).

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Thank CatWells
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Reviewed 16 November 2013

Stopped by for an early dinner (1845). Highly advised to arrive early as seating seems limited. Had a fantastic ravioli dish, which may have been my favorite raviolis ever! Don't know why it seemed so good - maybe it was the salting of the pasta, or the cheese filling, or the way the sauce played off the ravioli, but it was great! Knew we were in for a good experience when I looked around and saw a few locals. A great find with very good prices!

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Thank MCBMD
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Reviewed 14 November 2013 via mobile

Two courses and a drink (bottled water or wine) for an extremely modest price. Sitting next to locals and tourists. It couldn't get better. Worth the search (a little out of the way). Highly recommended - don't expect a fancy environment but do expect a good and inexpensive meal. Food was very good.

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Reviewed 13 November 2013 via mobile

Closed weekends. Very busy when we arrived. Cheap, set menue of 2 courses and wine for ?13.5. Staff spoke good English and helped us through the options. Good sized portions. Great food which I guess you would say was like a home cooked meal.

Thank Nick F
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Reviewed 10 November 2013

This restaurant must be one of Florence's hidden gastronomic gems. The menu is fixed price (starter, main and a couple of tumblers of house wine) for 13.50 euro. Puds are extra approx. 3.50 euro.Menu selection is good. Quality of food and service excellent. By having a fixed price menu food is served quickly and there is no long hanging around for the bill afterwards.I had rabbit stew as a starter followed by calamari. My wife also had the rabbit followed by beef stew. We even had room for puds - we had the tiramisu (like a previous reviewer) and strawberries and lemon juice ( a brilliant combination). Everything was delicious. This restaurant is so popular and such good value that people were willing to queue for a table. However given the fast turn round you should not have to wait too long.

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