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Trattoria Mario

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Trattoria Sostanza

Both establishments are recommended by professional reviewers writing for major publications. Overall, Trattoria Mario ranks significantly higher than Trattoria Sostanza. Trattoria Mario comes in at 83 with praise from 7 publications including Rough Guide, Afar Magazine and Lonely Planet.

Both establishments are recommended by professional reviewers writing for major publications. Overall, Trattoria Mario ranks significantly higher than Trattoria Sostanza. Trattoria Mario comes in at 83 with praise from 7 publications including Rough Guide, Afar Magazine and Lonely Planet.

tripexpert score
86
#2 in Florence
location

Via Rosina, 2r, 50123 Florence

endorsements
  • 7 endorsements
  • 55

    Afar Magazine

    Cramped it may be, but rustic Da Mario, located at the back of the mercato centrale, serves up a menu of consistently reliable Florentine classics to a mix of stall workers, business folk... Full Review →

  • 6

    Fodor's Tick Choice

    A distinct cafeteria feel and genuine Florentine hospitality prevail. Full Review →

  • 1

    Frommer's 35

    This is down-and-dirty Florentine lunchtime at its best. Full Review →

  • 14

    Concierge

    Most of the menu is simple...ultra-cheap, classic Tuscan fare.

  • 17

    DK Eyewitness

    This lively trattoria is always packed with a mix of stall owners, business people and tourists who all come for the good, traditional, homely food at very reasonable prices.

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81
#13 in Florence

Via del Porcellana, 25/r, 50123 Florence

  • 5 endorsements
  • 55

    Afar Magazine

    Not an upscale gourmet place, but popular with locals, and a place to practice my rusty Italian. Full Review →

  • 6

    Fodor's Tick Choice

    Since opening its doors in 1869, this trattoria has been serving top-notch, unpretentious food to Florentines who like their bistecca fiorentina very large and very rare. Full Review →

  • 1

    Frommer's 35

    The primi are very simple: pasta in sauce, tortellini in brodo (meat-stuffed pasta in chicken broth), and zuppa alla paesana (peasant soup ribollita). Full Review →

  • 8

    Condé Nast Traveler

    This full-of-charm hole-in-the-wall—a Florence classic for nearly 150 years—offers just six tables (so do book ahead) and has had the same staff for the past two decades. Full Review →

  • 12

    Travel + Leisure

    Sostanza is also known as Il Troia (the trough) because its long, wooden communal tables are always packed with diners enjoying the same signature dishes. Full Review →

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