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Trattoria Mario

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Trattoria Sostanza

Both restaurants are rated highly by professionals. Overall, Trattoria Sostanza is preferred by most reviewers compared to Trattoria Mario. Trattoria Sostanza ranks #12 in Florence with positive reviews from 5 reviews such as Fodor's, Condé Nast Traveler and Travel + Leisure.

Both restaurants are rated highly by professionals. Overall, Trattoria Sostanza is preferred by most reviewers compared to Trattoria Mario. Trattoria Sostanza ranks #12 in Florence with positive reviews from 5 reviews such as Fodor's, Condé Nast Traveler and Travel + Leisure.

tripexpert score
83
#3 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@2x 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.com

    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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77
#16 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@2x 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. Try the famous... 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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