Restaurants: Florence & Prato

I Ragazzi di Sipario
Centrally located restaurant run by the ONLUS group I Ragazzi di Sipario for the mentally disabled. Open lunchtimes from Monday to Friday. At: 104 Via de Serragli, Florence (FI).
Ristorante e Vineria Caffe Italiano
Restaurant and bar specialises in food which is a mix between creative and Tuscan cooking. Closed on Mondays. At Via Condotta 12, 50122 Florence (FI).
Osteria De Benci
Large portions and a menu that changes monthly. Open from Monday to Saturday from 13:00-14:45 and 19:45-22:45. At Via Dei Benci 13/R, 50122 Florence (FI).
Accademia Restaurant
Tuscan restaurant situated in the historical San Marco square. Daily lunch and dinner menus. At: 7r Piazza San Marco, Firenze (FI).
Il Cantinone
Lively trattoria where diners sit together on long tables. Tuscan food including wild boar is served. Open 12:30-14:30 and 19:30-22:30. Closed Mondays. At Via Santo Spirito 6/R, 50125 Florence (FI).
Alla Vecchia Bettola
Traditional Florentine cuisine such as duck with truffle sauce. Open Tuesday to Saturday from 12:00-14:30 and 19:30-22:30. At Viale Ariosto Ludovico 32/R, 50100 Florence (FI).
Wine bar and osteria with seating areas both inside and out. Open Monday to Saturday from 12:30-15:30 and 19:00-01:00. At Via del Monte alle Croci 10r, Florence (FI).
Il Fagiolino
Traditional Tuscan cuisine at Traversa Delle Fontanelle 21, 59100 Prato (PO).
Da Mario
Osteria famed for its Fiorentina steak. Based near the central market. Closed on Sundays and in August. At Via Rosina 2, 50123 Florence (FI).
Da Ganino
Family run trattoria near the cathedral. Closed Sundays. At Piazza Dei Cimatori 4/R, 50100 Florence (FI).
Organic, macrobiotic and vegan cake shop with sandwiches at 92 Via San Gallo, 50129 Florence (FI).
Trattoria Antico Fattore
Tuscan fayre including pappardelle con cinghiale, pasta with wild boar. Closed Sundays. At Via Lambertesca 1/3r, 50122 Florence (FI).
Spanish tapas restaurant and bar open from 12:00-02:00 at Via Ghibellina 80r, 50122 Florence (FI).
Il Latini
Communal tables and traditional food served Tuesday to Sunday from 12:30-14:30 and 19:30-22:30. At Via Dei Palchetti 6/R, 50123 Florence (FI).
Vegetarian restaurant and take away, serving lasagna, ribollita, pastas, soups, cooked and raw vegetables, desserts, teas, organic espresso. Cash only. Open daily 10:00-22:00. Near Piazza Tasso at 53 Via del Leone, 50124 Florence.
Buca Dell Orafo
The cuisine served is typically Tuscan and the desserts are made on the premises. Closed on Mondays. At Via Girolami 28/r, 50122 Florence (FI).
Salamanca Sabor de Espana
Spanish tapas bar with tortilla, pata negra, queso manchego and other specialities. Open from 12:00 to 2:00 at 80 Via Ghibellina, Florence (FI).
Training restaurant of Apicius hospitality school students open Monday through Friday 12:00 - 00:00, at 85r Via dei Macci, Florence (FI).
Ristorante La Giostra
Based near the Duomo this restaurant is run by nobility. The pasta is made fresh on the premises daily. Open every day from 12:00-14:30 and 19:00-24:00. At Borgo Pinti 12/R, 50121 Florence (FI).
Acqua Al 2
Established since 1978 this restaurant is renowned for serving a taste of 5 different dishes of pasta or risotto instead of the usual 1. Open every evening. At Via Della Vigna Vecchia 40/r, 50122 Florence (FI).
Cafe Deluxee
Home cooked food for sale daily from 06:00 to late every night. Brunch on Saturday from 10:00 to 15:00. At Piazza Indipendenza, 50123, Florence (FI).
Oldest sushi restaurant in Florence serving sushi, sashimi, tempura and maguro steak. Open 19:00-23:30 (12:00-14:30 on Saturdays). Closed Mondays. At 72/R Via dei Neri, 50122 Florence (FI).
Cantinetta Antinori
Wine bar with food prepared using ingredients from the organisations farms. Also serve their own wine. Open Monday to Friday at Piazza degli Antinori 3 - I, 50123 Florence (FI).
La Fonte
Vegetarian restaurant where there are no waiters, you are served by the chef and seat yourself. Limited seating - mostly takeaway. Cash only. Closed Monday, and closed for most of August. At 15 Via Lucignano, Montespertoli (FI).
Buca Lapi
Tuscan specialities including rabbit and home made traditional desserts served Tuesday to Saturday from 12:30-14:30 and 19:30-22:30. At 1/R Via Del Trebbio, 50100 Florence (FI).
Trattoria Pizzeria Dante
Serves seafood, meat, vegetables and also offers pizza prepared in a wood burning oven. Open until midnight. At P. Sauro, 50124 Florence (FI).
Asian fusion cuisine restaurant open for lunch and dinner at 7/8 Largo Bargellini, 50122 Florence (FI).
House of Sizzle
Steak house located nearby Piazza Santa Croce, Florence. Watch American sport live. Group booking available. Open daily from 18:00 to late. At: via dei Benci 33-35R, Firenze (FI).
Coco Lezzone
Tuscan trattoria with long tables near Piazza Santa Trinita. At Via Parioncino 26/R, 50123 Florence (FI).
Salaam Bombay
Small family run restaurant on the edge of the town centre of Florence. Typical Punjab cuisine. Open every day 19:30 to 24:00. At viale f.lli Rosselli 45r Firenze (FI).
Caffé del Pace nel Mondo
Hotel Kadampa restaurant with vegetarian menu of Italian cuisine. Restaurant non-smoking and does not serve alcohol. English and Spanish spoken. Wireless internet connection available. At 15 San Francesco dAssisi, Montecatini Terme (PT).
Zeb Gastronomia
Bistro and deli run by owner Alberto Navari in San Niccolo area below Piazzale Michelangelo. At 2r Via San Miniato, 50125 Florence (FI).
Minimalist setting serving food for any occasion business or pleasure. Reservations for Dinner only (Mon-Sat). At 48r Via San Niccolo, 50100 Florence (FI).
Osteria Di Giovanni
Tuscan family restaurant established since 1951 in the heart of Florence. Closed Tuesdays. At Via Del Moro 22, 50123 Florence (FI).
Osteria Del Cinghiale Bianco
Traditional osteria with 2 dining areas, one in a section of a medieval tower and the other in a covered courtyard. At Borgo San Jacapo, 50100 Florence (FI).
Le Fonticine
Cuisine is based around the cooking of the Emilia Romagna region. Open Tuesday to Saturday from 12:00-14:30 and 19:00-22:00. At Via Nazionale 79/R, 50123 Florence (FI).
Ruths Kosher Restaurant
Dairy and fish under the supervision of the Florence Rabbincal Beth Din. Meat kitchen available. Booking required for Shabbat meals and groups. From Sun-Thu 12:30-14:30, 19:30-22:00. Fri lunch only, Sat dinner only. At 2 Via Farini, 50121 Florence (FI).
La Raccolta
Health food store and restaurant. Menu includes tofu, seitan, and vegetarian items at 2 Via Giacomo Leopardi, 50121 Florence (FI).
Health food cafe and latteria serves homestyle cooking. Brunch served all day. Open daily 8:00-12:00, except Mon closes at 21:00. At La latteria, 39 Via Degli Alfani, Florence (FI).
Dolce Vita
Bar and restaurant open until 01:30. At Piazza del Carmine 6r, 50125 Florence (FI).
Ora dAria
Housed in the old city prison, head chef Marco Stabiles restaurant is open for dinner every day except Sunday from 19:00 at 3/c R Via Ghibellina, Florence (FI).
Trattoria Da Benvenuto
Florentine home cooking includes specialities such as papperdelle with rabbit and Tuscan crostini. At Via Mosca 16/R, 50122 Florence (FI).
Le Mossacce
Home cooking for a mixed clientele including business people, locals and tourists. Open from Monday to Friday from 12:00-14:30 and 19:00-21:30. At Via Del Proconsolo 55/R, 50122 Florence (FI).
American bar and sushi restaurant open Monday to Saturday 19:00-02:00. Sushi take away service available. At 18/20 Viale Strozzi, 50129 Florence (FI).
La Fondue
Fondue restaurant with Chinese fondue, Bourguignonne fondue, fromage cheese fondue, raclette, fish fondue and chocolate fondue. Open Tuesday-Saturday 20:00 - 24:00 at 1 Via della Fonderia, Florence (FI).
Downstairs sushi bar with conveyor belt service. Upstairs Asian BBQ with individual BBQs at each table. Wine bar for private functions. Open Monday to Saturday 19:00 to 24:00. At: via dei Benci 41R, 50122 Florence (FI).
Trattoria Za Za
Trattoria with outdoor seating for al fresco dining is open all week and all day except Sunday from 11:00. Also offer on-line shopping for food products, wines and kitchen items. At Piazza Del Mercato Centrale, 50123 Florence (FI).
La Pentola dellOro
Cooking inspired by the past: Tuscan, Medieval and Renaissance dishes. Set in the artigianal Santa Croce area at 24/26r Via di Mezzo, Florence (FI).
Angels Restaurant and Wine Bar
Centrally located restaurant and wine bar with American bar. Sunday brunch every week. Online boooking available. At Via del Proconsolo 29/31r, Florence, 50122, (FI).
Enoteca Pizzeria Gallo Nero
Pizza restaurant serving traditional Tuscan food from locally sourced products. Meat from animals reared in the Chiana valley, cheese from the Siena region and oil from Tuscany. Open every day except Thursday. At Via C. Battisti 9, 50022 Greve (FI).
Sei Divino
Open every day 10:00 - 2:00 with aperitivo based around Mexican on Mon, sushi on Tues, veggie on Wed, Mediterranean Thu and Tuscan at weekends. At 42 Borgo Ognissanti, Florence (FI).
Traditional Greek taverna with eat in or take away kebab menu as well as moussaka, tarama and other favorites. Open from 12:30-15:00 and 19:30-24:00 at 16 Via San Gallo, Florence (FI).