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Via Guelfa | 35 Rosso, 50129, Florence, Italy
+39 055 294989
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good37%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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12:30 PM - 3:00 PMAll hours
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Via Guelfa | 35 Rosso, 50129, Florence, Italy
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a true Tuscan experience. Wonderful staff, lovely interior. Since we dined a bit early by Italian standards, we watched as the restaurant filled with locals enjoying themselves to the nth degree. The food was exceptional. Artichoke risotto, gnocchi, a bistecka florentina (enough for...More

1  Thank Juby B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We ate here as part of a tour group arranged dinner so I cannot comment on the cost of the meal, but everything else about our visit was excellent. We started with ravioli in a walnut sauce that was very delicious. We also had penne...More

1  Thank zburgy
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Very friendly atmosphere, honest food and honest pricing. I really felt at home in this peaceful, unpretentious and tolerant place.

1  Thank giov2017136
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Cafaggi was highly recommended by family prior to our arrival in Florence, and as it happens, we were staying nearby. On an afternoon walk-about, we passed by and decided on the spot to make reservations for that night - Saturday! Delicious food: homemade rigatoni with...More

1  Thank 3GMB
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

This place appears to have maintained a proud tradition of Italian food straightforwardly prepared from good ingredients since 1922. Looks a little bit like a refectory, but not as impersonal as that. Some way into each dish, we thought: ‘Hang on! This tastes really special!’

1  Thank Noel-on-tour
Reviewed 30 September 2017

We found tghis place after it was recommended by our hotel - and what a find it was, too. Dont be fooled by the plain decor - this place is a family run restaurant, and ALL the family are still here, working hard to deliver...More

2  Thank LeaFrancis
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Lovely family restaurant without pretension. Literally like walking back 50 years. Service and food all very typical family food (said my Florentinian friend who's been eating there since he was a child). The large shared steak was great and the advice on the wine list...More

2  Thank NeilRV
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

This place probably hasn't changed since the late 60s (decor included) and all the better for it. Classic no frills Italian cooking made with good ingredients with slick attentive service. House wine was decent too. Not worth going out of your way for but if...More

2  Thank Anne F
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Cafaggi is a solid restaurant, worthy of the positive reviews. We had a very good meal with good service. We had both pasta and meat dishes. Both were prepared well. Typical of Tuscany the meat is good quality. There is no outdoor seating. Prices were...More

2  Thank DonR_09
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

We had 2 meals at this restaurant, and loved them both. The risotto wifh fresh artichokes was a highlight, and we also loved the spaghetti with clams and mussels, as well as the grilled squid, which was lightly stuffed with bread crumbs, garlic, and parsley....More

2  Thank Steve K
San Lorenzo
San Lorenzo’s lively merchants shout out from behind
stalls with an array of products in one of the most
traditional neighborhoods in Florence. Different
ethnic groups join together in the large outdoor
market of San Lorenzo and in the Central Market, a
vast multi-floored building. Visitors are bound to
fall in love with this area and in particular, with
its variety of food, especially those focusing on
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$41 - US$68
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
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12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
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12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
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12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Guelfa | 35 Rosso, 50129, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence>  > San Lorenzo
  • Neighbourhood: San Lorenzo
  • Phone Number: +39 055 294989
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