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Buca dell'Orafo

Volta dei Girolami 28, Florence, Italy
+39 055 213619
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (43 reviews)
“peas” (5 reviews)
Open Now
19:30 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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Value
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LOCATION
Volta dei Girolami 28, Florence, Italy
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1 - 10 of 221 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner here the other night after a recommendation from our hotel as a great local place to eat. We thought the prices were very reasonable for being in the centre of the main city. The waiters were very lovely and felt like a...More

Thank Aimee3Louise
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

My husband and I were looking forward to our reservation at Buca, and while the food lived up to our expectations, the service and restaurant cleanliness were extremely underwhelming. When we arrived I needed to use the bathroom, and I was led into the staff...More

Thank Danielle M
Reviewed 31 May 2017

I had a great meal on a visit in 2007 memorable enough that when my son visited Florence this month I insisted that he eat here. Not only was the meal mediocre and expensive , but the service was apparently atrocious, the staff dismissive and...More

Thank ejl804
Reviewed 25 May 2017

We ate dinner here twice as we loved the fried artichokes. Unfortunately they weren't available the second night. The pasta is good as was the sliced steak and roasted chicken.

Thank Karen F
Reviewed 24 May 2017

This very small restaurant could easily be missed due to it's location on a small alley next to the Ponte Vecchio. Our friend Bob recommended it and our tour guide concurred that it was an excellent choice for lunch. The food was superb!

Thank Joy L
Reviewed 18 May 2017

This restaurant was highly recommended by some friends of ours who traveled to Italy regularly, and it was superb. With so many restaurants seemingly catering primarily to tourists, it was a relief to go somewhere locals eat. Yes, the menu is all in Italian. But...More

Thank JeffGold
Reviewed 10 May 2017

My husband ate here years ago with Italian friends and loved it so we were excited to come back here on our honeymoon. Big mistake - when we came in you could tell there was already some tension between the service staff and two of...More

Thank Lillian C
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

우연히 방문했는데 정말 맛있었음!! 이것이 여행의 묘미!! 일본인은 많이오더군요 한국인에게는 많이 알려지지 않은듯!! I was there by chance. Food was very good. Especially steak is very wonderful. I'll come by aoon before leaving Firenze!!

Thank ssudiver
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Reading the previous reviews I wasn't too sure what to expect and had contemplated cancelling the reservation. We are glad we didn't. Believe the good reviews because honestly this was one of the best meals we had during our nine days in Italy (and we...More

1  Thank apv75
Reviewed 24 April 2017

This was my favourite restaurant this trip to Italy. The food was delicious, the service perfect and the ambience very Italian. I had the rabbit and it was the best I ever had. A must book place as it gets full quickly.

Thank Sandor V
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Every visitor coming to Florence for the first time
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reach the city center, the Florence that everybody
dreams of. In just a few steps, visitors can
experience the rare beauty of the capital of the
Renaissance. walking delighted across Palazzo Vecchio
and overlooking Piazza della Signoria, up to the
...More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$26
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
19:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
19:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
Wednesday
19:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
Thursday
19:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
Friday
19:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
Saturday
19:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Volta dei Girolami 28, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence>  > Uffizi
  • Neighbourhood: Uffizi
  • Phone Number: +39 055 213619
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