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Trattoria Pallottino

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Duomo
Steakhouse, Mediterranean, Grill, Wine Bar, Italian
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Via Isola delle Stinche 1r, 50122, Florence, Italy
+39 055 289573
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12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
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Tue - Sun 12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great menu: You can either choose 'Costata', or a more simple 'Zuppa', in every case You'll taste real and good food; house wine will complete Your meal. Look for "esercizi storici fiorentini"-sign on the window and You'll find A place to stay.

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Thank Marco R
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Tuscany is know for its wine, soups, and meat and this place has it. Been advised that the best authentic Italian joints are off the beaten tourist paths, which is where place is located. Definitely go for the Tuscany veggie soup and steak with arugula & grana padano cheese.

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Thank Heilheisenberg
Guelph, Canada
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

We were heading to another restaurant and suddenly saw the Trip Advisor sign on the window. We took a peak inside and liked what we saw: a good balance between relaxed and formal; people of different ages (including many locals) happily eating meals that looked very attractive. It was perfect: the service (the owner provided advice without pushing), the food... More 

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Thank Luciauruguaycanada
Market Harborough, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Booking essential if you want to sit outside on an evening. Lovely atmosphere, great staff and food.

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Thank Westlake_3
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Delicious food! Over 100years restaurant, taste delicious! No more words to describe how I feel about this, just try!!!!

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Thank Mars I
London, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely lunch here, great wine and the owner was really nice and help with recommendations from the menu.

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Thank Andy K
giovanni d, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Trattoria Pallottino, responded to this review

Dear Customer, thank you for your opinion, we are happy to have you satisfied and to have cheered her lunch, I hope that you will return and I wish you happy holidays More 

London, England
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64 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

We visited Santa Croce and discovered this Trattoria in the back streets nearby. Good selection of dishes and a nice 'local' atmosphere. We both had pasta, good portions and really tasty, and we had friendly and helpful service. Excellent value too.

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Thank guanabana2
giovanni d, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Trattoria Pallottino, responded to this review

Dear customer, thank you for your feedback, we are very happy to read that he appreciated so much our food and lil our service. I hope to see you again, greetings and happy holidays More 

Singapore
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

This is one of the Trattoria nearby to NH Hotel next to the century old Gelato shop where our walking tour ends us... We thought just to get some food before our gelato feast. The menu is handwritten, that looks like also a century old practice and in Italian that we cannot really understand. So to play safe, we ordered... More 

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Thank Jan T
giovanni d, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Trattoria Pallottino, responded to this review

Dear customers, thank you for choosing our restaurant on TripAdvisor and sharing your experience, Best wishes and happy holidays. More 

Falmouth, England, United Kingdom
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

I've never had such poor service, our waiter hardly spoke to us and didn't want to give us the time of day. I hoped the food would at least make up for that, ordering the octopus/pasta dish which sounded delicious. The octopus was mostly minced with a sauce that made me want to be sick. My brother enjoyed the spaghetti... More 

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Thank Claire D
giovanni d, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Trattoria Pallottino, responded to this review

Dear customers, thank you for taking a few minutes of your time to review our restaurant, we are very sorry that your experience was not positive, and therefore we will be happy if you come back, we will to remedy our shortcomings and make you change your way opinion. Thank you and goodbye More 

Dallas, Texas
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250 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

We stopped here for lunch on a Friday. I asked for a glass of Prosecco, and was told by our waiter that it was only available by the bottle. I knew I had a glass on the menu, so I showed it to him, and asked him, "what is this?" Apparently that started things off on the wrong foot. I... More 

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Thank KFM9275
giovanni d, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Trattoria Pallottino, responded to this review

Dear customers, thank you for coming to us, we regret not being up and definitely got off on the wrong foot and I read that we continue with this step. I do not know the details about the wine's true that if you are right, but on the other dishes I can only say that the fried caprese you ordered... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$32
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Mediterranean, Grill, Wine Bar, Italian
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Street Parking
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
Thursday
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
Friday
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
Saturday
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Isola delle Stinche 1r, 50122, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence>  > Duomo
  • Neighbourhood: Duomo
  • Phone Number: +39 055 289573
Description
Typical Tuscan old trattoria born in 1911, just a few steps from Piazza Santa Croce and Piazza Signoria. Rustic, informal, with benches and wooden tables and an open kitchen. Sixty seats in the two internal rooms and the outdoor seating area in the pedestrian zone. Always make a home-style regional cuisine and economical and we specialize in Florentine steak cooked to coal.

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Staying in Duomo

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Duomo
Florentia, as it was called by Latins, is permeated by an eternal beauty spread in all corners of the city. The historic center is characterized by the immensity of the Duomo, able to transport tourists into the brightest age of Florence: the Renaissance. Who does not know the Brunelleschi Dome, San Giovanni Baptistery and the Giotto’s Campanile? Everything is enclosed here and it would be easy to imagine the city as it was in ancient times, with maids walking in the main square and horses carrying coaches. Nowadays, roads are busy with street artists. Rustic Tuscan bakeries give way to fashion shops; just stop for a few minutes in the middle of Piazza della Repubblica to enjoy the colors and sweet melody of the carousel that will bring back great memories from anyone’s childhood.
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