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La Spada

Via della Spada 62R | A Due Passi Da P. Zza S. Maria Novella, 50122, Florence, Italy
+39 055 218757
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“mixed roast” (8 reviews)
“steak” (59 reviews)
“roasted meats” (7 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Barbecue, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Via della Spada 62R | A Due Passi Da P. Zza S. Maria Novella, 50122, Florence, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place looks great when you walk by, the big fiery roasting area etc. I tried the dry aged beef and it was good, perfectly fine, but not amazing. For $55 it should be. The roasted potatoes were lovely, service was ok and prices for...More

Thank Paul L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are hear whilst in Florence and it was one of the best places we ate at all holiday. All the meat is cooked over coals and makes it taste incredible. The Florentine steak was by far one of the best meals we ate all...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Extensive menu, you could argue maybe too extensive. Great steak but we waited a long time for food to arrive. The chicken pate starter was amazing. Osso bucco was also ood but more on the plate would have been good. Glad i went but not...More

Thank CarnoCoffsHarbour
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went with friends and were not disappointed with the quality of the food and service, the wine selection is good and reasonable. The food is fresh and tasty and the meats from the oven are great. The desserts and the Limoncello were a great...More

Thank 564norm
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Slow to serve and waiters had to be prompted multiple times to provide menu. Several waiters walked pass my table without noticing that I had not been served bread yet and when asked, I got a loud and condescending response of "YOU WANT IT NOW?...More

Thank Kangwei W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food is fabulous! Kitchen was slow. Very busy but worth the wait! Limoncello was great! Much bigger than it looks!

Thank Christy H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food but the service was extremely slow. Reservations were for 8:30 and we weren't seated until 9:15. Nick was a wonderful waiter but the kitchen was extremely slow. Again it was great food but don't go on a Saturday night. Probably better during the...More

Thank jlhabermehl
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Osteria La Spada is a very popular dinner spot located some 10 minutes walk from the centre of Florence, and it is advisable to book your table in advance. We have discovered this restaurant after reading reviews on Tripadvisor and it exceeded our expectations by...More

Thank RHxpert
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

The good thing about La Spada is that it has a take away service... Food is ok but not one of the best for sure

Thank Cookie_milo
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

The best meal you can find in Florence. Superbly prepared meats and farm to table vegetables. And, for visitors, instead of hotel room service, visit their take-out window for the best roast chicken you will ever have (which you can take back to your hotel...More

Thank John B
Santa Maria Novella
Santa Maria Novella train station welcomes the
majority of the people arriving in Florence, which
might explain the hectic pace. Commuters and tourists
come across the constant hustle and bustle of the
station before exiting, taking a few steps and
stopping amazed in Piazza di Santa Maria Novella. It
is impossible not to admire the the square, housing
one of the most charming basilicas in Florence. The
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$21 - US$41
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
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6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via della Spada 62R | A Due Passi Da P. Zza S. Maria Novella, 50122, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence>  > Santa Maria Novella
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Maria Novella
  • Phone Number: +39 055 218757
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