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Hostaria del Bricco

#159 of 2,062 Restaurants in Florence
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Piazzale Michelangelo
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Via di San Niccolo' 8r, 50125, Florence, Italy
+39 055 234 5037
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
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Tue - Sun 12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

We were recommended this restaurant by friends, and it was the good we kept coming back again and again. We broke our number one rule, as there was no one in the restaurant when we arrived, however it soon started to slowly fill. As one reviewer said, don't be afraid to be the only ones there. The menu was in... More 

Thank Deb P
London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

After stopping here for lunch we liked it so much we returned the next day for an evening meal even though it is quite a walk from the centre. Both meals were tasty and well cooked, the service was friendly and altogether it was a good experience. Would recommend if you like good quality simple meals.

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Lake Saint Louis, Missouri
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51 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Was looking forward to dining here, based on favorable reviews from tripadvisor. We were the first ones there for dinner, but we were the last to have our order taken. Other diner's were offered suggestions. We were simply asked for our order, no drinks, until I asked for drinks. We probably should have left when the other diners got their... More 

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Irvine, California
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

So it's a weird title but it was a Thursday lunchtime and we were the only people in there. Still the service was friendly and the food was super tasty. Enjoyed the house wine the delicious meat and cheese platter and our traditional main courses. Definitely worth a visit even if it's empty on a late Thursday lunchtime.

Thank KathyNic
Tadworth, United Kingdom
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286 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed a nice dinner at this restaurant. The food was "rustic" but I don't mean that in a deprecating way, rather that it was good honest fare. Decent salads and pasta and frequented largely by locals . Good service too. Don't touch the house white!

Thank AKW5457
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Had a fantastic meal here, staff were attentive but not invasive. Food was delicious, couldn't recommend it more!! Beautiful.

Thank Emily L
Province of Naples, Italy
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

We arrived at this place for a late lunch and there was no one else in the restaurant. There was just an Italian guy and his wife (I think), who must have been the owners. They were very gracious to seat us and they explained that the food was cooked to order so it would take a few minutes. It... More 

Thank Cynthia P
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109 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

So this dinner happened because our friends from Melbourne wanted to relive the moment and dinner three years ago they had with their family. Well 😚- it was incredible. We have been travelling through Germany London France Spain and now Italy and this has to be a highlight. From the penne with porcini mushrooms to the gnocci to the beef... More 

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United Kingdom
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76 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Unfortunately we may have tried this restaurant at the wrong time which may have skewed our rating slightly...after trying some great Italian food elsewhere in Florence, we tried this place on our last night but were left fairly disappointed. We went for the pesto gnocchi and pasta with pork cheek in a spicy tomato sauce. Whilst the sauce was tasty,... More 

Thank Jack T
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

The rabbit dish stuffed with cheese,vegetable and some other things was great and pasta with meat sauce also tastes good. But they charge service fee for 5 euro.(little bit expensive)

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via di San Niccolo' 8r, 50125, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence>  > Piazzale Michelangelo
  • Neighbourhood: Piazzale Michelangelo
  • Phone Number: +39 055 234 5037
Closed on Monday.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Piazzale Michelangelo
Just outside the ancient walls of Florence, Viale Michelangiolo starts. It is a winding road rimmed by wonderful poplars and holm oaks. The long ascent opens up to the most beautiful and famous panoramic viewpoint of Florence: Piazzale Michelangelo, where an elevated terrace offers visitors an incomparable and breathtaking view of the entire city from above. During good weather, Piazzale Michelangelo provides visitors with a serene space surrounded by the amazing landscape, better if accompanied by a fresh gelato from a local kiosk. During night, visitors will be dazzled by the warm lights of the capital of the Renaissance. Spend a second with the silent Romanesque beauty of the Basilica of San Miniato al Monte: the one that wishes good morning and good night to Florence!
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