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Trattoria pizzeria da i matti

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Via Borgo S. Lorenzo 31 F, Florence, Italy
+39 055 214992
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are vegetarians and this place has good number of vegetarian options, with options to even customize the meal. And the interiors are very nice done, gives that rustic look! Highly recommended!

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Thank Nikhil R
Lancashire, England
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The menu has all the usual staples you find in Florence restaurants and the meals are good enough but lack any sort of wow factor. Prices are fair and service was fine. It was very handy to where I was staying but I wouldn't have walked any distance for it as there are so many better options in Florence.

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Thank UKcritic
Petaluma, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really, I wanted penne con salmone, a dish I had first experienced with my wife about 30 years previously in Florence. I remember it as being fresh and light with fakes of salmon with a few mushrooms, garlic, and some parsley. It was on the menu at da i matti, so I ordered it, but I ordered it with truffles.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Let's just put it this way ... the best gnocchi we had so far ! This place Has a great atmosphere the servers are super friendly and everything I had was amazing

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Thank Ana V
East Berkshire, Vermont
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After our first tour we headed to Via Borge San Lorenzo. It is loaded with restaurants. Lots of folks going in this place, which to me was a good sign. We were seated quickly and ordered a delicious meal and some wine. We sat near the back so there was less noise. The waiter was friendly and helpful. The place... More 

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Thank RobertTower
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Pros: Starter was really great. We had the tuscan ham with melon and the bread with liver pate. Delicious. Cons: The main dishes were not as great. The seafood spaghetti was average. Quite salty. The t bone steak asked for medium cooked but came rare inside. So asked to be further cooked and the inside was still rare so didn't... More 

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Thank Christina C
Trattoriaimatti, Direttore at Trattoria pizzeria da i matti, responded to this review

Hello Christina C. I remember you and your friend,You were sitting outside. I was trying to explain you that the Typical Florentine style for Tradition has to get served bloddy.Is the same if you go in Japan and ask for cooked Sushi!Being a very busy saturday night i was suggesting another plate to you.I took first ur friend's plate before... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

First - via Borgo San Lorenzo is the street to when you are hungry. We ran into this restaurant accidentally (normally we ask locals for an advice on good eateries). They serve a good house wine; we had very good pasta. One of places who replaced coperto surcharge with mandatory 10% gratitude added to the bill. Recommend

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Thank Alexander Y
Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We found this restaurant the second night we were in Florence. It was so good that we had dinner there the next three nights. The menu is amazing, the quality of food very high and the staff is wonderfully friendly and helpful.

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Thank Patrick C
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

I thought finding a bad place to eat was impossible. I had the Seafood risotto it wasn't creamy and more raw and I've had my fair share of risotto. The waiter spent more time flirting with the two girls behind us that he messed up my son's order. I had to tell the manager. He did try to make the... More 

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Thank Michelle R
Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

This place is always crowded. A good sign. They are open all day long . The menu changes often. Service is quick and attentive,The roasted chicken was excellent. The vegetable soup was closer to a purée but also very good. Matti Resaurant is popular with locals and tourists alike with good quality and affordable meals. A real treat.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Borgo S. Lorenzo 31 F, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence>  > San Lorenzo
  • Neighbourhood: San Lorenzo
  • Phone Number: +39 055 214992

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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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 Florentine dishes as well as international selections. Nobody leaves San Lorenzo without a shopping bag in hand or with an empty stomach.
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