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Buca Lapi

1R Via del Trebbio, 50123, Florence, Italy
+39 055 213768
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“bistecca” (50 reviews)
“steak” (218 reviews)
“veal ragu” (6 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Barbecue, European, Gluten Free Options
1R Via del Trebbio, 50123, Florence, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The restaurant is very old but amazing ambience. this is the best place for bistecca fiorentina and onion soup in firenze and the waiters are so nice and gentle

Thank Mimi B
Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant is in the basement of a palazzo in the heart of downtown and the higher end shopping area. The dining room is papered with travel posters from the 70s and is quite interesting. Family dinner with grandmother, parents and teenagers. Guests included families...More

Thank erikg70
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Is not bad but there is not value for money ! There are a lot of choices in the town with less money you can eat and to enjoy your dinner as well !!!

Thank savvas_taverna_emp
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of the most busy places in Florence. To make a booking even in November you need to be patient and have some time to spare. They serve the most famous Florentine steak and "Solaia", but you should keep in mind that there...More

Thank Natalia S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Very very disappointing! Buca Lapi was recommended by several people as a classic place to get steak Fiorentina. We ordered the steak for two, and were well aware of how a traditional steak Fiorentina is served. We had a terrific one the night before at...More

Thank y0ungens
Reviewed 8 November 2017

We have been Italy the last 4 years. When planning our trip around Buca Lapi, we always stop in Florence just to go to restaurant. I email them every year prior to my arrival for reservations. They reply right away accommodating us. This year we...More

Thank Crazygreek1
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Interesting basement restaurant. Good professional but friendly service. Very good food indeed. Steak particularly impressive. Wine was excellent and not expensive.

Thank Gosforth4
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

We were recommended this place and boy are we glad we booked and tasted their food!! The restaurant is big enough to host many people but has an intimate atmosphere when you arrive and are greeted by the lovely staff. There is an open kitchen...More

Thank Will1985
Reviewed 3 November 2017

Overall food was average. The only food item worth mentioning was the glazed caramelized scallion accompanying the rabbit entree. The main reason for my 2 stars was the personnels attitude, from the old guy greeting us to the waitress. I made reservation and gave the...More

Thank FunAdv99
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

My husband and I had the pleasure of dining here last night. Our waiter was so very gracious and spoke English well. The steak was truly amazing, the canapés savory and tuscan prosciutto soft and flavorful. They gave us a complimentary chocolate torte for dessert....More

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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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25 September 2017|
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Response from Helen W | Reviewed this property |
No I don't believe so, we arrived in trainers and day time apparel and didn't have a problem.
3 September 2016|
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Response from LMGToronto | Reviewed this property |
I am sure there was a fish dish; when we were there they also had a vegetarian diner. If you check their website in the photo gallery section, there are pictures of various dishes, one of which is poultry of some sort... More
Gina G
8 July 2016|
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Response from Tulsa-Traveler63 | Reviewed this property |
Don't believe there is a kids menu. No dress code.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1R Via del Trebbio, 50123, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence>  > Santa Maria Novella
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Maria Novella
  • Phone Number: +39 055 213768
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