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Osteria delle Belle Donne

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Santa Maria Novella
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Via delle Belle Donne 16/r, 50123, Florence, Italy
+39 055 238 2609
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
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19:00 - 00:00
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Radda in Chianti, Italy
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Everyone's idea of the little Italian restaurant . Nice people, easy fresh menu, good simple wines. What more can you want!

Thank willTho
Zurich, Switzerland
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was our last night in Florence and we stumbled across this small beautiful restaurant. The service was very friendly, the food was amazing. We all had different courses and no one was disappointed. The red wine recommend by the waiter was a perfect accompaniment to the food. Not normally dessert persons, we ended up taking 2 desserts for sharing-... More 

Thank Skippy2712
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Nice stuff. Nice food. The Tbone steaks are aoft but veey salty, Good deserts. 180€ for four persons including 2 bottles of wine.

Thank 435stavk
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

Tried this restaurant after a long day sight seeing. A nice mix of locals and tourists, very friendly staff, good menu with traditional tuscan offerings and very nice food. Would definitely recommend. Whilst there, a really, really old Italian chap wandered in. He sat down and the waitress helped him settle in and placed a plate of gnocci and drink... More 

Thank CharliMcFarli
Linz, Austria
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

Reserve a table over there!! :)-they have excellent food and wine, are really friendly and it is not touristic, but authentic. It is not cheap, but worth it!!!

Thank Liz8750
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

The restaurant is nicely located in the city centre of Florence. The restaurant is nicely decorated and looks cool from outside. However, the waiters are arrogant and NOT welcoming. We were a party of two and ordered a pasta and the salmon with black rice. The pasta was not well-cooked and not even al-dente. Salmon was OK but cold with... More 

Thank Jan F
New York City, New York
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140 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Recommend by a florentine friend Delicious lunch. Eggplant parmigiana and meatballs were both delicious Convenient location steps from via tornobuoni, duomo and Santa Maria novella

Thank jed k
Vero Beach, Florida
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98 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

We popped in when starving after a wonderful morning tour of Florence. Atmosphere is wonderful. When asked if we had a reservation and saying no we were quickly put in a table behind the door! It was perfect for us! I had an amazing Caprese salad with a huge ball of burrata. Delicious! My sister had meal balls with green... More 

Thank Ellenmail
Columbia, South Carolina
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

We found this restaurant on EAT ITALY app (which we really like). The food was fantastic. The owner, who receives lots of comments, was a bit quirky, but I think it added to the charm of the place. He seems to pay "special" attention to locals which I found entertaining. We did not feel out of place at all, Everything,... More 

Denver, Colorado
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped her on a whim when nearby Trattoria Marione was on a wait and it started raining. We were not disappointed. Delicious pasta at reasonable prices. Small, intimate setting. And reasonably priced house wine. Enough said. We would go back.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, 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
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via delle Belle Donne 16/r, 50123, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence>  > Santa Maria Novella
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Maria Novella
  • Phone Number: +39 055 238 2609

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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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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 area has plenty of local spots to taste Tuscan specialties, but don’t stop in the main streets alone; the narrower side streets always ensure satisfaction. The huge Parco Delle Cascine provides a solution to the need for a green area as well as a historic welcome in the form of a bronze statue of King Vittorio Emanuele II riding a horse.
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