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Trattoria Ruggero

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Via Senese 89r, Florence, Italy
+39 055 220542
Monday
Closed
Hours:
Thu - Mon 12:00 - 15:00
19:30 - 22:30
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This place was recommended to us by our landlord. Given that da Ruggero is in the Oltrarno away from the madding crowd of Florence Disney I expected to hear some Italian here, however, the place was filled with mostly tourists. The entrees arrived within moments of being ordered: tripe (delicious according to our carnivorous friends), stuffed tomatoes which were very... More 

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Thank AtticusPenfold
NJ
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This place was recommended to us by our friends that live in Florence. It's a charming little trattoria that serves true Tuscan food. I came here with my husband and two kids for lunch. We walked here from the city center but definitely worth the trip. We ordered many different dishes and they were all excellent. They also had a... More 

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Wisconsin
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170 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Whenever my husband sees pork chops on the menu, he orders them. And often he is disappointed when they are tough or dry or both. So when we read reviews that Trattoria Ruggero had an excellent chop, we decided to go even though our apartment was on the opposite side of town. It was worth it! He declared it was... More 

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Scotland
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34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 29 March 2017

First of all, you must book as it's a small and very popular restaurant, although a bit out of the way on the Siena road outside the Porta Romana. very happy discovery. We had a HUGE meal (portion sizes are generous, in future we'd share a starter) of green chicory and anchovy salad (me) and asparagus tagliatell (partner) The latter... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We stayed just up the road and went here on our last night. Wish we had went on our first night as the meal was superb. The best pork chops we've ever had! Our waiter was fantastic and spoke brilliant English. Highly recommend this restaurant for anyone in the area.

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Vienna, Austria
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71 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

We celebrated a birthday here. We had prociutto and the florence beefsteak with mixed salad... It was the best birthday dinner my husband has ever eaten he said. Just perfect bit you need to made a reservation.

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Florence, Italy
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104 reviews
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Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

As they told us, they are "Antico" style. Typical food, local one, simple one, good one. Good spot to have a simple and tasty break and enjoy the moment with some friends or family. A 4 and not a 5 because prices are a bit expensive and desserts are not at the level of the rest.

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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 30 December 2016

Was recommended to us by a local, we were positively surprised. Excellent, proper Italian food at great price (wine too). No tourists there - staff spoke no English - a rare thing in overcrowded Florence.

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Thank Javier Z
Beirut, Lebanon
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43 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

We were not very enjoy the dishes served that day, the soup were hot enough and the presentation was not pleasant and salad was tasteless and spaghetti was more than ordinary, thank god the steak was super

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La Jolla, California
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64 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

This was our favorite new find on our last trip to Florence. Both of the pastas we ordered- a pasta with white truffles and one with spicy noodles were fantastic and tasted like home cooking (in the best sense) The restaurant was a little out of the way and the service was a bit gruff, but we loved the food... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:00
19:30 - 22:30
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
19:30 - 22:30
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
19:30 - 22:30
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
19:30 - 22:30
Saturday
12:00 - 15:00
19:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Senese 89r, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence
  • Phone Number: +39 055 220542

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?