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Ristorante La Bocca di Leone

Via Pisana 13 | San Frediano, 50143, Florence, Italy
+39 055 228 6572
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“truffle” (12 reviews)
“pasta” (18 reviews)
“anti pasti” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
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Via Pisana 13 | San Frediano, 50143, Florence, Italy
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Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

Had a fabulous meal (even better with 30% discount on The Fork for food and drinks). and great value. The anti pasti portions are large so recommend just that and second or main course. All food and wine of exceptional quality.

Thank Philip J
Reviewed 13 July 2018

This restaurant is a bit outside of the default touristic area, but the trip is definitely worth it. Most / all off the people in there appeared to be Italian when we visited. The food is really great. Service is very friendly and helpful. The...More

Thank Kristof W
Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

Visited tonight and we're really impressed by the quality of the food and wine, attention from the owner and general ambience. The pasta was fresh and sauces were excellent ......

1  Thank slingyerhook
Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

We decided to go on a dinner to La Bocca since it was a bit out of the city center in Florence. It was the right choice! The staff was nice, helpful with recommendations on wine and dishes. We choose truffle tartar plate for a...More

Thank Črt M
alesbito, Proprietario at Ristorante La Bocca di Leone, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2018

Thank you!!!

Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

Really appreciated the local cuisine of the high class. Personal work was perfect. Definitely recommend ossobuco and starters with natural truffles.

Thank Fedor R
Reviewed 7 January 2018

We (2 couples) had a lovely evening at this restaurant on New Years Eve. The food was excellent. It was a tasting menu and it was all very tasty. The only criticism was that there was too much so we were quite full before we...More

Thank Patience C
Reviewed 4 January 2018

We had an excellent meal here for Capodanno (New Years Eve). As we believe is traditional in Florence, it was a tasting menu with many courses, and wine included, intended to fill the whole evening. It did, and it was all delicious. We particularly enjoyed...More

Thank Beth H
Reviewed 9 November 2017

La Bocca is a quaint restaurant in a quaint location in Florence and the food was so good from antipsti, to primi, to segundi. Our first taste of Florentine steak and we were overly pleased. They have a wide selection of choices so we even...More

Thank Agnes M
Alessandro B, Proprietario at Ristorante La Bocca di Leone, responded to this reviewResponded 11 November 2017

Thank you!!!

Reviewed 21 September 2017

We ate here once during our stay. We all agreed that the food was delicious, but the bottled wine was seriously overpriced. The house red tried was a good accompaniment to the meal. They could learn a lot from the restaurant opposite.

Thank John L
Reviewed 2 September 2017

We ordered the truffle pasta and Bistecca alla Fiorentina to share. Both courses were delicious - the pasta came split into two dishes for us and the meat for the main course was perfectly cooked. The restaurant also has a lovely ambiance and the service...More

Thank Cakiej
Santo Spirito / San Frediano
A warm evening with a cocktail in your hand and great
company is the ideal way to experience Piazza Santo
Spirito; the area is busiest at sunset for happy hour.
Visitors cannot hide their astonishment sitting on the
staircase under the Basilica of Santo Spirito, and
they cannot help but stare at the architectural
masterpieces like Bianca Cappello House, Fontana dello
Sprone and San Frediano in Cestello and Santa Maria
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$29 - US$69
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
19:30 - 23:00
19:30 - 23:00
19:30 - 23:00
19:30 - 23:00
19:30 - 23:00
19:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Pisana 13 | San Frediano, 50143, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence>  > Santo Spirito / San Frediano
  • Neighbourhood: Santo Spirito / San Frediano
  • Phone Number: +39 055 228 6572
  • E-mail
Tuscan cuisine where the T-bone steak of Chianina is the queen.
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