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Trattoria Ruggero

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Via Senese 89r, Florence, Italy
+39 055 220542
Thu - Mon 12:00 - 15:00
19:30 - 22:30
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Florence, Italy
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94 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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.

Thank Javier Z
Beirut, Lebanon
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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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63 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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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Holland, Michigan
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36 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

We came in for a late dinner on our last night in Florence. We were sat immediately but the place filled up very quickly. Our server (Ian I think his name was) was incredible. For dinner I ordered the pork chop and my wife ordered the roast beef. Both meals were delicious. I particularly enjoyed the seasoning on the pork... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Had the pasta as appetiser and just had to order again because it was so gooooddd... Soup, Veal and Apple Pie are so very well cook. Basically everything we ordered was fantastic. Love..love...love!

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Tallahassee, Florida
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

I read everything I could find... and have to say I as not disappointed. Ziggy was right when he described the "tattooed waiter," Ian. And Ian was a blessing guiding us, listening to what we wanted, and gently moving us toward excellent decisions. It was very unassuming when we walked in, but certainly did not disappoint. We will be back!

Thank MMFfromFL
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Such a wonderful place! ThenAntipasto, direclty cut, was so excellent. Every piece of the sausages and ham!! The roastbeaf was also perfect - we tried this as we had read earlier comments about this dish on Tripadvisor - otherwise we have not ordered this dish. So happy we did!. The potatoes were also so extremely tasty.. Local people mainly. Highly... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We found this place quite by accident, just outside the city walls of Florence, as we were driving through Florence en route to Umbria. We really didn't expect more than just a perfunctury lunch, too close to the beaten tourist track to be any good. But we were pleasantly surprised both at the friendliness of the staff, the atmosphere of... More 

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42 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

We had read great things about this place and were sure to make an advance reservation. A local favorite that was a 10 min taxi ride from town. Our waiter Ivan has roots in the USA and totally made the meal for us. He knew exactly what we were interested in and steered us in the right direction. The stand... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
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
12:00 - 15:00
19:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
19:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
19:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
19:30 - 22:30
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?