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Trattoria il Contadino

#215 of 2,062 Restaurants in Florence
Certificate of Excellence
Santa Maria Novella
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Via Palazzuolo 69/71r, 50123, Florence, Italy
+39 055 238 2673
11:59 - 22:30
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Sun - Sat 11:59 - 22:30
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North Adams, MA
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129 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Never underestimate the possibility of finding a good inexpensive meal in Florence. There are many attractive places that offer a lunch for E10. A favorite is Cento Poveri reviewed earlier. This time friends took us to Il Contadino which offered a choice of 2 courses and a side from a long and tempting menu including wine and water for E10.... More 

Thank wendyb11934
London, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One the same street as (and actually within just a few metres of) a number of other small restaurants, this one has the distinction of being the most rammed seemingly all the time. And with good reason. Another set menu eatery, this one offers a steak menu for 22EUR which gets you house wine, water, crostini (the fresh tomato bruschetta... More 

Thank marco a
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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163 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After reading other critics in TripAdvisor we decided to give it a chance and I can really say food is extraordinary. We had the 10 euro menu with entree and pasta which was delicious. It's a little bit small so be prepared to be seated too near to other people. Tiramisu also great. It worth every cent!

Thank Matias P
Thessaloniki, Greece
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Even though we were looking for a different restaurant, which was closed, when we asked a local if he knew a place nearby and he said that Trattoria il Contadino is a good place. And he was right! I knew that not only by the food, but also by the fact that I was the only tourist in there! So... More 

Thank Eiriniiii
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1,520 reviews
489 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2,860 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Less expensive than average and Nice food! The trattoria is near the junction with Via de Canacci. We chose to come to this tiny neighborhood family friendly restaurant as the friend who was hosting us recommended it to us. It is tucked away between the river and Santa Maria Novella railway station. Once again many locals were here and later... More 

Thank greekcypriot2009
Canton, Georgia
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

This is really a great experience. The portions were huge, and delicious! It was so reasonable, probably half the price we've paid at other restaurants. The best part was the friendly service!

Thank jrosten
Dorking, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017

Molto bene! This family restaurant was just around the corner from our hotel and a few minutes from the station. Firstly I want to say how amazing the value is: €14.50 each for 2 dishes (and they could both be mains), a side dish, bottle of water and quarter litre of wine. It's not a fancy fine dining experience. What... More 

Thank Bridget H
Chicago, Illinois
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139 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

This place will remind you of a local diner. And that's not a bad thing. It is a local joint with fantastic food.

Thank TroubadourBCN
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017

A nice place not so far from station with excellent food at a really good price. I'll probably eat here again when I'll be back in Florence!

Thank Gioia C
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Excellent value set menu, good portions and great taste. Florentine steak was amazing value and delicious, highly recommend and doubt you'd find anything better value in Florence

Thank Michael W

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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
Average prices
US$10 - US$16
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:59 - 22:30
11:59 - 22:30
11:59 - 22:30
11:59 - 22:30
11:59 - 22:30
11:59 - 22:30
11:59 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Palazzuolo 69/71r, 50123, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence>  > Santa Maria Novella
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Maria Novella
  • Phone Number: +39 055 238 2673

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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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