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La Burrasca

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$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
San Lorenzo
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Via Panicale 6/r, 50123, Florence, Italy
+39 055 215827
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Today
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:30
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:30
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Small, quaint and very accommodating to personal preferences. La Burrasca has fantastic first courses (pastas and soups), and a variety of second courses and side dishes. The house wine is perfect with just pasta or for a whole meal. This is one of my favorite places to go for a light lunch, great service and good conversation with friends.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our last night in Florence (2nd Nov) and the best. Clean plates all round. Delicious Tuscan food with efficient, characterful service and great value. We will return.

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1 Thank William O
West Kelowna, Canada
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31 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

We found this wonderful restaurant through Rick Steves and we are so happy we followed Rick suggestion. This is a small family run restaurant that serves top notch Italian cuisine. This was our second trip to Florence and we ate at the restaurant several times during our stay, and each time the food was simply wonderful. The flavours were a... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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201 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

I came here a couple of times as it was just round the corner from my hotel: once on my own for dinner and once with my partner for lunch. The only thing that stopped me coming a third time was that their credit card machine wasn't working! This restaurant has a feel of authenticity, with a small menu of... More 

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Tybee Island, Georgia
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18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

In a city full of restaurants catering to tourists, this restaurant felt the most real. The menu is pleasantly small, the food is fresh and delicious, the wine is flowing, and the service is warm and relaxed.

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Stafford, Virginia
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

This is one of those restaurants where you hesitate to give a glowing review for fear others will discover it and you won't be able to get a table next time you go. :) We spent a month in Florence and ate there probably 15 times. We tried other restaurants but kept coming back to the family feeling and fantastic... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

The restaurant is located behind the Central Market. It is small (only 13 tables) but provide scrumptious meals at very reasonable cost. The staff work extremely hard and the service was marvellous. If you don't get there right at 7 Pm, you will likely need a reservation.

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1 Thank Robert C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

Small cozy place that seats perhaps 20-30 people. The food is out of the world - delicious, fresh and made from scratch every day. This is mostly a two people operation...super efficient and very very attentive. Ask the server for suggestion and trust his advice. The food is delish, the service unrushed. But word of advice...call ahead to make reservation...this... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

This is a great restaurant. The menu was hand written, with seasonal dishes. The food was excellent and reasonably priced.

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Normal, Illinois
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

We ate at La Burrasca after struggling to find a restaurant that could accommodate us without reservations and because it was listed in our guidebook. Although others describe it as authentic, that was not our experience. We ordered salad and two pasta dishes. The salad was fresh and tasty, but the pasta was very mediocre as compared to what we... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:30
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:30
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:30
Saturday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Panicale 6/r, 50123, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence>  > San Lorenzo
  • Neighbourhood: San Lorenzo
  • Phone Number: +39 055 215827

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Staying in San Lorenzo

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San Lorenzo
San Lorenzo’s lively merchants shout out from behind stalls with an array of products in one of the most traditional neighborhoods in Florence. Different ethnic groups join together in the large outdoor market of San Lorenzo and in the Central Market, a vast multi-floored building. Visitors are bound to fall in love with this area and in particular, with its variety of food, especially those focusing on Florentine dishes as well as international selections. Nobody leaves San Lorenzo without a shopping bag in hand or with an empty stomach.
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