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Braciere Malatesta

#184 of 2,032 Restaurants in Florence
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
San Lorenzo
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Via Nazionale 36, 50123, Florence, Italy
+39 055 215164
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Lake Orion, Michigan
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231 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 227 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We happened upon this place searching for another restaurant which apparently had closed. TripAdvisor ratings were pretty good, so we went in! The restaurant is a narrow one, but opens up significantly when you go back inside. The staff are very friendly and speak English well (or well enough). The atmosphere is bright, but a bit worn in a nice... More 

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Thank ioj27
Newport South Wales
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18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant was virtually opposite our hotel (Berna). Recommended by the hotel Proprietor Nadia. Excellent food, massive quantities, very reasonable prices. House wine was also good and half the price of bottles. If you are in the area don't miss the opportunity for a meal here.

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Thank Brynthebike
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We spent such a good dinner tonight. We started with a selection of italian cheeses. After that, succulent spaghettini carbonara made with pancetta (it's better). Mi wife tried Osso Bucco. Meat was very tender. I ate a very tasty pork meat lacked with bbq home made sauce. Awesome. Finally, we will write some words for Anna, the nicest and smiliest... More 

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Thank Sébastien S
East Berkshire, Vermont
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304 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is an amazing place. Not much of an entrance, but when you get inside it is fantastic. Friendly staff and service is great and quick. Pizza was huge and we had no problem eating the entire thing.

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Thank RobertTower
San Antonio, Texas
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic food. Friendly staff. On my way to the train and found this place. Glad I did Gnocchi Gorgonzola black truffles

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Thank LuceSanAntonio
Washougal, WA United States
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50 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tried a great steak, cheese plate, and a nice dessert. Friendly and prompt service. My friend ordered pizza and it was not only a tasty and great looking pie, it was huge.

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Thank Ryan J
North Wales, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

We had 2 hours to wait for our shuttle bus and decided to walk and find a garden restaurant to chill and have lunch. The front window had T-bone steak in the window and a big sign showing GARDEN AT REAR. Best move we did! The special pizza and mixed salad to share was delicious. Eaten in the small garden... More 

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Thessaloniki, Greece
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74 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely pizza, great pasta and yummy desserts! Very nice decoration, friendly and polite staff. Close to the train station.

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Thank Jeni Z
Thessaloniki, Greece
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

We were there on sunday 23/10/2016. Helpful staff , great food !! The place is unique ! It can serve a lot of people. if i would go again to Florence , i would eat there again.

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

When we visited Florence in the summer, we were happy that there were a range of places in the vicinity to eat at. However, we ended up at this restaurant three times during our stay because we loved it that much! The food was amazing and the service was fantastic. Everyone was so friendly and remembered us from the time... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$32
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Nazionale 36, 50123, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence>  > San Lorenzo
  • Neighbourhood: San Lorenzo
  • Phone Number: +39 055 215164
Description
The Lampara is a historic restaurant in Florence, the Baglioni family manages these activities since 1954.
The restaurant serves typical florentine and Tuscan food.
Our chefs they are born in Tuscany and prepare the dishes using old and typical recipes. In our restaurant are used only materials of highest quality.
La Lampara in famous: for meat cooked on the charcoal grill, for the true florentine beef steak, for homemade fresch pasta, for the pizza cooked in originaly wood oven.
Also the desserts are homemade.
Come to eat real tuscan food!

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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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