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Alla Vecchia Bettola

Viale Vasco Pratolini 3/5/7, 50124, Florence, Italy
+39 055 224158
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“penne al” (18 reviews)
“pasta” (45 reviews)
“apple tart” (4 reviews)
Closes in 14 min
7:30 PM - 10:30 PMAll hours
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Viale Vasco Pratolini 3/5/7, 50124, Florence, Italy
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Good food, nice atmosphere and delicious typical dishes. In November it was beautiful to see outside.

Thank Dafina M
Reviewed 6 November 2017

We came for lunch on the recommendation of our Airbnb host. Alla Vecchia Bettola is on the 'wrong' side of the Arno in the Monticelli district. The restaurant serves authentic Florentine and Tuscan food and is popular with the locals. We were tempted by the...More

Thank BradyRidgway
Reviewed 31 October 2017

Went for dinner with friends and we just loved it. We decided on the full deal: antipasto, primi, secondi and desserts. Lovely crostini and bruschetta, penne pasta with a wonderful sauce, risotto, pasta and bean soup, fired rabbit and courgette flowers, veal chops which our...More

Thank TonyWebUk
Reviewed 15 October 2017

We went here upon a friend's recommendation - nice walk from central Florence into a non-touristy area. Family style seating and a busy, cozy ambiance. My husband got the steak Floretine and found it delicious. I did not see anything i liked, and they made...More

Thank Karen31416
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Recomended place by from the staff an another place Vodka penne best what ever eat Porcini spagetti my haven in earth Zucchini flower is my childhood and my mother kitchen The staff is great and fantastic

Thank 473b_las
Reviewed 26 September 2017

I've been there with a local girl, under her suggestion. I ate an awesome Fiorentina with Fagioli all'Uccelletto, and she ordered Costine and Piselli. Very typical restaurant, with only local dishes and local wine (very cheap) We only spent 35 euros/person but I would have...More

Thank Andrea P
Reviewed 21 September 2017

You search and search for local a local place this good. High scores on all the important factors that make your want to come back again and again. It ain't fancy: small dinning room, group tables with stools. No matter, it's the food, the service...More

Thank Jadamek
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Our last meal in Florence. We had a very great time. My wife had the Pasta with mushrooms my son had the roasted lamb and I had roasted chicken. The young man that waited on us were fabulous. Some of the best home-cooked Italian food...More

Thank Jamie W
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

By far the best choice we could've made. Prices are not to high and the quality was surprising. The atmosphere was typical italian (at least for a foreigner 😛 ), really really nice

Thank Apostol C
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

It is worth the wait to eat at this restaurant in Florence's Oltrarno. I recommend digging into one of their first courses and following it up with a beef Fiorentina steak. the waiters are friendly and helpful in the owner who's been there for many...More

Thank GregorRon
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Dana T
22 September 2016|
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Response from Naypat | Reviewed this property |
It's best to make the reservation once you get there
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Viale Vasco Pratolini 3/5/7, 50124, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence
  • Phone Number: +39 055 224158
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