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Ristorante Buca Mario

Piazza Degli Ottaviani 16R, 50123, Florence, Italy
+39 055 214179
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“florentine steak” (160 reviews)
“tiramisu” (114 reviews)
“t bone” (52 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options
Piazza Degli Ottaviani 16R, 50123, Florence, Italy
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We were told that when visiting Florence we needed to eat at Buca Mario so we made reservations and walked over our first night Numerous people st the fro t entrance We were greeted warmly and offered a table close to the front door which...More

Thank glandau
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great food! We got the spicy pasta and sausage and onion pizza. Both dishes were amazing! And we had plenty leftovers for another meal. Service was good and sitting outside is great for people watching.

Thank Tricia H
Reviewed 5 days ago

We actually went out at about 6:45pm and intended to go for another place I saw on here. We walked past and saw there was a small que forming so decided to join it after looking at the menu. We were allowed in at 7...More

Thank Oliviab123
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We are from Toronto and I visited this restaurant for dinner with my wife while on our honeymoon. We were very excited about this restaurant based on the reviews about friendly staff and great food. We have never felt more uncomfortable at a restaurant. Our...More

Thank Nitan G
Reviewed 6 days ago

We enjoyed our meal here very much. I must say the individual steaks were not as appealing as the steaks for 2 as we could tell by looking around the room. My husbands was over cooked. Our waiter was nice but a Asian couple next...More

Thank gypsyatheart
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is my favorite restaurant in the world. Staff is always charming and the food is always beyond good. I make a point to stop each time I go. Every staff member has been very kind. I go back to their taglierini al tartufo. Your...More

Thank Leila F
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a tad touristy, but the food was delicious. The meats were cooked to perfection, and the pastas were wonderful. The service was great too, and they give you time to enjoy the meal.

Thank Elizabeth C
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was pleased by his joking, but my dinner companion, herself actually a Tuscan, was less so. I found him avuncular. We had pasta with artichokes, which was disappointing, but we persevered in artichoke hunting and later had tried artichokes, fritto di carciofi, which were...More

Thank ronald k
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arrived at around 1900H Reception was good, friendly staff, good ambience. However, the food is largely overrated. We had a party of three, and we ordered a T-bone steak for two to be shared amongst ourselves - portions were perfect, however, the meat was cold...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were led through a maze of small dining areas (who knew the place was so huge) to a table for two in the far reaches of the restaurant. Had a 9:30 reservation with they honored to the minute. By the time we'd left, we'd...More

Thank Live4GoodEats
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$57 - US$86
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Degli Ottaviani 16R, 50123, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence>  > Santa Maria Novella
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Maria Novella
  • Phone Number: +39 055 214179
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