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Ristorante Brandolino

Piazza di Madonna Degli Aldobrandini 3/R | Centro Storico Firenze, 50123, Florence, Italy
+39 055 399 7593
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  • Excellent88%
  • Very good9%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
12:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m. Hours
CUISINES
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Piazza di Madonna Degli Aldobrandini 3/R | Centro Storico Firenze, 50123, Florence, Italy
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We were looking to avoid the tourist traps that are prevalent in the San Lorenzo area when Trip Advisor put on to this gem. Service was attentive. A rightly priced Montepulcino then two pasta dishes were ordered; the Tortelli stuffed with potatoes and the Pici...More

Thank AlexT7801
Reviewed 3 days ago

We were a little early upon arrival and were offered a glass of prosecco while we had wait. The staff was very friendly. The food was very good and fresh it was actually the best meal i had during my stay at Florence. There is...More

Thank Filip-Nike
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had a fantastic meal here tonight. Great food, good wine with recommendation. Great staff to look after us as well.

Thank jameshope48
Reviewed 4 days ago

We stumbled up this little gem and decided it was our designated 20th Anniversary dinner :) it was so wonderful start to finish the food the service the ambiance all of it!

Thank Camper815809
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I had a lovely midday meal here. Started with Porcini mushrooms on polenta crostini, followed by their version of Cacio de Pepe. The starter easy excellent. The pasta was ok. It was too creamy for my taste. Service was friendly and just right in terms...More

Thank cwalts
Reviewed 4 days ago

Was in Florence for a couple of days .Got talking to a couple at a bar near by & they recommended Brandolino,Wow food is superb !!!! We only popped in for a light lunch but, ended up a full session wine, etc .Couldn't fault a...More

Thank Isobell M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A really superb meal at this restaurant. I had the starter of ravioli (tartelle) filled with potato and covered in Tuscan ragu. OMG what a fabulous dish. I can’t wait to go back and eat it again. My main was the grilled veal chop with...More

Thank spacewalker
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Went here on our first night in florence. Food all very high standard. Staff all friendly and very helpful. Good prices €70 for 3 course meal for two and a bottle of wine.

Thank Jasperinder
Reviewed 1 week ago

Tonight my 18 year old daughter and I had the good fortune to have dinner at Brandolino in Florence. I can't say enough good things about this restaurant. The food, ambience, service and the graciousness of the owner and our server, Besi and Al. I...More

Thank Stephen K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First night in Florence and TripAdvisor you led us to the most beautiful food and amazing hospitality. Don’t miss this if you love food and feeling spoilt. I think this was the best creme brûlée I’ve ever had, but they use the Italian name on...More

Thank Peta S
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August 29, 2017|
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Response from Daydream671936 | Reviewed this property |
It also changed hands 4 months ago. Same name, different owners and staff. It’s not good, it’s great! And exceptional value for the quality. Best meal we have had in 10 day Italian holiday and we have had some very good... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$17 - US$35
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Monday
12:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Tuesday
12:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Wednesday
12:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Thursday
12:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Friday
12:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Saturday
12:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza di Madonna Degli Aldobrandini 3/R | Centro Storico Firenze, 50123, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence>  > San Lorenzo
  • Neighbourhood: San Lorenzo
  • Phone Number: +39 055 399 7593
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Description
Inspired by the flavors of Florentine cuisine, as well as that of Tuscany, famous all over the world, Brandolino based his secret of simple and natural ingredients, even if we are poor, local products, which enhance easily the passion of the preparation. The recipes, which proposes, are mainly derived from the most popular dishes from the "Twelve greedy", scions of wealthy Florentines, who lived in the mid-thirteenth century. Cited by great authors such as Dante and Boccaccio, they had gathered in the "Brigade good living", whose sole purpose was to squander the family fortune in riotous living. Apparently they had drawn much of Association in which the poor, as the end goal of their money, and that once achieved, they broke up. The house in which they had headquarters was known as the "Consume". Inspired by this story we want to give everyone the chance to discover the pleasure of food and spend a fun evening. The atmosphere, the quality of food, the culinary skills of our staff will always surprise you for tradition combined with innovation. All this is to rediscover the true pleasures of life.
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