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Restaurante Il Latini

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Neighbourhood:
Duomo
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Via Dei Palchetti 6/r, 50123, Florence, Italy
+39 055 210916
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Today
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
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3 reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW

As recommended by my sister in law, we went in for lunch. Good think we made reservations the day before because it got packed really quick. We had rabbit and veal and they both were fantastic. Service was pleasant and efficient.

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Thank Oz W
New York City, New York
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is another place of my youth many Times in the past I seat at those communal table. Still fantastic Tuscan food and wine. Do not missed. Emilio

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Austin, Texas
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55 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I have eaten here 3 times in the past while visiting and the living in Italy. This time we are traveling with friends and we decided to take them there. As usual, the food quality was at the top and portions were plentiful, so much that we took food back to our apartment. No only is this... More 

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Thank Texyankee
Dublin, Ireland
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I first visited in 1996 and had a marvellous lunch. Have been back a few times since, most recently a lunch in October 2016, but it is not as good as it was, in my view. The restaurant is not as busy as previously (one time we arrived, there was a mob at the door for Sunday lunch, queueing to... More 

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2 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Met a guy at trattoria MARIO (you gotta go!!! ) we were seated at his table. A native, very friendly and out going... we spoke about his up coming trip to florida after I told him I was from Miami. Another guy at our table was having a steak Florentine... it is a local staple... I asked him about the... More 

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Thank Chip F
Valletta, Malta
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149 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very good restaurant , very near plaza Santa Maria Novella a very modest restaurant , really liked it, Italian food it's best, a good choice of Tuscany food.

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Thank Domnanas
New Orleans, Louisiana
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57 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Overall the food and service here were good. The entire experience felt very rushed. From the cattle lineup outside to the waiters zipping through the tables.

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Thank dwisner2017
Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great atmosphere, very good traditional Tuscan food, great service and much fun. Lots of locals there, always a good sign.

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Thank michael r
Norwich, UK
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very off hand service was the outstanding feature of the restaurant. We chose this restaurant because it was recommended by a French restaurant guide. It's true there were hams hanging from the ceiling. To be honest I'm not sure quite how they got in there. A plate of pecorino was just that, no honey or marmellata on the side. My... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Eating ro at Latini, weit ersmand weitress very helpful, Having a meal from torello mens keep in the mouth the real test of my city I m proud to know him and ro sey he is hones and Helpsul thosening the best chief

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Digital Payments, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
Thursday
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
Friday
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
Saturday
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Dei Palchetti 6/r, 50123, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence>  > Duomo
  • Neighbourhood: Duomo
  • Phone Number: +39 055 210916
Description
Around the tables of "Il Latini" friendships are interwoven, all the world's languages are spoken, fervent discussions are held and everyone tastes food that has the flavour of the old times past. Il Latini means tradition: a means of discovering Tuscany and its people. The kitchen is where the best products of Tuscany's countryside are turned into the dishes typical of the tuscan tradition. Il Latini's kitchen was originally the kitchen of Narciso's wife, who used to take the dishes from her home to the cellars in Palazzo Rucellai where tables were set. Sora Maria's cooking was made of ingredients and flavours typical of tuscan cuisine, simple and genuine food that nowadays are still a characteristic of the restaurant. The flood in Florence did not spare the tavern, which continued nevertheless to serve warm dishes Florentine citizens among the muddy streets.

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Duomo
Florentia, as it was called by Latins, is permeated by an eternal beauty spread in all corners of the city. The historic center is characterized by the immensity of the Duomo, able to transport tourists into the brightest age of Florence: the Renaissance. Who does not know the Brunelleschi Dome, San Giovanni Baptistery and the Giotto’s Campanile? Everything is enclosed here and it would be easy to imagine the city as it was in ancient times, with maids walking in the main square and horses carrying coaches. Nowadays, roads are busy with street artists. Rustic Tuscan bakeries give way to fashion shops; just stop for a few minutes in the middle of Piazza della Repubblica to enjoy the colors and sweet melody of the carousel that will bring back great memories from anyone’s childhood.
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