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Il Porcospino

12 R Piazza Madonna degli Aldobrandini 11, 50123, Florence, Italy
+39 055 217700
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (63 reviews)
“minestrone” (5 reviews)
“steak” (27 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Steakhouse, Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
12 R Piazza Madonna degli Aldobrandini 11, 50123, Florence, Italy
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1 - 10 of 468 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

At the suggestion of a friend we tried out this place. We were only in Florence for 3 days but managed to come here twice! And they remembered us from the day before, which is always an added bonus. The food was amazing and the...More

Thank Carlos R
spinoporco, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Il Porcospino, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Carlos, it was a pleasure to have you with us, come back to visit us whenever you want. An hug Trattoria il Porcospino

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We'd had a run of so-so meals and wanted a really special last night in Florence. We strolled down Via Faenza turned the corner and spied the Il Porcospino menu. One waiter greeted us and I was linked inside by a another fun waiter wearing...More

Thank scarlett69
spinoporco, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Il Porcospino, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Scarlett, It is a pleasure to have been a discovery for you. It's our common way of doing that to welcome people with a smile and follow them all through dinner. We have fun and we are happy to make our customers feel well...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A large part of the allure of this restaurant is the interaction of the staff with the guests - they take the time to get to know everyone individually and really make it an enjoyable experience. The food was really delicious, top 3 I’ve had...More

Thank ATravellingTheWorld
spinoporco, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Il Porcospino, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi traveller, it's our way: follow and know who sitting at our table. Is always nice to know and to get in touch with people from all over the world, we will not lose these possibilities. Hope to see you soon Trattoria il Porcospino

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The guys here speak wonderful English and catered for our needs, G/F food great. We also had an off the menu dessert which was as not a problem

Thank Chegboy
spinoporco, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Il Porcospino, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Cheg, thanks for your fedback. Best regards Trattoria il Porcospino

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After a long and tiring tour around Tuscany, we headed to this restaurant. My friend who was with us wanted to order a main dish comprises of chicken breast but was declined by the waiter who serve us with no reason at all and apprarently...More

Thank mapvg
spinoporco, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Il Porcospino, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear customer, we are sorry for your dinner sensations. We know more about your words, so I can imagine a dark time for the kitchen. I hope you can come back to see us so that we can show you how we really are. Trattoria...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food at Il Porcospino was good, BUT it was disappointing that in addition to the cover charge there was also an automatic service charge of 12.5% added to the bill. (There was no mention of a mandatory 12.5% service charge on the menu). ThIs...More

1  Thank Mike_Dee_UK
spinoporco, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Il Porcospino, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Mike, your percentage is just thrown around. The cover is a fixed cost, so the total depends on what you take. Also, the service charge, is writen down on menù. Regards Trattoria il Porcospino

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was hot, lunchtime and looking for more than a sandwich. This busy lively place appealed, the waiters engaged with every group, chatting and having fun. Any foreigners asking for wine were brought large bottles, bringing raucous laughter and a photo reminder. Going to the...More

Thank ReallyBadHat
spinoporco, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Il Porcospino, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear customer, thanks for shared with us your experience. Come back soon. Trattoria il Porcospino

Reviewed 9 October 2017

The service here was incredible. I was recommended here by a friend. The food is delicious and also quite beautiful.

Thank Charlotte L
spinoporco, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Il Porcospino, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

Dear Charli, thanks for you feedback. Come back to visit us soon. Best regards Trattoria il Porcospino

Reviewed 3 October 2017

Franco was our usual waiter/matre-D he is awesome, dispute the fact he supports liverpool..! Great food served quickly and great drink service, went with a group of 4 , very good all round dining experience , couldn't fault it really

Thank trevorg01
spinoporco, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Il Porcospino, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

Hi Trevor, Franco send a hug to you and gives to you this word:"you'll never walk alone". Best regards Trattoria il porcospino

Reviewed 1 October 2017

The food at this place was ok for the price, but I agree with one of the previous reviewers who wondered why the €2.50 cover charge was necessary (in addition to the seemingly mandatory 12% service charge). Also, it was only after checking my credit...More

Thank Patrick R
spinoporco, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Il Porcospino, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

Dear Patrick, the service charge and the cover are two different sphere of cost, we do not reply two times the same cost! Also, we're sorry for converted your bill, it is our fault, we don't get extra money for it, so is not our...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 3:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 3:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 3:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 3:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 3:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 3:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 R Piazza Madonna degli Aldobrandini 11, 50123, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence>  > San Lorenzo
  • Neighbourhood: San Lorenzo
  • Phone Number: +39 055 217700
  • E-mail
Description
The flavors and aromas are those of true Tuscan tradition that goes with the Ligurian cuisine, area of origin of the owner of the premises: the magnificent Tuscan starters, pasta with pesto and tomato soups and baby food purely exquisite typical Tuscan and Florentine steak, Osso Buco, fried meat and vegetables until the tripe. Last but not least, are the fresh fish dishes.
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