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Via del Moro 87r, 50123, Florence, Italy
+39 055 281193
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good17%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Italian, Steakhouse, Grill, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Via del Moro 87r, 50123, Florence, Italy
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Wow, what a great place to eat. Lovely staff. Amazing food. Great location. Free wifi. We had just arrived from Pisa and were quite hungry, there are some fantastic choices on the menu and we opted for a selection from the chef (surprises) worth a...More

Thank Peter H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Mattacena twice during our stay in Florence. You can build your own antipasti plate depending on what takes your fancy and there are plenty of fabulous main courses to choose from - all with a Mattacena twist. Lovely food and great atmosphere.

Thank Maria S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our favourite restaurant and we went back for dinner three times! Interesting menu and half portion options for young children.

Thank Jane B
Reviewed 5 June 2018

It is a little gem of a restaurant recommended by our hotel. The best thing about Mattacena is that they do half servings of many of the menu items. My boyfriend ordered a vegetarian sandwich (which looked delicious). I had a half order of orange...More

1  Thank Suji F
Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

Food is very good, the staff is very friendly and the service was swift. We enjoyed our dinner there very much! nice location off the usual tourist rooutes right in the heart of florence. they also have a good list of wines that you can...More

1  Thank kafenio
Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

Absolutely fantastico! Unfortunately/fortunately this place is tucked away and difficult to find; find it! Far enough from the droves of people yet 5 minutes walk from the Duomo, this charming nook is well worth the hunt. The food was delicious and 100% local the service...More

1  Thank depassdaniel
Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

Amazing staff, great food, simple and tasty Not expensive, great value for money. High quality products

Thank Shahar K
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Ate at this little restaurant while in Florence. The staff were amazing. Friendly, gave recommendations on menu choices and even gave me a Limoncello on the house . Loved the half serves they offer too. Such a good idea in a country where serves can...More

Thank Sally D
Reviewed 20 April 2018

Our host Bruno at Hotel Abaco (see my review of the hotel if you're interested) recommended this and it turned out to be a great restaurant, with typical Tuscan cuisine. Everything was super delicious and the option to order 1/2 portion works great. We tried...More

Thank Ivo I
Reviewed 14 April 2018

Checked some reviews of places nearby, and was surprised how well this was evaluated -- but now I know. Really good service. Really good food. Ambiance isn't that great, but the experience overall was very pleasing.

Thank Brian S
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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3 November 2017|
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Response from PeterKussell | Reviewed this property |
I think around 60€ will do it
26 May 2017|
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Response from Mattacena | Property representative |
Hello, apologies for our reply. Of course we do: just ask our chef Mario, and he will be happy to provide you with gluten-free options!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$58
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:45 PM
11:30 AM - 10:45 PM
11:30 AM - 10:45 PM
11:30 AM - 10:45 PM
11:30 AM - 10:45 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via del Moro 87r, 50123, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence>  > Santa Maria Novella
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Maria Novella
  • Phone Number: +39 055 281193
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