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Pensavo Peggio

Via del Moro 51r, Florence, Italy
+39 055 230 2987
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lasagna” (29 reviews)
“beef strips” (2 reviews)
“fondue” (2 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 22:00All hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Via del Moro 51r, Florence, Italy
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1 - 10 of 185 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My husband and I had dinner here on our honeymoon based on a recommendation from our friend. We were not disappointed!! The vibes of the restaurant are cozy, traditional and fun. The staff and service is attentive and friendly. Some of the best we had...More

Thank Amanda K
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a really nice quiet dinner here featuring an excellent Crostini Toscani appetizer, Pici all'aglione for me, lasagne for the picky niece, and Gnocchi con burrata e salsiccia toscana for the wife. We washed it down with a very nice chianti classico and limoncello...More

Thank lvinci
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

This is probably the best restaurant we had so far in the trip to Italy. The restaurant is very busy and we could not get a table on the first day visit but booked for the next day. We love the beef stew and the...More

Thank Enoch W
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Terrific atmosphere and good service with friendly, entertaining staff. Authentic, Tuscan fare is quite good. Wonderful riboletta, pappardella with wild boar ragu, tripe, lasagne, cured meats and cheeses. On a terrific street filled with shops and restaurants, we return to Pensavo Peggio year after year.

Thank Dustin S
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

We walked into Pensavo Peggio for dinner and were very happy we found the place. The restaurant is on a side street, within walking distance of the Duomo and Mercato Centrale. It has a cosy ambiance and our waiter was very friendly. They have a...More

Thank Parth P
Reviewed 25 April 2017

The food is very good and price is decent. The staff and owner (I think) are very polite and friendly. At he end Limonchelo was served for free.

Thank MichaelLigerakis
Reviewed 22 April 2017

One of my favorite meals of my entire 10 day-trip to Italy! I've been ruined forever when it comes to lasagna now.. The lasagna at Pensavo Peggio is amazing. My friend and I were shocked at how it just melted in your mouth! (We also...More

Thank Soojin P
Reviewed 12 April 2017

My wife and I found this place 2 years ago on our honeymoon. We went back again and this time brought a friend. The food is just delicious no matter what you order. The prices are reasonable, the service is great and so is the...More

1  Thank BGarbus
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Great restaurant hat introduced us into the wonderful world of vegetable flan. In addition to the zucchini flan, had lasagna and osso bucco which were both great. Friendly wait staff as well.

Thank ellisodf
Reviewed 20 February 2017

What a delight, despite its name (rough tranlation 'i expected worse'). The starters were great, in addition to quality the size of the tray of various cured meats was easily enough for two. The main courses were even better, I had a steak, my wife...More

1  Thank brunofm2017
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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2 March 2017|
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Response from Skip H | Reviewed this property |
Our first visit, my wife and I walked in about 7. No problem. Seated immediately. By 8, it was full and the owner was turning people without reservations away. So being early w/o reservations is key. Owner speaks enough... More
22 May 2016|
Response from Vishal S |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via del Moro 51r, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence>  > Santa Maria Novella
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Maria Novella
  • Phone Number: +39 055 230 2987
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