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Florence Restaurants

Trattoria Sostanza (il Troia)

  • Via della Porcellana 25 Map It
  • Santa Maria Novella
  • Fodor's Choice

Updated 04/03/2015

Fodor's Review

Since opening its doors in 1869, this trattoria has been serving top-notch, unpretentious food to Florentines who like their bistecca fiorentina very large and very rare. A single room with white tiles on the wall and paper mats on the tables provides the setting for delicious meals. Along with fine Tuscan classics, they have two signature dishes: the tortino di carciofi (artichoke tart) and the pollo al burro (chicken with butter). The latter is an amazing surprise, a succulent chicken breast cooked very quickly and served as soon as it leaves the grill. Leave room for dessert, as their torta alla Meringa (a semi-frozen dessert flecked with chocolate and topped with meringue) is scrumptious.

Restaurant Information

Address:

Via della Porcellana 25, Florence, Tuscany, 50100, Italy

Map It

Phone:

055-212691

Restaurant Details:

  • No credit cards
  • Reservations essential

Updated 04/03/2015

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