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Alla Vecchia Bettola

  • Italian

Known for

  • Its grilled meats
  • Firmly Tuscan menu
  • Outside of centro storico but worth the taxi ride

Published 06/20/2007

Fodor's Review

The name doesn't exactly mean "old dive," but it comes pretty close. The recipes here come from "wise grandmothers" and celebrate Tuscan food in its glorious simplicity—prosciutto is sliced with a knife, portions of grilled meat are tender and ample, service is friendly, and the wine list is well priced and good. This lively trattoria has been around only since 1979, but it feels as if it's been a whole lot longer. Tile floors and simple wood tables and chairs provide the interior decoration, such as it is. This place is worth a taxi ride, even though it's just outside the centro storico.

Restaurant Information

Address:

Viale Vasco Pratolini, Florence, Tuscany, 50124, Italy

Phone:

055-224158

Restaurant Details:

  • Closed Sun. and Mon.

Published 06/20/2007

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