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Frescobaldi Wine Bar

  • Via de' Magazzini 2–4/r Map It
  • Piazza della Signoria
  • Wine Bar

Published 06/20/2007

Fodor's Review

Editor's Note: This location is reported to be under new ownership and therefore this review may contain inaccuracies.

The Frescobaldi family has run a vineyard for more than 700 years, and this swanky establishment offers tasty and sumptuous fare to accompany the seriously fine wines. Warm terra-cotta-color walls with trompe-l'oeil tapestries provide a soothing atmosphere. The menu is typically Tuscan, but turned up a notch or two: the faraona in umido con l'uva (stewed guinea fowl with grapes) comes with a side of feather-light mashed potatoes. Save room for dessert, as well as one of the dessert wines. A separate, lovely little wine bar called Frescobaldino has a shorter – but equally good – menu and a delightful, multilingual barman called Primo.

Restaurant Information


Via de' Magazzini 2–4/r, Florence, Tuscany, 50122, Italy

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Restaurant Details:

  • Closed Sun. No lunch Mon.

Published 06/20/2007


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