Fodor's Expert Review La Casalinga

$ The Oltrarno Italian Fodor's Choice

Casalinga means "housewife," and this place, which has been around since 1963, has the nostalgic charm of a mid-century kitchen with Tuscan comfort food to match. If you eat ribollita anywhere in Florence, eat it here—it couldn't be more authentic. Paintings clutter the semi-paneled walls, tables are set close together, and the place is usually jammed. The menu is long, portions are plentiful, and service is prompt and friendly. For dessert, the lemon sorbet perfectly caps off the meal.

Italian Tuscan Lively Lunch Dinner $ Fodor's Choice

Quick Facts

Via Michelozzi 9/r
Florence, Tuscany  50125, Italy


Known For:
  • Ribollita
  • Liver, Venetian style
  • Great food at great prices
  • Often packed
Restaurant Details:
Rate Includes: Closed Sun., 1 wk at Christmas, and 3 wks in Aug.

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