Fodor's Expert Review Osteria Antica Mescita San Niccolò

$ The Oltrarno Tuscan

Always crowded—but always good and inexpensive—this osteria is next to the church of San Niccolò, and, if you sit in the lower part, you'll be in what was once a chapel dating from the 11th century. The subtle but dramatic background nicely complements the food, which is simple Tuscan at its best. The pollo con limone is tasty pieces of chicken in a lemon-scented broth. In winter, try the spezzatino di cinghiale con aromi (wild boar stew with herbs). Reservations are advised.

Tuscan Lively Lunch Dinner $ Outdoor

Quick Facts

Via San Niccolò 60/r
Florence, Tuscany  50125, Italy


Known For:
  • Delicious soup
  • Great, simple salads
  • Outdoor seating in a small, lovely square

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