The 38 Essential Florence Restaurants

February 27, 2017

Where to find Italian classics, Michelin-starred eateries, and more

Florence, Italy, attracts millions of visitors every year to take in the splendor of the Duomo, browse the art at the Uffizi Gallery, and walk the Ponte Vecchio. The crowds have their drawback, says local food writer and tour guide Coral Sisk, who cautions that even in this food-obsessed corner of the world, “disappointment is more common than you’d think.” Still, there’s plenty of exceptional eating to be done.

Florence is a hub of Tuscan cuisine, and the city is famous for its hearty signature dishes like ribollita soup and bistecca Fiorentina