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Florence Travel Guide

Best Restaurants in Florence

Florentine cuisine is, quite simply, good old-fashioned, home-cooked fare that we all know and love. Stemming from a more peasant-type style of eating, with a strong emphasis on meat, and various kinds of tripe - and - still being used widely in Florentine dishes.

Expect to see like sliced rounds of bread topped with chicken-liver pâté or sliced meats, known as , as well as soup served with saltless Tuscan bread in dishes like and .

Dining out in Florence can be a tiring affair. With so many restaurants, cafés and other eateries abounding on just about every street corner and around every major tourist attraction, travellers wary of tourist-traps might have a hard time deciding where to begin. Head to the Santa Croce and Oltrarno areas, where the highest concentration of authentic and quality restaurants can be found.

Visitors should note that it is customary for a 15% service charge to be added to the bill - or if it isn''t, that they should leave this amount.

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