La Gratella is among the best restaurants and trattorias in the center of Florence where to eat one of the best Florentine steak in town!

Restaurant Florence in Italy


La Gratella restaurant-trattoria is located close by in the heart of Florence’s historic center, specifically in the Fortezza Da Basso/San Lorenzo area. A cozy, family-run place where you can breathe in the atmosphere of traditional Florentine food and wine and of the surrounding area. Here you can discover and enjoy the specialties of traditional Tuscan cuisine. Antonio, the always friendly owner, selects weekly and with care the raw materials of extreme high quality and sets great respect for the local tradition! Come visit us and we will offer you a “precious culinary journey” together with our cordial hospitality: the trademark of the best trattorias in Florence!
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Pappardelle al cinghiale
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Made in Tuscany


Inside the trattoria-restaurant La Gratella, there is a constant reference to “made in Tuscany”: from our menu, to wines, furniture, and the ” idiom.” La Gratella is a typical rustic Tuscan restaurant, where every detail in the decor denotes an elegant and sophisticated taste! You will notice characteristic paintings and shelves in which we display the best of our restaurant’s wine cellar. The right background music and soft lights, create a relaxing and welcoming atmosphere for our guests. Our venue also has a lovely inner garden where you can eat outside on summer evenings!
The tuscan tradition


You can enjoy true Tuscan cuisine at La Gratella restaurant-trattoria in the center of Florence. La Gratella offers you lots of typical dishes from our beloved land!
Enjoy our Tuscan appetizers of crostini, Pecorino di Pienza cheeses and Casentino cold cuts; our succulent typical soups such as ribollita and carabaccia; our excellent fresh pasta first courses such as pici senesi, tortelli mugellani, pappardelle and fagottini with pecorino cheese and pears; delicious second courses including: fillets of scottona, entrecôte steaks, peposo all’Imprunetina, wild boar alla maremmana, Casentino sausages, Florentine-style salt cod, and much more.

Try the delicious sweets by La Gratella
Also try the tasty desserts all made by us including chestnut puddings, truffles and delicious cakes! After a long day’s work, join La Gratella to enjoy a good Tuscan house wine or, to match your meal, a delicious Chianti!
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The secret is the cuts of meet


The famous Florentine steak is definitely the jewel in the crown of La Gratella restaurant-trattoria! The secret of our steak lies in its cut, controlled ageing and selection of the finest meat suppliers on the market! Only then will the Florentine steak from La Gratella arrive on your table, directly from the grill: both beautiful at sight and delicious to eat!

Gluten free menu


If you suffer from gluten intolerance, at the restaurant-trattoria La Gratella you can definitively not give up the delicious dishes of the Tuscan culinary tradition! La Gratella, in indeed, has the AIC certification: therefore, our menu is 90% gluten free!


La Gratella is open everyday, Monday through Sunday

From 12 AM to 3 PM


From 7 PM to 11 PM

Contact us

For any further information, please do not hesitate to contact us at +39 055 21 12 92 or email us at! Our staff will be at your complete disposal!

Reserve your table now by filling out the form! You will receive a confirmation email or sms! If you prefer you can also book by contacting us at +39 055 21 12 92. Come along and enjoy our legendary Bistecca alla Fiorentina!


Trattoria La Gratella considers the reservation confirmed if made at least 2 hours in advance. If you want immediate confirmation please contact us at +39 055 21 12 92.

How to reach us


Join us at La Gratella restaurant-trattoria on Via Guelfa, 81 ROSSO in Florence’s Fortezza Da Basso/ San Lorenzo area and enjoy a Tuscan culinary journey following local tradition!
La Gratella currently does not provide home delivery or takeaway service.

We are located within walking distance of the historic center of Florence, precisely a 5-minute walk from Santa Maria Novella Station and in the Fortezza Da Basso/San Lorenzo area.
We are easily accessible by Tramway Line T1 and T2