La Giostra Firenze

La Giostra Firenze

Italian Restaurant€€€
Sant'Ambrogio, Firenze
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  • Alexia D.
    "The ravioli with pear was also delicious"(24 Tips)
    Aleksa G.
    "Soldano the best !!!:)"(3 Tips)
    Julia S.
    "Free glass of prosecco and free appetisers...! Staff were great..."(3 Tips)
    Mohammed A.
    "burrata cheese and the Fiorentina steak"(5 Tips)

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  • La Giostra Firenze
    La Giostra FirenzeMarch 14, 2017
    a Free Glass of Prosecco
  • Lee H.
    Lee HoffmanNovember 22, 2015
    The food is very good. The barrata with grapefruit and jelly is unbelievable. The best I've ever had. The rigatoni with tomato sauce is excellent. The truffle pasta good. Balsamic steak is ok.
  • Katie M.
    Katie MarkgrafAugust 29, 2015
    Very good service, with appetizers, prosecco, and limoncello on the house. The rice gelato with strawberries was incredible, definitely for two people. Small cover charge (€3/ person), but worth it!
  • Tuscany Now &.
    Tuscany Now & MoreMarch 10, 2015
    Back in 1700 La Giostra was the winter storage place for a carousel located in the Piazza dei Ciompi. Now is a typical Tuscan trattoria with a cosy atmosphere. A favourite with Florentines! Read more
  • Katerina M.
    Katerina MatsaAugust 10, 2014
    Tried pear ravioli & was great; maybe it could have used more pear flavor. Pigeon dish was very good with a sweet sauce. Wifi available, complimentary glass of prosecco & plate of Italian goodies.
  • Tash C.
    Tash ConcepcionOctober 19, 2014
    This is a beautiful and charming restaurant with amazing food. If you want excellent Florentine steak, this is the place to try it. The pasta with truffles was amazing. So was the cheesecake. Perfect!
  • seth m.
    seth meyerowitzApril 22, 2016
    Delicious meal. Pretty interior. Osso bucco and pear ravioli (didn't taste pear but still great). Friendly, quick service. Although filled with tourists, would still recommend.
  • Aija
    AijaNovember 23, 2014
    We had to wait in the live line outside the restaurant for almost 2 hours, even if we made a reservation before we waited in the line. Everything else when we got in was fantastic, the atmosphere.
  • Mohammed A.
    Mohammed Al DakhilOctober 4, 2015
    They Egyptian guy who works there helps us a lot , go for the burrata cheese and the Fiorentina steak , one of the best Italian restaurants in town
  • Omur O.
    Omur Ozer KızılırmakSeptember 3, 2014
    oh my god everything is beyond expectations - ravioli with pear is a must, tiramisu is divine, all wine are great! the best of the best in florence and italy! in food we trust ;)
  • Anton L.
    Anton LekocevićJune 24, 2017
    The tip: meet the owner. You'll know him when you see him. He is an artist, he is extraordinary, he is 1-of-1. The service is i. Fish was fresh. Antipasto was terrific, pear ravioli molto bene.
  • Benilton C.
    Benilton CarvalhoJuly 11, 2014
    Best place I've been in Florence. Best service ever. Great food (I'd go again for the Bisteca Fiorentina). Tiramisu was amazing. Can't emphasize enough: great service!
  • Marcos M.
    Marcos MalfitaniOctober 26, 2014
    Good piattis (small amounts), but expensive. Bistecca alla fiorentina prepared at least with 1,5kg (80€). Waitress are very kind and CUTE! 170€ for 3
  • Al-Jawharah
    Al-JawharahAugust 23, 2016
    Best of the best!! Go for Burrata cheese, ravioli stuffed with cheese and pear and definitely the signature dish in florence fiorentina steak.
  • Jenna D.
    Jenna DrapkinJuly 14, 2015
    one of my favorite meals in italy. the pear ravioli with balsamic steak is "last meal" worthy!
  • Julia K.
    Julia KorolyovaNovember 20, 2013
    If you are looking for a good restaurant, if you want to spend time in an intimate atmosphere and to enjoy the food, this place is for you! The best restaurant we were in Florence!!!)
  • Makeda K.
    Makeda KingOctober 17, 2016
    Everything we ate here was amazing. Best meal we had in Florence. Pasta with truffle is a must. Bronzino was incredible.
  • Maire G.
    Maire GriffinOctober 30, 2013
    If you are hungry for American accents this is your spot. That said the tortellini w/white truffle was v. tasty & the complimentary prosecco a lovely touch - avoid the limencello, unless u like Pledge
  • Jason S.
    Jason SuSeptember 3, 2014
    Pear ravioli and tiramisu are must-orders
  • John A.
    John AntosMarch 23, 2017
    Great ambiance for special night out in Florence. Book ahead. Recommend: asparagus and mushroom risotto, good house wine as well.
  • Renee T.
    Renee TOctober 16, 2016
    Save this for your fancy dinner out. We had Thanksgiving dinner and it was spectacular. Kicked off with prosecco, a bowl of burrata & little pots of honey & fig. And it only got better from there.
  • Valentin S.
    Valentin StoianoffJune 29, 2014
    Greatest delicious Italian cuisine with rock hits on the background! Defenitely a must-visit place!
  • Jessi W.
    Jessi WalkerMarch 14, 2016
    The best restaurant in the world. Gorgeous decadent atmosphere with champagne flowing and food that you will miss forever.
  • Rebecca M.
    Rebecca MaldonadoFebruary 28, 2014
    It started out very good with our apertivos, bread and dinner. However, after the place got full all went downhill! We asked for dessert, waited 55 minutes and never arrived. Quite a dissappointment.
  • Jeanne C.
    Jeanne ChuSeptember 3, 2016
    Lovely waitstaff. Dreamy Bistecca Fiorentina. The rice cream dessert with strawberries is a flavor and texture explosion!
  • Zach Aarons
    Zach AaronsFebruary 2, 2012
    I wish I had more petals to give to Soldanno. Run by the coolest guy in Florence, La Giostra serves up incredible Tuscan food like pecorino and pear ravioli and steak. (4 of 4 petals via Fondu) Read more
  • Julia S.
    Julia SandlerMarch 27, 2016
    Free glass of prosecco and free appetisers...! Staff were great and all of the food was delicious!
  • Naz A.
    Naz AkyolDecember 25, 2016
    The best meal i have ever had in my life... osabuco, tiramisu, ravioli with pear sauce and pasta with truffle👌🏼👌🏼👌🏼
  • La Giostra
    La GiostraFebruary 2, 2015
    Been here 100+ times
    A free Glass of Prosecco and an Apetizer plater will be offered from Prince Soldano.
    Upvoted Nov 6, 2017
  • Amanda S.
    Amanda ShulmanJuly 6, 2014
    Steak fiorentina is buttery and perfect, and the pasta to choose is the simple spaghetti pomodoro
  • Jia O.
    Jia O.October 13, 2014
    Huge portions, a bit expensive/overpriced/overrated, but goat chops were a highlight
  • Julie G.
    Julie GDecember 19, 2015
    Very nice and cozy place for dinner. Crazy Florentina steak and everything else is really delicious!:)
  • jessie h.
    jessie hartNovember 1, 2015
    It's supposed to be wine by the bottle only, but they will open a bottle for you and let you drink by the glass.
  • Antonis A.
    Antonis ArgirisSeptember 18, 2015
    Ideal for romantic occasions. Free welcome drink & appetizer. Pasta was great!
  • Alexia D.
    Alexia DoyamisJuly 15, 2016
    Don't leave without trying the Burrata! The ravioli with pear was also delicious
  • Lydia S.
    Lydia ShahmoonMarch 19, 2011
    everything is delicious. brie and artichoke ravioli, pear and pecorino ravioli, seabass carpaccio - I need it all! and the complimentary appetizers are delicious as well.
  • Dave D.
    Dave DudeJune 20, 2012
    Absolutely amazing food and great atmosphere. Pear and ricotta ravioli and osso buco are best. Complimentary prossecco real nice touch too
  • DashS
    DashSAugust 10, 2014
    Been here 100+ times
    Pear Ravioli, Kalvil Steak, home Made pastas.
  • Ivan G.
    Ivan GuitartOctober 28, 2017
    Service is very good. The food is good, but way overpriced for what it is. You can find equally tasty food for 3/4 and even 1/2 the price in other restaurants.
    Upvoted Oct 28, 2017
  • Gregory M.
    Gregory MilaniOctober 16, 2017
    The staff and the owner are truly the nicest people! The food is amazing, I can't wait to go back there! 🤘
  • Nora K.
    Nora KOctober 4, 2016
    Pearl and ricotta ravioli, mozzarella tomato penne, and truffle pasta 💕
  • Paige E.
    Paige EilenbergApril 20, 2017
    Great food and great service here! Call ahead for a reservation; even on weeknights, this place is packed.
  • Lucy P.
    Lucy P.August 7, 2014
    Tiramisu is just too good to be true!! The best I've ever tried
  • Nihan E.
    Nihan ErkmenOctober 2, 2015
    Wine, atmosphere, delicious food, great service...perfect place to have dinner!
  • Torben K.
    Torben KjærgårdAugust 4, 2017
    Very recommendable. The food is great, and the service perhaps even better. Arrive early if you don't have a reservation.
  • Steve S.
    Steve SinicropiMay 18, 2014
    The pear ravioli and steak florentine are fantastic.
  • Michael C.
    Michael CassonJune 18, 2017
    Everything was amazing. Incredible ambiance and staff. Prices reasonable given the level of quality
  • Thomas V.
    Thomas VanhauteApril 5, 2016
    Steak with balsamico vinegar! Great!
  • Shannon E.
    Shannon EaganOctober 5, 2017
    Ravioli, wild boar, burrata, wine, ambiance, service. Everything was absolutely amazing.
  • George G.
    George GiannopoulosMarch 13, 2015
    Traditional trattoria... Satisfaction guaranteed!!!
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