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All reviews butter chicken meringue cake tortellini steak tortino di bistecca beans pie salad antipasti wild strawberries no credit cards pollo al burro communal seating simple dish family style open kitchen
If you are planning a trip to Florence put Trattoria Sostanza on your list of places that you must try. This a small, very casual and relaxed trattoria where its all about the food which is excellent. This is far from fancy but you will...More
After reading all the glowing reviews on TA we decided to give this a try, and boy were we glad we did .Our reservation was for 7:30 and we arrived 10 minutes early and were promptly seated. We shared a bottle of Peppoli Chianti Classico,...More
Tiny restaurant, a bit of a tourist attraction in historic section of Florence. Not much to look at fro outside, ut the buttered chicken is very good for which it is famous. Reservations almost always necessary. CASH only!
Despite the excessive amount of the bill, it's worth the effort. Of course a chicken breast or an artichoke egg-pie can cost much less somewhere else in the Florence, but "Il Troia" is a unique restaurant of its own style. Every course is gorgeously tasty,...More
Wonderful and jam packed trattoria specializing in Florentine steak and butter chicken. The butter chicken consisted of two pieces of thick chicken breats served in a pool of butter and is not bad. Not great.
The steak was brilliant. Actually in some restaurants in Florence...More
I was really looking forward to our meal. The artichoke pie is really just an omelette with artichoke. Half of our party liked it and the other half didn’t. We really came to try the butter chicken - don’t get me wrong it was OK,...More
Every time I visit Florence this restaurant is a must. The artichoke pie, the butter fried chicken , with beans in red sauce and for dessert meringue with wild strawberries. Order this and you shall never ever go wrong.
A young cousin told me not to miss this place and to make sure to have the butter chicken (petti di pollo al burro). She was absolutely correct on both counts! Trattoria Sostanza has obviously been doing something right for quite some time, as they...More