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Macelleria Francini

Via Antonio Gramsci 10, 50028 Sambuca, Italy
+39 055 807 1640
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good16%
  • Average2%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (4 reviews)
“tartare” (10 reviews)
“meat” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Via Antonio Gramsci 10, 50028 Sambuca, Italy
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Reviewed 18 September 2017

Even if you aren't a meat lover, you will love this place. Delicious tartare with many different seasonings and spices and also yummy cooked meat, grilled just beside you. The staff is very kind and gentle. It is a fixed appointment in all my trips...More

Date of visit: September 2017
1  Thank MariKris
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch.....wonderful food. Tartare excellent, involitini delicious. I wanted a bit more tartare and next time will order more. Owner is a very pleasant guy, who wants to please his customers. Recommend

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank maryhY373XZ
Reviewed 26 November 2016

A cold damp winter evening was brightened by excellent service and a wonderful spread of food. We ate outside in a well heated marquee although there is a new dining room behind the shop where you can watch your meat being barbecued. The place got...More

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank John B
Reviewed 4 September 2016

This is a butchers shop that does a sideline in food (or maybe the other way round???). Full of Italians having their lunch, the menu is simple, meat based. Cold cuts, carpaccio, tartar, tagliata, bistecca. All served no frills, at a fair price, with a...More

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank JimWuerzburg
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

This place is a true find and a reason to go to this charming little town. We had a sampling of their various flavored tartar bites (mustard, truffle, mint, etc). We also had carpaccio with truffle, all fantastic. The meat is excellent quality. We also...More

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank firenze5
Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

An authentic local butchers shop that serves simple meat and cheese plates. Had carpaccio and tartare boards, some cheese and a cooked cut of steak. Topped off with a house chianti and vin santo with biscotti. The food was excellent, made all the more enjoyable...More

Date of visit: March 2016
Thank Darren M
Reviewed 10 April 2016

Drove from Tavarnelle after reading reviews. Received a friendly welcome and were seated outside in a heated area on a cool evening. Ordered a meat and cheese board that was Ok but the tartare sampler was very good. Had the house wine which was nice....More

Date of visit: March 2016
Thank Ccart
Reviewed 9 January 2016 via mobile

Buonissimo tartare! Excellente servizio! Will visit again, will then try dinner either friday or saturday . Great local wine.

Date of visit: January 2016
Thank Linn K
Reviewed 28 October 2015

It's not your usual Butcher shop, it's much more indeed. You are definitely in for an unexpected treat when you visit the Macelleria Francini, and a very pleasant one. Yes, the name says "Butcher Shop" but inside is a quaint restaurant with amazing fresh food...More

Date of visit: June 2015
1  Thank David B L
Reviewed 24 September 2015 via mobile

A small - very small butcher who also serves the BEST small meals. This is the true Italian experience. Wine is thrown on the table food is arranged casually the truffles are used extensively

Date of visit: September 2015
Thank John19091975
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Antonio Gramsci 10, 50028 Sambuca, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Sambuca
  • Phone Number: +39 055 807 1640
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