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Tortelli ai porcini

photo cover Cantinetta Antinori

October 27, 2023

Where to eat mushrooms in Florence

The restaurants and dishes you absolutely must try

Fans of real flavours, autumn is coming and with it its most delicious fruits of the earth! How about tasting unforgettable mushroom dishes in these cult locations in Florence? Enjoy!

tagliatelle ai funghi porcini

Atto di Vito Mollica
Via del Corso, 6
ph. +39 055 5353555

Inside Palazzo Portinari Salviati, chef Vito Mollica delights his guests with dishes that captivate and amaze. In both the Salotto Bistrot and Atto (1 Michelin star) menus, the products are of the highest quality, ideal for a lunch or dinner to remember. To taste the full essence of this season on your plate, we recommend the Cannelloni stuffed with Maremma pheasant and porcini mushrooms, ovule salad and white truffle.

Cannelloni ripieni di fagianella maremmana e porcini, insalatina di ovuli e tartufo bianco

Buca dell'Orafo
Via dei Girolami, 28r
ph. +39 055 213619

One of the smallest potholes in Florence, a dozen tables fill up every evening with Americans and Florentines who have not given up their delicacies, including the mouth-watering mushroom soup, since 1945.

Buca dell'Orafo

Buca Mario
Piazza degli Ottaviani, 16r
ph. +39 055 214179

For more than a hundred years, travellers from all over the world have been coming here, to the heart of Florence, to delight their palates with ancient Florentine recipes. At this time, there is no shortage of fried mushrooms, fettuccine with porcini mushrooms, beef carpaccio with mushrooms, and more.

buca mario

Osteria delle Tre Panche
Vicolo Marzio, 1
ph. +39 055 583724

The business card reads as follows: 'da Andrea e Vieri, gli artigiani del gusto'. Since 1986 with a typical Tuscan cuisine whose cult are the truffle specialities, but not only. Don't forget the risotto and tagliatelle with mushrooms. Mushroom dishes are always out and vary according to availability, strictly Km0.

Osteria delle Tre Panche

Borgo San Jacopo
Borgo San Jacopo, 62/r
ph. +39 055 281661

Overlooking the banks of the Arno River, the starred restaurant Borgo San Jacopo is the perfect place for a haute cuisine experience. Dishes on Borgo San Jacopo's fall tasting menu signed by executive chef Claudio Mengoni include Porcini, chanterelle and trumpet soup with buffalo ricotta and black truffle.

Zuppa di porcini, finferli e trombette con ricotta di bufala e tartufo nero

Cantinetta Antinori
Piazza degli Antinori, 3
ph. +39 055 292234

Symbol of the continuity of an ancient family tradition. In this restaurant overlooking the Florentine fashion street, we recommend beef carpaccio with porcini mushrooms, pappardelle or tortelli with porcini mushrooms; tagliata of beef with porcini mushrooms, and more. All subject to availability.

Carpaccio ai porcini

Trattoria dei 13 Gobbi
Via del Porcellana, 9r
ph. +39 055 284015

In the heart of Florence's historic centre, a corner where you can breathe in the truest Tuscan spirit. The furnishings recall the Florence of yesteryear, the menu brings together tradition with more contemporary experiments. Among the cult favourites: steak tagliata with mushrooms, tagliatelle with mushrooms, fillet steak all'alpina, trifle and fried mushrooms.

Trattoria dei 13 Gobbi

Ora D'Aria
Via dei Georgofili, 11r
ph. +39 055 2001699

An elegant and rather formal ambience, where the attention to detail is immediately apparent, even in the furnishings. The ambience of Ora D'aria reflects Chef Stabile's credo of refinement and elegance in a cuisine of the highest quality, where truffle and mushroom dishes are never lacking.

Ora d'Aria

Trattoria Sergio Gozzi
Piazza di San Lorenzo, 8r
ph. +39 055 281941

A true institution made in Florence that still offers traditional Tuscan dishes after years, cooked every day with the passion of yesteryear and with fresh seasonal ingredients. Order the tortelli with cream of mushroom soup and you will not regret it.

Trattoria Sergio Gozzi

Fratelli Briganti
Piazza Giovanbattista Giorgini, 12r
ph. +39 055 475255

Just outside the city centre, this is a historic restaurant where the most authentic Florentine spirit can be felt from the very first glance. A 1970s ambience, friendly service and solid, substantial cuisine are the strong points. Among the cult favourites are the tagliatelle ai funghi or the scaloppe ai funghi.

Fratelli Briganti

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