For our last meal in Florence we took a chance by randomly picking a restaurant that looked appealing to us. We were lucky it proved to be a good choice.
On our last night we just decided to walk around the city and look for a restaurant that looked authentic so we stayed away from the area near the Duomo. This area was still within walking distance though.
It’s funny but our criteria was simple. Did restaurant have enough diners and were those people Italians and not tourists like us? There were many restaurants in this area and we chose Trattoria La Madia.
Trattoria La Madia’s menu (click to enlarge)
Instead of bread there were packaged bread sticks. Not bad but we prefer good bread.
We all finally gave up on pasta so this will be a carb free post.
tomato salad €8
Sharon had this lovely veal dish.
lombatina di vitelia (veal steak) €16
Rochelle wanted to eat light so she just had this chickpea and mushroom soup with bread floating on top.
passato di ceci e funghi (chickpeas & mushroom soup) €9
I ordered stuffed chicken pie and was surprised when this came out. I guess it was a translation error but nevertheless I loved it.
coscia di pollo ripieno (stuffed chicken pie) €14
How can I not love chicken breast stuffed with spinach, prosciutto and gooey mozzarella cheese?
Trattoria La Madia
Via del Giglio 14 50126 – Florence, Italy
telephone: (0039) 055-218 563