Trattoria La Casalinga
Via dei Michelozzi, 9r
ph. (+39) 055.218624
fax (+39) 055.2679143
For over 40 years the Trattoria La Casalinga has been an noted haunt of Florentine cuisine lovers. Three generations, and still the same Italian and in particular Tuscan dishes but still as good and as popular as they were many years ago.Ribollita made only with black cabbage, ‘inzimino’, baccalà alla Livornese, boiled with green sauce then cooked again with onions.
Casalinga is not just a historic place, it was there that Thomas Harris, got the idea for his character Hannibal Lecter. Magdalen Nabb has also set part of her book Death of an Englishman in the Oltrarno area of Florence.From literature and fiction to the reality that exists in today’s Casalinga restaurant, a place where the workmen and craftsmen of Santo Spirito can enjoy the familiar atmosphere that Casalinga extends to all its clients.
For centuries Florence and the Oltrarno have been welcoming visitors from all over the world. Here, hospitality is truly a mission and the area abounds with unique places to stay. Thanks to this hospitable spirit, which guarantees an unforgettable vacation, the Oltrarno hosts myriad hotels, residences, B&Bs and rooms for rent. A stay in this area is destined to be an exclusive experience designed to make visitors see and feel much more than the average tourist. Visitors won’t be hard pressed to find lodging in the heart of its most dynamic neighborhoods or in one of its many elegant historical buildings.