Try the best Lampredotto in Florence

21/02/2020
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Are you a young international living in Florence and you don’t know what Lampredotto is? It’s one of the most typical dish in Florence, and you can find it in every street food stand around the city. Not only tourists enjoy eating Lampredotto, locals do too. It’s definitely something you need to try; street food in Florence is a fun way of tasting new flavors.

What is Lampredotto?

Lampredotto is the fourth and final stomach of the cow. And do Italians prepare this dish? 

It’s slow-cooked with tomato, onion, parsley and celery. They cook it until it looks like a tender roast beef. However, there’s not an only way to prepare this dish. Keep reading if you want to find out more about the different Lampredotto recipes!

Trippa alla Fiorentina

This Lampredotto recipe is made of simple ingredients, but the result is an intense flavor. It consists of cooking some tripe strips with onion and, depending on the recipe, add more ingredients such as carrots, oil, celery, pepper… it’s left to your imagination!

You can also find this dish in other Italian regions such as Naples or Milan, but it’s more common in the Tuscany town. 

Panino al Lampredotto

It’s a delicious dish served on a crunchy bun along with spicy or green sauce, so it’s like eating a sandwich. It's the most typical way to eat Lampredotto. There’s always people queuing up, no matter what time of the day it is. 

Panino al Lampredotto is a must try, whether you are a tourist or a local.

Florence street food: the best Lampredotto

We want to recommend you the best places and street food stands where you can try the best Lampredotto.

  • Da Nerbone at Mercato Centrale: the most common spot to try Lampredotto, so it’s always crowded. It’s a cheap option, and you have other things to try in here. 
  • Antico Trippaio: you can find this food truck near Ponte Vecchio and Santa Croce. The perfect place to seat on a table in the street and admire the views while eating a Lampredotto sandwich. . 
  • All’ Antico Vinaio: also located near Santa Croce, this is probably the best spot to try the Panino. This place has become very famous thanks to social media, every tourist coming to Florence wants to eat here.
  • Da’ Vinattieri: right in the centre of Florence, this small but cozy place will make you experience one of the best meals in a traditional atmosphere. 

 

You can find places to try Lampredotto in every square or street corner of this city, that’s one of the things that makes this city so special. Walk around the city and discover the food trucks that offer cheap options to try this dish. The gastronomic choice won’t leave you indifferent!

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