Restaurant in the center of Florence, Florentine and Italian cuisine

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THE CELLAR THE MENÚ GALLERY

THE MENU OF BUCA SAN GIOVANNI

since 1882 in the hearth of Florence Historical Centre

SALADS, CARPACCI AND TARTARE

 

Typical Tuscan Panzanella (typical Tuscan bread, cherry tomatoes, cucumber, red onions and salad)

Mediterranean salad (lettuce, rocket, cherry tomatoes, carrots, milk mozzarella, corn)

Greek salad (Lettuce, cherry tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers, red onion, green olives and feta dressed with yogurt sauce and chives)

Salad Savoyard style (lettuce, rocket, red chicory, brie, walnuts and crunchy bacon)

Caesar salad (roast breast of chicken, lettuce, tomatoes, canapés, roast bacon, anchovies, Parmesan cheese slivers and parsley)

Alghero salad (orange, lemon, shrimps, mixed salad, melon)

Dry salted beef carpaccio (dry salted beef carpaccio with rucola and Parmesan cheese slivers)

Smoked salmon carpaccio (smoked salmon carpaccio with citrus fruits and thin sliced fennel)

Fresh salmon carpaccio (Fresh salmon carpaccio on roast Tropea onion salad)

Traditional beef tartare with onion (Traditional beef tartare with onion, capers, anchovies, egg yolk, balsamic vinegar and extra virgin olive oil and lemon aside).

 

 

APPETIZERS

 

Mixed canapés

Toast with cherry tomatoes and olive oil

Selection of Tuscan sliced cured meats

Broccolis pudding on confit cherry tomato pesto and toasted pine nuts

Wild mushrooms and rosemary flat bread with cheese fondue

Buffalo's milk mozzarella with tomatoes and basil

Dry-salted beef with parmesan cheese flakes and rucola

Crunchy eggplant strudel with buffalo's milk mozzarella and grilled cherry tomatoes

Ewe's cheese terrine with red onion and ginger
Shrimp, squids and asparagus tips luke warm salad

Sauteed mussels with sweet onion

 

SOUPS AND FIRTS COURSE

 

Hearthy bread tomato soup

Traditional Tuscan vegetable soup with leaf cabbage,  beans and bread

Fresh vegetable soup

Leek cream soup with shrimp croutons

Macaroni with meat sauce and porcini mushrooms

Thin egg noodles with truffle cream and porcini mushrooms

Pici (home made spaghetti) with spicy duck sauce and balsamic vinegar

Smoked scamorza ravioli with chick peas sauce, saffron and asparagus

Flat spaghetti with clams and broccolis

Small macaroni with smoked bacon and mussels

Saffron risotto with courgette cream, shrimps and grey mullet roe

 

MEAT

 

Veal escalope  with porcini mushrooms

Chicken turnover with butter filled mozzarella on cherry tomato and            oregano

Braised bees with mashed potatoes

Traditional dish of braised veal shank

Suckling pig small fillets spinach salad, orange and tomatoes

Roast rabbit fillet in pamentier carrots sauce

Sirloin steak with green pepper sauce

Beef fillet with foie gras, truffle and truffle

 

FISH

 

Roast salt cod on barley and red peppers cream

Roast salmon fillet with green broccolis pie, olives, capers confit tomatoes

Roast sea bass with Savoy cabbage, sesame and lemon dressing

Roast gilthead seabream and summer vegetables gazpacho

 

 

GRILLED

 

Grilled traditional Italian ewe’s milk cheese on grilled vegetables

Veal paillard

Lamb chops

Grilled sliced beef with rocket leaves and Parmesan cheese slivers

Veal chop

Grilled fillet of beef

Charcoal broiled  T-bone steak

 

SIDE DISHES

 

Roast potatoes

White beans in virgin olive oil

Mixed salad

Roast cherry tomatoes

Grilled Italian red chicory

Grilled vegetables

Asparagus with butter

 

I DESSERT

 

Dry almond biscuits with Vin Santo

Cream pudding with chocolate

Tiramisù

Rice pears cake with warm Armagnac cream

Bitter chocolate basket with Chantilly cream and strawberries

Mille-feuille with orange cream and cinnamon

Cheese cake with morellos sauce

Crème caramel with aniseed flavour

Chocolate soft cake with vanilla ice cream

Pineapple

Strawberries coupe

Ice-cream coupe

 

ITALIAN TRADITION

 

Hollow spaghetti with tomato sauce, bacon and hot pepper

Spaghetti with eggs, pepper and bacon

Short pasta with hot tomato sauce

Potato raviolis with butter and sage

Baked lasagna

Potato dumplings with aubergine sauce and Parmesan cheese flakes

Chicken galantine

Milanese breaded veal cutlet

 

 

Ristorante Buca San Giovanni offers an extensive menu of dishes such as Ribollita and Pappa al Pomodoro, a must for discovering Florence