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

Highlights

 

Crunchy eggplant strudel with Buffalo's milk mozzarella and grilled cherry tomatoes
Macaroni with meat and mushrooms sauce
Scamorza large raviolis with , saffron potato cream sauce and courgettes
Sliced beef with rocket and Parmesan cheese
Bitter chocolate basket with cream and strawberries

 

GLI ANTIPASTI

 

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

 

LE ZUPPE e I PRIMI

 

 Hearthy tomato soup

Traditional Tuscan vegetable soup with leaf cabbage, beans and bread

Spelt cream soup with white beans

Onion soup with cheese toasts

White beans cream soup with truffle fragrance

Cream of chick peas soup with mussels

Macaroni with meat sauce and porcini mushrooms

Thin egg noodles with truffle cream and porcini mushrooms

Risotto with artichokes and ewe's cheese flakes

Home made fresh pasta with spicy duck sauce

Scamorza large raviolis with saffron potato cream and courgettes

Ricotta and marjoram raviolis on braised pork sauce

Home made long pasta with clams

Fish soup with thyme and sweet garlic

Black ink cuttlefish noodles with scampi and grey mullet roe

 

LA CARNE

 

Veal escalope with porcini mushrooms

Chicken turnover with raw ham and soft cheese

Loin of pork steak with sage

Tripe terrine gratinated with Parmesan cheese

Traditional dish of braised veal shank

Fillet of pork on red shallot sauce and mustard grains

Veal steak with ewe's cheese sauce

Shank of pork glazed with Vernaccia wine and crunchy rosemary

Fillet of beef with green pepper

Beef fillet with foie gras,truffle and Madeira sauce

 

IL PESCE

 

 

Salt cod on tomato cream and crunchy Traditional cured bacon fat

Fillets of salmon with mashed potatoes and pistach pearls

Roast sea bass

Roast gilthead sea bream with cherry tomatoes, black olives, red onion and potatoes

 

LA GRIGLIA

 

 

Grilled traditional Italian ewe's milk cheese on grilled vegetables

Pork cutlet

Veal paillard

Lamb chops

Sliced beef fillet with rocket and Parmesan cheese

Costola di vitella Veal chop

Charcoal broiled Florentine steak

 

I CONTORNI

 

Roast potatoes

White beans in virgin olive oil

Mixed salad

Roast cherry tomatoes

Grilled mixed vegetables

Buttered asparagus

 

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