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Cibrèo Ristorante

Via del Verrocchio 8r (Via dei Macci) Send to Phone
(39) 055 234 1100
Chef Fabio Picchi hand-picks the ingredients for his Tuscan cuisine at the San Ambrosio market.

Lunch & Dinner Tues.-Sat.

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Cibrèo Ristorante Restaurant Review

: Cibrèo Ristorante has a relatively formal and rustic interior; the atmosphere is warm and welcoming, service is professional and the waiters are friendly. After more than 30 years, chef Fabio Picchi can still be seen picking his ingredients at market stalls on the Piazza San Ambrosio across the street. Appetizers bring bold flavors, such as the tomato bavarois, bruschette topped with chicken liver paste, and bits of tripe laced with petals of salad. If they do not directly delight the senses, they certainly will entice your curiosity. Starters (primi) include a flan pudding of ricotta and potatoes. Picchi proposes staples from the traditional peasant kitchen --- potatoes, polenta and rice --- and it’s the union of fresh herbs from Tuscan gardens with only pure products that sets the tone. A typical main course is chicken polpette (meatballs) served with braised potatoes, funghi porcini, parsley, white fava beans and garlic. Among desserts are dark chocolate pudding and cake with caramel; alternatively, for a lighter option, consider the ricotta cheesecake with honey and agrum. The wine menu has selections from Italian vineyards for a reasonable price. Note: Cibrèo Ristorante should not be confused with the trattoria next door known as Il Cibrèino or the Caffè Cibrèo.


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