Don't be dismayed
by name - an american burger never tasted so good.
Let's go - "Italy 2000"
Looks a bit like a fast food place with it's green metal
chairs but employs a french cook who creates marvellous
crepes, among other things. Inexpensive.
The rough guide - "Tuscany and Umbria 2000"
Does not sound promising, but inside is an immensely
popular place for pizza, pasta and perhaps best of all,
their "insalatoni" (huge salads) one of the
latter makes a meal in itself.
Lonely planet - "Tuscany 2000"
is true: in the opinion of our clients this place has a
large problem, calling itself 'Danny Rock'. Excuse us?
It was inherited from the year in which we commenced (in
1985), it is our name (and we are fond of it) and finally
we think it is the appropriate name for a place like
ours: a place that we would not permit to be called
"osteria" or "trattoria" and we don't
force upon our clients wooden tables in which you stand
only after entree - first course - second course -
dessert - coffee.
"Danny Rock" must be, we are proud to assert
that "it is" a place where you can stand at the
bar with our drinks, view the screen satellite and listen
to our selective music.
Otherwise you can sit at the bar counter stools at watch
"the creepiere" Laurent cooking up his
Or finally you can sit at the table (also outside dining)
and choose from 130 choices on our menu divided into 12
sections, selecting what you want and the succession that
However, we feel that for a place like this "Danny
Rock" is the appropriate name.
A selection of 12
styles of cooking, in many of these we feel we are able
to declare to be the first in Florence, in some dishes we
are the most unique and in various others the best.
Our salads, our burgers (the Mexican with Guacamole), our
Indian rice Basmati, our sweet crepes and savoury
accompanied by cider from Britain, our baked potatoes,
these are a few plates in which our customers know to
come and taste from us.
Naturally we also cook Italian style including pizza,
gnocchi, calzoni and spaghetti, we know that the quality
of the ingredients is the cure of the preparation, if we
continue like this our problem will always be only one
single thing: the name.