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Address: Florence, Italy
Phone Number: +39 389 850 8036
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Mon - Sat 9:30 am - 2:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Description: Taste Florence Food Tours, the Original Food Walk of Florence. Featured in...
Taste Florence Food Tours, the Original Food Walk of Florence. Featured in the Boston Globe, the Washington Post, Dallas Morning News, CBC, Voice of America and more, this is a fun and delicious way to begin your stay in Florence. Discover lots from this guided food tour. Get the insider's edge on what to eat. Join our 4 hour food & wine walk, and taste cheeses, balsamic vinegars, olive oils, antipasti, wine, gelato and more local specialties. Our guides includes Sommeliers and Culinary Professors- but no worries, you'll have fun while learning and tasting your way through Florence.
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We booked this tour based on a suggestion from our travel agent! It was a very fun, informative way to understand and appreciate some of the Florentine diet! Martina was not... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
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Rowayton, Connecticut
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Rowayton, Connecticut
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We booked this tour based on a suggestion from our travel agent! It was a very fun, informative way to understand and appreciate some of the Florentine diet! Martina was not only knowledgable, she was entertaining as well! A real delight!! Definitely consider joining her on a Taste Florence tour!

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ToniTravelerFirenze, Manager at Taste Florence, responded to this review

Thank you for joining us- and for recommending the tour to future guests. Martina enjoyed meeting you and says hello! More 

London
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57 reviews 57 reviews
24 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Fantastic thing to do at the start of your trip. We had a gear morning, fantastic food, and were set up with excellent restaurant recommendations for the rest of or time there.

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ToniTravelerFirenze, Manager at Taste Florence, responded to this review

Thank you for your compliments, and for joining us in Florence! We hope to see you again upon your next Florence trip. More 

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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

What a wonderful start to our visit; this tour should be done as soon as possible if you are at all interested in eating, ordering pastry, sandwiches, wine, anything! The tour was well structured and the guide, Martina, was very knowledgeable. For example, we tasted different kinds of prosciutto, then had those in a different shop while tasting balsamic vinegars... More 

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ToniTravelerFirenze, Manager at Taste Florence, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience with a review. We are pleased that you enjoyed the tastings and hope the rest of your stay in Florence was delicious. Thanks for tasting Florence with us! More 

London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Really enjoyed the tour, was recommended to me and I'll be doing the same to anyone I know who's coming to Florence. It was well structured and flowed through from the first to the last session, really enjoyed the pastry shop and learnt a lot about olive oil and balsamic vinegar that no-one had told me before! Highly recommended. Thank... More 

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ToniTravelerFirenze, Manager at Taste Florence, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice review- we love the title! If you visit again from London we hope you'll join us. The pastries will still be warm. More 

Livingston, New Jersey
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36 reviews 36 reviews
5 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

What a great day we had with Alessandro! We only went to food places where the locals shop. He was very entertaining and informative during our time with him. We had some great local meats, awesome pastries, a visit to the great local food market and had awesome brisket sandwiches, really good local gelato as well as amazing homemade chocolates.... More 

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ToniTravelerFirenze, Manager at Taste Florence, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience with other travelers. We're glad you enjoyed the tour with Alessandro- and appreciate that you chose to Taste Florence with us during your stay. More 

Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Communication with the company was promptly answered, which when you book anything overseas like this months in advance, it is always appreciated. When we booked the tour we specified that one of us cannot drink alcoholic beverages, the request was accommodated along with a discount on the tour price. The tour gave a good overview of local delicacies, including learning... More 

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ToniTravelerFirenze, Manager at Taste Florence, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. We strive to reply promptly to our guests, and we're glad you had a positive experience corresponding with us- and taking our Tour! Thanks for joining us, and for taking the time to review the tour. More 

Western NC
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

We arrived in Florence on a Sunday and it appeared that most of the museums would be closed on Monday, so we decided to fill in that gap by booking a non-museum dependent tour for that day. After reading all of the Florence "food tour" reviews, we settled on this one. (It was very easy to book and pay for... More 

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ToniTravelerFirenze, Manager at Taste Florence, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice comments. We are glad you joined us in Florence! More 

Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
13 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

I've taken many tours over the years, and this was one of the best. This tour is definitely worth the money - eat your way through Florence and learn a few things while you're at it. I highly recommend doing this at the beginning of your trip, as food is such an important part of the culture and enjoying your... More 

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ToniTravelerFirenze, Manager at Taste Florence, responded to this review

Everything about your comments is wonderful! We strive to offer a high quality, informative experience, and we're glad we gave you a great experience. Thanks for sharing your thoughts with future travelers! More 

Austin, Texas, United States
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

I booked this food tour after reading such incredible reviews - and I was not disappointed! Alessandro took myself & my two best friends to the best local stops Florence has to offer. The sfoglia pastry, parma & Tuscan prosciutto, various balsamic's, and surprising local wines... everything was delicious! Alessandro's intimate knowledge of the food and area mixed with his... More 

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ToniTravelerFirenze, Manager at Taste Florence, responded to this review

By far the best title for a review! We love Alessandro, too. So glad you got him all to yourselves, and had fun as the shop owners teased him for being surrounded by ladies... Sounds like you got the full Florence experience! Thanks for joining us and for your kind comments! More 

Oklahoma
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48 reviews 48 reviews
21 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

I booked this tour at the last minute after hearing about it from people at a wine tasting in Venice and I'm very glad I did. There were only three of us on the tour so we got really individualized attention from Martina. As other reviews have stated, we visited and tasted meats, pastries, wines, olive oil, vinegar, chocolate, gelato... More 

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ToniTravelerFirenze, Manager at Taste Florence, responded to this review

This reply is several months late- but we still want to thank you for your kind review, and for joining us in Florence in October. Grazie Mille! More 

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