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Address: Piazza del Mercato Centrale, 50123 Florence, Italy
Phone Number: +39-0552399798
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Description: Open-air market that has a cast-iron structure dating back to 1874, which...
Open-air market that has a cast-iron structure dating back to 1874, which offers a variety of food shops catering to local residents and restaurants.
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Good place for eats

A lot of different types of stalls ....many varieties to choose from seafood, all kind of meats , bars to pasta , juices and more. Good place to be hungry!

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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Torrance, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

A lot of different types of stalls ....many varieties to choose from seafood, all kind of meats , bars to pasta , juices and more. Good place to be hungry!

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

After visiting the leather shops and tents, this place is right in the thick of it all. It was a bit hard to find for us, because we didn't know it was indoor. Once we found it, we took the escalator to the first level and our jaws dropped. Food and wine vendors everywhere, with plenty of seating as well... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

on a recent visit to Florence we discovered this fantastic market place of the most delicious foods & wines available in the city. Above the market there is a huge range on offer , pastas,fish , antipasto ,burgers , ice cream in fact something to suit everyone. There was so much choice I can't wait to visit again. Super clean... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW via mobile

When you are in Florence you must visit Mercato Centrale Firenze. It is a foodie's paradise! It is a food market in a covered area and divided over two floors. The ground floor is shops with all kinds of food. Even the locals shop from here. It is open till 2 pm and is like a farmer's market where you... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

We spent a week in Florence and went to the market a few times. Downstairs you can buy gorgeous fresh produce: breads, cheeses, fruit, veg and all types of meats. Great for the family. We bought lovely yummy food. Then upstairs you are spoilt for choice with a range of food stalls aka classy gourmet food court. I had the... More 

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Bentonville, Arkansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

This was worth the trip. Go in the morning because it closes in early afternoon right after lunch. We walked around, explored the market, and even bought a few things. The upstairs area is full of little restaurants. We didn't eat lunch there, but I would have if we had time to go back.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

We went for Sunday lunch with our son. Amazing. We had potato ravioli, fried zuccini, meat balls, tomato and buffalo mozarella and a burger - yes, a burger - from 4 different stalls. All very good. Great atmoshpere and the place was packed by 12.45 so if you want a table, go early. We loved it. We went back just... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Went in the mid-afternoon, not much items for review. No more fresh produces, except stalls of food outlets. However, the more interesting areas are the street market of leather goods at the Piazza. Many stalls selling the same items but must bargain for a good deal.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Fantastic, different types of food, a cuisine school inside....you can taste wines, beers, pizzas, pasta, etc

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

LOVE this place. It is a feast for the senses in many ways. Each floor has it's specialty-meat/fish, fruits, dried goods, olive oil/vinegars. You can pick up a snack, get a meal or pack a picnic. A must see for anyone who loves food.

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Address: Address: Piazza del Mercato Centrale, 50123 Florence, Italy
Phone Number: +39-0552399798
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence

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