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Festival del Gelato

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Via del Corso,, Florence, Italy
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Dining options: Brunch, Coffee & Tea, Lunch, Dinner, Dessert, Late Night
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
One of Florence's best gelaterie

For years this has been tied for my favorite gelateria in central Florence, and time hasn’t dulled its charms. Great variety and quality of gelati, quick service, and a cheerful, brightly-lit feel off one of the main shopping streets. What more could you ask for?

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
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  • Families with children
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Franklin, Tennessee
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239 reviews 239 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

It's a festival all right--so many options and all delicious. This is a popular spot with lines going out the door mid afternoon. The wait gave us time to decide what to get since it all looks wonderful. (It was!)

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Palm Coast, Florida
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

They advertised over 80 flavors, it was clean and the people were friendly. Once we discovered this place we went there every day and tried something different.

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East Meadow, New York
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

This place appears kind of touristy but it's seriously one of the best gelaterias in Italy. You can also sit in one of the booths and take a load off when you are walking around all day :)

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

After eating gelato every day on our recent trip, this was hands down the best gelato I have ever had. They have some unique flavors that set them apart from many of the other gelaterias in Florence. I really enjoyed the chocolate mousse which was very light and airy. The banana split was an interesting combination of flavors. A must!!

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New York City, New York
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

For years this has been tied for my favorite gelateria in central Florence, and time hasn’t dulled its charms. Great variety and quality of gelati, quick service, and a cheerful, brightly-lit feel off one of the main shopping streets. What more could you ask for?

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Hialeah, Florida
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47 reviews 47 reviews
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

I believe that this gelato shop has the greatest selection in Florence. The Pistachio and the Bacio are delicious. The also have a great espresso coffee.

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Athens, Greece
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

we went there an afternoon when it wasnt so crowded. normal prices very good tastes ( specially yoghurt ). very nice ice cream

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

I went to Festival del Gelato twice whilst I was in Florence, and have been on previous visits. Large selection of ice creams in a very spacious shop, so it is easy to have a good look and not risk an elbow in your dessert. Lots of members of staff so you don't queue for long, even when it is... More 

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Los Angeles, CA
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Our favorite gelato in Florence. I tried a delicious chocolate gelato with cayenne pepper that was out of this world. My husband really enjoyed the panna cotta (although he preferred a shop we went to a few times when we were in Rome). I have been thinking about this gelato ever since our visit in December 2013. We will be... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Love all of the variations they provide to choose from...my kids ages 10 and 7 love it as does my wife and mother. Great tastes...Biscotti was my personal favorite...

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via del Corso,, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Ice Cream

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

Description

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?