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Gelateria La Carraia

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Piazza Nazario Sauro, 25, 50124 Florence, Italy
+039 055 280695
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Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine
Dining on a budget

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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Several flavours & types of cones make it difficult to choose, so you might end up spending a couple of minutes deciding on the flavours. Generous portions , so make sure you eat it fast or you're going to have troubles while ice cream starts melting under the Tuscan sun. Ps: I went there twice... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
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  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Takeout
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  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

Several flavours & types of cones make it difficult to choose, so you might end up spending a couple of minutes deciding on the flavours. Generous portions , so make sure you eat it fast or you're going to have troubles while ice cream starts melting under the Tuscan sun. Ps: I went there twice and tried the pera e... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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160 helpful votes 160 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

One of those special gelato's worth the walk across the Arno. We had an excellent fruiti di bosca and pistachio. Then we went back for other varieties. Very special, inexpensive and great area to walk around in.

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Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

I love gelato and I eat it everythime I have the chance but La Carraia it's different. Creamy and with an intense taste, it's absolutely AMAZING. We stayed in Florence 4 days and we ate there twice a day. Thank you for this amazing gelato!

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Westport, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

Silky texture, even for the fruity type. And because of its fame and popularity, it can offer fresh gelato in over 20 different flavors. This is simply the best gelato in town.

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Liversedge, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

My girlfriend and I have visited many Gelateria in Italy and so far this is by far the best! It can be very busy but rest assured it is worth the wait! The flavours are very true to what they are advertised as. There is just something about the flavours here that makes it perfect, my favourite was the after... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

This small Gelateria was around the corner from our Hotel, and as we cannot resist a good gelato, it was much better priced than those around the main square Piazza San Giovanni, where everything was hideously expensive! Beautiful gelato!

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midwest, usa
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53 reviews 53 reviews
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

We walked a little further to try this gelateria and loved it! The prices were slightly cheaper than ones closer to the center.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

I've tasted 15 and more Gelateria in Rome, Venice, Florence(Firenze), Verona...in 10 Days. And I think this is the best one, you can feel the ingredient really lively. The fruits are dancing in the mouth with one bite, and you can smell and taste the full flavor of nature. Thank you for providing this wonderful experience.

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Monte-Carlo, Monaco
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015 via mobile

If you are ready to queue outside (today was cold and windy), you're unlikely to be disappointed. It's a small shop but the staff is very efficient

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

With its nice location which few meters away from the river you can enjoy your gelato by the river standing or while having a chilly walk..

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Piazza Nazario Sauro, 25, 50124 Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence
  • Phone Number: +039 055 280695

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Ice Cream

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?