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Gelateria della Passera

Via Toscanella 15 R Firenze, Florence, Italy
055291882
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Ranked #36 of 1,952 Restaurants in Florence
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Ice Cream
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Dining options: Late Night
Description: A stone's throw from the Ponte Vecchio, this gelateria opened up 1 month ago serves the perfect mint ice cream. The fior de panna (cream) and fresh mint leaves is nothing like your standard neon green industrial strength flavored mint ice creams. We went back (and again) to taste this hand crafted sublime delight.

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Petah Tiqwa, Israel
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89 reviews 89 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

The place is small and doesn't offer many different flavors of ice cream, but at the same time, each flavor they have is unique and delicious! For example I took mojito flavored ice cream.

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5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

This gelato was fresh and the favors were real ingredients versus some of the commercial shops. The vanilla had vanilla bean in it which is always a bonus, get two scoops in the waffle cone for the real Italian experience.

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San Francisco, California
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3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Some flavors are pretty good. Some... are not. Be sure to specify 3 or more times what flavors you want or you may end up with the wrong one like I did, and then when you ask which flavor they gave you, they will likely not fix their mistake and you'll have to eat some ricotta flavored ice cream. But... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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46 reviews 46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

This gelateria is located in a charming little piazza in a neighbourhood. The gelato is delicious, but the standout flavour is chocolate-orange, it tastes just like a Terry's chocolate orange - pure Christmas nostalgia! The other chocolate flavours were delicious - this is a standout gelateria in Florence, and worth the visit!

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Portland, Oregon
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6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

We were SO excited to go here based on all of the positive reviews. My husband's FAVORITE flavor is chocolate orange. He ordered that, tried one other flavor and ordered those two. He simply asked about one other and was given the second two. He clarified he wanted the chocolate orange - the guy shrugged his shoulders and meekly said... More

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Mi sembra incredibilmente strano che un recensore dia un pessimo per un errore di fraintendimento, sullo sporzionamento di un gusto... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Small selection of imaginative flavors that pair unique ingredients to create delicious and creamy gelato with deep flavors. Fun and friendly owner too.

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Ridgewood, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 via mobile

I spent three weeks in Florence with my wife and two daughters, 10 and 12. It seems we visited every "top gelateria" in Florence, but we kept coming back to della Passera. The quality was amazing, the ingredients the freshest, the colors only found in nature and the flavors have to be experienced. Also at 1 Euro a scoop, excellent... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Stopped in today and had pistachio, and my wife the raspberry! Both were excellent and tasted so fresh and real with raspberry seeds and fresh nut chunks still in them! I would say that there scoops are somewhat small as opposed to other places but then again, for 1 euro, there is not much room for argument! I would recommend... More

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Saarbrucken, Germany
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

There are a huge number of icecream shops in Florence (as well as other cities in Italy), and I definitely cannot try them all. But what I could say about this one is that this is the BEST of maybe 5-6 icecream shops I've tried in Florence. The location is at a corner of a quiet backstreet. I was mostly... More

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Toronto, Canada
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7 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

My husband and I have eaten A LOT of gelato for the past week and a half in both Santorini, Rome and now Florence, and I have got to say by far THIS is the BEST!!! I had the mint flavor and to my surprise, there was actual mint leaves in the ice cream. I am already planning what I'm... More

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