We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

La Sorbettiera

Certificate of Excellence
$
Neighborhood:
Santo Spirito / San Frediano
+ Add cuisine
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Neighborhoods
Neighborhoods
Get directions
P.zza T.Tasso, 11/r, 50123 Florence, Italy
+39 055 512 0336
Website
Improve this listing
Today
12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Open now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Mon - Sat 12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Late Night, Dinner, Delivery
Description: "Vi mostriamo come si fa" è il nostro slogan. Gelateria artigianale di...
"Vi mostriamo come si fa" è il nostro slogan. Gelateria artigianale di lunga tradizione, produciamo giornalmente nel nostro laboratorio a vista un gelato di qualità, anche senza glutine. Il gelato alla frutta è privo di lattosio e derivati del latte, preparato prevalentemente con frutta fresca di stagione. Ogni gusto è studiato nei minimi particolari. E poi.....Frappè, frullati, semifreddi.....e tanto altro. Cono o coppetta? Specialità: Crema antica, Catrame (cioccolato fondente), cacio e pere, ricotta, caprino, pistacchio, nocciola e tanto altro!
read more

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 232 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 184
    Excellent
  • 36
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Wonderful

I think the tripadvisor map is wrong? I remember it being on the other side of Tasso. In any event this is the best ice cream by far in Florence. The owners family have been involved in the business. I had chocolate the first visit was awesome! I went back fully intending to try something... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
Gary D
,
Johannesburg, South Africa
Add Photo Write a Review

232 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Rate and write a review
Roll over, then click to rate
  Click to rate
Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Johannesburg, South Africa
Level Contributor
102 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

I think the tripadvisor map is wrong? I remember it being on the other side of Tasso. In any event this is the best ice cream by far in Florence. The owners family have been involved in the business. I had chocolate the first visit was awesome! I went back fully intending to try something different so I had exactly... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Bath, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
74 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Not often you get great ice cream and fantastic service with a smile - BINGO !!! This is well worth a visit and the ice cream fabulous!!!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Level Contributor
12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Small icecream place off the main street. Very good icecream - can highly recommend the salted caramel and the lemon with sage.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Toronto, Canada
Level Contributor
27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Honestly, we ate so much gelato during our two-week trip throughout Italy that I could not begin to rank each place in any meaningful way. However, I can say that the lemon-sage flavour here stands out in my mind as one of the most delicious and unique ones that I sampled during our trip. I found a lot of the... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Montreal, Canada
Level Contributor
24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

This quaint, small place is in a very residential neighbourhood. The fifteen minute walk is well worth it as everything from the cone to the intensity to the texture is superb. The best flavours at this artisan were the salted caramel, dark chocolate and lemon-sage. Very local and very good.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Level Contributor
18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

The best! We tried 3 other places in Florence all highly ranked but this one was recommend by a local who really likes gelato and they were right! Soo much better than the other places. Worth walking to and good price, not like the tourist prices.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
San Diego, California
Level Contributor
44 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

This little place doesn't attract much attention, but it should. The gelato is amazing, and there are lots of unique flavors. Like lemon sage...or rosemary pear...traditional ones too. I've eaten gelato all over Europe, but this one is the best!

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Largo, Florida
Level Contributor
251 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

A little out of the way place (but not too far at all from the Ponte Veccio) is this wonderful shop with truly great gelato. Had the stracchiatella vanilla, and chocolate between the tree of us. Absolutely delicious.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Essex
Level Contributor
75 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

This is quite off the beaten track but well worth it. Surrounded by locals eating the gelati so a good sign. I had hazelnut (to die for) and strawberry. My husband had lemon. Fab fab fab - choose from 3 sizes and from tub to cone.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Level Contributor
7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

We sampled many gelato spots on our recent trip to Italy. This was one of the best. A little tough to locate but definitely worth searching for.

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed La Sorbettiera also viewed

Florence, Province of Florence
Florence, Province of Florence
 
Florence, Province of Florence
Florence, Province of Florence
 

Been to La Sorbettiera? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: P.zza T.Tasso, 11/r, 50123 Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence>  > Santo Spirito / San Frediano
  • Neighborhood: Santo Spirito / San Frediano
  • Phone Number: +39 055 512 0336

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 7

Description

"Vi mostriamo come si fa" è il nostro slogan. Gelateria artigianale di lunga tradizione, produciamo giornalmente nel nostro laboratorio a vista un gelato di qualità, anche senza glutine. Il gelato alla frutta è privo di lattosio e derivati del latte, preparato prevalentemente con frutta fresca di stagione. Ogni gusto è studiato nei minimi particolari. E poi.....Frappè, frullati, semifreddi.....e tanto altro. Cono o coppetta? Specialità: Crema antica, Catrame (cioccolato fondente), cacio e pere, ricotta, caprino, pistacchio, nocciola e tanto altro!
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday
12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
12:30 pm - 11:30 pm

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from La Sorbettiera staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Santo Spirito / San Frediano

Neighborhood Profile
Santo Spirito / San Frediano
A warm evening with a cocktail in your hand and great company is the ideal way to experience Piazza Santo Spirito; the area is busiest at sunset for happy hour. Visitors cannot hide their astonishment sitting on the staircase under the Basilica of Santo Spirito, and they cannot help but stare at the architectural masterpieces like Bianca Cappello House, Fontana dello Sprone and San Frediano in Cestello and Santa Maria delle Carmine churches. Tourists and Florentines alike join up in the area between Santo Spirito and San Frediano, connecting the Tuscan soul to the international spirit permeating the city.
Explore this neighborhood