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Vivoli

Via Isole delle Stinche, 7r, 50122 Florence, Italy
055 292 334
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Ranked #327 of 1,939 Restaurants in Florence
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Coffee Shop, Dessert, Italian, Ice Cream
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Takeout, Late Night, Dessert

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Paris, France
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

We've been to this gelatoria many times in past years' visits to Florence, primarily due to their tastes which matched the great reviews we read. Couldn't wait to get back to it this year, too! But, alas, like all too often, when established businesses begin to fall back onto their laurels and lavish praise--which, in past years, was ALWAYS well-deserved... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

My husband and I stopped here a couple times when visiting Florence. The gelato is so delicious, would highly recommend the Amaretto, its out of this world!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Highly recommend this gelateria, which uses natural ingredients and is one of the oldest gelato places in the birthplace of gelato (Florence).

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Petah Tiqwa, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Offers many different flavors, each one is tastier than the other. But it is quite expensive and you can't eat ice cream out of a cone, only from the paper-cup-thing.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Vivoli has the best gelato in Florence. There, its said and done. The gelato here is smooth and creamy as an authentic product should be. The flavors are deep and satisfying and service is great. The place is always crowded so be sure to pay at the register BEFORE ordering your gelato. That big line is there for a reason!... More

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

This gelato is the best in the world. I have eaten at Vivoli every decade, since the 1970s. Long before gelato became trendy and the word "foodie" entered the English lexicon; this palace to ice cream was serving the best, made daily, with only the freshest ingredients. Look no further. Put this place on your bucket list. It is ambrosia... More

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Long Grove, Illinois
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We searched this place based on some critic's review. I have been on Tripadvisor for over 10 years and never wrote a review but greatly appreciated all the great feedback for all our trips. My family was was greatly offended by their service as we were just there 15 minutes ago. We ordered a 4 scoop for 5 euros and... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

My boyfriend and I were staying down the street from Vivoli while we were in Florence. When we first arrived to our apartment, our host told us that Bill Clinton had eaten at Vivoli while he was in Florence. We went one night and found the gelato to be creamy and delicious. I ate so much gelato while in Florence... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Over the past 20 years I've eaten gelato at various gelaterias from Stressa to Capri and while most have been good, if not excellent, I've concluded that Florence's Vivoli's is simply the best. It's not trendy, no designer décor or flavors, just a wide selection of good, wholesome gelato served in an atmosphere reminiscent of an old fashioned American ice... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

I first went here 40 years ago, and the ice cream still tastes as good as it did then - the best I have ever had and remains so! My daughter agrees with this -she was totally knocked out by the pistachio ice cream.

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Additional Information about Vivoli

Address: Via Isole delle Stinche, 7r, 50122 Florence, Italy
Phone Number: 055 292 334
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence
Cuisine: Coffee Shop, Dessert, Italian, Ice Cream

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