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Vivoli

Via Isole delle Stinche, 7r, 50122 Florence, Italy
055 292 334
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Ranked #333 of 1,990 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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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

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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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 via mobile

We loved having Vivoli right around the corner from our apartment and loved everything we tried, especially the super fresh melone, as well as the nocciola, stracciatella, riso and tiramisu. The "pay at the counter before you order" system that applies in so many bars and restaurants in Italy is in effect here- do yourselves and the busy women behind... More

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Santiago Metropolitan Region, Chile
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We tried many gelaterias, but this was the best by far. Great quality of ice cream, open until late, few people!

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Recommended by a local and it is very nice. Went for the brown pistachio. Moderately good selection with some interesting flavors (my friend had the gorganzola gelato). Seating in the back. One of my two favorites in the city (other is Gelato Dei Neri, which is close by). Staff was very friendly, so I guess seeing other reviews it depends... More

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Plymouth, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

The gelato probably was the best we had on our trip though Florence and Rome. Great flavor and the texture was almost like mousse, very smooth. I do agree with some of the other reviewers that the service is not the best - not very friendly, felt almost like we were bothering them. That's why I'm not giving them 5... More

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Yorkshire
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Great tasting ice cream. Staff haughty, unhelpful & grumpy. Tables dirty. Facilities poor. What does it take to get a decent coffee & clean facilities in this modern age?

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Vivoli is a world-famous gelateria in Florence. The locals know and love it and tourists frequently make it a stop as well. The gelato at Vivoli is great. They're particularly known for their nut flavors and those are definitely the best flavors to get at Vivoli (in particular their gianduja (chocolate hazle nut) and nocciola (hazle nut) are very tasty... More

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Fairfield, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

The gelato here is very good. Not the best we had in Italy (go to Bologna for that, ok go to Bologna for the best food in Italy). Note: this was the only galateria that we went to that used the “traditional” way of payment. You pay for how much you want at the register. They give you a piece... More

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Oswiecim, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

It was best ice creams in all our Italy trip! It can be difficult to find it.Have a lot of flavors. There is also cafeteria. Local has got toilet and some place to seat inside.

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Florence is known for Gelato. If you ask anyone that knows Gelato-Vivoli rises to the top of the list. Established in 1932 it certainly doesn't have any shortage of fans. I would agree that their quality is high, the flavors are distinct and you can tell the ingredients are some of the best. I like the fact there's no cone,... More

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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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