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Gelateria de' Medici

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Via dello Statuto 3/5 r, Florence, Italy
055475156
Today
9:30 am - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 9:30 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Coffee & Tea, Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Takeout

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  • 22
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  • 12
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good gelato

Gelato here tastes really good. The cone itself was amazing, it doesn't taste like host, as what you usually get in most of italian gelateries .I was not really happy about the service, the waitress was not so nice and she didn't give me the receipt. Prices are relatively high, for 3 euro you'll... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 2, 2015
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30 reviews 30 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Gelato here tastes really good. The cone itself was amazing, it doesn't taste like host, as what you usually get in most of italian gelateries .I was not really happy about the service, the waitress was not so nice and she didn't give me the receipt. Prices are relatively high, for 3 euro you'll have a tiny tiny gelato (I'm... More 

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10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

We lived in Florence right on Via dell Statuto and our hostess highly recommended us to visit this gelateria. She said that it serve the best gelato in Florence. I've not had so much time to taste all gelato in that beautiful city, but "Gelateria de' Medici" is a right place to attend if you'll be walking around.

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Nassau, New Providence Island
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Well, maybe it was bad luck, but to have to repeatedly vomit after this expensive boutique icecream test is unappreciated. Artisanal Icecreams have been a sore spot for centuries in Italy ( & India among other places), where health conditions & government oversight leave much to be desired, and since false labeling (of ingredients) are not sanctioned in Italy, the... More 

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Belgrade, Serbia
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55 reviews 55 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

I went here by a recommendation from a friend from Florence, and when I tried their gelato, I understood why. Even though it was freezing outside, this gelato warmed my heart. I tried dark chocolate(classic) and CREMA MEDICI which you must try. It was the best crema flavour I had in Italy :) Interior is also lovely and warm, and... More 

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Lubeck, Germany
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Perfect after a pizza at "Spera" just a few steps away. Not worth the trip if you're in the centre (go to Mordilatte or Grom), but a great choice if you happen to be in the area.

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Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

It's definitely one of the best gelaterias in town! Many interesting flavors, and all of them are really delicious!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

We visited Florence at the end of August 2014 and went straight to Gelateria de' Medici where we had a selection of great ice cream flavours. We've used this venue on several trips to Florence over more than 25 years and have never been disappointed. The pleasant and helpful staff provide a great service and allow you to taste a... More 

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Gorinchem, The Netherlands
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

WOW!!!! We passed it by coincidence, situated just outside of the touristic city center and visited by lots of Italians and I understand why!!!! Best gelato I ever had, even went back in for another. Lots of flavors. Wish we had gelaterias like that in Holland... Will definitely go back whenever I am in Florence.

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Grafenwohr, Germany
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Its definitely the best gelato we had in Florence! My daughter thought the blackberry was amazing! Better yet it was right by our hotel!

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Florence, Italy
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45 reviews 45 reviews
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

Absolutely love the selection of sorbet in exotic fruits. Perfect for special dinners just like the medici used to serve for the banquets!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via dello Statuto 3/5 r, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence
  • Phone Number: 055475156

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 3 - 9
  • Cuisine: Ice Cream
Open Hours
Sunday
9:30 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
9:30 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
9:30 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
9:30 am - 1:00 am
Friday
9:30 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
9:30 am - 1:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?