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.

“By far and away the best gelato you will ever try.” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Gelateria de' Medici

Gelateria de' Medici
Via dello Statuto 3/5 r, Florence, Italy
055475156
Improve this listing
Ranked #97 of 1,967 Restaurants in Florence
Price range: $3 - $9
Cuisines: Ice Cream
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Takeout, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Takeout, Late Night
Florence, Italy
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
“By far and away the best gelato you will ever try.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

When you first walk in to Gelateria de' Medici, the first thing that strikes you, apart from the chandeliers, is the enornous choice of gelati. The second thing that hits you is the sheer creativity. And the third, well it's just the best ice cream you'll ever taste. And unlike other gelaterias in the centre of town, they are very generous with their portions and not over-priced.

As well as the usual flavours they sometimes do unusual ones such as gorgonzola (which is a must-try with the pear!) They do beautiful stuffed fruits and the most amazing cakes which you can also order. If you are a chocolate fan, they have about six different types. All the ingredients are natural.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a Review

300 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    197
    72
    20
    10
    1
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Florence, Italy
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
“Try the crema de' Medici!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2013

Gelateria de Medici is in my opinion one of the best gelaterie in Florence, especially for its large assortment of rare tastes. My favourite remains crema dei Medici. Open late at night. Nice little ice-cakes to take away, good for dessert in dinners!

  • Visited June 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Firenze
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
“Worth a visit”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2013

Noone has written any reviews about this ice-cream shop for a while, and that's a shame because it really is worth a visit. The staff is very glamorous and extra-friendly, there is a wide choice of ice-creams and they are delicious!

  • Visited December 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Florence, Italy
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“Delicious ice cream”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2013

A large asortiment of icecreams, the gelateria is a bit outside the city center but if one feels like walking, the Fortezza da Basso is one of the stops on the way to the gelateria.
Great pistacchio, nocciola icecream!

Visited August 2012
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Florence
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Very good”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013 via mobile

Even though I'm not an Ice cream fond but I realize this is a good place to enjoy and appreciate a very good Ice cream.

Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Travelers who viewed Gelateria de' Medici also viewed

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

Been to Gelateria de' Medici? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Gelateria de' Medici, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.