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“" 5 Star Gelateria - Authentic Italian Ice Cream"” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Gelateria de' Medici

Gelateria de' Medici
Via dello Statuto 3/5 r, Florence, Italy
055475156
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Ranked #139 of 1,947 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 Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“" 5 Star Gelateria - Authentic Italian Ice Cream"”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

To say that they sell Ice Cream seems to be almost trite to say. At Gelateria De Medici they sell a slice of the Italian desert Experience. I discovered them because I was responsible for dessert at a swank event, I purchased the Bon Bons. It was a great hit. So, I was hooked and have been telling my friends about the Gelateria eversince. I am especially addicted to ther flavor, Cunese. It seems to be a flavor from heaven but add it to Buon talento, Crema or Fior di Latte.. and you'll be screaming with delight. They are usually open til late especially during the summer. No place to sit, but who wants to sit..you can walk a few block to the park near the fortezza..if you want to make the experience last. They have an assortment of gelato delights, cakes..served in cones or cups or you can buy it in the strafoam containers that they chic-ly wrap in their signature paper.. Presentation is everything, here! "One taste and you'll for get all the other sugary impostors... This is real gelato at it's best!!

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Florence, Italy
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
21 helpful votes 21 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
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Florence, Italy
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“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
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40 restaurant reviews
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20 helpful votes 20 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
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Florence, Italy
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“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
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