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“Amazing!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Gelateria de' Medici

Gelateria de' Medici
Via dello Statuto 3/5 r, Florence, Italy (Santa Maria Novella)
055475156
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Ranked #11 of 176 Dessert in Florence
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $3 - $9
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Takeout
Neighborhood: Santa Maria Novella
1 review
“Amazing!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013

The gelati is delicious, and they have a wide array of varieties to choose from. Definitely try the frozen gelati balls! To make this place even better, the staff are amazing - so helpful, definitely the best customer service I've ever had!

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank Lucybh
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Florence, Italy
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58 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
“the most overestimated gelateria in Florence”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

Gelateria known for its the variety of fruit-flavour gelati. The ice-cream is definitively far too sweet and it melts very quickly.
Do not try mascarpone, zenzero (ginger), riso (rice), pistacchio. Nocciola gentile is ok, but still very sweet.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 2 of 5 stars
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3 Thank ItalianFlexitarian
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Florence, Italy
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 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
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank Flo-towner
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Florence, Italy
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38 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 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
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Thank erasmusthedog
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Florence, Italy
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
“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
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank Maud B
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