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Mercato Centrale

Piazza del Mercato Centrale | Via dell'Ariento, Florence, Italy
+39 055 239 9798
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Open-air market that has a cast-iron structure dating back to 1874, which offers a variety of food shops catering to local residents and restaurants.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“first floor” (325 reviews)
“pasta” (576 reviews)
“food stalls” (94 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Piazza del Mercato Centrale | Via dell'Ariento, Florence, Italy
San Lorenzo
+39 055 239 9798
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Reviewed September 18, 2017 via mobile

There are many stalls in the market it is open until 12:00 midnight. All different selection of food. We just arrived from the train station so we were starving. We sat down at one of the restaurants and they were out of pasta but I...More

Thank myr3en
Reviewed September 17, 2017

Definitely a must visit in Florence. This is a 2 story market with the first floor containing a wide selection of foods to buy including fruit, seafood, poultry, etc and the second floor containing really good eateries. I ended up buying some biscotti and fruit;...More

Thank yufliu505
Reviewed September 17, 2017

Perfect spot for lunch or dinner with much varieties of almost every kind of food you can think of,especially pizza which is prepared in front of you and it's amazing taste which I can't even compare with pizzas in some restaurants at home

Thank Robert T
Reviewed September 17, 2017

Mercato Centrale is a great place for any food lover. It offers such a variety of food no one goes home hungry. I liked the pizza booth the most for it was the best pizza I ever ate. I would also recommend burgers. The prices...More

Thank anaxxcar99
Reviewed September 17, 2017 via mobile

If you want to mingle with locals and theirs Food habits, visit this place. This market is in two story building and busiest food market of Florence. This market is open only from 7:00 AM to 2:00 PM. You can buy fresh meat fish poultry...More

Thank Sunjeev G
Reviewed September 17, 2017 via mobile

We stumbled across the market when considering a guided foodie tour of Florence. Unfortunately these were either booked up or had already started by the time we'd had breakfast in the hotel. So we thought we'd do our own. We visited a balsamic/olive oil stand...More

Thank LancashirePolly
Reviewed September 16, 2017 via mobile

We stumbled upon this market while in Florence. We were blown away by it. The choice of food was the best and most varied we've ever seen. Then we noticed there is an upstairs too ! Where you can get even more choice, a full...More

Thank RobertsonSarah
Reviewed September 16, 2017 via mobile

Great place to eat all kinds of prepared food. And a good place to pick up specialty foods and good oils, and soaps as gifts. Fun place.

Thank Fpennacchia
Reviewed September 16, 2017 via mobile

We popped in to see what a local grocery market looked like, but were blown away by it. There are separate booths set up: like butcher shops, cheese shops, bread, spices, flowers, fruits and veggies...it's so beautiful and colorful. Everything you would need if you...More

Thank momof3girlsandaboy
Reviewed September 16, 2017 via mobile

The upstairs now has many restaurants, cafes and even a cooking school. Pizzas etc are made before your eyes. Such a buzz and truly complements all the wonderful fresh food on offer downstairs. Well worth a visit!

Thank Chrissie77
San Lorenzo
San Lorenzo’s lively merchants shout out from behind
stalls with an array of products in one of the most
traditional neighborhoods in Florence. Different
ethnic groups join together in the large outdoor
market of San Lorenzo and in the Central Market, a
vast multi-floored building. Visitors are bound to
fall in love with this area and in particular, with
its variety of food, especially those focusing on
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Lorna S
March 9, 2017|
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Response from CornwallReviewer |
Just been tonight open until midnight though most of the food outlets closed by 2230 really. Well worth a visit for a noisy chaotic fun experience of food and drink. We will be going again soon
Juliana D
December 22, 2016|
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