We enjoyed this much more than the mercato centrale. It is much less touristy and there were lots of local traders selling delicious produce at a fair price. Highly recommended.
About Mercato di Sant'Ambrogio
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This is not a tourist show like the Central Market. This is a place to buy real food. Visited today and it was obvious that this is where the locals buy. If you are a cook or into food, this is the place to come....More
Anything you wish to purchase is right here. You won't go hungry. Meat and fish, fruit and vegetables, drinks, it's all here! A good way to pass some time.
Everything fresh you could want here from fruit & veg to fish and meat. Bought all we needed for the next couple of days here, including some stunning buffalo moz and olives. Will be back again. Mostly very friendly sellers. Fruit & veg very reasonably...More
Visited this local market close to Santa Croce on advice of apartment rep. Bought lovely floppy sunhats at bargain prices- after some fun haggling. Stalls crammed with delicious local produce - everything you could need for a picnic or self-catering, or just to gaze at...More
The market has some good fresh produce, especially fruit and veg, however the stall are all very similar so it is worth shopping around for the best price.
There are two main traditional markets in Florence, the Mercato Centrale, and the Mercato di Sant'Ambrogio. The former is the one most visited by tourists, the latter is most visited by residents of Florence. Inside Sant'Ambrogio are the butcher shops, fishmongers, purveyors of cheeses and...More
- A little off the beaten track, plenty of locals shopping and eating here - Not many English speaking vendors, bring your phrasebook - Butchers, fishmongers, delis, fruit and veg, couple of small restaurants and take away food outlets. - Plenty of excellent produce