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Carapina

Piazza Oberdan 2 rosso, 50100, Florence, Italy
+39 055 676930
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good22%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible10%
Aug 6, 2018
“Gelato...Need I say More?”
3 weeks ago
“Delicious!”
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Piazza Oberdan 2 rosso, 50100, Florence, Italy
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We found Carapina by chance - it was the first gelateria we saw after parking in Florence. Good luck! Personal and owner were extremely friendly and made us feel home. The icecream was delicious: we tasted pistacchio, nocciola, fiordilatte and red grape. Fresh, perfect texture...More

Thank ilanaelea
Reviewed August 6, 2018

All through our Italy visit we ate gelato almost everyday. It's all just a bit different but all amazing. I love that the dish sizes are small or we would have gained an amazing amount of weight but the quality was excellent and taste delicious.

Thank Glynis407
Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

Went in to check out the gelato flavours and wanted to come back the next day to have a scoop but as we stepped out of the store the owner gave us a stink eye and said ‘Fxxx You’. The waiter also laughed at us.

Thank AlisonLimsm
Reviewed January 28, 2018

One of the best ice cream places in Florence. No doubt. I go regularly and whenever people visit from out of florence i take them. The mandarino, menta and stracciatella are absolute top notch! Sure place ... open more locations please!

Thank SevePa2015
Reviewed January 7, 2017 via mobile

Carapina has excellent, delicious gelato! It is not a tourist trap like many other gelaterias in the Ponte Vecchio area. I love that they have a calendar on the wall, showing when various fruits are in season, which influences what flavors of gelato they have...More

Thank Megan F
Reviewed October 26, 2016

It was not the best gelato I have ever had but it was definitely good. There are SO many though, try as many as your waistline allows lol

Thank briannareviews702
Reviewed October 14, 2016

Tried Carapina at the recommendation of our hotel restaurant manager .... Great choice, delicious ice cream made with real fruit, my strawberries and grapes even had some pips in it!! Give it a go

Thank Neal G
Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

Carapina is an outstanding little shop that is a true artisan creation. They choose only the highest quality ingredients and use the best of what is in season. The recipes are constantly adjusted based upon the flavor and sugar content of the fruit in order...More

Thank CuriousCulinarian
Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

We booked a guided gourmet food tour for our first day in Florence. The last stop on the tour was Carapina for gelato. The gelato os made with fresh local ingredients, inside the door is a board displaying which fruits are in season in which...More

Thank Clare C
Reviewed June 27, 2016

Carapina was right around the corner from our hotel and we read that it was the #2 gelato in Florence. So, we took a walk and tried. It was delicious!! The menu changes according to what is in season but the fruit gelatos were like...More

Thank Jasmine R
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Late Night
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Takeout, Reservations
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Families with children, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Oberdan 2 rosso, 50100, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence
  • Phone Number: +39 055 676930
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