We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The Tripadvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Ratings and reviews

RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere

Details

CUISINES
Italian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
FEATURES
Takeout
Reviews (472)
Filter reviews
174 results
Traveler rating
155
15
2
2
0
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
Traveler rating
155
15
2
2
0
See what travelers are saying:
Sort and selected filters
Sort FilterEnglish
Updating list...
Reviewed today

Very friendly saleslady. Even when it was crowded, she took her time to give some explanation about the flavours. Honestly this was a great quality of ice. We can only recommend this place !

Date of visit: April 2022
Helpful?
Reviewed March 1, 2022 via mobile

I ordered the Carmel and the fondente (dark chocolate) and it was amazing. The prices where perfect and I recommend you stop by if you are by the piazzale Michelangelo

Date of visit: March 2022
Helpful?
Reviewed July 5, 2020

It's a small shop that is full of delicious Gelato. Would highly recommend stopping here before and after the hike up to the piazzale michelangelo. When I stayed in Florence my place was right down the street, so I had to pass by everyday, I...ended up going here 2-3 times per day. There is a large variety of Gelato, I had to try them all but they were all so good I couldn't pick a favorite. My Italian isn't the best but they speak English so there is no language barrier, and they are very nice.More

Date of visit: October 2019
Helpful?1  
Reviewed February 15, 2020 via mobile

I attempted to use my Italian phrase book to order my ice cream and the lady spoke English and immediately Explained what I could and could not have with regards to dairy. She was such a delight to speak to and very helpful, she thoroughly...explained what was in all of the ices on offer. Incredibly good value for the centre of Florence at just €3 for two scoops of delicious ice cream. A perfect cooler for the steps ahead to perfect views.More

Date of visit: February 2020
Helpful?2  
Reviewed January 15, 2020

This is a small shop with a wonderful selection of homemade gelato. The flavors danced on my tongue!

Date of visit: January 2020
Helpful?1  
Reviewed November 27, 2019

Maybe it was just the fact that I had climbed up the top of the hill and just came down, but I thought the gelato tasted great. It was also inexpensive.

Date of visit: November 2019
Helpful?
Reviewed November 17, 2019 via mobile

We passed this gelato shop every day as we walked towards city center and stopped OFTEN. I was so excited when I got my first cup, I almost walked out without paying. The ladies in the shop were friendly and helpful...explaining all the flavors and...suggested pairings. My favorite flavor was Nutella and the best pairing, for me, was that with coffee gelato. Banana is awesome, too! It’s not on the beaten path, so if you aren’t staying in the San Niccolò neighborhood, it will be out of your way - but worth it. If you plan to go to Piazzale Michelangelo, you will walk right past it if you plan your route correctly!More

Date of visit: November 2019
Helpful?2  
Reviewed November 14, 2019

The Fondant flavor was the best dark chocolate ice cream we ever had, coming out of my wife, a Swiss and a chocolate connoisseur, that is a lot

Date of visit: October 2019
Helpful?
Reviewed October 27, 2019

This is one of your better gelato shops in Florence. The special creme is great but really like the pistachio best. A must try when near the area.

Date of visit: October 2019
Helpful?
Reviewed October 23, 2019

The house special cream, blended with sweet wine is an utterly unique and subtle flavour - it's worth the trip just to try it. The pineapple was a beautiful, refreshing complement and I'd recommend them to everyone looking for great gelato in Florence.

Date of visit: October 2019
Helpful?
Reviewed October 21, 2019

Fantastic home made ice cream. Great service. We tried hazelnut, hazelnut/chocolate, nutella, banana, apple pie and "cream of the house" (with mascarpone and sweet wine). Agreed that the hazelnut/chocolate and the banana ice cream were best. However all of them tasted lovely!

Date of visit: October 2019
Helpful?
Reviewed August 22, 2019

Gelato was tasty and price was one of the lowest in Florence. Two balls of ice cream cost 2 euro, 4 - 3 euro.

Date of visit: August 2019
Helpful?1  
Reviewed August 10, 2019 via mobile

Best gelato for all Florence 😍 Very nice lady advised homemade natural flavors and it was delicious. Your favorite is peach flavor 🍑

Date of visit: August 2019
Helpful?
Reviewed August 6, 2019

Incredible. Best gelato in Florence. The owner is such a delight and the gelato is amazing! A little out of the way, but so worth it.

Date of visit: April 2019
Helpful?
shela79, Gestore at Il Gelato di Filo, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2019

Thank you Morgan! See you soon! Best wishes!

Reviewed July 8, 2019 via mobile

This is one of a kind! The icecream on a stick is the tastiest, most frutiest and most refreshing i have ever tasted. We went as a family and had watermelon, strawberry and chocolate and all of them are highly recommended.

Date of visit: July 2019
Helpful?1  
View more reviews
Best nearby
Best nearby hotelsSee all
Sanremo
4 reviews
.05 miles away
Hotel Silla
2,179 reviews
.07 miles away
Plaza Hotel Lucchesi
2,088 reviews
.20 miles away
Hotel Privilege
432 reviews
.24 miles away
Best nearby restaurantsSee all
Boccadarno
540 reviews
.01 miles away
Come Dio Comanda
267 reviews
.03 miles away
I'Pizzacchiere
2,189 reviews
.01 miles away
Best nearby attractionsSee all
Folon e il Giardino delle Rose
389 reviews
.11 miles away
Oltrarno
212 reviews
.17 miles away
Museo Stefano Bardini
155 reviews
.17 miles away
Alessandro Dari Gioielli
83 reviews
.13 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Il Gelato di Filo staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines
Is This Your Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Free Listing
Frequently Asked Questions about Il Gelato di Filo

Yes, Il Gelato di Filo offers takeout services.

Il Gelato di Filo is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4