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Antica Gelateria Fiorentina

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Via Faenza n. 2A, 50123, Florence, Italy
393208485018
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12:30 am - 10:30 pm
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Sun 4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Sat 12:30 am - 10:30 pm
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37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This was the first gelateria I visited in Florence. It was on the way from our hotel to the Duomo and very convenient, and despite its proximity to the Duomo, it was hidden enough that there weren't many people crowding around it. You can get two flavours for a very reasonable €1.50, and I got pistachio and strataciella. The gelato... More 

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Thank Angelkitana
Slough, United Kingdom
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457 reviews
205 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 187 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Beginning to think it is hard to find bad gelato!! Opted for cheesecake and pistachio....pistachio faultless, cheesecake a little dull. However with so many other flavours worth going back for seconds!!

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Thank debsywalker
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46 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying just a few doors down and saw the reviews on here so we just had to try it and yes this is great Gelato and a must try if you're in the area

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Thank Emma G
Brighton, United Kingdom
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179 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are gelaterie all over Florence, but this small one is quite special. A great range of delicious and some unusual flavours. Not that far a stroll from the duomo.

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Thank Bearclyff
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

we get some gelato and coffee here, it was much better than the average quality in florence, we like that. friendly staff and valuable prices.

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1 Thank Ákos D
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 201 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Small, and on a side street, but of you are staying at one of the many small hotels on Via Nationale near SMN train station then this is convenient for you. Hand made gelato, just a few flavors, but excellent quality. Euro 1.50 and up...so good value. A few seats are provided inside.

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2 Thank sheilds
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

Amazing gelato. Been to four or five in Florence and this was prob the second best one we had. The dulce de Leche flavor was amazing as well as the cheesecake flavor. Highly recommend.

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1 Thank Anil N
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

Great gelato choices and big portions for the money you spend. Would definitely recommend buying a tub rather than a cone. I tried the dark chocolate, peanut and stracciatella flavour, all of which were delicious and extremely creamy.

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Thank thesugarpeachfairy
Kauhava, Finland
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

Over the years we have visited this gelateria many many times. This week we visited 3 times just after we had our dinner. We have tried almost all the tastes and no disappointments. We don't hesitate to revisit when we come back.

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Thank Jyri
Franklin, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 605 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

We are in Florence every year and we still have not found a better gelateria. A local family owned gelato shop where its made in the back.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$6
Meals
Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Cash Only, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
12:30 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
12:30 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
12:30 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:30 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:30 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
12:30 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Faenza n. 2A, 50123, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence>  > San Lorenzo
  • Neighborhood: San Lorenzo
  • Phone Number: 393208485018

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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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 Florentine dishes as well as international selections. Nobody leaves San Lorenzo without a shopping bag in hand or with an empty stomach.
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