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Gelateria La Carraia

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Santo Spirito / San Frediano
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Piazza Nazario Sauro 25, 50124, Florence, Italy
11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Harrogate, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Modern premises and good selection of flavours. Everyone chose different and we all swopped! Pistachio and peach were tops, closely followed by tiramisu and strawberry. However ANY would be a great one.

Thank ladiesabouttown
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The best gelato we had in during our stay in Italy! Great selection and friendly staff. Don't be put off by the queue outside- it moves very quickly! Enjoy :)

Thank travellingmummy6
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We traveled to several cities in Italy and Europe and had ice cream or gelato nearly every day - this was definitely the best! The riverfront shop is a short walk from Ponte Vecchio and a good way to get away from the crowds. We sat on the bridge to enjoy our gelato in the sunshine. Expect a line, especially... More 

Thank Hillary K
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Our tour guide too us to this gelato shop on our last stop before heading to the boat. It wasn't in a heavy traffic area, but there was still a line. It was definitely worth the momentary wait. I had three small scoops of dark chocolate, almond, and hazelnut. I could decide which I liked best. We stood outside and... More 

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on the road
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A wider variety of gelato than most. I tried ricotta with pear and white chocolate with pistachio. Very good. Cones start at 1 Euro, cups at 1.50. Air conditioned. A small bench seat inside will accommodate four - or fewer if you eat a lot of gelato.

Thank sheilds
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Best Gelato in Florence, with a wide choice of flavours. The shop is quite small however it is on the riverfront which makes for a nice stroll as you eat.

Thank Tim J
Vienna, Austria
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Top!! Very delicious and a wide variety of ice cream. This is a must when in Firenze. Staff is very polite and they let you taste different flavours if you are indecisive. Highly recommend

Thank lifeisajourney2014
Singapore, Singapore
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39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This has got to be one of the best Gelato I've had in Italy. The price is reasonable too, which was why I came back here twice. Be sure to try their tropical fruit or passion fruit if you want to try something different!

Thank william-the-hobbit
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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193 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pretty much a gelato snob. Research my food and gelato ad nauseous before a trip and this place dint let me down!!! I had the limone and it was just the right balance of tart and set to make it great!!

Thank 2013strong
Des Moines, Iowa
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place has lots of traffic, but they seemed to be mostly Americans. The location is kind of a crossroads - we ended up walking past here multiple times and tried the gelato twice. None of the flavors wowed us. Really good Italian gelato makes you say, "Wow, I've never really tasted that taste before." This was more similar to... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Nazario Sauro 25, 50124, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence>  > Santo Spirito / San Frediano
  • Neighborhood: Santo Spirito / San Frediano
  • Phone Number: 39055280695

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Santo Spirito / San Frediano
A warm evening with a cocktail in your hand and great company is the ideal way to experience Piazza Santo Spirito; the area is busiest at sunset for happy hour. Visitors cannot hide their astonishment sitting on the staircase under the Basilica of Santo Spirito, and they cannot help but stare at the architectural masterpieces like Bianca Cappello House, Fontana dello Sprone and San Frediano in Cestello and Santa Maria delle Carmine churches. Tourists and Florentines alike join up in the area between Santo Spirito and San Frediano, connecting the Tuscan soul to the international spirit permeating the city.
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