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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
+39 055 280695
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Best gelato in Florence. Fantastic flavors, both classic and experimental: from pistachio to coconut, frutti di bosco to mango. Five kinds of chocolate, AKA my kind of place. The prices are reasonable and in spite of a line out the door, they moves quickly. Definitely worth checking out once... or every afternoon...

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Thank Emma M
Palo Alto, CA
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71 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was recommended to us as a place to try out many flavors of gelato affordably. The mint chocolate was our favorite!

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Thank 13AnnD13
Elk Rapids, Michigan
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped here after visiting the Uffizi. We were hot and tired... and a bit grumpy. Five minutes later, we were in heaven. I had tiramisu gelato. My husband split a cup with two different chocolates - one Dutch and the other super dark. Just thinking about it makes me hungry. I'll probably always crave this outstanding gelato.

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New York City, New York
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156 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not expensive, unless you want to get the mega size. They even had a 1 euro cone offerings. We've been in Florence 3 days and been here 3 straight days. First day we got here late in the evening and most of the gelatos were gone (good sign). And next day we were glad to come back for different selection.... More 

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Thank Wilson L
Malibu, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was reluctant to try this place at first because it looked too modern and touristy - I assumed it'd be inauthentic. I was so wrong! My friend and I came back everyday afterwards - excellent prices, and our favorite flavors were the almond milk (Latte di mandorla), fragola, coco, pistacchio. It became routine for us to walk 30 mins... More 

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Thank Lois P
Los Angeles, California
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21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Best Gelato in Florence specially the fruity flavors. They have some seating where you can rest and enjoy your gelato

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London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Being English the best ice cream we get back home is Mr whippy in some awful cheap cone. Well, this gelateria is the complete opposite of Mr whippy! It is ice cream heaven. I could cry that we don't have places like this where I come from! Amazing ice cream. Can't get enough of it. Wish I was fatter so... More 

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Lake Orion, Michigan
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231 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had chocolate whiskey cream (in English) and salted peanut and both were wonderful. Small place with no seating unfortunately.

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Thank ioj27
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love Gelateria la carraia. I find that they serve the best fruit flavoured gelato in florence because they actually put pieces of fruit in their gelato which is different from other gelaterie. Their prices are reasonable and the owner of the shop is so incredible friendly. My favourite flavours are Cherry, Passion Fruit and Nutella!!

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Thank Bianca F
Orlando, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ok so we have been there twice now and have loved everything we have tried. Dark chocolate is definitely my favorite! Small is only 1.5 euros. You have to try it!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
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: +39 055 280695

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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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