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Gelateria della Passera

#11 of 197 Dessert in Florence
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Pitti
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Via Toscanella 15 R, 50125, Florence, Italy
055291882
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12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We sampled gelato all over Florence, Rome, Sorrento and Naples. None compared or stood up to this gelato! It was by far the best we've ever had. It was delicious, within 10 minutes we were back inside getting seconds. All the flavors were delicious. You can't go wrong with a stop in here!

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Thank Scroe
Florence, Italy
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is my best place for gelato in Firenze. Going there for more than 3 years now, and its only getting better and better. The flavors are delicious and not too sweet. The texture is perfect and the service is always excellent. I would like to point out especially the pistachio and the nocciola flavors.

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Thank Hag M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had gelato at many different shops in Florence and Tuscany. This was off the beaten path with an understated shop. The pistachio, caffe, fig, peach and creme were the best I've tasted. The only problem was that I did not discover this gem early in my time in Florence to take full advantage of my two a day rule, everyday!

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Thank Karl W
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This cute little shop has no room to move around in, but will leave you wanting to buy more. While you do not see the gelato on display like most shops, you will not be disappointed. When you order any flavor you will get the exact taste of what you ordered. Mint taste like Mint Leafs. Several varieties and it... More 

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Thank Christopher C
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Some of the best tasting and most original I have sampled!! Off the beaten path with a nice seating area. Convenient to piazza Della Signoria!

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Thank TerriH1001
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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105 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very tasty homemade ice creams. The price is very reasonable and the taste is just great. There is a small square in front where you can sit and enjoy your icecream.

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Thank wookierv
London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There is not much to say other than we thoroughly enjoyed our trip to Gelateria della Passera. It is definitely one of the best places in Florence and at good prices! This gelato is a million miles away from all of the terrible tourist gelato bars you find in the popular locations. They offer traditional but also unique flavours. I... More 

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Thank Hannah L
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016

I studied in Florence for 4 months and my professor (who is also a Florentine tour guide) told me this was the best gelato in the city. It is so true! The gelaterias in the busy areas that have the gelato pilled up in mounds are not fresh or authentic. Gelateria della Passera gelato is freshly made each day with... More 

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Thank Steven P
Ottawa, Ontario
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016

We were pointed towards this gelato shop by our Air BNB host, and it definitely did not disappoint! In a city with what seems like hundreds of gelato shops stacked high with Snickers, Nutella, and other touristy ice cream, this place was the real deal. They don't even show the gelato, it is hidden away with lids on, and have... More 

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Thank hand_cody
Redmond, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

We were introduce to this spot by our bike tour guide and was shocked that you can get a single scoop of homemade gelato for 1 euro. We had the lemon and chocolate chip. Smooth, creamy and flavorful.

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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Toscanella 15 R, 50125, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence>  > Pitti
  • Neighborhood: Pitti
  • Phone Number: 055291882
Description
A stone's throw from the Ponte Vecchio, this gelateria opened up 1 month ago serves the perfect mint ice cream. The fior de panna (cream) and fresh mint leaves is nothing like your standard neon green industrial strength flavored mint ice creams. We went back (and again) to taste this hand crafted sublime delight.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Neighborhood Profile
Pitti
Pitti is a neighborhood characterized by art and history. Renaissance architecture such as Pitti Palace, which houses five museums alone, introduces visitors to the green lungs of spectacular Boboli Gardens. Any visitor can wander through statues, fountains, and panoramic viewpoints. Around the garden, treasures like the Museum of Natural History of the Specola and Villa Bardini guide guests through Florence as the cradle of the Renaissance. End the day with an aperitif in Piazza della Passera or the more romantic Forte di Belvedere, which offers an amazing panoramic view of the entire city.
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