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Il Cantuccio di San Lorenzo

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San Lorenzo
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Via Sant'Antonino 23R, 50123, Florence, Italy
+39 055 290034
8:30 am - 7:30 pm
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Mon - Sat 8:30 am - 7:30 pm
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Essen, Germany
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Good, but not great. Cantucci morbidi tasted like an average chocolate cookie and there were way too much sugar in them. Still worth a try, but don't expect to be swept off your feet.

Thank zinn0ber
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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just another highly rated place that has nothing to do with how real cantuccini were and should be made. Cantuccini sold at this place are not bad tasting, they are just a convenient way of cheating and serving unknowingly tourists some desert using cheap techniques to fool them. They do not taste and do not have the texture of Italian... More 

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rigaforse53, Proprietario at Il Cantuccio di San Lorenzo, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Thank you very much for visiting our shop. First of all I would like to invite in our workshopif will come back to Florence so to clear personally any doubt. Thank you very much fot your compliments, because I'm 63 years old and not 55 years old. Or do you think I faked eve my age? I would... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

Loved this whole in the wall , local bakery. The , what I call , amaretti cookies are amazing. The dessert wine is sweet and perfect with the cookies. Yum

Thank Shelly K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016 via mobile

Called in here on the strength of its trip advisor reviews and were not disappointed- we had a small bag of cantucci and two Florentines- both devoured by the end of the day a special trip was needed to pick up an extra supply! These came warm, as freshly cooked, hopefully they will make it home this time!

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Slough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

Like gelato with cantuccio you have many options. I liked this store as they prepare bake in the front window so you know it can't get fresher. Calling back mid-afternoon a delivery was being collected by a local shop so not a tourist haunt but a locals paradise too. The chocolate ones mamma mia! €4 well spent on below bag... More 

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 24, 2016

So many good little places that you come across walking the streets which is the only way to get around as you find little gems like this. Who can ever get fed up of all the delicious treats on offer

Thank tinks186414
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 20, 2016

I bought these biscuits and cantucci in Florence and they are absolutely amazing. You can't just eat one, you eat them by 3s, 4s.... Well you pretty much eat the whole box in a go. I'll try to see if I can order online and have them shipped back to france

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

Best biscotti I've ever had. Very good customer service. Helped me choose what I would like my sampling. Definitely a place to visit if you like sweets and are visiting Florence.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

I stumbled across this little store while lost in Florence while on a mission from brother in law to get some cantucci biscuits to bring home. I bought a couple pieces for us and I should have bought more!!! Tempted to lie and say customs took the biscuits.. Lol

Thank gauy
Seoul, South Korea
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2016

A request from my sister as a gift...she wanted me to buy her the best 'Biscotti'...so this was the place I found. There 4 kinds..,original (with almond), walnut, chocolate with orange, and dark chocolate with hazelnut. I liked the dark chocolate the most. Bringing 6 bags of biscotti back to my place wasn't easy, but was worth it!

Thank jinijun

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Delicatessen
Restaurant features
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:30 am - 7:30 pm
8:30 am - 7:30 pm
8:30 am - 7:30 pm
8:30 am - 7:30 pm
8:30 am - 7:30 pm
8:30 am - 7:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Sant'Antonino 23R, 50123, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence>  > San Lorenzo
  • Neighborhood: San Lorenzo
  • Phone Number: +39 055 290034
Based on the tradition of the Marini's family, the CANTUCCI MORBIDI produced by Il Cantuccio San Lorenzo is a typical Tuscan product sought after and appreciated worldwide. Ancient recipes, handed down to the young niece Francesca, that still maintain passion and craftsmanship care, to get traditional flavors of typical Florentine pastries.

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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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