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La Sorbettiera

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Santo Spirito / San Frediano
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P.zza T.Tasso, 11/r, 50123, Florence, Italy
+39 055 512 0336
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Today
12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Mon - Sat 12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Rolling Hills Estates, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We've been trying different gelato places throughout our three weeks in Italy. This was very good, creamy gealto but not the best we've had.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We just arrived in Florence and the first thing we did was find this gelato. We are close, so it was easy. We tried 4 flavors. The chocolate with hazelnut, the lemon sage, the peach and the florentine cream. All of them were amazing. The Floretine cream may be the best gelato/ice cream I've ever had anywhere in my life.... More 

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Thank idahogirly
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

With all the gelato places in Florence, this definitely makes the top of the list (in the top three on my list personally!). Well worth the hike away from the tourist center and (and tourist gelato). Delicious and creamy flavors with friendly staff. Wish we had access to this all the time!

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Thank Michelle D
Calenzano, Italy
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The selection of tastes is very special, high quality ice cream that melts in our mouth!!! A must if you visit Florence!!!

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London
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am a great lover of ice cream. I know good ice cream from run of the mill. I also recognise truly world class ice cream which is up there in the top 1% This little hole in the wall establishment makes the best ice cream in Florence and is the best Ice cream that i have ever had, and... More 

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Tetovo, Republic of Macedonia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016

I have never in my life tried ice cream like this! I don't know how they make it and what they put inside, but it tastes simply wonderful! (: my choice: dark chocolate and salty caramel.

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Thank Annastasija
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

Lovely ice cream, good selection of flavours and would definitely recommend it, but not the best ice cream I've ever eaten!

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

This was the best ice cream that i've tried. The salted caramel flavour was amazing. Prices a bit lower than in the center.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

I loved this place and I have returned to it a couple of times. Really artesanal ice cream, good selection of flavors and the staff is great! Try melon flavor, amazing!

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Brighton, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

Wow, wow and wow! I'm not often at a loss for words, but this place is fantastic! We were staying in the same square as this place, and visited once a day for each day we stayed - there didn't seem much point going anywhere else. It's a tiny kiosk, off the beaten tourist track, with a couple of wooden... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$7
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday
12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: P.zza T.Tasso, 11/r, 50123, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence>  > Santo Spirito / San Frediano
  • Neighborhood: Santo Spirito / San Frediano
  • Phone Number: +39 055 512 0336
Description
"Vi mostriamo come si fa" è il nostro slogan. Gelateria artigianale di lunga tradizione, produciamo giornalmente nel nostro laboratorio a vista un gelato di qualità, anche senza glutine. Il gelato alla frutta è privo di lattosio e derivati del latte, preparato prevalentemente con frutta fresca di stagione. Ogni gusto è studiato nei minimi particolari. E poi.....Frappè, frullati, semifreddi.....e tanto altro. Cono o coppetta? Specialità: Crema antica, Catrame (cioccolato fondente), cacio e pere, ricotta, caprino, pistacchio, nocciola e tanto altro!

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

Staying in Santo Spirito / San Frediano

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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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