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Cono Gelato

#92 of 207 Dessert in Florence
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San Lorenzo
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Via Faenza, 52r, 50123, Florence, Italy
055294136
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10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Victoria, British Columbia
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Big servings & flavour! Delicious gelato! Highly recommend! The owner was so friendly too. Be sure to bring cash as he does not accept credit cards.

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Thank Colleen L
Newmarket, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is amazing. This is the creamiest, most delicious handmade recipes for gelato. We spent two weeks in Italy eating gelato everyday and came back to this place in Florence just to have one more of his amazing gelato before we left. The flavours are all real fruit and cream or milk depending on his recipe. The worlds greatest... More 

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South West England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Although it was helpful to offer taster spoons before ordering, it was begrudgingly served, where we felt an inconvenience to her empty ice cream parlour - no customers and no queues!! The mint chic chip was way too sickly sweet.

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Thank Rory A
Corona, California
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The cleanest gelato and at a great price! The owner is friendly!! There is a variety of unique flavors and seating outside! Ignore the other high prices places.

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Thank Francine H
Gunnison, Colorado
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are looking for a truly wonderful experience, by that I mean an experience filled with wonderful tastes and conversation I recommend Cono Gelato, Via Faenza, 50-52/r. I have been to Florence eight times. I was just there in May and June of 2016. When I was last in Florence prior to this sojourn I and my colleague discovered... More 

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Coral Springs
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Very cute shop with a wonderful owner! This was our daily treat just a few doors down from the hotel!

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Thank Monica E
Edmonton, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2016

The gelato was great. I'm vegan and the owner pointed out to me which ones were dairy free. Enrico also talked with me for a little while and gave me some great life advice... You make your gelato with passion, you make great gelato. Put passion into everything you do. Thanks for an unforgettable time.

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Thank Eric Y
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

My husband and I were in Italy for two weeks, we walked by this place several times. One night I wasn't feeling well so I went back to the room and my husband met me later with surprise Gelato from Cono Gelato. It was amazing!! We went back the next night and got different flavors, after trying all of them,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

While on vacation, we stopped by this nice cafe/gelato shop mainly because the owner smiled at me :-). Unsure of what I wanted, he explained the process of making gelato and offered a few samples. We choose wonderful creations and enjoyed our delights with cups of espresso afterwards! Not only was the gelato great, the service was even better!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015 via mobile

I had the chocolate and the queen. The queen was especially delicious---very creamy and smooth. On the owner's recommendation, my mom had lemon with her dark chocolate. He was very friendly and helpful, so perhaps reviewers displeased with his manner caught him on s bad day. We would definitely go back.

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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
$2 - $8
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Faenza, 52r, 50123, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence>  > San Lorenzo
  • Neighborhood: San Lorenzo
  • Phone Number: 055294136

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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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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