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0.3 miles from Gallerie Degli Uffizi
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Reviewed August 22, 2020

If you come to Florence to see Michelangelo’s “David” and you miss the burger at Vivaldi’s on the other side of the Old Bridge you cannot go home and say you saw Florence. Team Vivaldi jump starts your day with perfect coffee and little cakes...in its charming outdoor patio, preparing you in the best possible way to explore Florence. Come back in the evening for a fabulous selection of the finest Florentine cuisine at great value. It is a local favorite too! I must add you will need two hands to eat your specially prepared burger. I recommend the “blue cheese” burger with Vivaldi’s homemade sauce, which is a family “secret” of the manager.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed August 22, 2020

If you think that Vivaldi is just a tiny gelateria hidden in San Niccolò, you are completely wrong. Since we all emerged from the quarantena, Vivaldi, like a beautiful butterfly, has come out of its cocoon and spread it wings. It began by erecting a...huge umbrella in its sidewalk patio, followed by the addition of new tables and chairs and plants everywhere for privacy and separation. Soon after this we were treated to delectable pasties to accompany our morning coffee. Then last night, it revealed its new dinner menu! The offerings are diverse, and available in full or half portions. The tastes are creative and unique. The staff, as always, are delightful, and excited about their expansion. I am a regular patron of Vivaldi and it never ceases to surprise me. So, watch out San Niccolò! You have some new stiff competition. Just wait until fall, when I suspect they invite us into their cozy, intimate and elegant back room to enjoy our dinner in a space that you will never want to leave. I cannot wait.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed August 20, 2020

Everything about this Gelateria is amazing. The staff are the kindest and most welcoming people we met in Italy ☺️🙏 The gelato is authentic and delicious!! The flavours are all natural and taste amazing. This is right on the way if you are walking to...Piazzale Michelangiolo ✨ We also needed to use the toilet here and we were pleased to see that they were sparkling clean. 👍 I went here with my friend and the staff chatted to us and even showed us what music was playing because we liked the songs ☺️😂 the staff go above and beyond and we a so grateful to have stumbled across this gem 🤗 It’s also a great price for the amount of gelato you get and the quality is the absolute best!!! 100% recommend - we tried many gelatos travelling across Italy and this was our favourite! Thank you so much ❤️More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed February 25, 2020 via mobile

Hands down the best pistachio gelato I’ve ever had! And I love gelato, so I have tried it a lot all over Italy. I‘be had better coffee, but my wife had an amazing tiramisu.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 21, 2020

We came upon Cafe Vivaldi by chance when walking to the Piazza Michelangelo. It is a real hidden gem. Delicious cakes, ice cream and drinks served by very friendly and helpful staff. The cafe itself is so comfortable and cozy. A very relaxing place to...take a break before continuing on to explore the delights of Florence.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed December 29, 2019 via mobile

Visited spontaneously with kids. Great choice of unusual and best quality ice cream, also they serve wine, beer and coffee. Cool service . Highly recommended.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed August 26, 2019 via mobile

It's a really nice place with good gelato, cakes, coffee, hot chocolate and teas inside an old building, so if you get there is better to go inside and enjoy the cozy atmosphere. Once in there you can take a peak at the lab where...all the gelato (water based) and cakes are made.More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed August 21, 2019

Wonderful place to take a rest during your trip through the city :) Tasty jelato and good coffee! See you again!

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed August 15, 2019

Came here in the evening and ordered gelato and coffee, and we were not disappointed! Recommend this place.

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed June 20, 2019 via mobile

We were walking up to the piazza Michelangelo and stopped here for some fresh orange juice and a couple of cake bites. They were all very good. Service was friendly.

Date of visit: June 2019
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