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“Delicious is an understatement!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Le Botteghe di Leonardo

Le Botteghe di Leonardo
Ranked #10 of 216 Dessert in Florence
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian, Street Food
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Good for: Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Drinks, Brunch, Late Night, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Neighborhood: San Lorenzo
Florence, Italy
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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“Delicious is an understatement!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 14, 2013

Stumbled upon this adorable gelato shop on the way home from eating dinner last night. Although my friend and I were stuffed, we couldn't resist. The gelato is all natural, not made from powder like most other gelato shops in Florence. The man working the shop was VERY friendly and let us sample several flavors. The nutella gelato was amazing and each cup is topped with an edible gelato cone business card. A MUST GO!

  • Visited March 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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“The place to eat gelato ”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 22, 2013 via mobile

I consider myself a lover of good foods and a lover of good desserts. I walk halfway across cities to find what is not simply good, but great. Literally stumbled by this gelateria right after a big lunch, so just walked in to see what type of place it was. Talked with the owner (Francesco) and headed out.
Came back after dinner and got the large size with four different flavors- dark chocolate, vanilla, pistachio, and persimmon. The creaminess and freshness of the gelato was the best in Florence. (and I had tried 4 other places so far in 2 days). I highly recommend you go visit Francesco and try some of his gelato. My biggest regret of that day was not eating it twice.

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“REAL gelato. Incredible. The best in Florence.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 22, 2013 via mobile

We were disappointed with all of Italy until we found this gelateria. Being a conossieur of great gelato, I was sick of the touristy ice cream places that talk about gelato but serve rubbish. This place is somewhat down a side street but serves awesome natural flavors not fake ice cream with chemicals. Pistachio is my favorite and I was blown away with the balanced flavor of this one. A must go! Other reviews that say this was boring must not be in touch with quality. If you want really sugary cold american ice cream, go elsewhere. If texture, flavor, and ingredients are important to you, your palatte will be pleased with this fare.

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Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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“The best ice cream in the world”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2013

The best ice cream in the world. Really nice place with a very gentle owner, and amazing ice creams (specially pistachio) and sweets. A must go in Florence.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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“Not worth detour”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2013 via mobile

We went because of raving reviews, but I must say it's not worth a detour. We were in the area and the ice cream is definitely good, but that's it.

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