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“Great gelato but service disappointing”
Review of Vivoli

Vivoli
Ranked #36 of 221 Dessert in Florence
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Takeout
Neighborhood: Santa Croce
Reviewed October 26, 2012 via mobile

Although we've seen a larger selection of gelato around Florence this one was my favourite. The hazelnut is a favourite of mine tasting much like a Ferrero Roche. The portion sizes were fine and the flavours immense.

What disappointed me the most was the service. Despite trying to order in my best Italian (not a lot) there was almost a roll of the eyes as if to say "another tourist" and there was a distinct lack of interest. A real shame. If you can look past that it's still worth a wander.

It's near the back of the theatre if that helps finding it!

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Reviewed October 24, 2012

I have been to Italy many times. To Europe many times. To Asia. There is no comparison to Vivoli gelato. It is simply the best. Try the limone or pistachio or the fragola. They cannot be beat!

Thank Mike F
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Reviewed October 19, 2012

I was wondering why I was walking all over town for another cup of ice cream. How could this one be so much better? Well, forget all other gelatos .... I have. It couldn't be any better if Michelangelo himself were making the recipes! I now wake up in the middle of the night with Vivoli dreams. Be prepared to try as many flavors as possible ... each one will amaze you, seriously! Pay first, then tell the gelato server what you want, and savor. Then go back for MORE! Be aware, they are closed on Monday.

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Thank goodmigrations
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Reviewed October 18, 2012

So creamy and rich. All the gelato is good in Florence, but this one stood out. Selection was huge too, and they let you cram several flavors even into a small cup.

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Thank Anna B
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Reviewed October 17, 2012

This gelateria, near Sant Croce, is a classic shop and has all the famous Italian flavors. We found the gelato to be rich and creamy with very fresh flavors.

They also have a wide variety of pastries

Good place to stop when you are out for your evening "passeggiata".

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Thank skyjoe
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