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Mercato Centrale

Piazza del Mercato Centrale | Via dell'Ariento, Florence, Italy
+39 055 239 9798
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Open-air market that has a cast-iron structure dating back to 1874, which offers a variety of food shops catering to local residents and restaurants.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (508 reviews)
“food stalls” (79 reviews)
“great market” (58 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Piazza del Mercato Centrale | Via dell'Ariento, Florence, Italy
San Lorenzo
+39 055 239 9798
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

You can find fruits and delicatessen to eat while visiting the town. You will also find snacks and a very good cappuccino.

Thank orcc60
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Came last year and intended to visit again . Always concerned that doesn't live up to expectations however needn't have worried food was every bit as nice as we had remembered lovely choice and plenty of choice of wine

Thank Sarahdav13
Reviewed yesterday

Enjoyed browsing all the different food counters and picking something lite for dinner for a change, definitely the place to try fusion and regional foods.

Thank Emily B
Reviewed 2 days ago

Went there on 3 separate occasions wow.It is a large metal building just off the main road through the market and on the ground floor there is a fresh produce market with vegetable,fish almost everything.The next floor is a large assortment of open plan restaurants...More

Thank cocobear41
Reviewed 2 days ago

I love the Mercato Centrale, but I was sad to see the Lampredodo cart missing from the upstairs section recently. I'm hoping that it just wasn't open that day. It is a really cool place with great food. The mozzerella di bufula stand should not...More

Thank AmeliaChristine
Reviewed 2 days ago

We cancelled a fancy meal on our last night in Italy just to eat here again - it's that good!! It's such a great experience to wander around and take in all the incredible food options (to eat and to buy).

Thank Jenia S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The best place we visited during our trip in Italy! That place shows all best from italians cuisine at one place! We tried pasta, pizza and pastries there, but if you are seeking for different food such as asian or american you will be also...More

Thank Diyana K
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great as always. Great food. Love the speciality shop. Ate at Tosca! Wonderful. It's great place to people watch too!

Thank Stephlamanna
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I'm so glad that we included this market in our whistle stop tour of Florence. At night there is a such a buzz as everyone bonds over the shared love and appreciation of good, fresh food. You can just taste the quality of produce here....More

Thank grassisgreena
Reviewed 3 days ago

The market has lots of great leather for sale outside...we weren't as successful bargaining but the prices offered were fair and reasonable based on the product. The highlight of the trip was definitely the market downstairs! Here you get to see a more authentic side...More

Thank Alexiis S
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
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Lorna S
10 March 2017|
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Response from Eleonora C | Reviewed this property |
They're open. At least when I went there it was on a Sunday and it was open...i think it's open 9-17 or 9-20...
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Juliana D
23 December 2016|
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Response from Kermit-Lecce | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I do not know
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