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Antica Gelateria Fiorentina

#13 of 217 Dessert in Florence
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San Lorenzo
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Via Faenza n. 2A, 50123, Florence, Italy
393208485018
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12:30 - 22:30
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Hours:
Sun 15:00 - 22:30
Mon - Sat 12:30 - 22:30
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came to Florence after a few days in Rome. This is probably the 3rd or 4th place we had gelato, and it was easily the best. In addition to the gelato, you can also get the gelato in the form of milkshakes which is great

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Thank Mani G
Chatou, France
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We found this little site for a gelato hit. We always look for natural gelato as it's a little cheaper and tastes a lot better. Friendly staff and nice selection of interesting flavours.

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Thank kdriver1
Groveland, California
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326 reviews
198 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Based on Trip Advisor we ended up here after dinner. The selections were great. I had the Baccio, the Coco and the Ciocollato on a cone. Very creamy. We sat on the benches outside and enjoyed our Gelato while reading the history of Gelato in Florence and people watched. Reasonable and friendly service. We will be back!

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Thank frequent1
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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468 reviews
226 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Taken here as part of a food tour to taste authentic gelato which we were told does not contain lots of chemical preservatives. The member of staff serving us was friendly and patient with a good command of English. We chose the pistachio and ambrosia. The taste was lovely and not like any ice cream in the UK.

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Thank David A
Manila
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21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016

This gelato shop was recommended to me but the owner of the place where I just had dinner. To my surprise, it was unbelievably delicious. I ordered a 3 scoop combination of pistachio, hazelnut and their original Florentine crema. Try this gelato shop, you'll definitely won't regret it.

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Chicago, Illinois
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88 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

I was fooled for the first time by Trip Advisor. I'm a huge fan and they always lead me well… But not gelato in Florence. I tried Marco's and it was just OK. A guide who is a local took us to this place. It was 10 times better than any other place i tried since I've been here this... More 

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Thank Bruna26
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

I came here because it's right around the corner from my apartment and now it's a bad habit. This place is one of my favorite in all of Florence! A lot of flavors, all made in-house, and they all taste great! Plus good pricing, unlike other gelateria's in town that have a tourist markup and don't even make the gelato... More 

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Thank Melissa T
Oakland, California
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225 reviews
180 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016

We visited the Duomo on Sept 2015, had lunch nearby and then we headed home and this place was on the way. We gave it a try and it's a cute cozy little gelateria on a narrow street with few seating outside. Ice cream is really nice. Everyone was friendly, we ordered a coffee for my mom from the restaurant... More 

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Thank Heliana M
Calgary, Canada
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260 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Avoid the prices and the crowds around the more popular piazzas and attractions. Wander down the little streets and discover where the locals get their gelato. .....like this wonderful little Shop !

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Thank Peter B
Miami, Florida
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

I studied abroad here in Florence for two months so you bet I tried all the gelato stores and this one is hands down the best. The flavors are unique, fresh and the people very helpful and nice and the prices are just right. Highly recommend. -Hugo

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Cash Only
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
15:00 - 22:30
Monday
12:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
12:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:30 - 22:30
Thursday
12:30 - 22:30
Friday
12:30 - 22:30
Saturday
12:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Faenza n. 2A, 50123, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence>  > San Lorenzo
  • Neighbourhood: San Lorenzo
  • Phone Number: 393208485018

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  • 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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