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Piazza del Mercato Centrale 17r, 50123, Florence, Italy
+39 055 291541
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Melbourne, Australia
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83 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

Went here with some local friends and loved it. Started with the Zuppa de Verdure (veggie soup) which was thick and rich with veggies. Followed it with Tortellini, which was simply the best I have ever had. Big call, but absolutely loved it. Friendly, and helpful staff with good English skills if your Italian is like mine :) Must have... More 

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1 Thank blanklook
Province of Florence, Italy
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2015

I love this restaurant. I happened on it four years ago and had dreamt about that pasta I had there and wondered if it would still be as delicious today. So I have now moved here and off I set to find out! First they brought out the bread... baked just for me, they teased! But guess what?! It was... More 

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Dumbarton, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2012

I absolutely love this restaurant. It is now my first stop when I go to Florence! The staff are lovely and welcoming. The food is delicious and it's great value. Would recommend the pizza! Not too expensive considering it's location.

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1 Thank Greenbee3
Toronto, Canada
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233 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 226 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2012

This restaurant is located in a nice and central area of Florence in the Piazza Mercato Centrale. It is not cheap, but this is normal, considering its location. The pizza was absolutely delicious (nothing like pizzas cooked in the traditional ovens!). Along with a cold beer, it was a lovely lunch in a busy and beautiful spot! A nice treat.

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1 Thank TanyaM212
Oxnard, California
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166 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2011

Cellini is an unassuming, but very nice restaurant next to the Central Market. We had a delightful lunch in the outside seating area. I had one of the better pizzas during my 2 week stay in Italy here and my wife had a delicious salad. The Moretti beer was ice cold and the pizza was burning hot- a perfect lunch... More 

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Airdrie, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2011

Had Fettucine vongole and Pizza, carafe of wine; what a great lunch. Just on edge of market.

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1 Thank Terri1960
cellini17, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Cellini, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review, Terri1960! More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2011

This restaurant is in a nice area of Florence in the Piazza Marcato Centrale. There are several restaurants in the Piazza, but we chose this one as it was fairly busy but not as packed as some of the others. It turned out to be a good choice. The service was excellent and my swordfish was great. Reasonably good value... More 

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cellini17, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Cellini, responded to this review

Dear customer, we are very glad that you appreciate our restaurants, and we thank you for your kind review. Kind regards Sonia De Milato More 

Atlantic City, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2010

This summer i was in Cellini Resturant...The food was reaaly good testing and the coustmer service was excellent...If you go in florence go there. It's in Piazza del Mercato Centrale in the center of Florence close to San Lorenzo Market (The famous one)...Ask about Bella, she is really nice and she'll help you in the best way... By Celine New... More 

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1 Thank celline80
Toronto, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2010

I've eaten there three times this year on two different trips to Italy. On the second trip my wife and I ate there, she has an allergy to milk and the owner or manager Bella was very helpful. Their pizza never disappoints! On the second night Bella recognized us and gave us an additional 10% off!!

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1 Thank FlyJonesy
Luxembourg
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2010

The pizza and tiramisu were absolutely fabulous. Went with a big group and the waiters were extremely pleasant and willing to accommodate. I would recommend this place to anyone who is looking for authentic, Italian cuisine.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$14 - US$41
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza del Mercato Centrale 17r, 50123, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence>  > San Lorenzo
  • Neighbourhood: San Lorenzo
  • Phone Number: +39 055 291541

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in San Lorenzo

Neighbourhood Profile
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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