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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” (576 reviews)
“food stalls” (94 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

Leather goods bought here are quality items and you get to haggle your own deal This market is particularly know for its leather Crowded and busy, didn’t see a lot of the touristy junk being sold by foreigners, this is the real deal Italian selling...More

1  Thank Hawki64
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

You must stop off here when visiting. Go upstairs and its food heaven. From the Spritz to the fried rabbit to the pizza and burgers! Excellent and well priced

Thank MrECustomer
Reviewed 3 days ago

Go up the staris of this market and you will find the most extraordinary gourmet market (very similar to Mercado San Miguel in Madrid) where you can either enjoy the most pretentious dishes/drinks or just a very modest comfort meal in the middle of an...More

Thank Rodrigo V
Reviewed 3 days ago

I know that Florence is history and museums town but Mercato is the place you have to visit. Those colors, smells, tastes, people ... something really unique. We had lunch on the first floor, whatever you have in your mind you will find there.

Thank cvajmalica
Reviewed 4 days ago

We ate here three times while we were in Florence. The most memorable meal were the Florentine steak, the "misto fritto" (mixed fried seafood platter) and the lampredotto, which turned out to be a typical Florentine dish made out of the fourth and final stomach...More

Thank RugbyIke
Reviewed 4 days ago

A curated offering of top providers of mainly Italian cuisine. It's one big food hall where you can wander around before deciding on what looks good. Seating is communal and you can chat to other tourists to get their views on sights and their home...More

Thank DTSydney
Reviewed 4 days ago

Although it was rather cold when we ate there in November we had some very good cheap food and beer. Very trendy and lively place.

Thank Sandersley
Reviewed 4 days ago

Best place of shopping in florence...there is a big building with a street market at the ground floor, and above it there is floor totally dedicate to really italian food <3 there is a fish bench restaurant,vegetables,pizzas,icecream and more... it's indescribable....visit it

Thank mary n
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had to rush through, things were closing out after 1 PM but great variety of food and merchandise stalls. We bought some great figs and dates there to snack on.

Thank tulieguy
Reviewed 6 days ago

Had pizza and wine at the food court on the second level and both were amazing! Great too. The ragu suppli from the suppli cart was also to die for. Don't forget to check out the market on the ground floor. While the food court...More

Thank CharleneW W
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 CornwallReviewer |
Just been tonight open until midnight though most of the food outlets closed by 2230 really. Well worth a visit for a noisy chaotic fun experience of food and drink. We will be going again soon
Juliana D
23 December 2016|
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