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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%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (476 reviews)
“food stalls” (75 reviews)
“great market” (56 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

A visit to Mercato is a must if you're in florence. The food market on the ground floor has so many fresh smells of Italy and a few really good, fresh, cheap places to eat. Upstairs you'll find a menagerie modern outlets that prepare simply...More

Thank Rees99
Reviewed yesterday

Mercato Centrale is one of those projects where you can find severell new traditional restaurants, some noise and have a drink. The diffference in Firenze is that quality and cooking is present. The food there is amazingly well preppared Chefs are proud of what they...More

Thank PauloCostaPinto
Reviewed yesterday

The Mercato is a great choice for lunch when you are in Florence. You can stroll the lower floor and salivate over the delicious food being sold. You might even want to buy some salami rossa, crackers and cheese and just eat al fresco in...More

Thank Snookerwolf
Reviewed yesterday

This place is awesome as my son would say. A huge inside market full of food, whoopee! Everything from the garlic through to cheese, olive oil, fish fruit and veg so much tastier than the English offerings. I bought half a Pecorino cheese and a...More

Thank Clare W
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you are not interested in gourmet food shopping or eating, you can skip this place. The street leather market is unimpressive.

Thank Shrutika J
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is the first place to go in Florence. We waited until the last few hours of our visit and realized we had missed out on some great shopping and people watching.

Thank Terressa M
Reviewed 2 days ago

There is a wide array of good fresh produce. You need to go inside however if you want anything but clothing.

Thank Alex F
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This place was packed, but we were able to enjoy a fabulous Capri pizza and some pesto linguini, but really delicious. Afterward, we enjoyed a Sicilian slushy, which was very refreshing, since it was hot inside and a hot day overall. Lots of amazing choices...More

Thank Jen1tigger
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

If you love food, this is the place to be. There are so many delicious, scrumptious things to eat. You can watch them prepare your pizza from scratch, and then see it come out of the brick oven. Best pizza ever! We also ate a...More

Thank PrinceAlfred
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Oh the wonderful food, beer and atmosphere. Worth a visit and the leather goods in the nearby open market is worth a visit

Thank hallasmam
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
Are upstairs restaurants open Sundays? What hours? Other days? Hours? Can we get sandwiches in the morning? Until what time?
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
What are the Christmas holiday hours?
23 December 2016|
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Response from Kermit-Lecce | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I do not know
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