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Antica Gelateria Fiorentina

#11 of 213 Dessert in Florence
Certificate of Excellence
San Lorenzo
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Via Faenza n. 2A, 50123, Florence, Italy
+39 320 848 5018
15:00 - 22:30
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Sun 15:00 - 22:30
Mon - Sat 12:30 - 22:30
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Hartford, Connecticut
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Try the "Inkey" flavour...it looks black, but is actually a very, very dark chocolate. Also the "Core" was delicious. Very nice chap behind the counter, I was mesmerized watching him scoop and shape the gelato into the cup. Not far from the Duomo.

Thank canada1210
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We did a food and wine tour in tour which finished here for dessert and it was such good value and amazing choice we went back every evening! An FYI for those that are interested, most Gelateria on show are actually fake around Rome and Florence as they are kept for months and you can usually tell this when the... More 

Thank mecster
Asheville, North Carolina
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5 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You know you've found the best gelato when people you meet in Milan tell you about this place. Don't walk, run to Antica! Between my husband and I in one day alone we had scoops of over 6 flavors, each one even better than the next. The strawberry is divine! The owner was there each time we visited, making the... More 

Thank strawbrymelon
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 April 2017

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

Thank Mani G
Chatou, France
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 April 2017 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.

Thank kdriver1
Groveland, California
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328 reviews
202 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 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!

Thank frequent1
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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477 reviews
232 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 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.

Thank David A
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21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 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.

Thank handymann69
Chicago, Illinois
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91 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 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 

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 

Thank Melissa T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$ 6
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Cash Only
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
15:00 - 22:30
12:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 22:30
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: +39 320 848 5018

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Typical questions asked:
  • 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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