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Taste Florence

Open today: 09:30 - 14:00

Taste Florence
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“food tour”(63 reviews)
“prosciutto”(48 reviews)
Voted Best Food Tour by The Culinary Travel Guide, this is a delicious way to begin your stay in Florence. We are Sommeliers, Culinary Professors, and Licensed Guides- but no worries, you'll have fun while tasting your way through Florence. Join our...more
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
| near Piazza dell'Unita, Florence, Italy
San Lorenzo
+39 389 850 8036
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 21 March 2012

Ohhhhhhh, I only wish we had done Taste Florence on our first day in the city. My wife and I usually don't do tours, but this exception was well worth it. Cristina, charming and kind, made for the perfect conversation partner as she walked us...More

10  Thank Christopher H
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 24 March 2009

After finding this tour on Trip Advisor we decided to book and were extremely disappointed. The tour promotes itself as "an insider's guide to the city's finest foods and wines" yet its led by a guide who's only lived in Florence for 10 years &...More

9  Thank jlm_boston
ToniTravelerFirenze, Owner and Manager at Taste Florence, responded to this reviewResponded 25 March 2009

Taste Florence takes pride in bringing travelers to some (but not all) of the city's great foods and wines. We have only had one bad review to date, and frankly we are relieved to have a bad review. Otherwise, expectations may become too high and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our food tour guide was Karen, she was so fun and approachable. As others have said, the guides offer lots of advice and restaurant recommendations as well as how to spot the "tourist traps" when looking for somewhere to eat. I think this would be...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came as a group of women to taste and enjoy the wonders of Florence. Alexandra was our guide and he was phenomenal. He was genuine in his delivery of information and concern for we the visitors but also with every vendor where we stopped....More

Thank mongould
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our guide was so knowledgeable, she was a local to Florence but having studied history of food at degree level and living in Barcelona. We started off in a Butchers with melt in the mouth cold meats, moving on to bakeries and warm pastries, the...More

Thank Andrea D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed a wonderful tour, tasting and learning about Florentine and Italian food. Our guide Karin was extremely knowledgeable ( she is a teacher in the culinary arts) and took us to local well-established shops, stalls and cafes. We could not recommend this tour more...More

Thank Mark G
Reviewed 10 October 2018

Enjoyed the tour. Karin was very knowledgeable on foods and food culture. it was good to visit a variety of places to get a broad understanding of dishes and foods.

Thank Richard T
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

We did this tour on October 9th 2018. It was my husband and I’s honeymoon, and it was our first visit to Florence. We’re both so glad we did this tour! Our tour guide, Karin, was amazing and so knowledgeable not only about food in...More

2  Thank jtscarlett
Reviewed 4 October 2018

We started our first day in Florence doing this tour and it was wonderful! Every stop brought history, wonderful people and delicious food of course. Martina was our guide and she was just fabulous! It's a small group on the walking tour and that was...More

Thank agracial
Reviewed 3 October 2018

I HIGHLY recommend this tour! Our guide, Alessandro was absolutely amazing and knowledgeable. We visited some wonderful shops and learned so much despite being fairly seasoned travelers to Florence. Don't hesitate to book.....we just loved it!

Thank Mary U
Reviewed 3 October 2018

This was the second time that we had done this tour. We loved it the first time in 2012 and it was even better this time around in 2018! The guide, Allesandro, was knowledgeable, fun and interesting. We tasted amazing food, drank lovely wines and...More

Thank NZer_12
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Providing an exact address for the meeting point was so much better than another food tour which said "meet on the steps of the church." Martini, our guide, was great. She was knowledgeable and moved us along for a 4-hour tour. Afterwards, I couldn't eat...More

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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
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2 July 2018|
Response from gillianl228 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry .. only just seen your message .. You need to contact the company .. Taste of Florence.. we were just travellers who did the tour & left a review afterwards. Hope you managed to get tickets sorted.
Mike C
3 May 2018|
Response from westFOODIE32 | Reviewed this property |
tasteflorence is the website go to the buy tickets tab at the top of the website, a calendar opens and you can purchase tickets
Shanda L
10 April 2018|
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Response from ToniTravelerFirenze | Property representative |
Shanda, I'd like to apologize as I missed your message asking where to book- I'd like to thank the other travelers from Canada who replied and helped you with the information. If you have any questions don't hesitate to... More