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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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“first floor” (333 reviews)
“pizza” (460 reviews)
“food stalls” (96 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Piazza del Mercato Centrale | Via dell'Ariento, Florence, Italy
San Lorenzo
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Located in the San Lorenzo market of Florence is an enclosed edifice that houses a select group of restaurants known for their specialties in the Tuscan region. Food here is prepared fresh vis-a-vis the fast food court in U.S. malls. In one destination, you may...More

Thank jmorsem
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

On the 1st floor of the Mercato Centrale you can find a lot of food options: from traditional Tuscan food to homemade Chinese dumplings. We choose the burger from La toraia. Chianina burger cooked to perfection with homemade crisps. Price was a bit high end...More

Thank shishibaka
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We went to the central market for a quick lunch at the ground floor. We had sandwiches with pork, beef and tripe. They were delicious and reasonable price, except it was hard to find a place to sit. We didn’t mind, because it is a...More

1  Thank nantoupuli
Reviewed 4 days ago

We went here as part of our cooking class. Great examples of local food and you see some things for sale that you just wont see at home!

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We bought truffle sauce which the lady selling it explained that you need to read the label to see how much truffle is actually in the hat. Also bought risotto rice with truffle. So many delicious choices.

Thank Skippyrhubarb
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The ground floor is for the vegetables, fruits and all kind of Italian tastes. The second floor is for every kind of Italian foods. You can come here for breakfast, lunch, dinner and even just for wine. It is really a good experience to see...More

Thank Ozden A
Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked down the street looking through all the open air market shops and then got to the inside market. Wow, what a lot to see. Got a great meal inside and bought a few things outside. If you like shopping and very informal food...More

Thank Randy C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food is amazing and delicious. Place is really interesting , but it can be confusing , because of so many people.

Thank luka6194
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Perfect place for lunch and dinner. Large variety of food (every kind), cozy atmosphere. I had pizza, spring rolls and cannoli but combinations are endless. Highly recommended.

Thank lu_mar_cro
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Plenty of shops for every imaginable food and taste...fresh fruit and vegetables, meat, seafood, cantuccini, olive oil, truffles. And then there's the food court upstairs. You can eat there what made you hungry downstairs!

Thank KathrynR251
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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