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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.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Piazza del Mercato Centrale | Via dell'Ariento, Florence, Italy
San Lorenzo
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Reviewed today

Great market for a variety of foods.Upstairs is a prepared food market and downstairs a farm/raw/ingredients market,Ate there 3 times in 3 days and bought food stuff one morning for cooking at our Air BnB. Fresh Chinese dumplings can be a good break from italian...More

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Reviewed today

Great place to wander around for the day. Outside it's like a flea market with all different types of vendors selling all types of products especially leather goods. Do your homework on price and quality if your planning to buy. Inside it's an old fashion...More

Thank Lorraine H
Reviewed today

A must see in Firenze is mercato centrale. Foods of the region are delightfully displayed and sold at this important venue. A perfect site for finding foods to take back to friends across the Atlantic. Equally terrific spot for a meal, whether it be a...More

Thank Jay M
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Stopped here not knowing what to expect. Found unbelievable open area food market with a whole bunch of unique dining options and plenty of wine and beer choices. Had a great mid-day snack and a couple beers. The place is surrounded by an outdoor shopping...More

Thank cray268
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

American Express booked me for the same three city tour plus Chianti at double the price then the vendor canceled. So I was pleased to find this company. Not pleased that they fail to tell you 60 people are in a big bus with no...More

Thank spindrmathis
Reviewed 3 days ago

Located in the San Lorenzo area of Florence, this Mercado is worth a trip.All manner of Tuscan foods are on display and for sale: olives, olive oils, breads , meats , cheeses, and fresh fruits. a foodies delight.

Thank Kyle S
Reviewed 3 days ago

Very interesting to walk around and see the selection of food, cheeses & fruits. The mushrooms & truffles are a speciality of the region.

Thank susanmary6
Reviewed 4 days ago

We were traveling with family, so Mercato Centrale was a really nice dinner place where everyone could get something different and we could share/sample. We all got beers from the center bar, and tried the following: - Lampredotto (from the stall next to it). It...More

Thank CptWonderpants
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had a great time looking around the first floor. We got a lot of items for a continental breakfast for tomorrow. For the most part, everyone was quite nice. The zucchini brie pizza was tasty. We also went upstairs to the prepared foods. It was...More

Thank 2001NH
Reviewed 5 days ago

Anything that you are looking for and more can be found here. You can walk through this place and see all kinds of food from all over the world. Don't leave Florence without stopping by.

Thank Minta M
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Nearby
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
...More
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Katarina K
28 October 2018|
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Response from Janet R | Reviewed this property |
It's a food court so there are lots of good choices.
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Andrew R
16 October 2018|
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Response from glen077 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry but we just stopped by for coffee so unsure about food prices
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Karla R
23 September 2018|
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Response from Mike4462 | Reviewed this property |
I think it's open till midnight.
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