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Gelateria de' Medici

#17 of 208 Dessert in Florence
Certificate of Excellence
Santa Maria Novella
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Via dello Statuto 3/5 r, Florence, Italy
+39 055 475156
09:30 - 01:00
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Tue - Sun 09:30 - 01:00
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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After all day walking around beautiful Florence I stopped at Gelateria de' Medici for the best gelato I've ever had! There is no more Gorgonzola flavour (their famous so far) so I chose Mascarpone/ Ricotta e pere! Out of this world...!

Thank elaDevilara
Melbourne, Australia
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73 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everything's pretty easy to walk to in Florence, so make it your business to stop by this gelateria for one of the best gelatis you will have ever experienced, and their gelato-filled fruit are a wonder to behold!

Thank Davo55_11
Florence, Italy
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

My husband and I are pretty picky about our gelato since we've been in Florence for 2+ years now. We're fortunate to live near Badiani (a dream of a gelateria) but when we're downtown, Gelateria de Medici is one of our favorite stops! The people who work there are delightful and willing to put up to 4 flavors in their... More 

Thank mldivona
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

very delicious ice cream, doesn't taste like industrial ice cream, reasonable price, the service is quick and good!

Thank gloriafrias
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

The best gelato we've had in Italy so far! It's so good. Especially their house flavour. Its a small place in a quiet neighborhood away from the crowds and city center, but it is worth it.

Thank xolleen
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

This is my favorite gelateria in Firenze. They have excellent flavors and everything is fresh. It's also a local favorite as well. The best is the ricotta and pear (best gelato I've ever had) followed closely by the orange and chocolate.

Thank Rachel K
Sydney, Australia
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31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

This gelataria was recommended to us as the best Gelataria in Florence. It is located in a side street off the beaten track, but when you taste the gelato it is well worth finding. There is so much choice of cold gelato and sorbet, then there are cakes and pastries. We walked there twice in 2 days just to savour... More 

Thank Martin T
Moscow, Russia
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

You have to put at least a hundred symbols for Trip Advisor, but in fact it's just four: the best ice-cream ever. That's it. Worth trying if you are around.

Thank Maxim T
San Francisco, California
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72 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

This place is far off the beaten path but worth a visit for the chocolate orange flavor. It is about 1.5 miles from the Ponte Vecchio so put on your walking shoes.

Thank atlanta14
Florence, Italy
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016

The Gelateria de' Medici has the best gelato in the world. Period. Whether it is in Piazza Beccaria or Via dello Statuto, the gelato is amazing. From the incredible pistacchio, riso, misto bosco and fior di latte and nutella and the crema dei medici and the cioccolato all'arancia, this place is really incredible. The place is also amazing if you... More 

Thank Desmondino

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$9
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
09:30 - 01:00
09:30 - 01:00
09:30 - 01:00
09:30 - 01:00
09:30 - 01:00
09:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via dello Statuto 3/5 r, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence>  > Santa Maria Novella
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Maria Novella
  • Phone Number: +39 055 475156

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Santa Maria Novella
Santa Maria Novella train station welcomes the majority of the people arriving in Florence, which might explain the hectic pace. Commuters and tourists come across the constant hustle and bustle of the station before exiting, taking a few steps and stopping amazed in Piazza di Santa Maria Novella. It is impossible not to admire the the square, housing one of the most charming basilicas in Florence. The area has plenty of local spots to taste Tuscan specialties, but don’t stop in the main streets alone; the narrower side streets always ensure satisfaction. The huge Parco Delle Cascine provides a solution to the need for a green area as well as a historic welcome in the form of a bronze statue of King Vittorio Emanuele II riding a horse.
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