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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
Via Generale dalla Chiesa, 13, 50136, Florence, Italy
+39 055 210214
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Reviewed yesterday

Been to other markets in other cities, this one is not worth the time. A surprisingly small collection of restaurants, not expensive, nor cheap. Was hungry but chose none of them and ate outside

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ShlomoYokneam_Israel
Reviewed yesterday

The Mercato Centrale is an indoor farmers market. The upstairs has food stalls, a great place for lunch or afternoon snack. We got some delicious biscotti. Our timing wasn't right to have a meal there. The outside is like a flea market with vendors selling...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Seat8a
Reviewed yesterday

This market is worth a visit as you can find all sort of food to buy and you can also eat there. Lots of local food, cheese, meats, wine, etc.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank czlido
Reviewed 2 days ago

We did lunch here. Amazing variety of high standard, well cooked food for all tastes. There was 4 of us so the choices were diverse and everyone was very happy with their food. Definitely recommended.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank linzio111
Reviewed 3 days ago

€10 for 3 balls of icecream! That's all. A long wait for all the food so we all ate separately. It was highly recommended but was actually highly overrated

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Charlotte B
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a great place to wander around, particularly if you are in a position to be cooking for yourself while here. Downstairs is all the fresh food, plus a few touristy focussed ones with their souveniers. Take your time, grab a coffee, a pastry,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank nzDanga
Reviewed 4 days ago

Whether or not you intend to buy you should walk through the central market and just take a look at all the items available. I always purchase balsamic vinegar, dried tomatoes, and tomato paste here to take home. Better priced than in shops.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Evelyn C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Easy to grab dinner there after a long day of sightseeing. Great selection of well prepared foods. Something for everyone. I loved the many vegetarian options and the make it yourself salad. The small market has some lovely foody gifts and soaps.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank RLCO1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting market place and worth a visit, however it is too structured and in my opinion is more representative of an elaborate mall food court.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank kurteg
Reviewed 1 week ago

All kind of Great fresh food, prepared in front of you, they put us to shame as they all speak English. Clean, friendly service. Prices to suit any budget. Makes most food courts world wide look shabby. Don't be fooled by thinking it's a tourist...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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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.
Andrew R
17 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
23 September 2018|
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Response from Mike4462 | Reviewed this property |
I think it's open till midnight.