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“Very enjoyable food market!”
Review of Mercato Centrale

Mercato Centrale
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US$94.75*
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Cooking Lesson: From The Market To The Table in...
Ranked #7 of 660 things to do in Florence
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: 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.
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wide variety of food and wine on offer, good meat, seafood, pizza and gelato. Excellent wine selection, exiting buzz around the place and although busy, easy to get served, a must see!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to this place which was vibrant and had just about all various products you could imagine. The meat, fish, green grocery, was prolific, and in abundance. Surrounding the market are many various stalls, mainly leather goods, which is a speciality off the region. Brilliant place.!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here 2 different times during our stay in Florence. The first time we went to the first floor produce market. We got some local cheese and fruit. Everything was beautifully displayed and the vendors were friendly and helpful. Some things are clearly touristy, and the meat and cheese is certainly expensive, but generally everything was of extremely high quality and we enjoyed our visit immensely. We later returned for dinner on the second floor, which we were previously unaware of. There are approximately 20 different restaurants serving everything from pizza to pasta to dumplings. You can order and eat anywhere at communal tables, or take away. We got gnocchi filled with n'duja and cheese, and 1/4 of a roasted chicken with potatoes and salad. It was delicious and reasonably priced at 10 euro for each dish.

Thank Angela B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So much food, you get all totally confused. Every stand is unique and each one with such mouthwatering foods that a foodie like me goes mad! This is a must visit place if you like food. We only had a night in Florence but if we had more time I would have probably spent a whole day on the 1st and 2nd floors.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Do not go here on a full stomach as you will be disappointed you did. A vast array of produce is on offer. If you are self catering in Florence this is the PLACE to go. Enjoy.

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