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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” (354 reviews)
“pasta” (605 reviews)
“food stalls” (105 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Piazza del Mercato Centrale | Via dell'Ariento, Florence, Italy
San Lorenzo
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"first floor"
in 354 reviews
"pasta"
in 605 reviews
"food stalls"
in 105 reviews
"great market"
in 71 reviews
"cannoli"
in 47 reviews
"food court upstairs"
in 34 reviews
"open until midnight"
in 34 reviews
"stalls selling"
in 68 reviews
"tripe"
in 54 reviews
"central market"
in 124 reviews
"lampredotto"
in 42 reviews
"italian food"
in 99 reviews
"upper floor"
in 65 reviews
"cooking school"
in 87 reviews
"indoor market"
in 35 reviews
"leather goods"
in 128 reviews
"panini"
in 54 reviews
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Reviewed today via mobile

Interesting place to visit to get away from some of the crowds and marvel at the selection of food and wines. A definite for foodies it has the food and wine market stalls on the ground floor with places to eat upstairs. Why not get...More

Thank Charlie_Cosh
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Reviewed today

When you have wandered the leather market and you feet are tired from walking, wander in the two story food market in the center of it all. The food is great, you can stock up on supply's if cooking in an apartment and did I...More

Thank VIEQUESBEACHBUM
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Reviewed today via mobile

The upstairs of this market is amazing!!! So many delicious food and wine options. Wish I had gone here every day of my trip to Florence!

Thank Andrea J
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Reviewed yesterday

This market has 2levels w market stalls selling fresh produce on the ground level and cooked food stalls on the upper level. The eating hall looks quite interesting and could be a nice place to grab a delicious quick lunch.

Thank victoriaxyz
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We always head for the local market everywhere we go & this did not disappoint. Busy with locals and tourists alike the market has a great vibe. Sells everything from tripe to steak, fish to giant porcini mushrooms. We stopped at a stall for lunch...More

Thank ALISON S
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Reviewed yesterday

We went here a couple of times, once for a cocktail and once for lunch. It get's very busy and is a little overwhelming at first, but well worth a visit for great pizza (cheap too)! Lots of different food choices available upstairs and nice...More

Thank Alex W
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Wonderful places to try different Italy dishes and try you taste at eating delicious food . Worth going if like trying different food and trying food never heard of ..

Thank CAPOZZOLI
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Amazing set up and great food outlets available. Really is a foodie paradise and every city should have one. Every meal was a highlight! Go on your first day and you probably won’t eat anywhere else!

Thank nottsscottslass
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Brilliant choice of food... fresh ingredients... great atmosphere. You can also get table service for your drinks.

Thank PrincessChrissie
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We arrived at the market about 3 pm and found it mostly shutdown on the main floor as you enter. What we were not aware of is that there is another floor above with all sorts of eateries according to our hotel. Wish we had...More

1  Thank BernieandJune
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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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jolieqe
18 March 2018|
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Response from Rosalinde T | Reviewed this property |
Hi! They are open every day from 10:00am to midnight upstairs (where the food court and bars are). The ground level (fresh food market) is open until 14:00pm each day. Hope this helps!
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Marc W
3 March 2018|
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Response from Rosalinde T | Reviewed this property |
Hi! Yes there is a Sicilian stand in the upstairs food court, selling Sicilian specialities such as cannoli, arancini and granita. The cannoli and arancini are particularly good and I really recommend you trying them! Sure... More
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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
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