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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
Piazza del Mercato Centrale | Via dell'Ariento, Florence, Italy
San Lorenzo
+39 055 239 9798
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Reviewed today

Similar to Lisbon's Time Out Central Market, but busier and buzzier with a more intimate feel. Lots of different and reasonably priced meal or snack choices are available and not exclusively of Italian food. Wine is also dispensed. Highly recommended, particularly in the late afternoon...More

Thank BarryLynch
Reviewed today via mobile

Something here for everyone from pizza to sushi. Great choice for a group with different appetites and tastes. Went twice and very crowded and busy both times at a late lunch hour.

Thank B B
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is a must see if you are in Florence. There are two floors. Bottom floor is the market which has meat, cheese, bread, vegetables, fruit, wine and other food market items. The second floor has unbelievable choices for food. Pastries, sandwiches, pizzas, arancinis, other...More

Thank Linda R
Reviewed 2 days ago

You can find bio foods and find them products never in texas city.I have cooked one day in a better place than any restaurant in the world

Thank Tommasmathson1
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had a weekend in Florence to celebrate my birthday. There were 18 of us in total. The tables are long, seating 14 people. We managed to get two next to each other so we could all sit together. There’s a fantastic range of food meaning...More

Thank Vicky E
Reviewed 2 days ago

There's no way to visit Florence and don't go to the Mercato Centrale. Great price for local wine and olive oil, great feeling for the local culture!

Thank Daniela C
Reviewed 2 days ago

loads of food stalls with meat, seafood, cheese....on the ground floors you have the market where you can get food and drinks for less money - upstairs is the restaurant area with a large variety of food and drinks - it gets crowded at times

Thank Doris16161
Reviewed 2 days ago

Visited twice before we discovered that though the fruit, vegetables and other products stalls downstairs were closed, the restaurants and cafes upstairs were open till midnight. Great variety of tasty cuisines at very reasonable prices. And lots of seating areas. One of the few places...More

Thank Bawo
Reviewed 2 days ago

The stands offer the best taste of Florence. There is something for for everyone regardless of what you eat. They have long dining table where you sit and have the opportunity to meet other travelers. There is a waiter/waitress that comes to you to take...More

Thank Claudia G
Reviewed 2 days ago

mainly fruit and veg but there are stall selling leather good. It was interesting to see the vast range of produce available. Indoors there are a selection of shops selling everything from paste to butcher meat and olive oil

Thank DavidM12411
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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
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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
Karla R
23 September 2018|
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Response from Mike4462 | Reviewed this property |
I think it's open till midnight.
17 September 2018|
Response from arknapper |
No it's open 08:00hrs to 12:00hrs every day