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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” (338 reviews)
“pizza” (466 reviews)
“food stalls” (98 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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+39 055 239 9798
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"first floor"
in 338 reviews
"pizza"
in 466 reviews
"food stalls"
in 98 reviews
"great market"
in 70 reviews
"cannoli"
in 60 reviews
"market downstairs"
in 34 reviews
"food court upstairs"
in 33 reviews
"open until midnight"
in 33 reviews
"stalls selling"
in 65 reviews
"tripe"
in 53 reviews
"lampredotto"
in 40 reviews
"central market"
in 121 reviews
"italian food"
in 95 reviews
"upper floor"
in 63 reviews
"cooking school"
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"leather goods"
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"florentine steak"
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Reviewed yesterday

My husband and I decided to check out the Market early in the morning (around 10a) to beat the crowds. Not all the vendors were up and running yet, but those that were had incredible goods! The food was so fresh and everything smelled so...More

Thank TCoon89
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The market’s food court has very high quality vendors and is very popular with the locals. I especially enjoyed the vendor who sells dishes with truffles.

Thank SMWPDX
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a great place to walk around and look at the different types and version of dishes available. On the ground floor are the normal shops with meat, fish, cheese, pasta etc and on the first floor are the restaurants and food shops. There...More

Thank Valerie342
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The place to go and buy local produce, albeit slightly overpriced. A huge range of ingredients to choose from. Upstairs is a worth a visit in the evening when all the food stalls are busy with locals and tourists alike socialising with live music!! Worth...More

Thank ratsyp
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Reviewed 2 days ago

There is effectively a Food Court over the Market which is open until midnight each day. However, whereas English food courts tend to serve junk food, the one in Florence provides local food cooked in front of the customer and the prices are way below...More

Thank RJA961
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We went over about 10:30 AM and caught the outside vendors as they were just opening. The interior first floor is all food. Among the greengrocers and cheese mongers there even a few places that specialize in Asian vegetables and ingredients. We found a shop...More

Thank Stephen P
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The first floor of this market once housed fruit and vegetable stands above the meat, fish, etc. stands on the ground floor. Now, this first floor is a diverse food court with an array of food around the perimeter separated from drink in the center...More

Thank RPRBBR
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a must to sample fresh local cuisine. We visited at lunchtime all sorts of choices, fresh ingredients. It's very busy but thoroughly enjoyable stop off during the day. Food prices are standard for Florence.

Thank AJTraveller70
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After living in Rome for a month, being spoiled for its fresh fruits and vegetables in Mercato di Testaccio and having indulged ourselves with various flavours of gelati in different Gelateria, Mercato Centrale Firenze (MFC) turned out to be a disappointment - a place that...More

Thank 0hThePlacesYouWillGo
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were there on a busy Sunday, around lunchtime. It felt like there were a million people there. It was not so busy around 14:00 when we left. We had the pizza in the far side from the entrance. It was delicious, the crust was...More

Thank Antonia Z
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San Lorenzo’s lively merchants shout out from behind
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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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Lorna S
10 March 2017|
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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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Juliana D
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