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“Arancini Heaven ”
Review of Ara: E Sicilia

Ara: E Sicilia
Ranked #37 of 231 Dessert in Florence
Certificate of Excellence
Neighbourhood: San Marco
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Neighbourhood: San Marco
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

They have the best arancini (rice balls) in Florence, and we tried 3 other places! Arancini is more of a Southern Italian delicacy so it’s hard to find in Florence but if you are jonesing for them, go nowhere else!

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Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

Pistachio gelato was an absolute delight! Packed full of pistachio flavour and crunchy pistachio nuts.

The arancini nero di seppia was delicious too- worth a try!

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Reviewed 8 January 2018

While visiting friends in Firenze, we asked for their suggestion for a restaurant serving Italian fare within walking distance of the city's core. Much to our surprise, they suggested Ara, on Via Degli Alfani, a short walk form the Arno that served Sicilian fare, presenting a delightful change from the Tuscan restaurants of the area. The restaurant has an open kitchen, where Chef Carmelo Pannocchietti prepared a broad panoply of Southern Italian offerings ranging from a delicious Caponata, a spaghetti allle sarde "primi", an ocean fresh inslalata di polpo, followed by a series of delicious Secondi. Wine selections were interesting and much broader than expected, all well priced and delicious.

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Thank Jiminsb
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Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

They had very few choices but the ricotta ice cream was very good. The canoli was not too bad either but highly recommended the ricotta ice cream.

Thank calorblind
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Reviewed 3 December 2017

Great place to stop for gelato. The ricotta is my fav. The Arancini is really good too. I had the ham. My friend raved about the squid ink.

Thank ja808va
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