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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 3 days ago via mobile

Great shops for Italian herbs, fresh vegetables and local cheese. Upstairs very nice food stations suitable for all day dining.

Thank LUCKY8199
Reviewed 3 days ago

Real food, visit the top floor it is a fun place to hang out at night. It's a the greatest food court you will ever see with great food and wine and lovely people.

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 3 days ago

After just arriving from a long flight and train ride, our apartment rental was just around the corner from the Mercato Centrale where we went to get a bite to eat. SO much selection! Basically a food court, upscale. Gifts, artisan foods and beverages, and...More

Thank CoPilotToAdventure
Reviewed 3 days ago

Great market for a variety of foods.Upstairs is a prepared food market and downstairs a farm/raw/ingredients market,Ate there 3 times in 3 days and bought food stuff one morning for cooking at our Air BnB. Fresh Chinese dumplings can be a good break from italian...More

Thank sng302
Reviewed 3 days ago

Great place to wander around for the day. Outside it's like a flea market with all different types of vendors selling all types of products especially leather goods. Do your homework on price and quality if your planning to buy. Inside it's an old fashion...More

Thank Lorraine H
Reviewed 3 days ago

A must see in Firenze is mercato centrale. Foods of the region are delightfully displayed and sold at this important venue. A perfect site for finding foods to take back to friends across the Atlantic. Equally terrific spot for a meal, whether it be a...More

Thank Jay M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Stopped here not knowing what to expect. Found unbelievable open area food market with a whole bunch of unique dining options and plenty of wine and beer choices. Had a great mid-day snack and a couple beers. The place is surrounded by an outdoor shopping...More

Thank cray268
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

American Express booked me for the same three city tour plus Chianti at double the price then the vendor canceled. So I was pleased to find this company. Not pleased that they fail to tell you 60 people are in a big bus with no...More

Thank spindrmathis
Reviewed 6 days ago

Located in the San Lorenzo area of Florence, this Mercado is worth a trip.All manner of Tuscan foods are on display and for sale: olives, olive oils, breads , meats , cheeses, and fresh fruits. a foodies delight.

Thank Kyle S
Reviewed 6 days ago

Very interesting to walk around and see the selection of food, cheeses & fruits. The mushrooms & truffles are a speciality of the region.

Thank susanmary6
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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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Katarina K
28 October 2018|
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Response from Janet R | Reviewed this property |
It's a food court so there are lots of good choices.
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
Jenna C
17 September 2018|
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Response from fashionagent | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, not sure. Best check their website