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) #109 of 215 Dessert in Florence #1,108 of 2,376 Places to Eat in Florence ££ - £££ Italian
Piazza Oberdan 2 rosso, 50100, Florence, Italy
+39 055 676930
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good23%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
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“ice cream” (14 reviews)
“melon” (5 reviews)
“gelato” (35 reviews)
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££ - £££
Piazza Oberdan 2 rosso, 50100, Florence, Italy
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Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Carapina has excellent, delicious gelato! It is not a tourist trap like many other gelaterias in the Ponte Vecchio area. I love that they have a calendar on the wall, showing when various fruits are in season, which influences what flavors of gelato they have...More

Thank Megan F
Reviewed 26 October 2016

It was not the best gelato I have ever had but it was definitely good. There are SO many though, try as many as your waistline allows lol

Thank Vegas G
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Tried Carapina at the recommendation of our hotel restaurant manager .... Great choice, delicious ice cream made with real fruit, my strawberries and grapes even had some pips in it!! Give it a go

Thank Neal G
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Carapina is an outstanding little shop that is a true artisan creation. They choose only the highest quality ingredients and use the best of what is in season. The recipes are constantly adjusted based upon the flavor and sugar content of the fruit in order...More

Thank CuriousCulinarian
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

We booked a guided gourmet food tour for our first day in Florence. The last stop on the tour was Carapina for gelato. The gelato os made with fresh local ingredients, inside the door is a board displaying which fruits are in season in which...More

Thank Clare C
Reviewed 27 June 2016

Carapina was right around the corner from our hotel and we read that it was the #2 gelato in Florence. So, we took a walk and tried. It was delicious!! The menu changes according to what is in season but the fruit gelatos were like...More

Thank Jasmine R
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

We really liked the texture and the flavour of the fruit gelatos we ordered (melon & lemon), we also liked the idea of only buying flavours of fruits that are in the market depending on the season. We do have to say that is very...More

Thank marina h
Reviewed 29 May 2016

We had Peach, Pear, Pinoli, hazel nut, and chocolate. The fruit kind is very fruity, not too sweet or tart. Real ingredients and good texture, creamy. Strong chocolate flavor and mellow hazel nuts.

Thank Darthguppy
Reviewed 5 December 2015

For the uninformed the gelato stores with huge piles of gelato may "look" impressive, but we know better! This is what gelato is supposed to taste like! It's fresh, tasty, and with just the right amount of air in the product! Highest quality!

Thank kvnicto
Reviewed 4 November 2015

I stumbled upon Carapino by accident when I went the wrong way. In addition to the traditional flavors they had some unique as well. I had Gianduja and Arichide, which was peanut gelato. The gentleman was quick to tell me that it was peanut not...More

Thank Itimeandscore
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  • Address: Piazza Oberdan 2 rosso, 50100, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence
  • Phone Number: +39 055 676930
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