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Il Re Gelato

Viale Filippo Strozzi 8/r | Di Fronte Alla Fortezza Da Basso, 50129, Florence, Italy
+39 055 495939
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  • Very good28%
  • Average2%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“gelato” (16 reviews)
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Viale Filippo Strozzi 8/r | Di Fronte Alla Fortezza Da Basso, 50129, Florence, Italy
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Reviewed 21 December 2016

This "pasticceria" offers pastries and cakes made according to recipes of Sicily. They are really fine and also beatiful to see. Absolutely to try! Mid range prices.

1  Thank pietrolaurenzi
Reviewed 24 September 2016

In the Florence center, there are many good gelateria, and those gelateria treat everyone the same. In the winter, they give you bigger scoop if they remember you, in the summer, they will forget you and treat everyone the same - "an enough scoop". But...More

1  Thank Berayobear
Reviewed 30 June 2016

We actually first found this place by accident - and the gelato we bought there blew my mind. As a big ice cream fan I honestly thought that was one of the best gelatos I'd ever eaten. When I was visiting Florence one year later...More

1  Thank Aleksandra L
Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

I love gelato here. Not that sweet much. My favorite flavour is Nutella with nuts. I will go back to try Pistachio that everyone told me it is the best.

Thank Thipsusi
Reviewed 23 November 2015

A little out of he way, and we had a bit of a hard time to find it, but worth the while. Great place to people watch. There are sweets also available to buy, which my friend also bought, along with her gelato! I bought...More

Thank beckiegirl
Reviewed 16 October 2015

We actively sought out this pasticceria on the recommendations of the owner of our apartment. I took a while to find as it's a little removed from the centre of town but it was worth the effort. Probably a good thing as it's not touristy...More

Thank cromwell-o
Reviewed 15 October 2015

Stopped here for a coffee and tea, both of which were very refreshing. After eyeing up the various flavours and watching a constant stream of customers, decided to treat ourselves to an Ice-cream for the road. Delicious and creamy and good price, starting at 2...More

Thank Lyall D
Reviewed 11 October 2015

I stumbled upon this find after getting lost and walking the totally wrong direction for a good half hour. The gelato bar is impressive and they have plenty of reviews to back that up! They have plenty of choice and really competitively priced. All in...More

Thank Shawn B
Reviewed 11 July 2015 via mobile

During our tours of Europe and Italy my wife and I have tried dozens of gelato places. This has probably been the best we have had. They have a wide array of unique flavors that taste amazing such as Greek yogurt with honey and walnuts,...More

Reviewed 29 June 2015

This was a great stop for a treat on a couple evenings after wandering the town. They had some interesting flavours like; Spicy Chocolate, and Peanut which were both very good.

Thank mattweb88
Santa Maria Novella
Santa Maria Novella train station welcomes the
majority of the people arriving in Florence, which
might explain the hectic pace. Commuters and tourists
come across the constant hustle and bustle of the
station before exiting, taking a few steps and
stopping amazed in Piazza di Santa Maria Novella. It
is impossible not to admire the the square, housing
one of the most charming basilicas in Florence. The
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 23:30
10:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Viale Filippo Strozzi 8/r | Di Fronte Alla Fortezza Da Basso, 50129, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence>  > Santa Maria Novella
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Maria Novella
  • Phone Number: +39 055 495939
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