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Gelateria Cavini

#110 of 217 Dessert in Florence
#1,075 of 2,344 Places to Eat in Florence
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Piazza delle Cure, 19, Florence, Italy
07:00 - 01:00
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London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A must go! The flavours are amazing! I went for a €3 tub and got rum and raisin, mint chocolate chip and my favourite biscotti!

Thank RuggieBeast
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Reviewed 14 September 2015 via mobile

Not only is the ice cream fantastic, but the service is warm and friendly with generous portions for very low cost. Although about 30 minutes walk from the centre this is a fifth of the cost and five times tastier than anything in the centre of Florence. Make the effort and you will be rewarded by genuine smiles and a... More 

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Brno, Jihomoravsky Kraj, Czech Republic
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2015 via mobile

Well, as far as sandwiches are concerned their quality was around average, may be even slightly bellow the Italian standard. However, they are strong in ice creams. They offer a number of flavors, many of them are lactose free. All of them were above average, some of them perfect. I would definitely recommend to visit this place. The only thing... More 

Thank BestDave
Florence, Italy
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 February 2015

This is the spot to cool down on a hot summer night if you're around Le Cure. The gelato and granita are excellent. There are loads of chairs outside so you can watch the world go by as you work through your ice cream. They do take out, too!

Thank rolypolly2015
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2014

Friendly & helpful staff, really excellent gelato, free wifi, fresh and delicious pastries and the tramezzini weren't bad either. We really appreciated the friendly neighborhood cafe with an easygoing attitude.

Thank VacircaK
Rugby, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2014

Beautiful ice cream, such a variety. Couldn't live here, would get too fat as would have to have one of these everyday!

Thank Abigail H
Florence, Italy
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741 reviews
344 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 477 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 May 2013

This ice cream is much more popular with the locals than with the tourists, as it is off the beaten paths (anyway it's not too far from the itinerary for the city of Fiesole), and I think its reputation is well deserved. Both the ice creams in the strict sense that the "semifreddo" are a delight. Just a few examples... More 

Thank Brun066
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2012

Went there through reccomendation and it was a disappointing experience. Feels like the ice creams are fairly "watery". Wouldn't go back at all.

Thank cy d
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46 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2011

We stopped in Gelateria Cavini after a dinner around the corner. They are nowhere near the center of town. While they had a big selection their gelato was just average – not very memorable. If you’re thinking of making the trip away from the center of town to give them a try, forget it. There’s much better gelato towards the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 01:00
07:00 - 01:00
07:00 - 01:00
07:00 - 01:00
07:00 - 01:00
07:00 - 01:00
07:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza delle Cure, 19, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence
fantastic gelato

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?