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Gelateria Pitti

#71 of 214 Dessert in Florence
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Piazza Pitti 2, Florence, Italy
+39 329 847 9426
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped in Florence 2 days and came here 3x and wish we could have gotten more! Unforgettable tastes, my bf and I especially loved the Pitti flavor. Top quality at low cost. Store owner was super friendly. This place is a MUST stop!

Thank Jillian C
Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

Gelato at the Pitti! This gelateria is conveniently located across the Pitti Palace and best enjoyed on a hot day! After, or before, entering the Pitti, you can get a gelato and enjoy this on the front steps!

Thank lovetripsdd
Petaluma, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

I asked the walking tour guide why she had stopped at this particular gelateria in light of the hundreds of others in Florence. She said that it was because everything is made in the shop and it's family owned. She told me that the gelaterias that has mounds of gelato in the window cases were not authentic. This is because... More 

Thank james p
Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Nice little find. A bit cheaper than the busy area in the center. Choose tub or cone. Can sit outside or sit by the Pitti Palace like we did.

Thank Martin S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

One of the best ice cream makers in Florence Very delicious with natural ingredients. Don't leave Florence without passing by this gelateria

Thank Mohamed Amine B
Enford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

We recently had a gelato in Lucca and it was expensive and it had the tiniest scoop of gelato on the top of the cone. So here we were outside Palazzo Pitti surrounded by hundreds of tourists and we expected another tourist-trap. Boy were we surprised! We opted for the most basic of cones and one flavour of ice cream,... More 

Thank emtrey
Cairo, Egypt
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

It is on a street off piazza de Pitti; knew about it through a tour of the city. In all cases, the taste is absolutely delicious. You will probably go back for seconds.

Thank Reemd22
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Service was poor and I was told I can't try more than 1 flavor. I tried pistachio and it was far too salty. My husband and I decided to get chocolate and were still disappointed. Texture was too icy and flavor was average at best.

Thank pteammagic
Sofia, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

One of the best ice creams I've ever had, I definitely recommend it! Followed by a short stop in front of the Pitti Palace, eating ice cream and watching the people passing by - a great day in Florence :)!

Thank elizaiv
Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

We were take here by our tour Florencetown. The gelato was delicious and it was handmade on the premises. It's a small little place but has quite a few flavors. I didn't like my cone which was terrible. I tried the mango and the peach and both are good.

Thank seema60

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Pitti 2, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence>  > Pitti
  • Neighbourhood: Pitti
  • Phone Number: +39 329 847 9426

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

Staying in Pitti

Neighbourhood Profile
Pitti is a neighborhood characterized by art and history. Renaissance architecture such as Pitti Palace, which houses five museums alone, introduces visitors to the green lungs of spectacular Boboli Gardens. Any visitor can wander through statues, fountains, and panoramic viewpoints. Around the garden, treasures like the Museum of Natural History of the Specola and Villa Bardini guide guests through Florence as the cradle of the Renaissance. End the day with an aperitif in Piazza della Passera or the more romantic Forte di Belvedere, which offers an amazing panoramic view of the entire city.
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