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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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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
4 weeks ago
“Best granita in Italy, including Sicily!”
29 Jun 2018
“My new favorite gelateria!”
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9:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m. Hours
Cafe, Italian
Viale Filippo Strozzi 8/r | Di Fronte Alla Fortezza Da Basso, 50129, Florence, Italy
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We happened upon Il Re Gelato on our way to The Student Hotel nearby. We went in for a bottle of water, stayed for the granita! My husband is a connoisseur of granita di caffe, and we were thrilled to see a beautiful array of...More

Thank Elizabeth W
Reviewed June 29, 2018

I have been coming to Florence for over 12 years and have really only gone to one gelateria. My dear friend suggested this one today and I am so glad I went. The quality is really unbelievable!!!

Thank Kimberly G
Reviewed November 3, 2017

A lovely bakery / coffee shop with 2 quaint tables for delicious cappuccinos if you want to sit. The locals frequent this place too, so that shows that the food is really well made.

Thank LaChelle_2304
Reviewed October 13, 2017 via mobile

Delicious ice cream, cosy place to watch the sun set and the world pass by. Friendly and helpful staff!

Thank Andreas B
Reviewed December 21, 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 September 24, 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 June 30, 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 June 23, 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 November 23, 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 October 16, 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
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
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>  > San Lorenzo
  • Neighbourhood: San Lorenzo
  • Phone Number: +39 055 495939
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