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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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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average2%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
3 Nov 2017
“Pastries to die for”
13 Oct 2017
“Short trip”
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Cafe, Italian
Viale Filippo Strozzi 8/r | Di Fronte Alla Fortezza Da Basso, 50129, Florence, Italy
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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
Reviewed October 15, 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 October 10, 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
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 Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • 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>  > Santa Maria Novella
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Maria Novella
  • Phone Number: +39 055 495939
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