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Cafe de la Paix

San Lorenzo
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Piazza del Duomo, 50122, Florence, Italy
+39 055 239 6394
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Stuart, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

We stopped at Cafe de la Paix to have a gelato, good selection of different flavor to pick from, well worth to stop by

1 Thank Peter H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Went here to buy a couple of drinks. Came to €3. I paid with a €20. He gave me €7 change and quickly walked away. When I told him I was due €10 more, he was not apologetic and didn't seem surprised, like he was trying to get away with something. Seemed like a sleazy operation. Plenty of better options... More 

Thank Scott M
Franklin, Tennessee
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1,720 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 619 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

Your typical Tourist gelato located near the big tourist stops. The gelato filled with air and piled high up to the roof.

Thank Anthony C
Jacksonville, Florida
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198 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2016

This place, located in the center of Florence, serves gelato that is just so-so. The cones, however, are inferior to those served in other gelato shops. One can do much better!

1 Thank dmarun
Budapest, Hungary
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96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

After climbing and strolling, having a warming tea and a brief rest was welcome (as well as a "pit-stop"). The gelato looked so fantastic that I broke my diet. It was worth it, the best I've ever eaten in Europe. The desserts also looked yummy. Not cheap but reasonably priced food and bevs.

1 Thank stan w
Bengaluru, India
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2015

The place serves nice ice cream. Taste is decent and it comes at a reasonable price. Not that crowded like other stores.

1 Thank ravir685
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 316 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2015

We tried different ice creams in the Centro Istorico of Florence, as, even in November we needed something to cool us down. Whereas further down the road we were ripped off by an Italian lady who charged me the day before for an ice cream some 6.50 euros, as my friend was charged across the road only 2 euros, we... More 

1 Thank TERRAvelista
Azusa, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2015 via mobile

After over 400 steps up and then down my husband and I stopped at this place for gelato. It was very good and refreshing. The staff was also very friendly.

1 Thank maddie2637
Naples, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2015

Just meters away from the Duomo, a cafe with the extra added attraction of gelato. The gelato is great, and a seat in the shade is really welcome to enjoy your treat. Across the piazza, there is another gelateria, which features long lines, organic gelato, and indivudually made cones. We found this cafe to be every bit as good...if not... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2015

Lets face it - there's no shortage of street cafes to sit outside in Florence all with differing menus and prices. But this little place only yards away from the entrance of the Doumo is worth a visit if only to rest the weary bones - for surely "shanks pony" is the surest method of transport in the historic centre... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Cafe
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza del Duomo, 50122, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence>  > San Lorenzo
  • Neighbourhood: San Lorenzo
  • Phone Number: +39 055 239 6394

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

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San Lorenzo
San Lorenzo’s lively merchants shout out from behind stalls with an array of products in one of the most traditional neighborhoods in Florence. Different ethnic groups join together in the large outdoor market of San Lorenzo and in the Central Market, a vast multi-floored building. Visitors are bound to fall in love with this area and in particular, with its variety of food, especially those focusing on Florentine dishes as well as international selections. Nobody leaves San Lorenzo without a shopping bag in hand or with an empty stomach.
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