Immerse your senses in the sights, sounds, and tastes of Mercato Centrale. Pick up everything you need--meat, fish, cheese, olives, pasta, bread, and wine--to make a delicious Tuscan meal. Most vendors will let you try samples of their products. If you get hungry, grab a panini from a stall or sit down in one of the market's eateries. A local favorite is panino con bollito, a boiled beef sandwich where the bread is dipped in the cooking broth and topped with salsa. Wash it down with some fresh iced tea. See Mercato Centrale and all Florence has to offer by arranging your trip with our Florence road trip planning app .
Tours To Mercato Centrale
Wanna Be Italiano - The original Cooking Class & Market Tour in Florence BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $90
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Small-Group Florence Food Walking Tour BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $80
Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
Florence Cooking Course and Local Market Visit BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $86
Duration: 5 hours
Mercato Centrale Reviews
We stopped to shop because it was a rainy day and wanted to be inside. There were plenty of interesting shops, bought some great olive oil and balsamic vinegar, but the highlight was an unexpected... more »
Came here during lunch. We had a fresh pasta, some local food (beef organs, don't remember the name), and fresh fruits from the market. After lunch we also able to buy Florence specialties from... more »
Great place for food and drinks, from multiple restaurants. But its self serve, and the prices are comparable to nice restaurants outside but in here you eat in paper plates. I think it's a bit overrated. I would say if you plan to get a descent meal, there are loads of awesome cafes in and around
lots to eat, good vibe. You can buy selection of truffles, dry mushrooms and ham there. There are also food stalls where you can have steak, pasta, burgers. Some even come for breakfast as they also have nice coffee and pastries shops there. Need to pay for toilets on the ground floor (1 euro), but if you go upstairs the toilets are free.
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