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 $111
Duration: 5 hours 30 minutes
Florence Food Tour: Home-Made Pasta, Truffle, Cantucci, Olive Oil, Gelato BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $51
Duration: 2 to 3 hours
Florence Cooking Course and Local Market Visit BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $90
Duration: 5 hours
Mercato Centrale reviews
We visited the building to look around the market but only the food hall was open and the rest of it empty due to covid. Not many of the eateries were open so very dissapointing more »
Delicious super fresh fried fish at the fishmongers at the end of the first row when you enter - cheap plentiful tasty and excellent value, super fresh! more »
Upstairs eateries make this the BEST place to eat a range of quite inexpensive different foods if you don't want to spend ages in a restaurant. Fantastic freshly made pizzas and fresh pasta dishes from €7. Open all day and evening. Very busy at lunchtime, quieter at dinner. Chose from different outlets, grab a seat and drinks are served to the table.
Would recommend whenever you are in Florence! Very stylish! Collective dining! Great choice of local food and wine! Just you need to go upstairs! :)
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