Venchi’s mission has been to develop, produce and promote high-quality chocolate in all its forms since 1878. With a big chocolate waterfall over the wall, Venchi attracts you from the moment you set your eyes on it. Exclusive recipes transformed into original products are behind numerous awards and lots of exceptional artisan gelato flavors you simply can’t miss.
Piazza del Mercato Nuovo 18, Florence, +39 055 288505
One of the oldest gastronomic venues in the city, this is the most preferred destination for lovers of specialties made with truffles. Visit Procacci for a panino tartuffato, the famous sandwich with the delicious truffle cream and tomato juice or a glass of wine to revive yourself after a busy morning shopping in the prestigious Via Tornabuoni. For those with a sweet tooth, the delicious cakes, cookies and other sweets will amaze you.
Via de’ Tornabuoni 64r, Florence, +39 055 211656
An enchanting piece of elegance is brought to Florence accompanied by original works of art. Caffè Florian is where you will be able to admire a large part of the masterpieces that numerous artists have created for the private Florian collection in Venice while sipping a cup of tea or an espresso. Come on Sunday from 12am until 3pm for the renowned Florian brunch to sample some amazing culinary treats.
Via del Parione 28-32/r, Florence, +39 055284291
Facing the Santa Trinita Bridge, this place has plenty of gelato, sorbet and ice cream cakes waiting for you. People in Gelateria Santa Trinita know how to select the finest ingredients and create super-smooth classic flavors as well as inventive new ones. Whether you crave something fruity and light or chocolate goodies, this is the right spot for you.
Piazza Frescobaldi, 11-12/r | Ponte Santa Trinita, Florence, +39 0552381130
Although it is a bit difficult to find, this place is worth looking for. A sandwich shop screaming “Tuscany” is what Vinaio di Parte Guelfa is about. Choose a mouthwatering panino with your favorite filling to eat at the bench outside while people-watching. This makes for a lovely late morning break.
Via Val di Lamona 6, Florence, +39 055 287876
Prepared with care and artistry, this place filled with old wooden furniture is simple yet full of Tuscan charm. Whether you want a coffee-and-pastry brunch or a panino to eat on the move, Mariano has the very best solutions to please your taste.
Via del Parione 19r, Florence, +39 055214067