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The Central Market in Florence is a civic institution, made of flavors and freshness. On the ground floor, food products have been bought since 1874, when the great iron structure was established by Mengoni as the new market in the city.

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The first floor, which was empty, has been completely renovated, redesigned and turned into an unmissable taste destination, thanks to the total rethinking of the area.

Like a huge covered square, the first floor of the Central Market is the place where visitors can taste food products prepared by great Italian artisans.

In fact, those who are present at the Central Market have accepted strict guidelines, where the excellence of products is guaranteed and, at the same time, have undertaken to transfer their knowledge to the public, in an exchange of information which forms the culture of quality food.

Therefore, the Market is also a place where visitors can learn about the good practices of Italian cuisine.

Returning to the main topic, that is food, visitors may choose what to bring home or eat there, thanks to the 500 seats available.

Twelve shops are present and they sell

buffalo mozzarella

any kind of cheese

fresh pasta

bread and pastries

chocolate, jams and ice cream

fruit and vegetables

fish, crustaceans and mollusks

meat and cold cuts

meatballs and fried food



organic sandwiches

wine cellar Chianti Classico and other Italian wines

A cafeteria, the Birra Moretti tasting area, a cooking school, the Giunti bookshop, a virtual bank counter and an ecological delivery service are also present in the Market.

Open every day from 10am to midnight

info +39 055 2399798


Published: 4/10/2016

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