Mercato Centrale is conveniently located within 10 mins walking distance from Santa Maria Novella train station. The wet market is located at level 1 and 2 of the building. These two levels mainly sells meat, fruits and dried food such as pasta and truffle oil.
Level 3 of Mercato Centrale is a food hall which is very popular among the tourist and locals. We were here for 2 times during lunch hours and the tables were quickly filled up by 12 noon. You can find a range of food from pasta, bakery, gelato, burgers, seafood, cheese, wines and so on.
La Pasta Fresca
ll Pane e la Pasticceria
After a hearty meal, you may shop at the San Lorenzo market which is right beside Mercato Centrale. This street is famous for its assorted range of leather good. Beware of your belongings!
Address: Piazza del Mercato Centale, 50123 Florence, Italy