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Rivoire, Florence

Rivoire, Florence

For more than a century, this elegant, family-run caffè smack dab in the center of Florence has been the meeting point for morning ristretto and pastry, winter afternoon hot chocolate (topped with freshly whipped cream), or a refreshing Aperol spritz and other “aperitivi”.

The pastries and prize-winning chocolates here – made on the premises – are irresistible. They also sell them boxed if you are looking for a nice souvenir for family; apparently, a few of the chocolate boxes are modeled after Tiffany & Co., and some even have real silver spoons inside!

Whether you eat/drink inside or out, stop by to take in the beauty of the Piazza Signoria. You can find much cheaper caffès but would be hard-pressed to beat the location and the cultural experience. After all, you are facing one of Firenze's most notable buildings – the Uffizi, surrounded by artists, politicians, journalists and bohemians who come here to be in awe of history and human magnificence.

Tip:
Look out for special treats such as “frittelle di riso” (sweet rice fritters) or the “schiacciata fiorentina”, a sweet bread of Carnival time in Tuscany.
To avoid paying a sit-down service fee, enjoy these with your coffee while standing by the bar (in this way, too, you will get served more quickly).

Opening Hours:
Daily: 7:30am–10pm

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Sight Name: Rivoire
Sight Location: Florence, Italy
Sight Type: Food/Drink
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