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Pescheria Ultima Spiaggia

#823 of 2,063 Restaurants in Florence
Certificate of Excellence
San Lorenzo
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Interno Mercato Centrale, Florence, Italy
07:00 - 14:30
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Orange, Australia
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69 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

This is our four time here, every time we come to Florence we make sure to go to the food markets at St Lorenzo and have the best fresh fried fish. The service is great and we always get a glass of vino even when it's 10am in the morning. There's a variety of fish dishes available or just pick... More 

Thank MarcoSue21
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156 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

If you like fresh fish and you like it cooked perfectly and enjoy the vitality and exuberance of a busy market...you are in the right place. It's a fantastic seafood experience .

Thank MustBe
Santa Clara, California
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41 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

Ultima Spiaggia located next to the fish market in San Lorenzo Market. Seafood cannot be any fresher based on proximity. Grande Platto (grand plate) of fried calamari, bacala (cod), and gambari (giant shrimp) was only 15 Euro. Beer was 3 Euro. Best seafood ever. Already has a TripAdvisor decal in the window.

2 Thank mhlean
London, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2015 via mobile

In the central food market at St Lorenzo are a number of fresh from stalls on the ground floor and restaurants / upmarket food court on the first floor. However before we discovered the food court we were lucky to see this fish place offering squid, king prawns, cod and whitebait cooked to order. Ask for a plate of any... More 

Thank Dean K
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2015 via mobile

Verry tasty food, big portions for a good price. Also giving the takeaway food. Piato mix is what we choosed and it was perfect

Thank Карен Е
Wichita, Kansas
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262 reviews
209 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2015 via mobile

We came and ate ta the Peaheria, we asked what was the dish most sold, and that told us "fries fish". It was awesome! Shrimp, squid, sardines (or some type of small fish. We loved it! A must when yo visit Mercato San Lorenzo

Thank WichitaViajero
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2015

I was walking through the market and saw lots of people around carrying fried seafood. I decided to stop and try the Box Mix which is a mix of fried prawns, cod, and squid. The box mix was 10 euro, which is a great price for fast fresh seafood.

1 Thank Michael L
Asheville, North Carolina
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50 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2015

In the seafood section of Mercato Centrale, this stand serves up fresh, fried seafood. It doesn't get much better. We sat upstairs and ate a couple of things including this, but the seafood was the best! I'd probably just get fish & calamari next time. The shrimp look dramatic but unless you enjoy eating the shells and all probably would... More 

Thank ChrisHC001
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2015 via mobile

Amazing street food, this place is a must. The best of the best at a very cheap price. Simply devine.

Thank P B
united states
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2013

nothing fancy, very basic, no place to sit, but a fun and delicious experience !!! While you stand on line to place your order, just chill out, listen to the music, watch the cook do their thing, and have a glass of white wine offered by the owner...mouthwatering mixed fried seafood !! you'll leave this place with a happy tummy... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Mediterranean, Italian, Fast food
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:30
07:00 - 14:30
07:00 - 14:30
07:00 - 14:30
07:00 - 14:30
07:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Interno Mercato Centrale, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence>  > San Lorenzo
  • Neighbourhood: San Lorenzo

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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San Lorenzo
San Lorenzo’s lively merchants shout out from behind stalls with an array of products in one of the most traditional neighborhoods in Florence. Different ethnic groups join together in the large outdoor market of San Lorenzo and in the Central Market, a vast multi-floored building. Visitors are bound to fall in love with this area and in particular, with its variety of food, especially those focusing on Florentine dishes as well as international selections. Nobody leaves San Lorenzo without a shopping bag in hand or with an empty stomach.
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