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Florence specialty coffee cafes and roasters

Florence has a lively specialty coffee scene with many specialty cafes and coffee roasters in and around the city. It experienced a coffee renaissance early in the 2010's which kicked off the specialty coffee movement, with many unique cafes and Italian roasters opening their doors. You can happily spend a whole day walking around Florence from one specialty coffee cafe to another.

D612 Coffee Roasters

Roaster in Florence D612 Coffee Roasters specialty coffee roaster in Florence, Italy

D612 Coffee Roasters is the specialty coffee laboratory of Lucian Trapanese, a highly respected roaster in the Italian specialty scene. Like several other early Florentine specialty roasters, Lucian started his career at Caffè Corsini, before opening D612 Coffee Roasters near the centre of Florence…

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La Sosta Specialty Coffee

Roaster in Florence La Sosta Specialty Coffee roaster in Florence, Italy

La Sosta Specialty Coffee is a specialty roastery located just outside of Florence. Owner and head roaster Simone Guidi spent several years working in different Tuscany specialty coffee roasteries and a year in Melbourne where he learnt and collaborated with Genovese & Sons, a pioneer in the…

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Gearbox Coffee Roasters

Roaster in Florence Gearbox Coffee Roasters specialty coffee roaster in Florence, Italy

Gearbox Coffee Roasters is a specialty coffee roastery in the town of Borgo San Lorenzo, just north of Florence. Tommaso Bongini turned on the engines and shifted into top gear when he launched Gearbox Coffee Roasters in 2018, combining his passion for quality, cars and specialty coffee. Growing up…

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Coffee Mantra

Cafe in Florence Coffee Mantra specialty coffee cafe in Florence, Italy

Coffee Mantra is a specialty coffee cafe on the edge of the medieval centre of Florence, around the corner from the Church of Saint Ambrose. Located in the old industrial area now filled with students from the nearby universities, at the right time of day you will find Coffee Mantra filled with…

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Melaleuca

Cafe in Florence Melaleuca specialty coffee cafe in Florence, Italy

Melaleuca is an Australian owned and operated specialty cafe and bakery in Florence named after the native Aussie tea tree. After notching up years of experience in the restaurant business, Queensland born Chloe Guest and Italo-American Marco Cappellari opened Melaleuca overlooking the Arno river…

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SimBIOsi Organic Cafè

Cafe in Florence SimBIOsi Organic Cafè specialty coffee cafe in Florence, Italy

SimBIOsi Organic Cafè is a unique and atmospheric specialty coffee cafe and wine bar in the heart of old Florence. Inside you will see the building's original medieval walls, which they have tastefully decorated with contemporary art while adding vintage chairs and tables to furnish the interior.…

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Caffetteria Emmeti

Cafe in Florence Caffetteria Emmeti specialty coffee cafe in Florence, Italy

Caffetteria Emmeti is a specialty coffee cafe in Florence. Originally a classic Italian corner cafe, Caffetteria Emmeti left traditional coffee behind in 2020 and dove into specialty coffee thanks to a close collaboration with the fellow Florentine roastery La Sosta Specialty Coffee. Founders…

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Ditta Artigianale

Roaster in Florence Ditta Artigianale specialty coffee roaster in Florence, Italy

Ditta Artigianale is a specialty coffee line from the large roaster Caffè Corsini. The brand was founded in 2013 by the three-time Italian Barista Champion Francesco Sanapo and president of Caffè Corsini, Patrick Hoffer. The specialty roasting is currently headed up by Michele Aneddoti, the Italian…

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Ditta Artigianale (Oltrarno)

Cafe in Florence Ditta Artigianale (Oltrarno) specialty coffee cafe in Florence, Italy

Ditta Artigianale in the quarter of Oltrarno in Florence, is a specialty coffee cafe located south of the Arno River, the most recent of Ditta's cafes opening in 2016. Like the original Ditta Artigianale on Via Neri, this one has a full selection of their specialty coffee roasted beans. You will…

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Ditta Artigianale (Via Neri)

Cafe in Florence Ditta Artigianale specialty coffee cafe in Florence, Italy

Ditta Artigianale, in Via Neri in the heart of central Florence, is their original specialty coffee cafe which opened in 2013, a few minutes walk from the Basilica of Santa Croce. They installed an intentionally low counter so their coffee loving clients can get a better look at how their in-house…

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