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Ballabeni

Theresienstrasse 46, 80333 Munich, Bavaria, Germany
089 18912943
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Ranked #39 of 2,629 restaurants in Munich
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Most recent review
- Apr 5, 2014
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Munich
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Every time I've walked past this ice cream store there has been a long, long line. I finally stopped to give it a try and I must say, I think this is the best ice cream in Munich! Served only one way, in a waffle cup, they offer some unique flavors like ginger chocolate along with the standards. The lemon... More

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Munich, Germany
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54 reviews 54 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

althought there is always a very long queue, it is totally worth it the wait. and it goes quite quickly! try lemon with basilikum!! 1,5€ each

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Tirana, Albania
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

So we were there early and didnt experience any wait. We sat in a cafe near by to wait for it to open, and i can tell you it was hands down the best icecream i have ever tried. strongly recommend. they even give you a little scoop of ice cream to taste. YAY

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Ontario
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013 via mobile

The long line says it all. €1.40 per flavour in a bowl shaped "cone". Delicious choices like yogurt walnut, coconut or ginger chocolate. Unique flavours but also some great standbys. Rich fresh ingredients and happy helpful staff made this a real treat!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013 via mobile

I thought it was the best Ice cream I've ever tried. They truly know what they are doing...big lines in front waiting

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Fair Oaks, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

Ballabeni is close to the university and has quite a following, as you'll see by the long lines it commands. I had raspberry and lemon basil and found them both to be excellent. Those with me also thoroughly enjoyed their selections. Nice addition were the edible bowls (like a very thin, airy almost tasteless cone but in a square shape).... More

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2013 via mobile

Really good ice cream. I`m Italian and I think I know how ice cream should taste like... This place sells definitely the best in Munich. The only place where ice cream can be better is Italy!

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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2012

It's just unanimous. There is no doubt this is the best ice cream in town. I recommend the Chocolate with ginger.

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Munich, Germany
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12 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2012

Good ice cream, but definitely not exceptional and not worth the long queue and the higher price. The taste range is very limited and they don't seem interested in trying something new: they've had the same tastes for at least three years now. The cone is mediocre. To conclude: I would recommend going to another ice cream shop, there are... More

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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2012

flavours change regularly but if you are lucky try Haselnuss (hazelnut)! Sometimes you need to wait for a long time to get the ice cream because of the demand.

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