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Gelateria Italiana Giovanni

Dessert, Ice Cream
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Carrer de l'Argenteria 55, Barcelona, 08003 , Spain
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Awesome gelato

We have eaten gelato all over europe and north america. This place has to be one of the best. Chocolate is extremely intense. REAL chocolate. Lemon will make your lips pucker. Banana has real chunks. Vanilla as vanilla should be not pale and bland. Rum raisin that would make Haagen Dazs rethink... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 3, 2015
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New York City, New York
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Riyadh
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183 reviews 183 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

i had a three flavor cone ice cream(mang, chocolote and mint). The choccolote ice cream was to dit for. by far, the best Ice Cream i have ever had in my life. It is locat3ed in the back allyes of La Ramble.

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New York City, New York
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79 reviews 79 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We have eaten gelato all over europe and north america. This place has to be one of the best. Chocolate is extremely intense. REAL chocolate. Lemon will make your lips pucker. Banana has real chunks. Vanilla as vanilla should be not pale and bland. Rum raisin that would make Haagen Dazs rethink their recipe.

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50 reviews 50 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

if you are looking for a quick desert, you can go to this place. but the ice cream are not better than in other places and the waffle was not tasty at all.

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New York City, New York
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150 reviews 150 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

There are several branches of this gelateria in the downtown area. We visited the one near the Royal Plaza last night, and the selection and taste were excellent. The chocolate was intensely chocolate. All of the flavors on offer looked good. Given the quality, the prices seemed reasonable. We did see several people who looked like they wished that they... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

My all year-round favorite place for ice creams in Barcelona! Artisan made, Italian origin, delicious flavours, wonderful display, carefully served and nicely priced!

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Guayaquil, Ecuador
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23 reviews 23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

I'm a fan of this place. Its an icon for Barcelona. Specially the one situated at Portal del Angel (near Plaza Catalunya). They have great ice cream and the widest selection of gofres (waffles) to match. Very crowded on weekends but very nice staff.

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Moraga, CA
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

We thought that this was the best ice cream we had during our stay in Barcelona. It was recommended by a restaurant down the street, and didn't disappoint.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

very good ice cream and several shop's in the center of barcelona, there could be more fruity ice cream

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London, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

I had sought out the top ranked place on TA at around 10:30pm or so and found they didn´t even have any ice cream left. Tried flavors at a number of other places and found that this store had absolutely DELICIOUS and real, creamy gelato. The brownie is to die for. Coconut and mango also great, and many other choices... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013 via mobile

We visited this ice cream parlour everyday during our stay in Barcelona, the staff are quick to serve you and friendly. The ice cream is amazing, the flavours taste exactly as they are labelled! I would recommend the Nutella and kinder ice cream, it's amazing!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Carrer de l'Argenteria 55, Barcelona, 08003 , Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Dessert, Ice Cream

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