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Bougainvillea

Corso Italia, 16, 80067 Sorrento, Italy
+39 081 8781364
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Ranked #61 of 223 restaurants in Sorrento
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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Aberfeldy, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

We have tried a different ice cream place every night during our week's stay in Sorrento. This one was the worst. We had to return one wafer because it was stale. The ice cream was watery and the service unfriendly (at best), the staff were off hand and made you feel very unwelcome. They were very careful to make sure... More

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

Great range of gelato at this restaurant. We also bought a few made to order pannini's, which were fab. The staff were very friendly and helpful. Defo will go back to Bougainvillea

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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

This was one of the very few places to do handmade sandwiches to takeaway. I know the Italians don't really go in for it but it was just what we needed and they were freshly made in front of us. 4-5 euros each.

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

We ate here at lunchtime and I decided to have a ham and cheese toastie and my husband had a pizza. We waited quite a long time for the food to come then the pizza arrived then a good few minutes later the toastie arrived and it was cheese and tomato (I don't like tomato), I was starving and couldn't... More

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Somerset, NJ
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

We visited Bougainvillea as part of a tour from our cruise ship. We participated in the Gelato Making class that the owner, Theresa, conducted. She is very passionate about her Gelato and we learned the techniques to fantasic authentic and natural gelato. The variety of flavors they produce is impressive and you can certainly taste the difference from mass produced... More

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11 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

My partner and I ate at Bougainvillea on several occasions during our stay in Sorrento and enjoyed in immensely. The staff were all very friendly especially the manager and all the food was delicious especially the burgers, salads and fresh lemonade. A relaxed atmosphere with a pretty water wall a nice escape during a hot day. Sorrento has a number... More

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Paradise Valley, Arizona
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

love this place!!! go to spot for gellato and food!! Great Salads!! Very friendly staff. Pizza is very underrated as well!!

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London
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Can't fault the service, although it can be very busy. Loads of flavours to choose, although I did find some of them fairly bland, the chocolate and lemon mousse flavours were delicious!

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Powell, Ohio
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15 reviews 15 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Looking for great Gelato in Sorrento? Look no further....we found it on our Tauck Family Bridges Tour. This place is HUGE, with more selections than Baskin Robbins Ice Cream! The lemon gelato was made from the amazing fresh lemons of this region of Italy....fantastico!! We actually experienced the making of the gelato with a very friendly and kind owner who... More

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Springfield, Missouri
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

This is a third generation business, and this fact alone should be a testament to the quality of the gelato. The owners and staff are enthusiastic and friendly, and the gelateria is clean and spacious. Many other gelato locations are small, which makes it difficult to view the array of gelato flavors or to even make a purchase. This is... More

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