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Old Bridge Gelateria

5 Viale dei Bastioni di Michelangelo, 00192 Rome, Italy
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Ranked #167 of 8,416 Restaurants in Rome
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Ice Cream
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Description: La gelateria “Old Bridge” nasce 25 anni fa a Roma e precisamente in viale dei Bastioni di Michelangelo n° 5 (nelle vicinanze del Vaticano)Gianni, Paolo e Antonello sono gli artigiani che insieme ai loro collaboratori producono il gelato che, ogni giorno attira migliaia di persone da tutto il mondo.Se vi trovate a Roma e precisamente in zona San Pietro e girandovi vi accorgete di una lunga coda di gente, siete vicino alla gelateria “Old Bridge”Oggi giorno e specialmente da marzo a settembre, migliaia di persone affollano la gelateria, arrivando a formare file interminabili che, raggiungono anche l’ora in termini di attesa.La genuinità degli ingredienti e la passione con cui viene fatto, rende unico il gelato “Old Bridge”, rendendolo da tempo un’istituzione a Roma.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 NEW

My aunt drove us around the city and immediately highlighted the long line forming outside this shop small shop. She said that that this gelateria had the best flavors and best value for the price and she was right. The next day, we were lucky enough to be the first in line. The ricotta and pistachio I ordered was the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW via mobile

A holy gelatonin holy place. Indeed best ice cream and for the best price in Rome. The mister who gave us the ice cream was really nice. Definetly a must go if you are about to join thenline to enter the st. Peters Basilica :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

Been longing to taste nutella ice cream for long...and I can say that it was sucj a great satisfaction. Better than expected!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 via mobile

The chocolat ice cream in this place was as tasteful as a very expensive chocolat mousse! Sensationally good, give it a try!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Having tried ice cream in many different places in Rome, this gelateria was by far the best one. Was recommended to me by an Italian friend. Delicious, flavoursome... and huge servings!

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Pune, India, Asia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

I had gelato every day when I was in Italy and I had it in many different cities, but the gelato at Old Bridge was hands down the best I had. Went here after my visit to the Vatican Museum, theres always a line outside but I have to say its worth the wait. I even finished my gelato and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

I was living in Rome last year and we ate this almost every night! the Nutella gelato with banana is to die for! I flew back this year and before evening going to my apartment I had to stop to get some! Still just as amazing as before! the workers are awesome and give you quite a generous amount! Its... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

As we know Rome is the city of ice cream. But this spot is the best on ice cream in the town. It is really close to the northern border of the Vatican city. Small shop but beautiful hand made ice cream.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Our daughter studied in Rome and this was her favorite gelato place so she took us there when we visited. Service was great, flavor was wonderful, portions very generous and price -- much less than anywhere else we had Italian ice cream! Well worth a visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Fabulous Roman gelateria near Piazza Risorgimento near the Vatican. I hope the Pope knows what great, rich and tasty treats are near by...top notch! We had gelato there at least six times during our stay.Tried other gelati elsewhere in Rome and other places in Italy but Old Bridge was our favorite in Rome. There is often a line which gets... More

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