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Gelateria I Caruso

#606 of 9,105 Restaurants in Rome
Certificate of Excellence
Neighborhood:
Ludovisi / Via Veneto
Ice Cream
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Piazza Melozzo Da Forli 10/11, 00196 Rome, Italy
06 3234861
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good Gelato

This one was a 15 second walk from our hotel and we could look down on it from our hotel balcony. Although not as popular as Gelateria La Romana it still had a steady flow as did all gelato shops in Rome. It was very good and actually not as sweet as some. I enjoyed both. What's there not to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 31, 2015
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North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015 NEW

This one was a 15 second walk from our hotel and we could look down on it from our hotel balcony. Although not as popular as Gelateria La Romana it still had a steady flow as did all gelato shops in Rome. It was very good and actually not as sweet as some. I enjoyed both. What's there not to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Not like the tourist trap ice cream. Real, thick & original flavours. My favourite was the really dark chocolate. Detour if you're in the vicinity. We're heading back tomorrow night :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Excellent owner, excellent out of this world ice cream! Served in a very traditional way! Smooth and velvety! You cannot miss this!!!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Easily the best gelato I've ever tasted. Looked best gelato on rome and this was on a list of great places. It's a little out of the way, depending on where your staying but trust me it's worth the trip. They make the gelato in house and you can see the machine they use through the big glass windows. It's... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

AMAZING gelato. We went back the next day for more. Freshly made and you can see the kitchen. Limited flavours compared to some of the more central and touristy places but the menu changes seasonally. Epic pistachio flavour, great chocolate.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014 via mobile

Best gelato I had in the city, the flavours compared to other places were just so much tastier. If youre close by it's a place definitely worth stopping in at.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

The gelato is good, not exceptional, but quite tasty! The man who served me was from Moldova and spoke to me and my friend in Romanian! Nice staff, very friendly!

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Orlando, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Title says it all. Tried more than ten gelaterias during this last trip to Italy, and for chocolate lovers, you need not look any farther. Their dark chocolate gelato was crazy amazing... flavor was spot on. Enjoy.

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

...sometimes twice. This was the only authentic gelato we came across in Rome, and it was the best my fiance and I have ever eaten. The staff are very friendly, and if you don't fancy ice-cream, they do the most beautiful cakes too! Try the fragola (strawberry), and pistachio!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Great icecream! worth a visit! home made icecream. we took the dessert there instead of in the restaurant.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Piazza Melozzo Da Forli 10/11, 00196 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Ludovisi / Via Veneto
  • Neighborhood: Ludovisi / Via Veneto
  • Phone Number: 06 3234861

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Ice Cream

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Staying in Ludovisi / Via Veneto

Neighborhood Profile
Ludovisi / Via Veneto
Thanks to Fellini and La Dolce Vita, the Ludovisi and Via Veneto neighborhood earned its reputation as a posh area where gorgeous Marcellos wooed actresses and models while bored housewives hung out in streetside cafes. The cafes are still there, and so are the cocktails, but the neighborhood is now home to five-star businesses including hotels, banks, law firms, and embassies. The area is also right next to Villa Borghese, a beautiful park for sporting and cultural adventures. If you're looking for tranquility by night, this may be the place: Ludovisi and Veneto tend to shut down after 8pm.