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La Romana

Via Raffaello 1, 61029 Urbino, Italy
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Ranked #7 of 80 Restaurants in Urbino
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $3 - $7
Cuisines: Dessert, Italian, Ice Cream, Creperie
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Dessert
Description: La Romana ice cream parlour was born in the heart of the historic centre of Rimini in 1947, receiving the name of the founder’s daughter. A few years later Vito Zucchi, progenitor of the family, took over the enterprise. Thanks to his fervent creativity and the use of a few ingredients then available, he created a wide range of high-quality flavours which are still made in our stores today.For this reason, we offer traditional flavours made exclusively with selected products, following old recipes of the past.
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English first
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

Italy's not short of a good gelateria or two, but this one is up there with the best of them. Absolutely delicious ice cream, wide variety of flavours, large scoops, relatively low prices and friendly staff. Came here every day whilst in Urbino!

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Rosmalen, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands
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86 reviews 86 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

In the center of Urbino very good home made ice. In Le Marche it is difficult to fine good icecream. Here is a place that does. Also shop interior likes good and modern. English spoken.

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Hadddonfield NJ
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75 reviews 75 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

When in Italy, we try to eat gelato at least twice a day—it's far superior to anything we can get in the USA. In Italy, most gelaterias we've tried are either good or really good. La Romana falls in the "really good" category. Definitely worth a visit!

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Rome, Italy
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115 reviews 115 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

a nice place in the middle of urbino, with an incredible variety of tastes, i love White nutella with nuts, but every taste is delicious. Pay attention 2 scoops are really big and if you want to try 3 scoops it s necessary to be ready for all that sweet.

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Brookline, Massachusetts
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141 restaurant reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013 via mobile

This place was great. For 1.80 euros I got two scoops of the most amazing gelato. What looked like dark chocolate and another scoop of grandma's cookie flavor. Fantastic, one of the best gelatos of my life.

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Poznan, Poland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

The best ice cream I have ever had (pistacchio and nociola)!!! Now no ice cream tastes good in comparison with their ice cream. I recommed it to everyone - you will not regret having tried some of their tastes.

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Leerdam, The Netherlands
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2013

Great flavors, made of organic milk. The waitess made an effort to understand our poor Italian and was kind. Pleasantly surprised by the price too!

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2012

Excellent Italian Ice Cream, where I believe you can now get just as good pasta, pizza and other Italian foods in England now you still can't beat going to the source for the Ice Cream (weather helps!). Enjoyed a variety of flavours over several visits. Chocolate was stunning as were some of the more fruity flavours which I am not... More

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16 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2012

I am not really into icecream, but you can't be in Italy without having some. So we went to this Gelateria at the central square and I chose the dark chocolate icecream...... it is heaven! My friend told me the zuppa Inglese was also terrific.

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