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La Sorbetteria Castiglione

#25 of 1,244 Restaurants in Bologna
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Santo Stefano
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Via Castiglione, 44, Bologna, Italy
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7:30 am - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 7:30 am - 11:30 pm
Mon - Sat 7:30 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Delivery, Takeout

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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Dulce de Leche! Oustanding! The most professionally ran Gelato place I've seen in Italy! Impressive and creative flavours!

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 20, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Dulce de Leche! Oustanding! The most professionally ran Gelato place I've seen in Italy! Impressive and creative flavours!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Crazy crowded (lots of college kids as it is near the university). Good gelato but found Creameria Funiva better. Not sure I'd walk all the way own there again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

This has gone down in history as my best ever gelato experience. Don't miss it when in Bologna, and if possible go twice!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

We have tried many gelato places across Italy and other countries. La Sorbetteria is amazing and stands out as the best for the flavours we have gone back for time and time again. While all are excellent, the chocolate continues to be exceptional. Such a simple flavour but amazing. Ignore the wait if there are queues and use the time... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

My duaghter had a mango and chocolate-hazelnut combo. Not sure about her choice in pairing but each of the flavors was amazing. The mango was like eating a real mango and the choc-hazelnut was great. The closest analogy I can find is if someone turned a Ferrer-rocher into a gelato.. there were hazelnuts. I went with straitup pistachio. A great... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Probably the best ice cream i've ever tried. Great choice of flavours, friendly staff and good position of the store. Really good work! Not to miss when visit Bologna.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

We visited La Sorbetteria 4 years ago and again this year in July- we are pleased to report that this is still the best gelato in Bologna. The pistachio and chocolate are the best you will find anywhere. The flavours are truly better than any of the other gelato places in Bologna. Must visit!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

We visited this place 3 times while staying in Bologna it was that good. The Gelato is creamy, not too sweet. Just divine. Pistachio and Yoghurt are just incredible.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

One of the best gelaterias we visited over our 6 week trip in Italy. Their specialty gelatos are especially worth a try! The Michelangelo was our favorite.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Hyped up on reviews, we trudged through 100 degree heat to try the gelato, you first pay for the size cone you want , there's not much difference in price between large and gigante, then it's off to the other counter to choose your flavour, with gigante you get 3 scoops of whatever flavours you want, then you eat before... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Castiglione, 44, Bologna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Bologna  >  Bologna>  > Santo Stefano
  • Neighborhood: Santo Stefano

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 am - 11:30 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
7:30 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
7:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
7:30 am - 12:00 am
Friday
7:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
7:30 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?