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La Sorbetteria Castiglione

Via Castiglione, 44, Bologna, Italy (Santo Stefano)
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Ranked #17 of 1,300 Restaurants in Bologna
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $10
Hours:
Sun 7:30 am - 11:30 pm
Mon - Sat 7:30 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Dessert, Ice Cream
Neighborhood: Santo Stefano
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert

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42 reviews 42 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

The ice cream here is just perfect, like exactly what a gelato should be. Take yours to go and have a walk in the Giardini Margherita, like a true bolognese.

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Hobart, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

This place was recommended by a colleague as a must do on a short trip to Bologna. Finding our way there through the narrow streets was half the fun. When we arrived it was all lit up for Christmas and celebrating their 20th anniversary. It was worth the walk as the selection of beautiful exotic flavours made on-site was amazing.... More 

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Scotland
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211 reviews 211 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

If you like creamy ice creams you must visit this place. There is a wonderful selection of ice cresm flavours, some of which are very rich. Certainly the walk to the shop is worth it. Personally I prefer the less sickly ice creams found in Grom. However, if you are into fancy ice creams with interesting names, you must visit... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

When the lady who was the owner of the house that we have rented recommended strongly this place. I was curious to walk all the way for an ice cream. But i was wrong. It was worth it. I made the same trip and walked for more than a kilometer every night for the home made ice cream of La... More 

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Bologna, Italy
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16 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

If you love ice cream you must stop at "La Sorbetteria"! You can try one of the best homemade ice cream. The variety of tastes is not huge, they focous more on the superior quality of ingredients and raw materilas! My suggestions... dark chocolate and Michelangelo... fantastic!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

I first went to Sorbetteria Castiglione over a month ago during my italian travels. I was very very impressed by the ice cream, particularly the flavours with the almond and hazelnut praline. I have travelled extensively in Italy during the past month and have tried numerous ice cream parlours. But Castiglione could not be beaten. I have happily just landed... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

As everybody says, it is wonderful. We went twice on a recent trip. Queue up at the left-hand counter to pay first. Different sizes cones and cups have different prices. We found a media cup at 2.80 Euros was plenty big enough. You get up to 3 flavours. Look at the menu or board to choose these, and then go... More 

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Lima
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 via mobile

I've been a couple of times in Castiglione and let me tell you something ... you will taste the best gelato in Bologna by far ... If you are a foodie person you must come.

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Having eaten ice cream all over the world, a gelateria in Florence held the top spot until today. Superb - a bit of a walk out of the centre but well worth it. 2 scoops is the smallest but at 2 euros it's great value. Only here for 2 more days but will have to fit in a re-visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

This is far beyond a gelateria. And the gelato is far beyond any gelato I've ever had. The reasons are that the gelato is made in very costly, specialized machines, and is sold from covered bins that are kept at precise temperatures depending on the flavor. Moreover, and perhaps most importantly, the gelato is in constant production so there is... More 

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Additional Information about La Sorbetteria Castiglione

Address: Via Castiglione, 44, Bologna, Italy
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Bologna  >  Bologna>  > Santo Stefano
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
Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
Cuisine: Dessert, Ice Cream

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