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Galliera 49

#135 of 1,323 Restaurants in Bologna
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Porto
Ice Cream
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Via Galliera, 49/b, 40121 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 246736
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Dining options: Late Night, Street Food

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  • 161
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  • 61
    Very good
  • 27
    Average
  • 14
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  • 8
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
consistently good

Tried eight flavours from 49 on my two week ice cream research , I know the things I do for science !! greek youghut was excellent as was the sweet pistachio, the lemon and the nut , the chocolate and rum was good however the meditarrean, the hazelnut and the scalliatelli were not gold medalist... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 21, 2014
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Bucharest, Romania
Good for:
  • Late Night
  • Street Food
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Bucharest, Romania
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80 reviews 80 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Tried eight flavours from 49 on my two week ice cream research , I know the things I do for science !! greek youghut was excellent as was the sweet pistachio, the lemon and the nut , the chocolate and rum was good however the meditarrean, the hazelnut and the scalliatelli were not gold medalist , all very personel as... More 

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Hertfordshire, Uk
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83 reviews 83 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Gourgeous, creamy ice creams. lots of flavours to please everyone. I tested the Salted Caramel. Divine. the salt enhances the caramel sweetness. and I loved the small short cones, which are served with a little spoon so you can dig into them when you have finished to leek the crown of the ice cream. Will definitively go back next time... More 

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Bristol
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166 reviews 166 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Italian ice cream has always had a good reputation. The ice cream here is the best i have tasted. We both had an ice cream with 2 flavours and it was superb. I would have given it 5 stars but it wasnt cheap. Definately worth 1 visit unless you are rich !!

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Bologna, Italy
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31 reviews 31 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

It was alright. In terms of flavour, it wasn't unbeatable. It's just a little opening on a side street, so no sitting down, but the location is pretty convenient if you are shopping in the centre. I liked the idea of the 'degustazione', where you can try one flavour at a time. Or if, like me, you can only manage... More 

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Edinburgh
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31 reviews 31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013 via mobile

What more do I need to say? I had the salted caramel with mascarpone and it was absolutely delicious!

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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41 reviews 41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

I would come back here again. Gelato was great and the people working there were more than happy to see their customers smile with ice cream in their hands. And the glass window that opens up is also very cool!

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Stockholm, Sweden
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

I can totally recommend this place, for me they have the best ice-cream, sorbets & granite I have ever eaten! You really notice that they use fruits and other ingredients of an excellent quality and its bio! Its ice-cream production at a different level and you feel their passion for the art of it. Whenever I am in Bologna I... More 

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New Westminster, Canada
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163 reviews 163 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013 via mobile

Now renamed Gelateria Galliera 49, we literally stumbled across this great little gelateria, located in a small, out of the way piazza near the park. Seeing the queue of almost all locals on a sunny afternoon, we joined the line and were not disappointed. After looking through the choices for the day, we selected a limone granita and a marscapone... More 

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Bologna, Italy
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246 reviews 246 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012

Stefino is the best ice-creams shop I know in town and all over the world. I like its ice-creams because they are never fat, oily, or too sweet. The list of flavors is rather wide and I love the fact that they don't need to create a new flavor every week to spoil their customers. Both the fruits (my fav!),... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2012

I actually had his icecream in Cagliari but there is no way to review his Cagliari store (which is a newer one) and I imagine that the icecream must have similar quality at both locations. My family and I tried their icecream in June but I still haven't gotten over how good they were. And believe me, I live in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Galliera, 49/b, 40121 Bologna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Bologna  >  Bologna>  > Porto
  • Neighborhood: Porto
  • Phone Number: +39 051 246736

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 1 - 6
  • Cuisine: Ice Cream

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