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Cremeria Santo Stefano

#1 of 107 Dessert in Bologna
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Via Santo Stefano, 70/c, Bologna, Italy
051227045
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11:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Takeout
Good for: Families with children
Description: Laboratorio creativo di gelato e cioccolato

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  • 373
    Excellent
  • 127
    Very good
  • 27
    Average
  • 11
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  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Salted pistacchio is really special

Great ice cream place in Bologna, one of the best! Try the salted pistacchio, it is very special and unique. Not something you would find anywhere.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Julia B
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great ice cream place in Bologna, one of the best! Try the salted pistacchio, it is very special and unique. Not something you would find anywhere.

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Thank Julia B
Belfast, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015 via mobile

we came here on Christmas period and surprised that they were still open. It was a bit funny because they thought we were asking dinner lol. English may be not common used here, however the shop was still friendly. And the gelato were amazing, she gave my girlfriend the cone covered with chocolate inside because she ordered macapona flavour. We... More 

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Thank TAINANWOLF
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

I came to Bologna to visit my sister who has been living here for grad school. She made a point to take me to this place because she said it was the best gelato she'd had in Bologna. After having tried many other places since, I definitely concur. The location was adorable and the server, Lucy, was very sweet and... More 

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Thank Chelsea P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015 via mobile

We were very lucky because the cremeria was close to our hotel so we went there every day :) I liked a lot the salted pistachio icecream. They have also a menu in english, the staffis really nice and they are open late in the evening

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Thank Roxana G
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

Even if the weather wasn't good for an icecream, we did an excellent choice! The Cremeria is a little bit far from the center but it deserves the footwalk. The tastes was perfect!

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Thank maltezosfruits
Pennsylvania
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43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

Cremeria San Stefano makes gelato in the old artisan style achieving perfection in the process. Although it seems that every gelateria in Italy holds itself out as offering the best gelato in all of Italy, only this gelateria can rightly make that claim. It offers an array of unusual but surprisingly delicious choices including salted caramel and a lemon sorbetto... More 

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Thank webvrh
Melbourne, Australia
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45 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015 via mobile

We loved this so much we went back again. Beautiful gelati with intense flavours and very good service. There is an English menu if you ask for it and space to sit inside if the weather is not so good outside.

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Melbourne, Australia
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62 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

Met every expectation. Most favourite flavors plus some unexpected such as salted caramel with cinnamon - amazing. Also has sorbetto (no cream or milk). We went during siesta and it was not busy but have seen long lines. We would happily wait to have it again.

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Thank Virginiaatf
Casale Monferrato, Italy
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86 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Living in Bologna for months, I heard constantly about this place. The taste was too rich and way too sweet for my taste. But you can tell, the ingredients are prime. The signs are not helping if you don't know Italian and the staff will probably won't help you too.

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Thank patboonya
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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37 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015 via mobile

Situated slightly out of town but a must visit. The high ranking of this place resulted in high expectations, let me tell you they were exceeded. The best gelato we have had in Europe to date. My fiance and I each chose the 3.5€ option which allowed us to choose three flavors which they pack into a cone. Good value... More 

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Thank James W

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Santo Stefano, 70/c, Bologna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Bologna  >  Bologna
  • Phone Number: 051227045

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

Description

Laboratorio creativo di gelato e cioccolato
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?