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Gelateria Cremeria Mascarella

#10 of 107 Dessert in Bologna
#109 of 1,492 Places to Eat in Bologna
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Via Mascarella 30, 40126 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 263236
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Dining options: Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout
Good for: Families with children
Description: Artisan ice-cream, frozen desserts and cakes decorated.

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  • 95
    Excellent
  • 39
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 3
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Favourite Bologna gelateria!

Located off the main tourist roads, this gelateria is a hidden gem. Look out for their flavours of the day!

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 21, 2015
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MALTA
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015

Located off the main tourist roads, this gelateria is a hidden gem. Look out for their flavours of the day!

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Thank buttermellow
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015 via mobile

Siamo da Corfu, Grecia! We visit Bologna a lot of times every year and every time we are there we buy ice cream from "Cremeria Mascarella" because it is near. It is just AMASING!! The best ice cream i've ever tasted! Well done! Keep it good!! Ciao e arrivederci!

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Thank Ιωάννα Ζ
Las Vegas, Nevada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015 via mobile

On our Italy road trip we've sampled gelatos from all parts of Italy and this cremeria was our first, so naturally we had a great staring point for judging. This gelato is by far and wide the best gelato in the world, even better than gelateria Dondoli in San Gimignano and their prize winning gelato.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015 via mobile

This is a really nice ice cream shop and really good value. I would have given it 5, but i visited another gelateria in bologna the day before which was slightly more to my taste. Still really excellent ice cream and i recommend.

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Thank minkeyab
Moscow, Russia
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015 via mobile

Really good ice-cream, but there's no place to sit around. Resided on unpleasant street with fishy public

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Thank Shooorf
Vancouver, Canada
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135 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

This place was a little hard to find, but well worth the walk. And you have to try at least two flavours! I liked the stratichella which is an Italian special.

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Thank GillyTravelBug
Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Usually the difference among the best is made by little details like a special flavor. I don't remember anything special about them but the ice cream was great. Stop by if you are in the area.

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Thank Alexandru G
Prague, Czech Republic
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Very tasty ice creams, a perfect place to buy some great sweet stuff, sit on a bank inside, enjoy your ice cream and watch other clients how impatiently they take their first bites.

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Thank Petr P
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17 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014 via mobile

We have been spoilt by gelaterias in Le Marche! This place was easy to find, slightly off the beaten track which is not a bad thing. The girls serving were lovely, very friendly. The gelato was pretty good, but we've had better outside of Bologna although the flavour combinations on offer here were great. Maybe we should go back and... More 

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Thank joelleg182
Vaasa, Finland
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227 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Bologna was one of our stops on our Italy trip and naturally I wanted gelato, after having a look at the reviews, we decided that this place would be a good choice for us. It was a very hot day in Bologna, and I wasn't really into walking too far, so when we had walked for a while in this... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Mascarella 30, 40126 Bologna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Bologna  >  Bologna
  • Phone Number: +39 051 263236

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 3 - 5

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

Description

Artisan ice-cream, frozen desserts and cakes decorated.

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