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Gelateria Ugo

#214 of 1,369 Places to Eat in Bologna
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Via San Felice 24, Bologna, Italy
051 26 3849‎
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Dining options: Brunch, Coffee & Tea, Dinner, Lunch

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  • 26
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  • 4
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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
Yummy but sweet

This gelato came very highly recommended, a local told us that it was the best gelato in the world. We had to go twice. Because it has rather odd opening hours. I also found that while the gelato was yummy, it was a little too sweet for my taste. If you like really sweet gelato this is the place... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 13, 2014
Leila K
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Melbourne, Australia
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51 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

I have returned to this ice-cream shop many times because the gelato is so good. You just shut your eyes and savour the taste, making it last as long as possible. There are some benches outside to enable you to enjoy the experience. You can't get ice-cream like this in any other part of the world. My favourite is the... More 

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Atlanta, GA
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

While they do have strange hours, it is certainly worth it to work the shop in around your schedule. The gelato is truly awesome! Six ladies tried several other gelato shops and this was our favorite by far! Have never seen it in the States, but saw all gelato stores in Bologna had cone cups, great idea. Scoop of cherry... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

This gelato came very highly recommended, a local told us that it was the best gelato in the world. We had to go twice. Because it has rather odd opening hours. I also found that while the gelato was yummy, it was a little too sweet for my taste. If you like really sweet gelato this is the place for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013 via mobile

Lovely family-run operation! Excellent prices. Order the large and sample three flavors. Be sure to include the crema,the best version of vanilla you've ever tasted. Truly artisanal gelato. Perfetto!

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2013

This ice cream shop never disappoints (except when they close for the holidays!). We usually get a cup of 2 scoops: fragola (strawberry) and nocciolo (nut) are good, also stracciatella and chocolato, the list goes on...

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via San Felice 24, Bologna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Bologna  >  Bologna
  • Phone Number: 051 26 3849‎

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