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Gelateria Ugo

#30 of 107 Dessert in Bologna
#345 of 1,493 Places to Eat in Bologna
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Via San Felice 24, Bologna, Italy
051 26 3849‎
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  • 35
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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
Divine ice-cream!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 10, 2015
marmalade23
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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 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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  • 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?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?