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Gelateria Il Porticciolo

Piazza Marconi 12, 19018 Vernazza, Italy
1206 950113
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Ranked #5 of 30 restaurants in Vernazza
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Ice Cream
Dining options: Late Night, Dessert
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Dining options: Late Night, Dessert
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English first
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

Came across this place quite by accident and what a find! Easily the best ice cream we have ever had in Italy (Simple Ice cream in UK is by far the all time favourite). Rich fruity flavours and super creamy coconut. And you have to try the cinnamon. Never had that flavour before but it was wholesome and smooth. Highly... More

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New York
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

We had to wait on a line, but it moved quickly and the man serving was friendly and seemed happy to help everyone. the cream flavor and the tiramisu were both excellent. highly recommend a stop here if you are in Vernazza. the location is right near the boat dock.

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Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
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54 reviews 54 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

We decided to try the ice-cream after a swim in the sea and it felt so delicious. The price for one gelato is around EUR 3, which is good for Italian prices. I definitely recommend trying it at least once, the place is popular and lines can get pretty long though.

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20 reviews 20 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

I have been tasting ice cream in different gelaterias all over Italy. This one is not the worst but far away from the best ones. The quality is average, the prices are high and the seller puts very small portion. It looks like he is extremely saving the ice cram. Taking into consideration the price needed to manufacture the product,... More

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Kaiserslautern, Germany
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40 reviews 40 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Wonderful gelato. You can taste the difference in flavor and quality between theirs and other shops. Wish I could go back for more!

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Kalispell, Montana
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144 reviews 144 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

My wife and I have enjoyed the gelato here for a decade. Of all the gelato we have tasted in Italy, this place ranks in the top two. It's definitely the best in Vernazza. Try the cantaloupe, coffee and chocolate. This place is a must in Vernazza!

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Woodhaven, New York
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

After plenty of fun in the sun & playing in the water, we went to buy some gelato. Just thinking about it again makes me want to go back to Vernazza! The mango gelato is so flavorful & delicious as well as the pistachio but the mango by far, was my favorite. My son raved about the chocolate too. I... More

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Seattle
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41 reviews 41 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

I have no idea how this fellow gets his particular gelato to be so intensely flavorful. His pricing is the same as everywhere else, but after you try his stuff you will go nowhere else!

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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78 reviews 78 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Super Gelato not that expensive Good variety of flavours Not much more to say We ate ours on a nearby bench-heaven

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

This is my favourite gelato. The chocolate is rich and out of this world. Lemon and banana/kiwi is heaven. A must try in Vernazza 😍

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