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Profumo di Rosa

#12 of 1,647 Places to Eat in Genoa
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Castelletto
Ice Cream
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Via Cairoli 13A/R | Near the Palazzo Rosso museum, 16124 Genoa, Italy
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Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Coffee & Tea

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
A Genoa gem

Cannot recommend highly enough. Delicious, tons of flavors from organic fruit to the owner's own unique recipes. And the owner herself is so friendly and welcoming, you will love meeting her and she will tell you (in perfect English) anything you want to know about gelato.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Cannot recommend highly enough. Delicious, tons of flavors from organic fruit to the owner's own unique recipes. And the owner herself is so friendly and welcoming, you will love meeting her and she will tell you (in perfect English) anything you want to know about gelato.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The best gelato so far in a two week trip with daily (often twice daily) gelato breaks. Fantastic flavors in the historic center near the red and white palazzi. Also reasonably priced for top quality gelato in a great location.

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This ice cream shop was fantastic, homemade ice creams and the owner explained all about the flavours and why she had chosen the ones for the day, just wanted to keep going back

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Haifa, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

After a long day of wondering in the city, we stepped in to this cute gelateria, to receive a welcoming personal attention from the owner - a sweet, well spoken, smiley and with genuine care for customer satisfaction. We received explanations about each "interesting" flavor and we tasted as much as we wanted. very lovely - if you are in... More 

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Gdansk, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

This Gelateria is one of the best one I know. First, don't expect a large choice of flavours since the owner has chosen to provide only 8 different ones (it kind of upset me when you can find 40 different but standard flavours in some very good gelateria) but they are really worth trying. I strongly suggest asking the young... More 

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Colma, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

I am here on a short break to study Italian, and someone at my school recommended Rosa's place. Her gelato is fabulous, and she crafts each one carefully. The other day she made mora, aka blackberry, with berries from Trentino which is famous for its berries. I also tried fior di latte, which is sort of like a super creamy... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

I used to come here ALL THE TIME on my year studying abroad, genuinely the loveliest owner and amazing ice-cream. She speaks perfect english and will even explain what goes into each flavour (and lets you taste as many as you want).

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Such a lovely selection of flavored- the rose was so different, good, but I prefer the standards. Great quality and prices are fair.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

The owner was welcoming, talkative and friendly, all while crushing fruit in a bowl for another batch of gelato. She encouraged us to try different flavors before we decided which kinds to buy. She asked us about our travels and told us about places she had visited and would like to visit. She even told us about her process of... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

There are not a lot of flavor to choose. And the rose flavor which seems like their significant one tastes disgusting for me

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Address: Via Cairoli 13A/R | Near the Palazzo Rosso museum, 16124 Genoa, Italy
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Genoa>  > Castelletto
Average Prices: USD 3 - 13
Cuisine: Ice Cream

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  • Address: Via Cairoli 13A/R | Near the Palazzo Rosso museum, 16124 Genoa, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Genoa>  > Castelletto
  • Neighborhood: Castelletto

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 3 - 13
  • Price Range: $
  • Cuisine: Ice Cream

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