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Profumo di Rosa

#3 of 83 Dessert in Genoa
#18 of 1,736 Places to Eat in Genoa
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Via Cairoli 13A/R | Near the Palazzo Rosso museum, 16124, Genoa, Italy
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12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Takeout

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  • 28
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good gelateria right off via Garibaldi

If you need a break before or after touring via Garibaldi, drop by Profumo. I liked the Sicilian mix that I had which I believe nuts and fruits from Sicilia. They do close earlier than many gelaterias as we found out showing other tourists that they were not open at 22:00.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 12, 2015
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Seattle, Washington
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73 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

If you need a break before or after touring via Garibaldi, drop by Profumo. I liked the Sicilian mix that I had which I believe nuts and fruits from Sicilia. They do close earlier than many gelaterias as we found out showing other tourists that they were not open at 22:00.

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WORCS
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

Great ice cream and great service. Just like the other reviewers I found the owner very friendly, passionate and linguistically brilliant. The ice cream of the day was blueberry cheesecake which was amazing. Oh and a two scoop cornet was only 2 euros, so reasonably priced as well.

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 via mobile

Not only for the flavour of the gelato you should visit this place, but also for the very friendly service. There is a new gelato flavour that the owner of the place makes every day and the gelato itself is natural and light. It is a great opportunity to relish and indulge in a authentic Italian ice cream and enjoy... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 via mobile

delicious ice cream with partly very curious flavours! It is truely the owner's passion to fulfil your wildest ice cream dreams! In addition she speaks about 5 languages and is able to explain every single flavour in your chosen language! Great!

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Budapest, Hungary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015 via mobile

We had a really goid time here. The waitress let us taste any kind of ice cream we wanted before we chose and explained the tatses. She spoke pretty good English and was really friendly, helpful and smiled a lot. Almond, mimose and rose are delicious. Really worth to try. :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 via mobile

This place was fantastic! We were taken here at the end of a tasting tour of the city, and it was certainly a highlight. The owner spoke perfect English, was incredibly friendly and clearly had a passion for gelatos. Delicious!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 via mobile

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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plorenzi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

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

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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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • 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
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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