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Gelateria Profumo

#8 of 82 Dessert in Genoa
#62 of 1,735 Places to Eat in Genoa
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Piccapietra
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Vico Superiore del Ferro 14/R, 16124, Genoa, Italy
0102514159
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Dining options: Lunch, Takeout

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice and tasty

Delitious treats in nice price. I recommend it to everyone who likes some sweets during walking around the city.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 17, 2015
Valentino B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

Delitious treats in nice price. I recommend it to everyone who likes some sweets during walking around the city.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 via mobile

I went there in the morning and found the choice of flavours dull. As they didn't suggest one I tried mandorla, which was okay.

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Thank Burak T
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

We got there in the evening and they didn't have many flavours left, which seemed a bit weird since there were still lots of costumers. However, if you go in the morning you'll probably find all the flavours. The location is not that evident, so it would be better to ask for directions

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Thank Cristina P
Firenze, Italy
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015 via mobile

I do not understand why there are negative comments about this amazing ice cream (gelateria) place. We were walking on the streets and we asked a local resident for the best ice cream in town. And a young lady direct us to "Profumo"... !!! One of the best I have ever tried... Yogurt, Ananas & Nocciola!!! Out of this world.... More 

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Thank Sebastian S
Inverness, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015 via mobile

There are about a gazillion places in Genova to get gelato and many of them are excellent but this place stands head and shoulders above the rest. Organic ingredients sourced from the best places in the world. (There's a list on the wall). If you're picky about your health and your taste then ... This is the place for your... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Travelled far and wide on motor yachts as a chef and this is without a doubt the best gelato i have tasted and used to spoil the rich and famous.Unique flavours and my tip is to try the fruit flavoured gelato.

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Bern, Switzerland
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99 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Eating ice cream in Italy is a must - eating Gelateria Profumo's ice cream is a must for visitors to Genoa. You won't find containers piled high with ice cream in lurid colours here. The ice cream is stored in metal containers and the flavours are listed each day on the wall. You can ask to taste a flavour. We... More 

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014 via mobile

The shop is worth a visit just because it's so nice and clean inside, and very charming. I thought the selection was good, and opted for coconut. It was really nice. Not as nice as the one I had in the morning in Boccadasse, but it was more creamy, which some might like. The gelato is great almost anywhere, but... More 

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Reykjavik,
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Delicous like home made Ice Cream Italian style at it's best. It is hidden in a small alley off the Beautiful Garibaldi Street.

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Suggested by a friend, it's been a real surprise! Best ice cream ever!!! Not easy to find, in an alley close to via Garibaldi, but not to miss!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Vico Superiore del Ferro 14/R, 16124, Genoa, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Genoa>  > Piccapietra
  • Neighborhood: Piccapietra
  • Phone Number: 0102514159

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?