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Gelateria Profumo

#22 of 1,477 Restaurants in Genoa
Certificate of Excellence
Piccapietra
Ice Cream
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Vico Superiore del Ferro 14/R, 16124 Genoa, Italy
0102514159
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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
Il migliore gelato da Genova certamente!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 8, 2015
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Inverness, California
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Inverness, California
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145 reviews 145 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

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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Juan les pins
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
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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86 reviews 86 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 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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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

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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35 reviews 35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
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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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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Galway, Ireland
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

I ate a delicious lemon ice cream here which I found delicate but yet tangy.Service was fast and friendly,the young lady engaged in conversation about her Irish travels.Value for money,location and the range of ice creams are top class.

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Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

I've visited this gelateria several times and had both the best and the worst gelato. The strawberry was incredible but the crema limone was unbelievable; perfect balance of creaminess with the flavour of lemon, Unfortunately I was very disappointed in the pistachio which is my all-time favourite flavour. It barely tasted of pistachio at all but more of a creamy... More 

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Uttoxeter, United Kingdom
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61 reviews 61 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

This place was recommended to us by a Genovese woman as offering the best gelato in Genova. I could well believe it's true. Gelateria Profumo is a beautiful little gelateria, The apple green and silver decor gives an impression of cleanliness and hygiene, enhanced by the silver covers on the gelato. OK that means you can't see what you're getting,... More 

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Arlington, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

I finally went here on my last day in Genova, the first time I tryed to go they were closed. Fyi they close at 7:30. I have tried lots of gelato in Florence, Milan, and Venice. This was by far the best I have had! It is soo creamy and not overly sweet like at some places. Go here!

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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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Ice Cream

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