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Gelateria Profumo

Vico Superiore del Ferro 14/R, 16124 Genoa, Italy (Piccapietra)
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Ranked #24 of 1,357 Restaurants in Genoa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Ice Cream
Neighborhood: Piccapietra
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Neighborhood: Piccapietra
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English first
Vancouver, Canada
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
19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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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30 reviews 30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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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Somerville, Massachusetts
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013 via mobile

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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Kortrijk, Belgium
20 reviews 20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

We had 3 days in Genova. Upon arrival a Saturday in the late afternoon, we decided to go to the city centre and try an icecream... We arrived quite late and could only choose a few flavours... But that tasted for more!!! Nocciola, pistacchio, mango... Creamy ice cream, really tasty, really smooth on a crispy wafer cone (ice cream sold... More

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Genoa, Italy
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52 reviews 52 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

I am a huge fan of ice-cream; I eat it even when there's snow outside..! and This ice-cream is really the best I have ever tried - and I can say I've tried many -. Profumo set my standards so high that I have now problems to eat any other ice-creams!! The place to go.

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London, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2012

This is real italian icecream, my favourite must be pistachio, the strawbery one had pieces of fruit in it, it was really really tasty. As the gelateria doesn't sell coffee, we got coffee from next door cafe and sat at the table outside gelateria having coffee and icecream, it was delicious. Definitely the best icecream in Genoa

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Geneva, Switzerland
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2011 via mobile

Having read the reviews, i was expecting much more! Average. Nothing special. Genoa offers tastier, and certainly friendlier, elsewhere.

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Bucharest, Romania
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2011

I can only say that I have a great deal of respect for someone who is so dedicated to such high quality . As you enter in this small boutique you can feel the passion that the owner puts in her work, she shares with you all the little details that creates this amazing ice cream. A must when you... More

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