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Gelateria Profumo

#32 of 1,650 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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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
The best Ice Cream ever!!!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 23, 2015
Sebastian S
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Firenze, Italy
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Firenze, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

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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Inverness, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 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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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 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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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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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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Galway, Ireland
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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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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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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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Address: Vico Superiore del Ferro 14/R, 16124 Genoa, Italy
Phone Number: 0102514159
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Genoa>  > Piccapietra

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

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