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U Gelato du Caruggiu

via San Bernardo 91 R, 16123 Genoa, Italy
3408640024
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Ranked #3 of 1,354 Restaurants in Genoa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $7
Cuisines: Dessert, Ice Cream
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
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Surrey
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Have eaten ice cream in many parts of Italy, all claiming to be the best. I am not a great ice cream fan, but the strawberry was superb. Staff very friendly and helpful. Speak English and will explain the flavours. Going back tomorrow.

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

This had it all, from flavours to satisfy the bambini to some gems like lemon zest and sage, rosemary, ginger and cinnamon. So whereas I skip ice cream I had to get stuck in. The owner of this small establishment is there to give you some tasters and leaves you to eat whilst he goes and makes up a new... More

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Singapore
Top Contributor
83 reviews 83 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Was offered many ice cream to try out even before asking. Thought was a nice gesture. The ginger ice cream was very interesting, especially for people who like ginger. Else yogurt, melon, and many more. Good way to end a meal with. It's along a narrow alley.

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

The owner was very kind and let us try different flavors, I would have never try the ginger flavor but it was outstanding ... The fruit flavors were also amazing, but I chose the non classic ones ginger included :-) the store is in a secluded area but worth the effort.

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Lyon, France
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Each time we visit Italy we check Tripadvisor to find the nicest ice-cream shops available, and we are always lucky - but this time we struck gold! Just so you can imagine how much we liked them (and how friendly they are, because they don't hesitate to propose a free tasting) we tried FIFTEEN flavours in one day, both the... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Homemade ice creams made in the store. Extra dark chocolate and cherry were both amazing. Must try. The owner was very kind. Tucked in a small alley but worth finding.

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Genoa, Italy
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

A post-dinner pit-stop brought us to this tiny ice-cream shop that hides a pearl in matters of taste. I took an hazelnut ice-cream so good and if I wasn't that full I would have bought a second one! Advised!!

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Manama, Bahrain
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014 via mobile

This hop includes most popular ice cream flavors and it has the most delicious ice cream in Genoa, Italy

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Melzo, Italy
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

I love the creativity and selection of flavors. The flavors are very intense and fresh. The orange was fantastic. I also liked the rosemary.

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England
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47 reviews 47 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

I'll admit that we only went here because of the reviews on TA. You'll need a city map to find it as its tucked down one of the tiny side streets not far from the cathedral. To be honest I'm a bit of a fraidy cat & fund them a bit intimidating but they're fine during the day. We weren't... More

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