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L'Essenza del Gelato

#21 of 2,675 Restaurants in Turin
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Ice Cream
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Via Principe Amedeo, 21/f, Turin, Italy
0110767531
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12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Mon - Wed 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thu - Sun 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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Visitor rating
  • 137
    Excellent
  • 53
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Best Zabaione

I went to this gelateria and tried three of their gelati: zabaione, pistachio, and straciatella. All of the gelato was creamy and delicious. The price was on par with a majority of Torino's gelato prices. Their zabaione is the best I have ever had. I would recommend this place.

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 23, 2014
J J A
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Washington DC
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208 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Washington DC
Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

I went to this gelateria and tried three of their gelati: zabaione, pistachio, and straciatella. All of the gelato was creamy and delicious. The price was on par with a majority of Torino's gelato prices. Their zabaione is the best I have ever had. I would recommend this place.

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Arnhem, The Netherlands
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20 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Oh my so tasty and fresh and fruity I could have eaten ice cream there all night!! I tried many ice-cream places when in Turin, but somehow this one was simply the best. Don't ask me why. I do not know anything about ice cream. I just eat it. And this one tasted the best!

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Faulconbridge, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

Always very friendly and helpful, Run I think by a lovely young couple, airconditioned, so it was a lovely haven from the summer heat. I miss my evening limone and melone gelato.

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Liverpool, England
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46 reviews 46 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Apart from some of the best ice-cream we've ever eaten (the lampone - raspberry - had the most amazing concentration of fruit flavour) the place is spotlessly clean and the service friendly (and remarkably patient with my attempts at Italian). There are a couple of tables inside, and the cool atmosphere was much appreciated on a scorching day in Turin.... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

Large Selection and Unique flavours. Very Good Service. During a long walk in hot and humid weather it was nice to sit down with some air conditioning. Close to the cities centre.

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Brisbane
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87 reviews 87 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

A great range of flavours, and generous scoop sizes. They had flavours ranging from mango, cherry, to coffee based ones. The gelato was smooth and the flavours were not overpowering. The prices were also very reasonable. It is walking distance from the main square in Turin, and the neighbourhood is reasonably quiet to walk around. I will definitely be visiting... More 

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2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2012

These flavors are so intense and fresh that it will be hard to beat anywhere in the world! Wonderful neighborhood to take a wander in and enjoy your gelato on a hot day....

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2012

The really italian ice cream! Delicious handmade ice cream in central city! They are not the most famous in the city, but should be.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Principe Amedeo, 21/f, Turin, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Piedmont  >  Province of Turin  >  Turin
  • Phone Number: 0110767531

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 1 - 4
  • Cuisine: Ice Cream
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?