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Via C.Castracani 269 Arancio, 55100 Lucca, Italy
+39 0583 496286
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Ranked #2 of 442 Restaurants in Lucca
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Dessert, Ice Cream, Family Fare
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Dining options: Reservations, Takeout, Late Night
Description: Solo asporto
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Pisa, Italy
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

If you love chocolate, cream, apple pie, milfoil, baba au rhum, savarin, croquembouche, cheese cakes, tarts, mousses, profiteroles, ice cream... The moment you enter you understand that you have to keep yourself under control in order not to spend a fortune and gain plenty of kilos!!! :))) I love this place!

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Cwmbran, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

For a tea break this place is top notch. What seems like a small interior actually house seating out back. The hot chocolate that my friends had looked great but the tea I had was fantastic. Black tea with chocolate and coconut. All of the tea is mixed by the store and the tea bags they use is a nice... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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48 reviews 48 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

I have had my share of ice cream in Italy, but this place is the hands down winner for taste, flavors and friendly smiles! It is just outside the walls and worth finding. The flavors are fresh and delicious and the staff and very nice. They will give you their opinion on what they think is best. They also have... More 

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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Amazing ice cream - there are a few benches just outside the shop to sit down and enjoy it and you can also purchase other items such as cakes, biscuits and ice cream lollipops - and other gift/novelty items.

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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We drove there by bike. It is close to the city wall! We were overwhelmed by the huge of different ice cremes, sweets and cute accessoires. The lovely service, the other friendly guests and last but not least the taste made it to a absolute must-visit!!!

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Hampshire
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35 reviews 35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

The best tasting gelato and some amazing looking cakes / tiramisu make this place stand out. As mentioned elsewhere a crowd of locals queuing to get their gelato at 5pm can't be wrong!! It's outside the walls so a little bit of a walk, but follow Trip Advisor and you will find this popular place. I'm sure the others in... More 

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PA
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111 reviews 111 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

We read the reviews and thought that we had to try and find this gelato/cake shop to see if it really is that good. YES It is, the shop is just outside the walls and well worth the short walk, the choice of cake and chocolate is mind blowing and the gelato superb. Go here you will not regret it... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

There are gelaterias on every corner in Lucca and they are all generally good but if you want something special, make an effort to go to Le Bonta. It's just outside the city walls. The ice creams are delicious but there are also chocolates, cakes, biscuits in the most amazing displays. Simply wonderful!

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Sun Valley, Idaho
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34 reviews 34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

It's always packed with locals. The best gelato in Lucca, hands down. Most tourists do not find this place because it is slightly outside the Wall. Service is always gracious. The gelato is heavenly.

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Prague
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181 reviews 181 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

I have had gelato all over Italy for many years and if this is not the best I certainly can't think of anyplace better. Amazing quality. If anyone does not like this gelato they either know very little about gelato or were in a bad mood when they went!!

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Address: Via C.Castracani 269 Arancio, 55100 Lucca, Italy
Phone Number: +39 0583 496286
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Lucca  >  Lucca
Cuisine: Dessert, Ice Cream, Family Fare

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