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La Dolceria

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Via Umberto I, 390 | Lungomare IV Novembre, 199, 98030 Giardini Naxos, Sicily, Italy
+39 0942 51070
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8:00 am - 1:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Thu - Tue 8:00 am - 1:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • 58
    Excellent
  • 32
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 1
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  • 0
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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
Yep I went back

We visited Giardini in August 2014, and yes we went back to this little gem of sweetness. A superb place for arancini, granita and brioche, sweet cakes and ice cream! This place is a great little find.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 11, 2014
Craig N
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Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014 via mobile

We visited Giardini in August 2014, and yes we went back to this little gem of sweetness. A superb place for arancini, granita and brioche, sweet cakes and ice cream! This place is a great little find.

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Sicily, Italy
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

I love this place, everything is wonderful and if I need something last minute to bring to a party this is my go-to place every time. After my sister's first visit in Sicily something from this shop is always number one on her Christmas list, the chocolate with hot peppers are her favorite. My favorites are Baba Rhum and Cassata... More 

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Trento, Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy
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39 reviews 39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

Brillian sweets and icecreams. It only serves coffe from the vending machine, though. The personnel has heard the question so many times that they're now a bit rough in telling you that no, they're not a bar and don't brew coffe, if you like, there a coffee machine. Beside that, really a brilliant place for sweets and cakes in GIardini!

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Cordoba, Argentina
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170 reviews 170 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

This is a very good place to try the famous and delicious granite... topped with cream. You will never regret having tried them all.

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Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2012

Superb little Gelateria, they also made my birthday cake, which was superb. worth a visit or 5! The owners are friendly and willing to help and happy to describe what is in each little mouthful of heaven.

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La Valletta
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2012

The granita was good but i found better in Taormina. Nothing special about the place and the location,a place like others in Giardini Naxos. I will raccomend it if you are near by otherwise is not worth a walk (expecially with the warm sicilian afternoons)

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aurora ontario
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50 reviews 50 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2012

We went here for cannoli the first night and they were just delicious. I was speaking with the owners that 1st night about Canada and life in general and I can tell you that they are the nicest people you could ever meet. A couple of nights later we went for ice cream and it was just as delicious as... More 

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Staten Island, New York
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3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2012

The desserts and friendly atmosphere were a winning combination

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2012 via mobile

We have eaten here twice already and had a great experience each time! The tiramisu and pastries are delicious. Our children loved the ice cream. The delicious pastries, cakes & biscuits etc are hand made in the kitchen. The service was so friendly. It's v reasonable. It was a real gem to find this beautiful place. We can't wait to... More 

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Liverpool
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34 reviews 34 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2012

Went back a few times to make sure it was as nice as we remenbered only to find it better

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Umberto I, 390 | Lungomare IV Novembre, 199, 98030 Giardini Naxos, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Messina  >  Giardini Naxos
  • Phone Number: +39 0942 51070

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Dessert
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 1:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 1:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 1:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 1:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 1:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 1:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?