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The Gelato Fiasco Old Port

425 Fore Street, Portland, ME 04101
207-699-4314
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Ranked #5 of 537 Restaurants in Portland
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $2 - $7
Cuisines: Coffee Shop, Dessert, Ice Cream
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Dining options: Late Night
Description: Discover Portland's new dessert menu with 30 flavors of gelato and sorbetto daily from a growing collection of more than 1,000 flavors. Try as many flavors as you wish and squeeze as many as you want into any dish. Full coffee and espresso bar available. Open 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. every day.
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Bridgewater MA
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70 reviews 70 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

cute atmosphere. It was really not crowded and made for a better experience for us. We hung out and played old school battleship.

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Cape Neddick, Maine
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This place came highly recommended and we couldn't wait to try it. It's a beautiful shop with a huge display of the available gelato flavors. Samples are abundant which helps you decide (some of the interesting flavors were: butter beer, vanilla bean cheesecake, salted caramel, espresso, - the list just goes on and on). The service was friendly and efficient,... More

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Orlando, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Wide variety of fresh gelato made everyday. It's actually hard to choose, but they do let you sample. AWESOME liquid chocolate (hot chocolate).

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Palm Harbor, FL
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171 reviews 171 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Gelato Fiasco - Knock off of Gorgeous Gelato but the product is mediocre compared to them. Still OK. More favors variety than Gorgeous Gelato but not necessarily better.

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Tokyo, Japan
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

We are gelato fiends and loved the crazy flavor combos in this place. Favorites were The pumpkin pie and sweet resurgum (eaten separately!) The pumpkin actually tasted of pumpkins plus spice rather than just the spices alone. And the resurgum's almond, burnt sugar, chocolate chips, and caramel combo was something we wish we could get at home.

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We were so excited to see and taste REAL gelatto just like we had in Rome, Italy! The presentation is as gorgeous as the taste, and the variety of flavors (including their own creations) were impressive. Go and enjoy a little taste of Italy!

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Calgary, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014 via mobile

Went here the first night and we were not at all impressed. Having been in Italy during one of the hottest summers ever we ate a lot of gelato. This is more like the consistency of ice cream it doesn't have the smoothness or light flavour of true gelato. Make the trip across the street to Gorgeous Gelato if you... More

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chicago
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

So many flavor story choose from! All fabulous! Friendly servers and a nice environment if you want to eat your gelato there!

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Westwood, Massachusetts
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97 reviews 97 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

So... I went back & forth across the street to Gorgeous Gelato to see where I would enjoy my one indulgence... Fiasco won out due to it's much broader selection of gelato (and sorbets) and an incredibly friendly staff that truly wants you to TRY/TASTE EVERYTHING... they just seemed psyched to be there... while at the counter, an employee popped... More

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Newport, Rhode Island
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56 reviews 56 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We mistakenly thought this was the other gelato store someone told us about. Lucky for us. The gelato was great. We especially loved the chocolate salty pretzel. They had the more bold flavors and we really enjoyed it.

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Additional Information about The Gelato Fiasco Old Port

Address: 425 Fore Street, Portland, ME 04101
Phone Number: 207-699-4314
Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
Average Prices: USD 2 - 7
Cuisine: Coffee Shop, Dessert, Ice Cream

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