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L'Era Glaciale

Santa Lucia, 9/11, 72014 Cisternino, Italy
3207963853
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Ranked #1 of 61 restaurants in Cisternino
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $4
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Late Night
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Vienna
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

I was already super stuffed from all the local delicacies like the salsiccia but I couldn't pass this gelateria. Very nice service and super good ice cream. Don't miss it.

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Antwerp, Belgium
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103 reviews 103 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

This is a nice place to eat some gelato. We loved the chocolate gelato and the yoghurt-gelato. This last one was very special! Nice place!

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Berkhamsted
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29 reviews 29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

As soon as I walked through the door, despite it being a busy summer evening, I was met with a huge friendly smile from the owner and just seeing the selection in front of me brought back childhood holiday memories of agonising over the choice of what seemed a so exotic coffee or citron icecream. Now so many more flavours... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

The ice creams here are truly authentic and unusual. The fig and almond are delicious and the owner gave us an amazing history of how the caramelised fig is produced with the almond. Clearly in late summer the figs are fresh so would be even more special. I have to say the village of Cisternino is great possibly nicer than... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

After tasting every variety in the store we settled on the best combinations. The Fig and Chocolate were standout but then again they were all fantastic. What an oasis.

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Pennsylvania
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40 reviews 40 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

We stopped by L'Era Glaciale and were immediately drawn in by the very friendly owner, Mimmo. And then we tasted his gelato -- fantastico! So creamy with fabulous flavors. We chatted some more with Mimmo and couldn't believe it when he invited us into the back of the store to see his gelato machine -- what a wonderful opportunity! Mimmo... More

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

This wonderful family run shop only sells ice cream and ice cream cakes. The flavours are unusual and they make their ice creams based on the fresh fruit available at the time.

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Milano, Lombardia, Italy
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26 reviews 26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013 via mobile

Molto molto buona e anche proprietaria molto simpatica! Really yummy ice cream and great service. To try out...

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Welwyn, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

Every day on our trulli holiday we walked 3km through country lanes to get our ice-cream from L'Era Glaciale, and then walked back. Fig, Stracciatella, various chocolate, coffee etc. Phew. Fab. If you are in Cisternino, track it down. Delightful. And the 'Proprietario' is smiley and patient.

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Naples, Campania, Italy
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013

Went in with a screaming two year old. Owners were a lovely couple who took great care of us. The ice cream was very tasty. We had the Fig flavor and it was "put an instant smile on your face" delicious!

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