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Bar Gelateria Ercole

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Piazza della Repubblica,18, 89812 Pizzo, Italy
+39 0963 531149
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Description: The Best Ice Cream in Pizzo Calabro, famous for truffle ice cream and...
The Best Ice Cream in Pizzo Calabro, famous for truffle ice cream and Pizzo Calabro for his taste very good, has a wonderful view, with the castle and the view from the front spike! A wonderful place to visit and Gustusissimo! Bar Gelateria Ercole ... Since 1965, Quality and Good!
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
The best Tartufo in Italia!

The best Tartufo in Italia you find in this beautiful smal city in Calabria south in Italia. It's in a piassa where you can sit outside and enjoy life forever!

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 18, 2015
Gun K
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Vinterbro, Norway
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Scenic view
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Vinterbro, Norway
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

The best Tartufo in Italia you find in this beautiful smal city in Calabria south in Italia. It's in a piassa where you can sit outside and enjoy life forever!

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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84 reviews 84 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

My Friends of Pizzo took me that little caffé, to taste the famous ice cream "Tartuffo", which has been invented in Pizzo. I have to say that home made ice cream since decades is absolutely amazing, especially in in this caffe according of my local friends, the best in the world, i can believe that. Service is charming, seating on... More 

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Germany
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Home of the tartufo. You have GOT to try this. Ice cream will never be the same. Nothing like chocolate wrapped in vanilla ice cream, then covered with chocolate powder.

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Asheville, North Carolina
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29 reviews 29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

This is our favorite gelateria in Pizzo. The assortment of flavors makes it quite difficult to choose. Luckily, whatever you do decide to indulge in is absolutely scrumptious. This was also our after dinner coffee stop most nights. The servers are friendly, professional and after a few nights we ended up talking with them about their experiences, how much they... More 

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norwich
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

This is a great place to come and have ice cream and watch the world go by. The ice cream is delicious and we also spent a few evenings just having a drink and a chat with the friendly staff overlooking the piazza.

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Coatbridge, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We have an apartment in Pizzo and this is our local where we come for coffee and of course the fantastic ice cream. The bar staff are exceptionally friendly especially Toto who is our new best friend!

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Villarodin-Bourget, France
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014 via mobile

Absolutely the best Tartufo in Pizzo. And for me it was best desert of all. Very kindly staff and great view on Piazza and sunset. Highly recommended!!!!

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Kilkenny
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

A little on the expensive site but excellent service with fresh food and homemade ice cream. Definitely the best Tartufo we sampled in Pizzo.

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

We stayed in Pizzo for a week and we came here every day to use the wife and have coffee or an aperitivo and of course the wonderful tartufo di Pizzo. We tried another gelateria on our last day, but it wasn't as good. Very friendly service - by the end we felt like locals. There are 12 other gelaterias... More 

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Los Osos, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Come to the Piazza Republic in the evening and watch the sky darken over the ocean (and maybe chat a bit with the old fellows, some of whom speak pretty good English). And, when it gets dark, have a seat at the Bar Ercole Gelateria and order a Tartufo. This nugget of gelato with a liquid hazelnut chocolate center is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Piazza della Repubblica,18, 89812 Pizzo, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Calabria  >  Province of Vibo Valentia  >  Pizzo
  • Phone Number: +39 0963 531149

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Scenic view

Description

The Best Ice Cream in Pizzo Calabro, famous for truffle ice cream and Pizzo Calabro for his taste very good, has a wonderful view, with the castle and the view from the front spike! A wonderful place to visit and Gustusissimo! Bar Gelateria Ercole ... Since 1965, Quality and Good!

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