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“Best Gelato you'll ever have - Be prepared to Queue, it's worth it” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Gelato Messina

Gelato Messina
Shop 1/241 Victoria St, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
+61 (0) 2 8354 1223
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Ranked #1 of 5,092 restaurants in Sydney
Price range: $3 - $63
Cuisines: Ice Cream
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
Description: Artisan Gelato Store Locations -Darlinghurst Shop 1/241 Victoria St, Darlinghurst NSW 2010Surry Hills389 Crown St, Surry Hills NSW 2010The Star Casino Cafe Court, Level G, 80 Pyrmont Street, Pyrmont NSW 2009
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“Best Gelato you'll ever have - Be prepared to Queue, it's worth it”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

It's mid winter right and even when it's frezzing cold it's like queueing at a bar on a Saturday night - the Gelato is that good. Try the bounty, or any of the specials they have on.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“Dreamy!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

This place is absolutely fantastic! The flavours are dreamy and they have a specials board filled with all sorts of amazing little delights each and every week. You'll never look back!

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“Definitely worth the wait!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

Whether you go to the one in Darlinghurst or Surry Hills, the wait is always worth it. There's nothing better than a scoop or two of Gelato Messina after a meal or as a late night snack, especially in summer.

I love the 'special' flavours that changes on a daily basis, depending on what has taken the gelatiers fancy. But you can always count on the signature flavours, like the salted caramel with white chocolate, when the specials don't tickle your fancy.

I love their gelato so much I even eat it in the middle of winter, with the added upside of less crazy crowds.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“I have dreams about the ice cream!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013 via mobile

Recommended the amazing little cakes from the laboratory... My birthday present to myself last year! Haven't tried a single thing that didn't make my mouth water. The biggest challenge is always choosing just a few flavors from the amazing range. Excellent all round!

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“Best ice cream ever”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

I lived in Sydney in 2010 and still have nightmares from this amazing ice cream. We lived in Potts Point so not too far away from the Darlinghurst shop. everytime we went there was a new ice cream and always friendly ppl working there. would recommend it to everyone who went to Sydney

  • Visited August 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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