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“Delicious.” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Giapo Ice Cream

Giapo Ice Cream
279 Queen Street | Next to the Civic Theatre, Auckland 1010, New Zealand (Formerly Giapo Ice Cream & Research Kitchen)
095503677
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Ranked #2 of 1,175 restaurants in Auckland
Price range: $5 - $6
Cuisines: Kosher, Vegan, Ice Cream, New Zealand
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night, Dessert
Waitakere, Auckland, New Zealand
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“Delicious.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

Love this place. So many flavours to try and they are all yum! We will need to go back lots more to try everything.

Visited April 2013
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New Plymouth
2 reviews
“From fabulous ice cream, to excellent entertainment.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013

At first walking down auckland's main road, its easy to get caught up in the pace and just keep walking by, weaving in and out of the odd shop that catches one's eye.
Out of all the shops, bazaars and malls i dont think its possible to miss the iconic purple ice cream shop Giapo.
Filled with unique and world renowned flavors, from California Pistachio, to rarer delights like the Raspberries and riesling. Unlike many other gelato merchants scattered sporadically around town; Giapo creates refined ice cream with unmatched strength of flavor and texture.
This is partly due to the wholesomeness of the ingredients, freshness of products and the passionate care taken over every step to try and become the best ice cream shop in the world!
With seating available, and entertainment never far away - i highly recommend making the stop here, one you try it, you'll find yourself back there at any opportunity.

  • Visited April 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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Geneva, Switzerland
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49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
“It's good but I wouldn't rave about it...”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013

Don't get me wrong. It may have been the choice of flavours we ordered. We tried the Dark Chocolate with Laphroaig (yes, scotch whisky) which was excellent!

However the wild berries flavour fell very short of our expectations. If we had only taken the chocolate one then the rating would have been a 4.

Other than that good value for money if you get 2 scoops in one bowl for $6.5 (especially if you're a couple. Vs 2 bowls/1 scoop each at $10).

  • Visited April 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Hong Kong
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5 restaurant reviews
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77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
“Waste of calories”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

I am an ice cream lover and there is nothing much to love about this place. Yes organic and fresh but I can’t taste organic so it didn’t matter. I tasted a bit of everything and there’s nothing special, no need to go.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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“Beautiful Ice Cream”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

Stumbled upon this place by pure accident and it was the best decision ever! I met the owner who let me try the ice cream before i got a cup. It's so nice to have ice cream that is made fresh everyday and you get gorgeous toppings on it too! I had the Christchurch hazelnut...could have eaten the whole tub - yum!

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