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“Ice cream that looks and tastes good” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Gelarto Rosa

Gelarto Rosa
Szent Istvan ter 3, Budapest 1051, Hungary
+36 70 383 1071
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Ranked #4 of 1,582 restaurants in Budapest
Cuisines: Ice Cream
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
Description: Located in the center of Budapest (Basilica), Gelarto Rosa is THE BEST ice cream in this town! Owner, the charismatic Niki Szokron studied the secrets of old Italian family recipes straight from the source in Italy and brought it back to her city. The philosophy behind it: fresh and true quality ingredients, old Italian traditions, modern technic and as final touch, add artistic creativity.The pretty ice cream girls at Niki's shop "create" each and every portion or cone as a unique artwork using ice cream as art material. It's simply amazing! Don't miss Peti (the barista) great Italian style coffee, and have real French macaroon from Juliette McAron.
Brighton, United Kingdom
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“Ice cream that looks and tastes good”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

Had seen this place on TripAdvisor and looked forward to trying it. It did not disappoint! Fun watching the flower being created - suggest three flavours for a great bloom. There are many unusual flavours to choose from. Ask for your favourite first - it will make up the main part of your ice cream, and the next flavours make the petals.

Visited May 2013
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gelarto, Responsable relations clients at Gelarto Rosa, responded to this review, May 9, 2013
Dear Cathy K,

A great thank you for your post. We are very pleased you enjoyed our shop. You are more than welcome anytime.

Kind rgards,

GelARTo Team
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Parma, Ohio, United States
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“Cold Ice Cream for Hot Budapest”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

Last week it was sweltering in Budapest. Walk down the steps from the front of St. Steven's Basilica and at the first building off the square on the right you will find this cute place. Lines out the door. Pistachio with vanilla in the center--I thought I was quite creative. Love the roses, I mean where else will you see this?

  • Visited May 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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gelarto, Guest Relations Manager at Gelarto Rosa, responded to this review, May 8, 2013
Dear Lis K,

Thanks a lot for sharing your post. Our ice-cream is good at anytime, come and visit us again as soon as possible.

Kind regards,

GelARTo Team
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“Pretty and tasty”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013 via mobile

We got these icecreams mainly for the look of them, but the actual icecream itself is delicious. One tip - ask for the flavour that you want the most of first, as that will fill the majority of your cone. Well worth a visit.

  • Visited May 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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gelarto, Guest Relations Manager at Gelarto Rosa, responded to this review, May 7, 2013
Dear ajs245,

Thank you very much for your post. We hope seeing you very soon in our shop.

Kind regards,

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Budapest, Hungary
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“Great location, great gelato, interesting and unusual flavors”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

We've been living in Budapest for 10 years, and hit Gelarto Rosa at least once a week. The pistachio is rich, intensely creamy and, because it's made with actual pistachios, actually tastes like them. For an unusual treat try the olive gelato, and by all means don't skip the macaroons. Great coffee too, and run by some excellent folks. A marvelous place.

Visited May 2013
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gelarto, Guest Relations Manager at Gelarto Rosa, responded to this review, May 8, 2013
Dear ajs245,

Thank you very much for your post and sharing your pictures. We are happy and proud to see you every week.

Best regards,

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“As good as they say - watch the location”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2013

Every bit as good as they say. Note however that the TripAdvisor app has the location miles out on the map. The address is also wrong. It is not in Szent Istvan Ter but just off it in Hercegprimas utca – a few doors down from the Square in front of St. Stephen’s. They do quite decent macaroons too.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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gelarto, Responsable relations clients at Gelarto Rosa, responded to this review, May 6, 2013
Dear Jandelle,

Many thanks for your post. We are glad you appreciate our ice-cream and the macaroons.

Kind regards,

GelARTo Team
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