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“Best frozen treats in Budapest” 5 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 #7 of 1,797 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.
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“Best frozen treats in Budapest”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

The gelato at Gelarto Rosa is spectacular, as good as some of the gelato I had in Italy. As an extra bonus, it's beautifully presented in the shape of a rose. But even if it weren't made so beautifully, I'd still rave about it because it tastes so good. My mom and I visited every day that we were in Budapest, and every single flavor we tried was fantastic.

Visited June 2013
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gelarto, Guest Relations Manager at Gelarto Rosa, responded to this review, July 10, 2013
Dear perzsa84,

Thank you very much for your post. We appreciate to be compared to gelato shops in Italy. we hope you had a lovely stay in Budapest.

Kind regards,

GelARTo Team
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“Beautiful and delicious!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

What a treat. Beautifully presented gelato. Intensely flavored, yet not overly sweet. My husband had lemon-basil and raspberry; I had cherry sorbet with pistachio and chocolate. Service is friendly and efficient, and the line moves quickly. I only wish we'd discovered this place on the first night of our trip instead of the last so we could try more flavors.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 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, July 4, 2013
Dear peppah,

Thank you very much for your post. We are glad you loved our gelato. We hope you had a great time in Budapest and wish to see you soon.

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GelARTo Team
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“Delicious and so cute”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013 via mobile

We went today, largely based on the previous reviews. It's very near the basilica and not too hard to find, though I did ask a local shopkeeper. The ice creams are delicious, with around 15 flavours-my fave was the pannacotta butter toffee one mmmmm. You get 2 flavours in a cone for 250huf who j is very reasonable. The shop is small and very cute, staff are efficient if a little sullen. We only waited a minute so no issues there. Great taste and well worth a look!

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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gelarto, Responsable relations clients at Gelarto Rosa, responded to this review, July 4, 2013
Dear Naomi1739,

We would like to thank you for your post. The price for 2 flavours is 450 huf (1,5 euro approx) and not 250 huf. We are happy you came in our shop and hope you will give us an other visit.

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“Delicious!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

There's nearly always a line, but it's well worth the ten-ish minute wait, and they work fast to create their masterpieces, I promise! Tell them your preferred flavor first, as it will form the bulk of the gelato, as opposed to the secondary flavors which are the outside "petals." The white chocolate lavender is a favorite of mine!

Visited June 2013
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gelarto, Responsable relations clients at Gelarto Rosa, responded to this review, July 3, 2013
Dear Cari J,

Thank you very much for your post. It's important for us to get your feedback, we are happy you enjoyed our shop and hope to see you soon.

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“Overated place!!”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013 via mobile

We search the place for a long time and when we found it we discovered very average place with good service but overall the place is very average and after viewing the rewiews i think the place is overated

  • Visited June 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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gelarto, Responsable relations clients at Gelarto Rosa, responded to this review, July 2, 2013
Dear Shemi4,

It would be useful for us and other TA usersto know why you do think our place is overated. It's really hard to answer as there is nothing to discuss about. We would be happy to improve according concrete critics.

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