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Corso Italia 16, 80067, Sorrento, Italy
+39 081 878 1364
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9:00 am - 11:50 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 11:50 pm
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Melbourne, Australia
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a nice place to stop when walking down the main road in Sorrento. The waiting staff were very friendly and attentive and the pizzas were quite good. The best part of the meal was the gelato - they have a wide variety and choice of flavours and were absolutely delicious! Must visit!

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Thank Romy16
Sunderland, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Yes the gelato was nice but my husband and were appalled by the lady with short blonde hairs attitude. She was rude to my husband after she didn't read the report properly and demanded the ice cream and and banged the tubs on the counter! Such a shame as we wanted to do an ice cream making class but we... More 

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Thank Karly C
Melbourne, Australia
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43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Every tub of gelato looked amazing that it was so hard selecting which flavour we wanted therefore returned several times. All the flavours we had were amazing.

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Thank Maree D
Falkirk, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Located in the main road through the the Sorrento centre, it was very easy to find. Great choice of flavours and they were delicious. My wife struggles with gluten free products and they have gluten free cone and although limited to the fruit flavours, gluten free ice cream too.

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Thank DavLau2013
Sandhurst, United Kingdom
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114 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited twice for ice-creams during our stay in Sorrento. There was a good selection of ice-cream flavours and the ones we chose were very tasty. The prices were comparable with other places in Sorrento and the service fine. in the evening there were tables out on the street from where we enjoyed some people-watching!

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Thank Emily H
Worcester, United Kingdom
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214 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We all rocked up to this place one evening after eating dinner in one of the local restaurants and not being prepared to pay the cost of their desserts. Shortly after leaving and walking along the road to the local hospital we came across this place. It has an enormous selection of ice creams and specialises in crepes too. There... More 

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Thank helenandpaul13
Sunderland, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On our recent stay to Sorrento we visited Bougainvillea and we were very impressed by the food, a great variety was to be had and the specials are always to be considered ( Thank you Maria Teresa my lovely wife really enjoyed your black pasta seafood special). The waiting staff are very friendly and so attentive. The menu has a... More 

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Thank brian0346
London, United Kingdom
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162 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This establishment is a great "commercial" option for desserts. The waiter took a few attempts to understand our order and service was slow. Pricing is hit and miss with some cheap options and some expensive/overpriced varieties. A generous three stars - there are better local options.

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Thank lestamunda
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65 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here on our holiday in Sorrento after an evening meal out. So although I didn't quite think I could manage eating anything else the flavours available here drew me in! It was a lovely place and the people serving were very accommodating. The were also many lactose free flavours available which is a massive bonus for us.

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Thank C J
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is the best place for ice cream. So many flavours so much choice. Only problem is we weren't there long enough to try them all. The staff are really friendly too.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Delivery
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 11:50 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 11:50 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 11:50 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 11:50 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 11:50 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 11:50 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 11:50 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Corso Italia 16, 80067, Sorrento, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Campania  >  Province of Naples  >  Sorrento
  • Phone Number: +39 081 878 1364

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?