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Dolce Idea Gennaro Bottone

#1 of 116 Dessert in Naples
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Via Gennaro Serra 78, 80132, Naples, Italy
+39 081 764 2832
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9:30 am - 8:00 pm
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Milan
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87 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed October 27, 2016 via mobile

Got a box of chocolates and tasted 2 of them only, but that's enough to say that it tastes like PARADISE:) Excellent chocolate!

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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

This was an amazing chocolate shop. The care and love for the craft of chocolate making was evident in every piece of chocolate!

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Naples, Italy
1 review
Reviewed July 27, 2016

The shop offers a great variety of fabulous chocolates ranging from classical to new flavours and forms

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Oxford
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70 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed July 9, 2016

Came here after reading the trip advisor reviews. The ice cream tartufo was as good as they say; and in a variety of flavors. I also tried a couple of other other offerings and settled on buying the little chocolate cups in which alcohol can be served. They are hard to find elsewhere and look pretty good quality. The lady... More 

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New York City, New York
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55 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed May 15, 2016

This was an amazing way to start our day in Naples. The chocolate is amazing, smooth, crisp, and delicious. Try the ice cream truffles, they are huge, and are very shareable. The chocolate covered and candy covered nuts and fruits were equally delicious. This shop is all local made goods, right down to the chocolate!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed March 21, 2016

This place was the sweetest experience of my Italian trip. We walked into the small shop...the girl was so nice and helpful. The chocolate looked amazing. She saw us struggling to decide what to buy. Next thing I knew she is handing us both amazing chocolate. I was afraid because due to the language barrier earlier that day I had... More 

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Lomita, California, United States
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89 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed October 6, 2015

We came here as the first stop of the Eat In Italy food tour. I was more looking forward to pasta and the other dishes that is until I had the - Tartufo Gelato. It is a wonderful creation that can not be described so much as the be experienced. The nuts and chocolate and various layers all make this... More 

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New England
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630 reviews
358 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 445 helpful votes
Reviewed September 29, 2015

Yes, truffled gelato shaped like a snowball filled with all sorts of wonderful and varied flavors - I chose the fig and my husband chose the chocolate orange. Thanks to Eat in Italy Food Tours, operated by Francesco Civita, for introducing us to this amazing and unique spot! The lovely proprietress shared a few of the delicious chocolates made on... More 

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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed March 23, 2015

“A compulsory stop!”the tartuffo ice cream is to die for. Well worth the trip to the Vomero.and They are very informative..

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Naples, Italy
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18 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed March 17, 2015

Went to this chocolate shop with my daughter on a school field trip. They are very informative and showed the children (and us parents and teachers) how they put the presents in the chocolate eggs! Their chocolate is VERY GOOD!!!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Delivery, Reservations, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Takeout
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 1:30 pm
Monday
9:30 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
9:30 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
9:30 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
9:30 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
9:30 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
9:30 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Gennaro Serra 78, 80132, Naples, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Campania  >  Province of Naples  >  Naples
  • Phone Number: +39 081 764 2832
Description
The chocolate manufacturer master The king of Neapolitan chocolate is undoubtedly Gennaro Bottone, who since 1979 has delighted the tastes of Neapolitan people with some products that put together the handicraft honesty, the fantasy and the creative art. For this reason Bottone's firm is called Dolce Idea "Sweet Idea". In confirmation of that the chocolate is seen as a chalk to shape according to the taste of the customer and to the fantasy of pastry-cook. This has been a winning choice, seeing that Bottone's firm, even if young, has already received many national and international prizes for its seriousness and quality. The packaging also is attended in every detail, a complicate word which indicates only the boxing up of the product, because even if the substance is the most important thing, the shape can not be neglected. So "Dolce Idea" has recently had a working of restyling by Rotella's studios, which has created a sober and harmonious collection of white boxes, with a sample logos of cacao's branch. They are used instead blue and red boxes for the Panettone and the Pandoro. The people who want distinguish absolutely themselves can have exclusive and personalized boxes. It s a way not to forget the ancient tastes and colours mixed to a touch of modernity. At the end This is not only a sweet idea, but also a tasteful idea, because the tastes and the eyes can not be nourished only with series' products. Franchising - Social Network: Facebook Fan Page Dolce Idea di Gennaro Bottone

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