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Old Bridge Gelateria

#27 of 770 Dessert in Rome
#138 of 10,605 Places to Eat in Rome
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Prati
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Viale Dei Bastioni di Michelangelo 5, 00192 Rome, Italy
+39 328 411 9478
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9:00 am - 2:00 am
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Sun 2:30 pm - 2:00 am
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 2:00 am
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Portland, Oregon
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nearby where I was crashing and some of the best gelato I've had in Rome or anywhere else. The price wasn't a ripoff and that was pretty cool considering prices in the center and the staff was nice. I stopped by as often as I could during my last short trip.

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Thank Stewie G
St. Petersburg, Russia
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25 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The first time when I was so disappointed picking up the place with a good rate on Tripadvisor. The ice cream wasn't tasty at all and I really do not understand all the great reviews. I had stracciatella and zabaione tastes - the former had very hard and crunchy pieces of chocolate which wasn't even good chocolate and the ice... More 

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Thank Elena Z
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Most recomended ice cream in Itally, next to the Vatican city wall next to Piazza Del Risorgimento, you have to try the Nutella and chocolate with chocolate chuncks on a cone, we had to come back the next day from far away, most recomended

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Thank Gerardo R
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Today, we had our ice cream from here after our dinner. It was reasonably tasty. Its amount was quite huge, compared to the others. However, the staff was really impatient to allow us to choose our favourite flavours among many ones. Anyway, it would be a nice place for everyone to have average delicious ice cream after your Vatican visit.

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Thank Ali S
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7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

True Italian ice cream. Very tasty and creamy. Vanilla, pistachio, Nutella, nocciola and amaretto - tasted and enjoyed.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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99 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2016

Was recommended this place by a friend and paid it a visit after the Vatican museums on a hot day in July. I was not disappointed, the ice cream was amazing! I loved the variety of the flavours. Some I had never seen before. The only reason I can't give it a 5 is because my partner is lactose intolerant... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2016

I've been going to Old Bridge near the Vatican (on the way from St. Peter's Square to the museum) on visits to Rome for 15 years. It remains the best gelato - and best priced (2 big scoops for 2 euro) I've had in Italy. Definitely make a stop. It's much better than the gelaterias in the center and listed... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2016 via mobile

We got to this place by it being reccommended by a family member, who lived in the neighborhood for several years. I tried it 8 years ago and I was amazed. I tried it this year too and found many more options to buy and taste. You can't actually choose from all of them at once, that's why you have... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2016

Excelent sellers. It could be interesting to be able to pay in Credit Card in order to avoid to go to the bankomat.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2016 via mobile

Great gelato. Good selection of flavours. For €4 you get 4 flavours. You get a lot of gelato for €4, unlike other places that give you small scoops and that's it. If like me you like ice cream in "reasonable " quantities, you will appreciate this place more than other places that sell ice cream. You will not be disappointed.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
2:30 pm - 2:00 am
Monday
9:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
9:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
9:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
9:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
9:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
9:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Viale Dei Bastioni di Michelangelo 5, 00192 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Prati
  • Neighborhood: Prati
  • Phone Number: +39 328 411 9478

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Prati
Just steps away from the chaos of the center, Prati is the closest Rome gets to calm. Meticulously planned in a neat grid, quite unlike neighboring Borgo, Prati is a local favorite for its aesthetic organization and wide streets lined with a range of boutiques for every shopping fantasy. Nonnis pushing baby carriages and gossiping teens own every inch of the sidewalk, but that’s only during business hours. Once the sun sets, quirky sidestreet bars celebrate aperitivo hour, those evening cocktails that help wash away the tensions of Roman life.
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