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Gelateria La Dolce Vita

#23 of 813 Dessert in Rome
#111 of 10,139 Places to Eat in Rome
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Via Cavour 306 | Roma, 00184 Rome, Italy
+39 06 8892 2877
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Ice cream was on point! cheap and affordable. you can really tell it's homemade. if you are feeling brave try the limonene

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Charleston, South Carolina
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30 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not all gelato is the same. This is real, homemade gelato at a great price. Many flavor options and the owner has lots of personality. There are many fakes in the area so beware. This place had delicious gelato!

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MarioV9, Proprietario at Gelateria La Dolce Vita, responded to this review

dear friend it is true .... not all the ice cream is good .. Thank you for your opinion More 

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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Shop is located near to the Colosseum (and pretty close to our Hotel too) so had to take a try. It was worth it - as a friend of ice creams, I liked it a lot.

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MarioV9, Proprietario at Gelateria La Dolce Vita, responded to this review

dear friend, thank you very much for your visit and for your beautiful recensione.i'm happy. More 

Baltimore, MD
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19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very friendly owner of this gelateria and a good selection of gelato! We came in when the euro cup Ba,e between Italy and Spain was on. The owner was really into the game but still served us watching the game and engaging with us.

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MarioV9, Proprietario at Gelateria La Dolce Vita, responded to this review

dear friend, thank you very much for your wonderful review. I'm happy. More 

Boca Raton, Florida
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53 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have never had Ricotta Gelato so I had to try it...one taste and my husband and I were in LOVE!!! Never saw it again in any of the many Gelato places we visited so had to go back for more before we left...PS Free Whipped Cream if you desire, and no rip-off tourist prices, even though it's in a... More 

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MarioV9, Proprietario at Gelateria La Dolce Vita, responded to this review

dear customer thank you very much for your wonderful review. I'm glad you enjoyed the ricotta and figs. More 

Raleigh, NC
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49 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

That pretty much says it all. All the Gelato shops we hit had terrific fare, so when these guys distinguish themselves with great service and whipped cream on top, they deserve a shout out.

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MarioV9, Proprietario at Gelateria La Dolce Vita, responded to this review

dear customer thank you very much for your visit. More 

Hudiksvall, Sweden
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

As a galeto/ ice cream lover I was exited to try out this highly rated gelateria in the center of Rome, but really, it was nothing special. Tasted as gelato tastes like in Italy. Prefer the Swedish home made or Haegendaaz better. Service nothing special either. Gelato tasted good but also nothing special.

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MarioV9, Proprietario at Gelateria La Dolce Vita, responded to this review
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säkert i världen, är den svenska glass den mest kända .......... Tack. More 

Pleasanton, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

So glad we didn't stop at the "fancy, expensive" gelato shop down the street! La Dolce Vita is nothing fancy but incredible ice cream! My son loved the strawberry while I truly can say I had the best ever mixed berry gelato. Other two flavours were just as good.Very friendly and personal service, plastic chairs to sit on out front... More 

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MarioV9, Proprietario at Gelateria La Dolce Vita, responded to this review

dear friend, thank you for your visit and for your nice review. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

Best gelato in Rome. Probably the best I've had in Italy. Served with whipped cream, it's inspired. With a chocolate nut cone, incredible. Just go there.

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dear friend, thank you for your visit More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

Close to the Colosseum you find this ice cream salon. Great service, clean, huge variety and delicious flavors (like ricotta & fig). Definitely worth trying!

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MarioV9, Proprietario at Gelateria La Dolce Vita, responded to this review

dear friend, thank you very much for your wonderful review. I'm happy. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$2 - $6
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Cavour 306 | Roma, 00184 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Monti
  • Neighborhood: Monti
  • Phone Number: +39 06 8892 2877
Description
Here you can find the best home made ice cream in Roma.Try it and you'll forget most of us. LA DOLCE VITA.

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Monti
Monti is Rome’s rebel yell. This neighborhood just west of Termini train station mixes grit with fun as it continues to fight for its reputation as a magnet for the artsy, alternative, and hipster. Every season, quirky boutiques and food spots sprout up on its cobblestone streets. The neighborhood supports unique and homegrown businesses that cater to its longtime residents as well as hipsters on the hunt. Hang out at Piazza della Madonna dei Monti anytime after lunch and you'll always find something going on.
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