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Bottega Bocca di Dama

#371 of 777 Dessert in Rome
#3,814 of 10,726 Places to Eat in Rome
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Navona / Pantheon / Campo de’ Fiori
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Via Arenula 17/18, 00186 Rome, Italy
+39 06 6880 3136
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Tue - Thu 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 12:00 am
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Berlin, Germany
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

We went to Bocca di Dama expecting some decent Gelato. The place appears not a tourist trap as some many others around do. But don't be deceived by that. The ice cream is watery, portions are minuscule. To be avoided.

Thank kr0elle
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016

Oh my gosh, Gelato! Go here, put that beautiful, creamy, frozen stuff in your face! We stumbled into this place, and went back twice more after that. Considering it was over close to 3 km from our hotel, that tells you about the gelato! It was obviously small batch, and home made. Get the coffee, it has little flakes of... More 

Thank Danielle W
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

One of the best ice cream I've tasted in a long time, not only in Rome but anywhere. Also the place looked clean and trendy! Would def. come back some day!

Thank JorroCooper
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

Awesome little dessert place gelato and small desserts. Tea, water soda reasonably priced. Small seating area inside large park across the street.

Thank Jody Lynne Y
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

Wow! How good was the coco and pistachio gelati! Amazingly fresh and tasty. My wife had tiramisu and said it was soooo good! Not too sweet but full of flavour! The guy was also very friendly and helpful! Going back tomorrow for more!!

Thank Tony B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 20, 2016 via mobile

Ate pear, berry and chocolate flavour ice creams. Amazing! Rich taste, decent price and it looked like the atmosphere is also very cosy yet haven't been upstairs!

Thank Ieva S
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35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2015 via mobile

We stopped by for quick gellato. Place looks great, very stylish, advertised by home made ice creams. Great then - we left €5 for 4 portions. Well, portions was small and gellato was tasteless. Just average sweet ice creams. Service was impolite. I'm giving 3 because of the nice local and cool inside room where you can sit and eat... More 

Thank Inżynier S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2015 via mobile

Didn't eat here but grabbed a gelato on the run Wow! The dark chocolate was to die for and I cannot imagine a more flavoursome gelato experience . If in the neighborhood this is well worth the stop.

Thank Docballs
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 11, 2015

We stopped off for a quick lunch. The food is good, service friendly. Ice cream lovely. Happily call in there again.

Thank Charles J
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2015 via mobile

Probably the best ice cream we had in Rome, and that's saying something. If you're passing by don't miss it. Lots of other treats on offer too.

Thank BradP790

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Arenula 17/18, 00186 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Navona / Pantheon / Campo de’ Fiori
  • Neighborhood: Navona / Pantheon / Campo de’ Fiori
  • Phone Number: +39 06 6880 3136

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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