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Borgo Pio 179, 00193 Rome, Italy
+39 06 683 2971
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good13%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“ice cream” (81 reviews)
“gelateria” (30 reviews)
“gelato” (119 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Borgo Pio 179, 00193 Rome, Italy
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Reviewed August 1, 2017

This was the best ice cream in this area but not in Rome. Nice selection of flavours and it was freshly made.

Thank sports1mad
Reviewed July 26, 2017 via mobile

Had the lemon gelato and my wife had the lime ginger. Very nice, not too sweet and not too tart. Service behind the counter was great.

Thank chris z
Reviewed July 25, 2017

Small but good and near to the Vatican. Plenty of ice cream choices and nice biscuits. The coffee was also good.

Thank S8577TZstephenb
Reviewed July 19, 2017 via mobile

Probably the best ice cream parlor in Rome! If you go to the Vatican, in a second street parallel to its walls you will find this paradise of lovers of honest hand made ice cream from fresh and great ingredients! Here you fall in love...More

Thank Milan K
Reviewed July 12, 2017 via mobile

So many different options and they let you try them first, sooo good! I got cherry ricotta and hazelnut together

Thank MallZak
Reviewed July 11, 2017 via mobile

We got gelato from here every single night we were in Rome. It's FANTASTIC!!!!!!!!! The owner is super nice, and everyone there is very friendly. It was the best gelato I've ever had. I am missing it now that I am back home and thinking...More

Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed July 6, 2017 via mobile

Hedera is an incredible dessert shop with a very friendly owner and staff. We were in Rome 3 days and came here every day! Delicious gelato. The peach granita is the best I've ever had!!! Especially with their fresh cream. LOVE THIS PLACE!

Thank Michelle P
Reviewed June 22, 2017 via mobile

Came here after reading reviews and after tasting a few flavours we decided to go for the secret flavour which was really good although to this day we can't figure out what flavour it is! This was also our first gelato experience in Italy so...More

Thank Sue Ann L
Reviewed June 18, 2017 via mobile

This is the place that makes the Pope's birthday ice cream cake... and there is a good reason why. Ask for the owner Nando who is full of personality and is happy to let you try his creations before you decide which one to indulge...More

Thank ExecTravel1075
Reviewed June 14, 2017 via mobile

Romantic area, short walk from the Vatican. Some of the best tasting ice cream i've ever had. Definetely recommended if you are in the area.

Thank Benjamin M
Vatican / Borgo
Frocked priests, colorful Swiss Guards, insistent
souvenir shop owners, flag-waving tour guides, and
pilgrims from around the world. This is the Vatican
and Borgo, Rome's most recognized neighborhood which
acts as Vatican City's front yard. Aside from the
souvenir boutiques and a few food spots, the only
business conducted here is papal. In the daytime, the
tiny medieval sector bustles with holy activity, as
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October 4, 2017|
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Response from FerdinandoCer | Property representative |
Just walk in... :-)
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January 21, 2015|
Response from Lhealy17 | Reviewed this property |
They open at noon!
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Borgo Pio 179, 00193 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Vatican / Borgo
  • Neighborhood: Vatican / Borgo
  • Phone Number: +39 06 683 2971
  • E-mail
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