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Gelateria Islanda

#15 of 107 Dessert in Bologna
#119 of 1,421 Places to Eat in Bologna
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Saragozza 65 E | Quartiere Saragozza, 40123 Bologna, Italy
39051334076
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12:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Mon - Sat 12:00 am - 12:00 am
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Frankfurt, Germany
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49 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Excellent creative ice creams (one of the best in Bologna), friendly staff, regret we didn't make it there more than twice, long opening hours, accessible for wheelchairs.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

On a hot day, this gelateria is a must for weary travellers. The home made ice lollies are delicious.

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London, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

I enjoyed a wonderful, tasty ice cream with Pistacchio, mascapone, Zabiaone and Bolognese cream all in one cone. It was delicious!

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London, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013 via mobile

We stayed in an apartment just along the street from Gelateria Islanda. Having been recommended to it by the apartment owner, it was the first place we visited. The choice of flavours and quality of the product kept us coming back every day of our stay!

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Poinciana, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013 via mobile

We are spending a couple of weeks in and around Bologna and have been to quite a few gelaterias. We were just coming back from our walk to San Luca when we happened to notice Islanda. Immediately chose the Ricotta and Pear - unusual pairing we thought at first but not after tasting it.

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Thank jzbz
Castel Guelfo di Bologna, Italy
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

just in the edge of the city center, it deserves the trip: huge amount of flavours, all of them are amazing. some other ice cream shop may have one flavour which is better than the islanda version, but no other shop has such quality in every single flavour. my bests are yogurt, pistacchio and stracciatella, but also kibana (kiwi and... More 

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Thank Nicolas Z
Bologna, Italy
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138 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2012

High quality ice cream without "coloranti" (mint is white for istance and not green as usual), the also deliver ice creram at home

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Thank Silvia1969
Akureyri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2011

In the heart of Bologna there is a very special ice cream-shop: “Gelateria Islanda”, where ice cream is made with love by Andrea . The ice creams are made with natural ingredients and seasonal products. All the flavors are are delicious combined in a refined way. The taste of tradition goes together with the pleasure of experiencing new things. If... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$3 - $5
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Monday
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Saragozza 65 E | Quartiere Saragozza, 40123 Bologna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Bologna  >  Bologna
  • Phone Number: 39051334076
Description
GELATERIA ISLANDA IS A CHILDHOOD DREAM.
THE DREAM OF A CHILD WHO ASKED FOR AND RECEIVED AN ICE-CREAM MAKER AS A GIFT FOR HIS EIGTH BIRTHDAY, AND WHO NEVER STOPPED CREATING EVERY POSSIBLE ICE-CREAM FLAVOR FOR HIS FAMILY AND FRIENDS' JOY.
A CHILD WHO GREW UP AND WENT TO WORK IN A BANK, AND ONE DAY DECIDED TO QUIT BEING AN ADULT, SO THAT HE COULD MAKE HIS CHILDHOOD DREAM COME TRUE.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?