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Cremeria San Francesco

) #21 of 116 Dessert in Bologna #250 of 1,556 Places to Eat in Bologna $, Italian
Piazza San Francesco 1/b, 40122 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 233230
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good13%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Mar 21, 2017
Jan 12, 2017
“good gelato”
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Piazza San Francesco 1/b, 40122 Bologna, Italy
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Reviewed March 21, 2017

It's a small shop, tucked away but if you are near, you need to pop in. Fantastic delicious flavors but beware of the Lemon one as it has lots of ginger in it!! A real palate simulator :-)

Thank Greg-Elsa64
Reviewed January 12, 2017

I’m not sure if this is a one-woman shop, but the owner was there and served us when we visited. Only a handful of flavors, but only natural ingredients are used. Always a good thing. I would come back here for sure since I thought...More

Thank alldayieat
Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

One of the best gelateria of Bologne. The Lady was very friendly and helpful. I took What she suggested. Excellent gelato. Worth the detour.

Thank marieequebec
Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

We are trying all the various ice cream places in Bologna , and this one did not disappoint ! My daughter is not as into ice cream as I am but was full of praise for the peach sorbet . I had a lovely mellow...More

Thank Amanda_B145
Reviewed March 13, 2016 via mobile

Lovely small place. Sells delicious ice cream that isn't too "sickly". There's a nice square outside the shop too where you can sit on a bench and enjoy your ice cream in the sun!!

Thank lovelyharry12
Reviewed October 30, 2015 via mobile

I had a cup of gianduia, nocciola and croccante di mandorle, whilst my son chose double gianduia and vaniglia. We agreed it was delicious ice cream, with a perfect texture, and a bargain at €3 each. The hazelnut was especially tasty. Highly recommended.

Thank TheDashingDiner
Reviewed October 17, 2014

Definitely some of the best gelato I've ever had. Simple and delicious. Reasonable pricing. Friendly service. If you're in Bologna, do yourself a favor and check it out.

Thank Ronna L
Reviewed October 11, 2013

Hands down the best gelato I had during a recent three-week trip to Italy. The skill and the quality of ingredients were top-notch. And the service I received was charming and hospitable despite my limited Italian.

Thank BonnieLeeW
Reviewed September 13, 2013

We are seasoned ice cream and sorbet junkies and have sought out the best in towns and cities all over Italy. We thought the best we had eaten was in Campo Santa Margherita in Venice and one we cannot recall the name of in Lucca...More

2  Thank Liz P
Reviewed August 2, 2013

I was just looking around for some gelatto, when exiting basilica San Francesco I spotted this cremeria. The ice creams are gorgeous, probably one of the best in Italy.

Thank jjsendor
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Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza San Francesco 1/b, 40122 Bologna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Bologna  >  Bologna
  • Phone Number: +39 051 233230