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Il Massimo del Gelato

#9 of 403 Dessert in Milan
#128 of 6,743 Places to Eat in Milan
Certificate of Excellence
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Via Lodovico Castelvetro 18, 20154 Milan, Italy
+39 02 349 4943
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

They have the best gelato that I've ever tried! At least 8 types of chocolate flavors, for example 70-100% or from different locations from instance Fiji. I'm super satisfied!!

Thank Krisztina G
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After reading some great reviews about this place, my bf and I decided to go for a stroll to try it out. I ordered pistachio, ginger and some nougat flavour in a 3-scoop cup. He got 3 different chocolate flavours, which is what they are known for. The chocolate flavours were ok, although one had a granulated sugar texture. The... More 

Thank Backpacker14
Barcelona, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A bit far from everything else but totally worth it and the prices are great and the gelato is amazing. Two scoops in a cup for €2.70 compared to the €6-9 euros charged by other places for not as good gelato. Best bet is to find a nice restaurant out that way and make it the start to your night.... More 

Thank James L
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

For sure, this is one of the most delicious ice cream i ever tried. This historical Gelateria makes the ice cream using the genuine and very good ingredients. The fruit ice cream is simply amazing. Also the Pistacchio is unbelievable! And of course al the chocolates! The nice owner will suggest you which is the best taste of the season!!!

Thank jhonny75
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The most amazing gelato I have ever had. I can't even describe how good it is. Texture and flavor - perfect. Pistachio 100% Siciliano is spectacular. Please open in Australia!

Thank Haley M
Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were recommended to go here by some Italian colleagues and was definitely worth the visit. A great variety of flavors, one of the best assortment I've seen in Italy! The gelato was delicious and creamy. A hive for locals and a must try!

Thank Keen_Travel_Couple
Basel, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had luck to have this gelato near our hotel during our stay thus we had it 1 or 2 times a day! I love those gelato made of fruits, the tastes were so rich that I believed I was in paradise. Price is decent, come and queue for it!

Thank Nevaeh S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When the locals are queuing 5 deep to gain a ticket to purchase gelato - you know it will be great tasting ! We were helped with our broken Italian to order some amazing flavour - pistachio, melon, blueberry, salted caramel - just fantastic,clean flavours. Staff were so helpful . We even braved the mosquitoes to stand outside and eat... More 

Thank happybunny0
Chester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful !! Don't go anywhere else - its the best in the city !!! The locals are queuing at 10pm for the most delicious gelato ever ! Amazing flavors; plenty of choice. Cant wait to return - thank you xxx

Thank vacationgirl1973
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

This gelato matches up to much more expensive gelato available near the duomo and they have tons of flavors! The Aztec chocolate was amazing.

Thank Sydney V

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Cash Only
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Lodovico Castelvetro 18, 20154 Milan, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Milan
  • Phone Number: +39 02 349 4943
The ice cream shop Il Massimo del Gelato, was born in Milan in 2001. Unlike other ice cream shops that love to surprise and study extravagant tastes, tastes are without exaggeration, the attention is paid only to the quality. We like to show our customers the freshness of our raw materials by placing fruit boxes at the entrance. Every day we choose carefully the best ingredients and we create an ice cream able to rediscover the pleasure of a color, a perfume, a texture and a forgotten taste. The Maestro Gelatiere Massimo Travani offers a unique collection of chocolate ice cream in Milan: 100% cocoa, Criollo, Domori Venezuelan to 75%, with chili, with cinnamon, stuffed with candied orange and Grand Marnier and many other original creations made from chocolate . Products of the shop: homemade ice cream, granita (ice and pure fresh fruits), cakes and cold pastry.

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