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Il Massimo del Gelato

#15 of 439 Dessert in Milan
#135 of 6,736 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 3 days ago NEW 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

easy to find, great service, gelato on another level. incredible range of flavor choices. pistachio is out of this world

Thank Emily A
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Better than Rome... better than Florence... and definitely the best in Milan! The line that spoils out on to the street art 11pm at night soaks for itself. The locals go for this gelato. In short... Probably the best in Italy... enough said.

Thank John C
Constanta, Romania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Here you will find traditional/classic gelato flavors done with high quality ingredients, occasionally with a twist or a small innovation, but their offering is mainly built around the principle of respecting the integrity of the core ingredient. It is definitely worth the the try.

Thank Ramona D
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

By far the best Gelato/Ice Cream I have ever tasted. I had 1 scoop of Amaretto and 1 scoop of Pistachio. Would highly recommend the Amaretto if you are a fan! Price was also very reasonable. It was about 20 mins walk from Sempione Park but it was well worth it. Would go back again

Thank James R
Milan, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

Closed to Corso Sempione, this is a place ti be for ice cream in town. At least 5 types of chocolate, different fruit and a lot of tasty offer. Personnel is not that kind, but there are so many people that is hard to follow everyone. Really a place to be.

Thank Alessandra C
Key Largo, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Just might be - there are a few of these gelateria's around Milan. We visited the one at Piazza Risorgimento a few times and each time the gelato was incredible. If you are near one, make sure you stop - you too might agree this is the best gelato on the planet. My favorite is stracciatella

Thank Owner-KonaKai-Resort
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

Oh my god this shop should be everywhere! None can judge any ice cream before going to this gelateria. Many flavours, kind staff serving, well organised and not expensive.

Thank MatthewAroundWorld
Milan, Italy
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14 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

Honestly? If icecream doesn't taste good, it's either rotten or something went wrong while making it, so it's obvious the icecream sold here tastes good. Icecream generally does. I tried two or the famous variety of chocolate here and one tasted like barely refined chocolate syrup and the other tasted like barely refined cocoa powder. Coconut barely tasted like coconut,... More 

Thank KeiKojishi
Basel, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

A bit of a trek out to this place but we walked through the Brera district and came back by tram. The ice cream selection is large and the pear ice cream was wonderful and there were also lots of different chocolate ice creams which taste like good quality chocolate. However there are other artisan ice cream shops closer to... More 

Thank judithvb

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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
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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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