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Gelateria La Svolta

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Via Fratelli Cairoli 6, 57033 Marciana Marina, Elba Island, Italy
+39 0565 99479
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Haarlem, The Netherlands
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45 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This gelateria does it very different. Special icecream with chili pepper, icecream with figues, milky icecream, peachy, red apple with cinnamon and many many more. The chili pepper icecream is a challenge and the owner of the shop warns you at least 2 times that it is very, very spicy. Go there and try it yourself, it's amazing!

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Thank bobvos66
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

Great ice creams and lots of choice. Staff were really helpful when our children just couldn't decide which flavours to choose. Worth a trip to the pretty little village for the ice cream alone!

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Thank Andy B
Prague, Czech Republic
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54 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

It is incredible how the quality of this little gelateria hasn't changed over the years. Still best and still top quality!

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Thank JanAndAlice
Helsinki, Finland
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 via mobile

Very good ice cream with seasonal fresh flavors. Worth a visit if you are in town. Price is right. In summer they had figs and fichi d'india tastes. Very exotic tastes.

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Thank clody69
Ashtead, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Gorgeous, flavours of ice cream which are a bit different. The Napoleone is fantastic - honey and amaretto.

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Thank Alison M
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 via mobile

There's no denying it, this is the best Gelato I've had. I spent some time in Florence seeking out the 'best' gelato places there. They were good , but nothing like my experience here. It's evident a lot of love goes into choice of ingredients (as local as possible) and the production. Don't go to Marciana Marina and miss it!!

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Thank Jong1984
London, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 via mobile

Quite simply the best. Excellent flavours that changed daily, friendly service and inexpensive price. A must visit in marciana marina!

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Thank AlexF0289
Romsey, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Pistachio ice cream one of the best ever tasted. My chocolate and salted caramel was also absolutely delicious. The intensity of flavours was the thing that struck me most here. Very creamy, lovely spot to sit just outside.

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Thank JDWB
Dorset
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

The best ice cream ever! Yes that flavour is one of the ones available but I suspect I could have eaten my way through the entire menu and loved every one. This is the relocation of a business from MIlan apparently, the owner fancied an easier life and banished himself to Elba, and why wouldn't you! He was on hols... More 

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Thank Tigersmum
New York City, New York
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

I read about there gelato on Trip Advisor and had to try it. I went back everyday and tried 6 flavors in total from carrot-lemon (not my favorite but A+ for creativity) to chocolate with orange peel which was unbelievable. My all time favorite was the pistachio.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Meals
Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Fratelli Cairoli 6, 57033 Marciana Marina, Elba Island, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Livorno  >  Elba Island  >  Marciana Marina
  • Phone Number: +39 0565 99479

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