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Gelato Messina

#1 of 125 Dessert in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighborhood:
Darlinghurst
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Shop 1/241 Victoria St | Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
+61 2 8354 1223
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Today
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Sun - Thu 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Toronto, Ontario
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went to try this ice cream parlour after a long walk. It was great, the ice cream tasted excellent. One thing though, their price is higher than average.

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We stopped at the circular quay store on the way to the harbour yesterday and wow, best gelato ever! I had tiramisu and white choc hazelnut and both are to die for!! Gelato lovers - look no further, this is the place for you!!

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Thank travelwithbev86
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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

OMG!!! My hubby found this amazing gelato store thanks to trip advisor and it did not disappoint. Rubina, the lady who served us our delicious ice cream was super patient giving us different flavors to try and then offering us a glass of water while we sat outside eating. If you love ice cream, this is a must!!!

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Thank Monicahg78
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped by after dinner one Monday night. While the rest of the street wasn't very busy, there was standing room only at Gelato Messina - a testament to its quality! My husband got the almond coconut which he very much enjoyed. I wasn't going to get anything but then I spied a salted caramel coffee gelato that I couldn't... More 

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Thank Darlene R
Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want to experience something different then this is the place for your taste buds. Expect the unexpected- you prepare for what you think the taste should be but hold on, it is quite different. Amazing!

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Thank CVS60
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49 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Go now! Flavours are out of control amazing. Love this place!!!! The lines can be a little long on a Saturday night, but they do move quickly so don't let that deter you.

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Thank KFonz
Sydney, Australia
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Benji will not allow us to walk past but sits down until they give him some ice cream! Nearly always a queue and no wonder why!

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Thank NickandBenji
Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Once you've tried the delights of Gelato Messina you will NEVER be able to eat other so-called gelato brands or ice creams again. This is the real deal, the best gelato outside Italy. The ingredients are fresh, authentic and seasonal, and the queues out the door at any time of year are all the confirmation you need that Gelato Messina... More 

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Thank Fluffytale
Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing icecream well worth the hipe.Too many choices but a great reason to come back and try another flavour.

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Sydney, Australia
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Love going to the factory, parking is easier than the main retail outlets, you can see them through glass windows working away in the factory, try some icreams and choose your favourite - love the coconut and pandan. Then pop across the road to Saporium and walk around that whole food complex including around the back to Archie Rose for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$3 - $63
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 1/241 Victoria St | Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Darlinghurst
  • Neighborhood: Darlinghurst
  • Phone Number: +61 2 8354 1223
Description
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Darlinghurst
Home of the small bar revolution in Sydney, Darlinghurst has more bars per capita than any other suburb. Themes range from American whiskey bars and 1950’s theme bars to hidden bars requiring secret passwords. Oxford Street is the "Gay Capital" of Australia, where gay and lesbian-friendly venues feature “diva shows” and dancing until the morning. Vintage lovers flock to Crown Street, and small designer boutiques can be found along Victoria and Bourke Streets. Dining in Darlinghurst is a gastronomic adventure. Food from all over the world is on the menu, from American ribs to tapas, sushi to gelato and every ethnicity in between.
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