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Calle la Calzada | Frente a PorterHous, Granada, Nicaragua
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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016

Omg, did I die and go to heaven? I came here twice and had to hold myself back from visiting every day. The gelato was out of this world and there were lots of tempting flavors to choose from. Friendly staff, too.

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Thank Sandy N
Kelowna, Canada
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365 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016

Really very bad tasting ice cream - extremely fatty & leaves a horrible greasy taste your tongue. There's an Eskimo (the Nicaraguan local ice cream brand) logo on the Montebianco sign inside, which appears to be the reason why this is not gelato or quality ice cream at all. If you want gelato try Super Frutto Gelato, located next to... More 

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

I am not a gelato fanatic, so I don't have a lot to compare this to. I stopped in after another excellent pizza at Monna Lisa. They had about 10 flavors available, which I thought was limited as I usually go to ice cream places. I settled on plain chocolate for comparison reasons and really liked it. It had a... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015

if you've ever had a real gelato do not go here... we were all excited since they marketed so well - it's the nicest looking gelato place on the street. so disappointed. the gelato has a chemical taste and is sickly sweet... also very overpriced for what it is. if you just want a cold sweet desert this might do... More 

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Granada Nicaragua
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Not great Ice Cream/Gelato…taste and texture wise on a par with what you get in bulk in the supermarket. Decent assortment of flavors. Really expensive…1.75 for a small cup (as in really small) suitable for a little kid. Larger size is 2.50 and that is a silly price for this kind of ice cream. On the other hand..it is cold... More 

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Thank Amen9
Toronto
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We loved the gelato here...lots of great flavours, including a few make with water (no milk). $1.75 for a cone or cup, so price not bad. There is a nice courtyard to sit inside to enjoy your ice cream. We would look forward to our afternoon gelato treat.

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

We would stop here daily during our stay in Granada. Nice service, wonderful gelato. Perfect in the Nica heat!

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houston
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014 via mobile

Good gelato w limited but tasty selection. (Inside courtyard or outside people watching to choose from). No chocolate unfortunately.

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Thank alyosha09
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014 via mobile

Rich creamy ice cream a small but tightly packed cup for $1.75 can't beat that. Great staff and nice gardens and pleasant setting

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

This place was great after a meal on "tourist lane." They had a variety of flavors but only one or two that were "local" (the rest being normal flavors.) The only unique flavor was dulce de leche. It was so hot outside that my ice cream instantly melted...get it in a bowl!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle la Calzada | Frente a PorterHous, Granada, Nicaragua
  • Location: Central America  >  Nicaragua  >  Granada Department  >  Granada

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