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La Carapina

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Viale Umberto I 25, Gravedona, Italy
340 2655431
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Fortun8
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43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

You can say all you want this has to be the greatest ice cream in Italy simply Devine it had people sat across the road on the edge of the lake. Tubs are from €2:50 flavours are from heaven🍧

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1 Thank Lawrence M
belfast
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225 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

lots of choice and busy we place. Would recommend the gelato. On the lake front and staff are friendly enough.

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Thank Inder M
Fareham, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016

After two weeks holiday in and around Gravedona, we all have to conclude that this place simply serves the best ice creams ever!

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1 Thank icdavid
Tenterden, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

Believe the reviews. There's a reason there is a cried outside this place in the evenings. Great ice cream, great friendly service and very good prices.

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1 Thank Simon B
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89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

I'm not surprised that some gelateria is on the first place of the tripadvisor's ranking. It is usually so that ice cream taste good. But this place is extremely good! We have already tried some of the flavours, but pistachio and roasted almonds are the best ones. Worth driving every evening the awful 5 km long serpentine road.

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Kings Langley, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

This place is a great little gelateria. A vast array of seemingly home made flavours. A variety of cones. It never seems to close. There is plenty of seating outside on the lake promenade. Grab an ice cream and watch the world go by. So good it was all we had for dinner one evening!

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Thank Melanie B
maryland usa
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76 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

In our trips to Italy, we have enjoyed gelato as often as possible, and this is one of the best. The place is often a bit crowded, but we never waited long. The service was cheerful. I especially loved the range of flavors - some I had never tried before. Fresh, flavorful, creamy, cold - just the right amount of... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

Without a doubt the best ice cream ever. The queues say it all (they go down really quickly). Service is always really good also.

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1 Thank Katherine O
Posa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

If you're anywhere near Gravedona on a late summer afternoon or early evening (especially on Saturday or Sunday) - you have to stop by for a wonderful experience at La Carapina. It's not just the excellent ice cream (as the name “Gelateria Artigianale” suggests – everything’s made on the premises). It's also the staff: always smiling, helpful, and eager to... More 

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Clinton, Tennessee
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78 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

Excellent gelato in beautiful Gravedona. Generous portions of very flavorful and fresh gelatos at a very reasonable price.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Viale Umberto I 25, Gravedona, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Lake Como  >  Gravedona
  • Phone Number: 340 2655431

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