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Cafe Roma

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Largo Vescovado 1, 70043, Monopoli, Italy
+39(0)80 742119 ‎
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Antwerp, Belgium
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place sells traditional home made ice cream : the Tartufo ice cream is simply delicious. Around the corner is the Palazzo Vescovile, saw it's on the way if you want to go for a nice stroll in Monopoli

Thank Adelheid448
Leigh, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Situated in a pleasant square separating the old and new parts of Monopoli, Cafe Roma appears to be extremely popular with the locals. Firstly, the ice cream is to die for ( the best we've tasted in a long while) and it's a great place to people watch. It's a busy cafe and appears to be a meeting place for... More 

Thank Naiwoldis
Dublin, Ireland
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

We tried a few places before finding Cafe Roma. Our search for the best gelato in Monopoli was over. Wish we had enough time to sample all the flavours!

Thank 67cleo
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34 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

We passed by this place many times but only went there after I searched for a place with good cappuccinos on TA. I just wanted something that wasn't Illy coffee. The cappuccino was really very good(coming from a girl who deals with specialty coffee and does not drink regular milk very often)! The pastries and cookies were lovely and we... More 

Thank Anete P
Kingston, Surrey
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52 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

Fairly standard local cafe. Did not think the choice was very exciting. Also service was 3 grumpy old men. You get your ice cream then have to double back into the back of the shop to pay.

Thank KHA1
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103 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016

Excellent Ice Cream! Only inconvenient of the place is probably the high number of people waiting in line in the evening to get their ice cream!

Thank ShanghaiJo
Sherburne, New York
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65 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

My family (brother, sister, mother) and I spent 3 days in Rome, Italy before spending a week in Monopoli (my grandparents home town!). We tasted a LOT of gellato during these 10 days! But once we found Cafe Roma (very close to our vacation rental also!), we stopped trying anywhere else! Their gellato was the BEST!! We also tried a... More 

Thank kjt96
Westminster, Colorado
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273 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 4, 2016

Our trips frequently focus on great gelato, where to find it, what flavors, what cost, etc. We have been fortunate to find some lovely places along the way. This is good..

Thank judith l
Oslo, Norway
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

A bit complicated to order, but the reward is huge. We enjoyed the coco and melon tastes in particular. Highly recommended!

Thank MirjamHm
London, UK
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2015 via mobile

Yes the best caffe (cappuccino) so far we have had this holiday. Wonderful traditional cafe where the staff wear the same shirts and it's busy at passeggiata time. Fab. Recommended. In a nice square too.

Thank BinitaLondon_UK

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Italian
Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Largo Vescovado 1, 70043, Monopoli, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Puglia  >  Province of Bari  >  Monopoli
  • Phone Number: +39(0)80 742119 ‎

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