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Cafe Roma

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Italian, Cafe, Bar
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Largo Vescovado 1, 70043, Monopoli, Italy
+39(0)80 742119 ‎
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Dublin, Ireland
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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44 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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 stars 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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237 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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 stars 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 stars 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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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 via mobile

It's a shame that such a great product (the gelato) is ruined by the stampede that is the paying and serving process. It's funny that one's view of Italians is a civilised, ordered people. No way. I have seen better behaved and ordered packs of dogs. The process of getting what you paid for is the problem. Forget it if... More 

1 Thank damomacsee
Budapest, Hungary
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 via mobile

Cafe Roma is the best place for ice cream in the middle of central Monopoli. Super nutella is a must to try, other flavours are fantastic as well. You won't be disappointed! For breakfast try the nutella filled croissant! Staff is friendly, prices are reasonable, always full with locals.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Italian, Cafe, Bar
Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
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?