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Bar Gelateria Ercole

#1 of 11 Dessert in Pizzo
Certificate of Excellence
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Piazza della Repubblica,18, 89812 Pizzo, Italy
+39 0963 531149
8:00 am - 11:59 pm
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Thu - Tue 8:00 am - 11:59 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Is my second time in Pizzo and I can only tell you that that taste of the ice cream is just divine. The Bar is a must visit place if you ever arrive to Pizzo Calabro as I learned that Bar Ercole is a place where the ice cream manufacture and recipe is a family tradition and the Tartufo, the... More 

Thank Alexandra S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the café 3 years ago and even though we this time are located in Tropea we needed to go back to Pizzo for the Tartufo as spender as last time

Thank Per S
Altenburg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

excellent ice cream and the great variety of flavors make it the best for me, huge ice cream cup, delicious tartufo friendly waiters , lovely place

Thank helmutshowen
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Grazie e un arrivederci a presto. More 

Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

Up to its reputation! We came to Pizzo exclusively in order to have uno Tartuffo originale from Ercole and were enchanted by the its smooth and flavourful taste. It had nothing in common with the one we tried in Tropea. This place is definitely worth a visit if you are in the southern portion of Calabria.

Thank sstephane974
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White Heath, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

We came here as part of a group. We were told that this place had the best Tartufo. We had eaten some at another restaurant the night before and it did not compare. The portion was generous. The gelato was light.and smooth. Yum! Service was also very good.

Thank Elizabeth M
Coatbridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

This Gelateria in Pizzo is fantastic. Great selection of different ice cream desserts but famous for "Tartufo" which is chocolate ice cream with hazelnut chocolate sauce in centre. Also a bar. Great placed in Piazza Della Republica to people watch

Thank Silverf0x1888
New York City
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016

Yes, a great tartufo. The pistachio had crisp chopped pistacchios on top and a chocolate fondant in the center. The classic was delicious as well. Nice service and delicious ice cream!!

Thank Clio47
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016 via mobile

Very friendly and as the man would say 'spot on' best ice cream and service I have experienced, well worth a visit and hear the church bells ring.

Thank Paul B
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

What a wonderful experience it was to savour the superb gelato that is known as Tartufo.....it truely cannot get any better than this.....I had the Vulcano one, which was totally earth shattering Hope one day I have the opportunity to return here again

Thank Anthony S
Pizzo, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

Amazing delicious ice cream. Rafael and staff are super nice. Rafael has helped us with the Italian language. He taught us a lot. Thanks for the nice moments with you

Thank Catrine S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
Italian, Cafe, Street Food, Gluten Free
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Scenic view, Bar scene, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 am - 11:59 pm
8:00 am - 11:59 pm
8:00 am - 11:59 pm
8:00 am - 11:59 pm
8:00 am - 11:59 pm
8:00 am - 11:59 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza della Repubblica,18, 89812 Pizzo, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Calabria  >  Province of Vibo Valentia  >  Pizzo
  • Phone Number: +39 0963 531149
The Best Ice Cream in Pizzo Calabro, famous for truffle ice cream and Pizzo Calabro for his taste very good, has a wonderful view, with the castle and the view from the front spike! A wonderful place to visit and Gustusissimo!

Bar Gelateria Ercole ... Since 1965, Quality and Good!

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