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Gelateria Artigianale Bar Dante

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Nel 1940, il maestro pasticcere messinese Dante Veronelli rileva dal napitino Jannarelli nel centro di Pizzo il Gran Bar Excelsior, che in seguito cambierà il nome in Gelateria Dante proprio in onore al suo primo proprietario, per proseguire l'attività imprenditoriale si avvale della collaborazione di un giovane pasticcere di belle speranze anche lui di Messina, Giuseppe De Maria, al secolo "Don Pippo", inventore del Tartufo di Pizzo. A seguito della morte del Veronelli, il De Maria rimane l'unico proprietario dell'esercizio.Nel 1950, Giorgio Di Iorgi il quale aveva iniziato la carriera lavorativa dentro la gelateria con il ruolo di cameriere, comincia ad apprendere l'arte della produzione del
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Breakfast, Late Night
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Italian, Cafe
FEATURES
Reservations, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Table Service
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Reviewed October 19, 2018

We came as a group for a demonstration of how the famous Tartufo is made and had a generous portion. We came back the next day and had another - it was so good. Bar Dante was established in 1940 - so must be the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

To be honest I had better ice-cream in caffes and bars near Dante. My ice-cream was only half frozen when they bring them to my table

Date of visit: September 2018
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giorgio D, Direttore generale at Gelateria Artigianale Bar Dante, responded to this reviewResponded September 26, 2018

I think you are not real people but is a profile created by other ice-cream shop in the place.

Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

Love this place. Family owned. Mothwatering gelato. My fave flavours, amarena and pistacchio. This geletaria is a little more quiet than the rest. Always met with a happy smile and courteous service. Grazie signora

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank dddMelbourne
Reviewed September 21, 2018

We came here as part of our tour. The owners showed us how the ice cream was made. The ice cream was so delicious, we returned the next day. There is a good choice of flavours.It is conveniently situated on the main square.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Traveller1XX
Reviewed September 4, 2018

Tartufo nero and tartufo bianco-Gelateria Dante it is the only place where you can understand the tartufo.Wonderful - the words are not enough to describe this tartufo experience, you have to try it yourself only here.Bravo!

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Adrian S
Reviewed August 24, 2018 via mobile

Finally a place with more INTERESTING ice cream flavors! I can’t remember the names of any of the scoops of ice cream we ordered, but one of them was a delicious mix of pistachio, gianduja and almond (incredible) It all tasted very rich, but not...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed August 5, 2018

We popped in here a couple of times for some aperitivi and coffee. Good prices, friendly service. they have an adequate cocktail list including the classic Negroni

Date of visit: July 2018
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Reviewed July 6, 2018

This is now the second time i have visited the stunning location of Pizzo. Bar Dante is in the heart of the main piazza and we visited everyday. The staff are extremely friendly and will do anything to make your visit enjoyable. The ice cream...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank cwebb2223
Reviewed July 2, 2018

Pizzo is apparently the home of tartufo ice cream. Many places in Pizzo serving this specialty. Unfortunately we were at the Cafe Dante and this was a disappointment. We were served a small tartufo, almost frozen for Euro 6. The tartufo had the size of...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank travelBerlin
Reviewed June 13, 2018 via mobile

We tried different kinds of ice cream from Dante. Every single kind was mouth-watteringly delicious. We can only recommend the place.

Date of visit: June 2018
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