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“Good ice cream ruined by rude server”

Cristallo Caffe Gelateria
Ranked #4 of 14 Dessert in Riva Del Garda
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Scenic view, Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast
Reviewed August 20, 2013

It felt as if we asked for a huge favour when we wanted to taste a bit of the nutella ice cream. The server grudgingly obliged. We then asked for a scoop of the same and got served while the woman was constantly muttering in Italian. We were then told off for wasting a precious spoon by accidentally throwing it in the bin and asking for another one.

While the ice cream was pretty good, the service completely ruined it for us.

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Reviewed August 15, 2013

This place has become my local when I am in Riva. The staff work so hard from very early in the morning right through until the early hours providing fantastic food and fast, friendly & courteous service. If having just a drink they always bring some nibbles to go with it which could be crisps, peanuts, olives or even a small fruit cocktail ! They have a big screen TV and show the major sporting events and often have a live singer or band on too. You can sit inside or outside, both are spotlessly clean, prices are reasonable, it's just a great place to be!

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Reviewed August 8, 2013

Fantastic lemon sorbet, though the kids thought their Biscotti ice cream was better elsewhere. Fair prices and you can sit by the harbour and watch the boats come and go.

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Reviewed August 4, 2013

Great service and Friendly staff, loved the yogurt specials and the German beer was great too. even though the we at to put up with Elton John Videos the café had a great atmosphere.

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Reviewed July 29, 2013

Lovely spot near the harbour. pleasant staff and good quality snacks. 10% off for Crystal clients. Big screen inside for sporting etc. events. Gets very crowded and is popular with all nationalities who visit Riva with the exception of the locals! Worth a visit----or two.

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