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“Worth queuing for”
Review of Gelato Messina

Gelato Messina
Ranked #1 of 135 Dessert in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $3 - $63
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Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Delivery
Neighborhood: Darlinghurst
Description: Artisan Gelato Store Locations -Darlinghurst Shop 1/241 Victoria St, Darlinghurst NSW 2010Surry Hills389 Crown St, Surry Hills NSW 2010The Star Casino Cafe Court, Level G, 80 Pyrmont Street, Pyrmont NSW 2009
Reviewed May 3, 2014

At the Crown St store there is always a line...always. Surry Hills creatives sneaking out from work during the day, young mums during the afternoon and hot dates during the evening. With all the bars and restaurants of crown st, it is always amusing to see couples in little private huddles enjoying gelato outside the store or across the road in the park.
The quality and range of gelato is fantastic. Have also had a couple of cakes as birthday cakes for friends, and these are wonderful too. The biggest challenge is what to choose, and worth noting that this is a cash only store - no cards. Service is always quick, so don't be out off by the line, it does move and it is worth it.

Thank Ali S
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Reviewed May 2, 2014

This is by far the best gelato I've ever tried. There is always a huge line no matter what one you go to. The specials are always an interesting mix of flavours and so delicious. Can't go past the salted caramel though!

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Thank Olivia S
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Reviewed May 1, 2014 via mobile

Gay old time by far the best ice cream I've ever had closely followed by the salted caramel!! Love the fact they let u try before u buy!!! Long line outside but well worth the wait!

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Thank Weegayle
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Reviewed April 30, 2014

Don't let the massive line put you off. It's popular for a reason. Amazing flavours and not as expensive as you think.

Thank Rodney P
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Reviewed April 29, 2014

Messina is not a restaurant but an ice cream parlour, but it is truly outstanding and always has long queues waiting to be served delicious gelato. There are more than one location, with the main one in Victoria St., Darlinghurst. Next door to the main ice cream shop is their laboratory, where mad scientists come up with crazy creations.

We had one of the "Fly Agaric" mushroom cakes for my birthday a couple of years ago and it was terrific. Both an eye popping surprise and really tasty. Check out the blackboard display for the daily specials, which may include prosciutto or chilli. If the Pavlova ice cream is on, grab some. The 500 ml boxes for $10 are a good deal.

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Thank Hutcho_Hutcho
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