We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“Best Authentic home made gelato”
Review of Casa Del Gelato

Casa Del Gelato
Ranked #34 of 105 Dessert in Melbourne
Price range: $3 - $7
Neighborhood: Lygon Street
Restaurant details
Neighborhood: Lygon Street
Melbourne
Level 6 Contributor
135 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“Best Authentic home made gelato”
Reviewed April 20, 2013

A treat for the kids led us to treating ourselves too. Best gelato in Melbourne!
We all had gelati for $20.
Molto bene!

  • Visited April 2013
    • Value
    • Atmosphere
    • Service
    • Food
Helpful?
Thank abbiestar
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a Review

61 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    40
    15
    3
    3
    0
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Level 6 Contributor
117 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“Best gelato in melbourne!”
Reviewed March 23, 2013 via mobile

Smooth, creamy and wonderfully flavoured gelato. Traditional, has been there for many years, and the quality has not changed. Great place for gelato!

    • Value
    • Atmosphere
    • Service
    • Food
Helpful?
Thank Goodfoodgoodkarma
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Melbourne
Level 6 Contributor
97 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
“Something for everyone - never disappoints - quintessential gelato”
Reviewed January 21, 2013 via mobile

Took the whole family here after a restaurant meal as we have done many times over the last 25 years ... What can I say other than 'bellisimo'.

Rather than pay over $70 for desserts elsewhere we came here and had beautiful gelato for $30.

We all have a variety of tastes to cater for and this Carlton institution never disappoints.

Finding a parking space is always a nightmare in Lygon Street but patience and a bit of a walk eventually pays off.

There was a bit of a wait which was understandable as ice cream takes time to serve and the place was packed but they get through the customers pretty fast.

We were lucky enough to score a table outside where we could all sit down (usually as rare as a car space LOL).

At $5 for a small cup it is not cheap but it is so good they deserve to get that price and is in line with other, inferior ice cream places.

(I noticed the soy flavours after I had ordered so will definitely try them next time).

This place is perfecto !

    • Value
    • Atmosphere
    • Service
    • Food
Helpful?
Thank ladycatrin
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Sydney, Australia
Level 4 Contributor
28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“My first taste of soy gelato”
Reviewed January 6, 2013

If yu want to try soy based gelato, then here's a place. They have about 6-8 flavours of soy based gelato from memory. I tried the choc which was interesting and true to the soy nutty flavour.
As for other flavours, my family said that the gelato wasn't as good as Messina Gelato in Sydney. Sorry.... Store was busy and well placed in Lygon St. Across the road from Forza Italia souvenir shop.

Visited January 2013
Helpful?
Thank scorpioalejandra
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Melbourne, Australia
Level 5 Contributor
58 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“It's best gelato i ever ate ”
Reviewed January 5, 2013 via mobile

If you want to try some gelato.. Come to this place.. If you are a coffee lover like me, try their coffee flavour gelato.. It's so coffee! Their chocolate also taste like you are eating dark chocolate.. Not too sweet but very chocolate! My other favourite are rum raisin and Zabaglione (or egg nog) ... Darn delicious!

Helpful?
Thank Kepikkecil
This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveler and not of TripAdvisor LLC nor of its partners.

Travelers who viewed Casa Del Gelato also viewed

 
Melbourne, Victoria
 

Been to Casa Del Gelato? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing