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“Frozen deserts and cold service” 2 of 5 stars
Review of Ferli Gelato Espresso Bar

Ferli Gelato Espresso Bar
Ranked #6 of 21 Coffee & Tea in Miami Beach
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $3 - $10
Cuisines: Italian, Cafe
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Restaurant details
Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Seating, Street Parking, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Neighborhood: Flamingo / Lummus
Description: Ferli is an authentic Italian Gelateria offering the most delicious homemade gelato and sorbet - Italian-styled ice cream, traditional coffee and baked goods to satisfy any sweet tooth.Gelato and sorbets, smoothies and shakes, coffee and pastry, panini and salads, Ferli has something for everyone. Strait from Italy everything you taste will offer something different.At Ferli all gelato and sorbet are made from scratch on the site every day fresh using only the finest and the highest quality ingredients with no preservatives added. That's why its all gluten, cholesterol and artificial free.
Cleveland
Level Contributor
29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Frozen deserts and cold service”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2013

We went to Ferli's because it was convenient to our hotel and we had a groupon discount card - and we love ice cream. Our first try was Thursday afternoon. The handmade sign in the window said, "closed Thursday for remodelling - sorry for the inconvience," although there was no sign of any work being conducted. We returned on Saturday, the place was open but the surly server gave the impression that he was annoyed by the imposition of customers wanting a cup of gelato.

We would not have returned at all except we had credit remaining on our groupon. We tried on Sunday and the handmade sign in the window said,"back in 2 minutes." We waited more than 15 minutes and watched other potential customers try the locked door and walk away. Eventually someone showed up and opened the door. The server was unapologetic and sullen.

The shop itself is fine and in a great location. It would do well to keep regular business hours. The gelato is OK, too but not nearly as good as 4D.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 1 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“SOoOoOo Delicious!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2012

Found a Groupon Deal for this place. WELL worth it. Best gelato I've had. Usually dont write reviews but this place was too good. Enjoy!
Favorite is the hazelnut!

  • Visited December 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank dcmv9456
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Miami, Florida
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“a gelato that transports me to italy”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2012

Finally 100% authentic italian gelato!

Stumbleling through its doors during the gelateria's opening phase. I was able to meet the owner, Andrea Ferlito , whos heavy italian accent only complimented the experience. He happily described each creation of gelato that i asked to try. After 5 min of deciding which flavor, i chose PISTACCIO, it was awesome. I was literaly transported to an Italian piazza (city square) ,the only thing missing was the mussician playing an instrument in the background . Im glad summer time is here beaucse it give me and excuse to pass by and beat the heat.

  • Visited January 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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1 Thank diego t
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