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“Slight edge over Frost”

Pistacchio - Gelato Naturale Italiano
Ranked #13 of 62 Dessert in Tucson
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed April 9, 2013

I had the fortune of being in Tucson for a week and having a gelato every night (don't have this at home!). I alternated between Frost and Allegro, and both are fantastic. However, I want to give Allegro the slight edge because 1) the biscotti biscuit is better, 2) they will mix two flavors in a small size, and 3) they are slightly less expensive.

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Reviewed April 7, 2013

We were intrigued by the look of the place - with the fancy rotating display of the gelatos. We tried a few flavours and don't remember disliking any of them. My wife loved her chocolate gelato, but I'd highly recommend the pistachio gelato.

I'll be going back here if/when I'm in Tucson again.

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Reviewed April 7, 2013

The generous sampling allowance is a sweet welcome, especially as myriad choices are all beckoning for a taste. I settled on three this time: cinnamon, grasping the spice with power, kiwi, because who can peel or scoop so many kiwi as quickly as one enjoys this gelato made from the fruit itself and a splatter of spicy chocolate sorbet, the sorbet flavor of the day with a hint of zing wrapped in deep dark chocolate. Be sure to keep your sampling spoons since you will want to share and try those your friends have chosen! I am not a frozen dessert fan, yet I will return for Allegro il Gelato because of its true fruit natural ingredients, smooth creamy texture without overshadowing sugars, and lightness. Make it one of your Tucsonian delights.

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Reviewed April 6, 2013

Ivan is a true Italian and graduated from a gelato school in Italy and crafts some of the best stuff to hit your taste buds ever. He uses only natural, fresh, and high quality ingredients. There are so many flavors that are my "favorites." Some of which are strawberry (which tastes just like fresh strawberries from Central Valley in CA, if you have ever had THAT great taste experience), salted caramel, pistachio, lavendar, chocolate, etc. etc.

The place is small and they have these really cool refrigeration units that rotate and display the gelato. There are also tables outside and since the weather in Tucson year-round is pretty good, that's also a nice place to enjoy your gelato.

Simply, you absolutely MUST try this "Best of Tucson" if you come here!

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Reviewed March 15, 2013

Pleasantly surprised! Not too sweet as some gelato can be, just simple perfection. Lots of flavors to choose from. I'll be back!

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