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“Italy in Tucson”

Pistacchio - Gelato Naturale Italiano
Ranked #9 of 58 Dessert in Tucson
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Bar scene, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Seating, Takeout
Knoxville, Tennessee
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70 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“Italy in Tucson”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2013

Creamy goodness that comes in all sorts of different flavors. We tried the coconut and the salty caramel. Both excellent.

Visited June 2013
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  • English first
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English first
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Most unbelievable and incomparable gelato this side of the Atlantic.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2013 via mobile

Best gelato in town from a young Italian owner. Great, sleek, high-tech (stainless-steel) decor. Ask to try as many of their seasonal ~20 flavors, they don't mind. Each one is the most savory taste of that flavor you've ever had.

  • Visited June 2013
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North Reading, MA
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69 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Slight edge over Frost”
5 of 5 bubbles 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.

  • Visited March 2013
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CA
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45 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“The. Best. Pistachio. Gelato.”
5 of 5 bubbles 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.

  • Visited April 2013
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South Windsor, CT USA
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Tasting glory”
4 of 5 bubbles 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.

  • Visited April 2013
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