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via Lungomare Bettolo, 16036 Recco, Italy
+39 0185 74280
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Milan, Italy
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234 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

I was here with friends on a sunny day, and after eating (in a dfferent place) we moved here for coffees and icecream. I really suggest the "Coppa Cavassa": an abundant mix of icecream and fruit !

Thank Pece_77
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

First day in Recco a local suggested to try the ice cream at Cavassa, not only the ice cream is awesome but they also have vegan ones and the super friendly staff suggested us where to go for dinner!!! Obviously we have been back during our holiday many other times!

Thank tamara s
Noosaville, Australia
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106 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

Café in the morning, gelato(and the best) all day and our favourite a good Gin and Tonic any time. Attentive, great drinks, snacks and staff. Again this is a haunt of the locals and has been for many years and that says a lot about an establishment. Do you self a favour GO.

Thank Desmond H
Budapest, Hungary
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63 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

I sat on the terrace one evening with the idea to have a drink with some snacks. I was waiting for 10 minutes but nothing happened. Nobody of the staff was asking if I want anything or what. Of course I left...

Thank Robert R
London, United Kingdom
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102 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2015

I used this outlet on four out of six mornings during the week. it was that good. They have a reliable wifi.

Thank S-Milano
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87 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2015

Stayed in Recco recently for a week. This wonderful gelateria was a hop from our hotel so obviously every time we passed it we just had to stop and sample more flavours. Truly wonderful ice creams - generous helpings too - and very reasonably priced. Decent coffee for 1€ too. Amazing.

Thank Lajoux
Treviso, Italy
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88 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2015

I use to frequently enjoy a couple of spring and/or summer weekends in Camogli, Santa Margherita or Portofino and even if Recco is not a nice place it absolutely deserves a trip just to eat the best "gelato" in the Riviera. Cavassa is one of the few real ice cream maker who is not using artificial pre-prepared mixture or flavors.... More 

Thank Lavitainviaggio
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2015 via mobile

You can buy here really delicous ice cream in many tastes. It was really big so you can enjoy the tastes easily. There is free toilette and there are seats so you can sit down with your group. Try it!

Thank Máté T
Perugia, Umbria, Italy
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2014 via mobile

One of the best ice cream I've tried! (And I'm really love ice creams) The spot is amazing, in front of the beach, under some trees u can pacefully see the sunset tasting one of the many flavours they offer! I tried in a 5€ cup (MASSIVE) zabaione nocciola gianduia and crema... Really worth, leave the highway, go there and... More 

Thank V Augusto M
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116 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 177 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2014

Very difficult to rate Cavassa. Ice Cream is legendary, it worths Excellent VOTE. But service, kindness, business sense is very poor. In summer on saturday nights with flock of tourists (they come to Recco just for food not for the seaside), at 23 hrs they seem disturbed by the clients... somehow funny in a country, a region, a city in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Cafe
After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: via Lungomare Bettolo, 16036 Recco, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Recco
  • Phone Number: +39 0185 74280

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?