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Corso Italia 16, 80067, Sorrento, Italy
+39 081 878 1364
09:00 - 23:50
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Fermo, Italy
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Excellent meal at this restaurant. Had an amazing plate of pasta with seafood. My husband had pasta fagioli which was delicious. Fresh summer salad of tomatoes with slivered onions and borlotti beans. Really nice bottle of white wine and topped off with a very special glass of Grappa.

Thank Catherine W
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39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

We had multiple ice creams from here. Absolutely amazing with dozens of flavours. We also had a pizza take away one night and enjoyed them in our apartment. Really good place

Thank Paul C
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2016

This place is great for gelatto and pizza, Lots of choice and excellent quality. The staff are friendly, but be aware, they have pizza cookery lessons on some days which means there are a couple of hours where they can't serve pizza.

Thank Ella S
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 November 2016

We were recommended to go to the Bougainvillea by our taxi driver for the best ice cream . So glad we took his advice. Very extensive selection of ice cream and by far the best that we had in Sorrento. We also had a savoury ham and cheese crepe that was delicious too. Restaurant frequented by locals ,always a good... More 

Thank Claire C
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Although my husband and I vowed we wouldn't repeat restaurants while we were in Italy, we went 2 times to this restaurant because we loved it so much. The staff and owner were so incredibly nice to us and not to mention the food! The dessert menu is bigger than the food menu (and the food menu is big). We... More 

Thank Jimara D
Brooklyn, New York
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016

The gelato in the store is amazing. Lots of favors that are totally authentic. We were coming regularly for a treat and then we found that there was a gelato making class. What fun! Teresa gave a great class in the kitchen where we each had a hand at making gelato.

Thank juliaaudrey2015
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94 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2016

We return to this shop everytime we are in Sorrento. The selection is the best, some of the favorite Flavors are not found at any other Gelato shops throughout Italy. Lot of inside seating with tables and chairs, also some outside tables and chairs as well. Pastries always fresh and good. Prices are good, even cheaper that other gelato shops... More 

Thank bellame
England, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Wandering around Sorrento we fancied stopping for coffee. We walked into this place, past the wide range of cakes and ice cream and ordered coffee. Cafe is clean, bright and spacious and the food, cakes and ice cream looked good. It was a pleasant place to stop for a quick coffee.

Thank tka123
Hull, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Learned to make gellato from Terresa who is the third generation owner.of this scrumptous gellaterium! Learned so much and had fun: how to select fresh lemons, how make homemade gellato without a machine, how to tell if it's the real deal! Wonderful to support these proud family businesses and artisans!

Thank dianemermigas
Durham, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016

We called in here as we were staying at Maria Theresa's B&B. It is a sensational place. The choice of food & range of ice creams & desserts is phenomenal. It is sooooo clean you could eat off the floor.

Thank NellyGizzelly1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:50
09:00 - 23:50
09:00 - 23:50
09:00 - 23:50
09:00 - 23:50
09:00 - 23:50
09:00 - 23:50
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Corso Italia 16, 80067, Sorrento, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Campania  >  Province of Naples  >  Sorrento
  • Phone Number: +39 081 878 1364

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