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La Sorbetteria Castiglione

#5 of 115 Dessert in Bologna
Certificate of Excellence
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Via Castiglione 44, 40124 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 233257
07:30 - 00:00
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Sun 07:30 - 23:30
Mon - Sat 07:30 - 00:00
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3 reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Totally delicious and there is a difference in Gelatos I had chocolate and coffee People also loved the Emma Worth the visit

Thank Andrea M
Warsaw, Poland
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18 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

In country where all ice creams are delicious is hard to find really awesome gelateria. Quality, taste, fresh sorbets and butter-like chocolate are one of the brightest gems among very best dolci in Italy.

Thank Michał T
Bristol, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely little spot for gelato, lots of fantastic flavours, friendly service and delicious coffee. We stopped here a few times, both after dinner and to cool off on a warm afternoon

Thank ArwenBeaton
Pitesti, Romania
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very good ice cream ,lots of tastes, they also have sorbet. I am not a big fan of ice cream ( my friends are an they dragged me here every night after dinner to have dessert), so i've asked for sorbet instead of ice cream and it's possible, my favourite: tropical fruits! We went there every night!

Thank Irina B
Budapest, Hungary
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76 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They have seasonal fruit tastes as well and he pear with cinnamon here was so good that I don't remember ever eating a better ice cream. Also, local friends suggested that I should go there, this is not a tourist trap but a place appreciated by locals.

Thank Ágnes K
Beirut, Lebanon
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77 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Castiglione offers some of the best gelato in Bologna - excellent flavors from the familiar (fruits, yogurt) to local combinations featuring nuts. Be careful if you're allergic to nuts or eggs - many of the flavors appear to include these, and the menu is Italian-only.

Thank RaBaNaBey
Berlin, Germany
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best icecream with great selection of ice and sorbet. Would definitively reccommend going here. Had a medium sized cup with 3 flavores. So good!

Thank flosolin
Coronado, California
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277 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017

This place had just opened when we first visited Bologna in 1996 and all our friends said it was not to be missed. Needless to say, they were on the mark. It remains, according to our taste buds, Number One, and the crowds all the time bear witness to the fact. You can get coffee or tea and some pastries,... More 

Thank PeterandJinx
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170 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017

We were in Italy for 5 weeks and traveled all over - and THIS was the best gelato we had! I think we went there 3 or 4 times and it was way on the other side of town from our apartment. Track it down and go!

Thank ModeenW
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45 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

You can get probably one of the best ice creams in Italy in this lovely patisserie, which is located at about 10 minutes walking distance from the Bologna's main square, Piazza Maggiore. Amazing taste, friendly staff at reasonable prices.

Thank Evren34

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
USD 5 - USD 10
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:30 - 23:30
07:30 - 00:00
07:30 - 00:00
07:30 - 00:00
07:30 - 00:00
07:30 - 00:00
07:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Castiglione 44, 40124 Bologna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Bologna  >  Bologna>  > Santo Stefano
  • Neighbourhood: Santo Stefano
  • Phone Number: +39 051 233257

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