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Don Gelato

#12 of 94 Dessert in Palermo
#147 of 1,405 Places to Eat in Palermo
Certificate of Excellence
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Via Maqueda 298, 90134, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
+39 391 306 0030
08:00 - 02:00
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Miami, Florida
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped by and tried this favorite dessert. My strawberry gelato was the best and the fresh squeezed orange juice was tasty as well. Nice, clean and comfortable.

Thank bbowebs
Altdorf bei Nurnberg, Germany
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had an iceacream there in March and it was allright but I expected more from an Italian place. It tastes rather like chemical flavours than fruit. The options are also rather just a few (6 pr 8 flavours) which is weird for a place that deals only with iceacream products. It s rather a meeting place for Italian teenies... More 

Thank NovacCC
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92 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Tons of fresh flavours! Friendly services and free wifi! Small cup sizes but just enough and good value! Love!

Thank Quin M
Essex, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

I really like this place. Delicious Cannoli and Ice cream among other typical Sicilian sweets. You can eat in or take away and there's free wifi! Friendly and attentive staff, give this place a go.

Thank LouiLouiLou
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146 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2016

This is trendy ice cream shop on via Maqueda. We were there on November evening, so not perfect setting for an ice cream. But it looked inviting so we opted for small cups. Taste was exceptional, I would doubt they are natural. Anyway, we enjoyed our ice cream and were bitterly disappointed that the bottom of the cup is convex.... More 

Thank sulcslo
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

I have been walking through one of the main roads in downtown when I come across Don Gelato.At first sight I thought this was the usual junk food place for budget tourists and couldn't be more wrong than that! In a nutshell I had "gelato" twice and so my wife and we were absolutely delighted.They put a counter there as... More 

Thank mikep_05
Portland, Oregon
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187 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016

We stopped in here today and were pleasantly surprised with the pricing, the flavors and the cleanliness of the place. My friend had anguria which was very good and I had fior di latte. We will definitely be back if we have the time!

Thank kebnertravel
London, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Great and accessible cafe which will feel familiar to tourists as a Commercial coffee bar. Lovely cakes (I recommend the cassatina). Friendly staff and free wifi!

Thank Hollymedy
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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510 reviews
234 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 220 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Gelato at it's finest! The two guys working the counter in this place were earning their keep. We were served quickly and allowed to taste samples. The flavors were amazing.

Thank Chris L
Palermo, Italy
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Every time I go to "don Gelato" is an new experience. Everything is super!! You can eat ice creams, milkshake, donuts, biscuits and all is so sweet and perfect. The staff is also kind. Thus... You HAVE TO try Don Gelato !!

1 Thank Franziska98

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Italian, Cafe
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Free Wifi, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Maqueda 298, 90134, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Palermo  >  Palermo
  • Phone Number: +39 391 306 0030
Don Gelato, Sicilian Taste.

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