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Gelateria Cristallo

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Italian, Bar, Cafe
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Piazza Giacomo Matteotti 1, 37011, Bardolino, Italy
+39 045 721 0045
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Chicopee, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I got a Margherita pizza that had no tomatoes or basil on it. The service was good but the food was dismal. The best thing I has was the crisps that came with my spritz.

Thank Karl H
san antonio,texas
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

while browsing around the harbour at bardolino , there are many ice cream shops ,i sought out this one , as it came highly recommended by my wee daughter . after standing at the permanent queue this gelateria has , i was not disappointed, the vanilla flavoured ice cream i ordered ,was to die for ,probably the ice cream i... More 

Thank 1958jackie
Copenhagen, Denmark
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158 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 217 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

We just came by for ice cream and it was very good. Lots of flavors to choose from and they all looked delicious. I had stracciatella, coffee and fior di panna and they were lovely. We sat outside by the lake while eating and it was so nice. Would happily come back another time.

Thank Rikke21
Bristol, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Great place to buy gelato, a huge variety of flavours and really good size portions too. Used to buy gelato and sit on the shores of lake Garda , can't get much better than that.

Thank carolcook1
Guisborough, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

I loved the choice of ice cream available. At 3 euros for two scoops it felt like a bargain. Tried a few flavours over a week, delicious.

Thank Jayne B
Lake Garda, Italy
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

I LOVE gelato and since we moved nearby, I have made a point to try as many shops as possible. I always ask for mint gelato because it is the easiest to "grade" based on looks and taste. NO, mint gelato should not be green!!! it is only green if they add food coloring. NO, mint gelato should not have... More 

Thank Patty H
Aberystwyth, United Kingdom
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87 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

I didn't try the restaurant ,but I certainly had an ice cream at this location nearly every night , I started with a cone but then upgraded to a tub. Two different flavours every time. Three euros for a huge portion of ice cream you can't go wrong especially when the ice cream tasted so delicious. I you have read... More 

Thank Davies619
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Fantastic choice of flavours, one scoop for €1.5 is great value!! Always a queue which shows how popular it is!!

Thank andywaugh28
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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132 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Located really close to the lake with a take-away and sit-down areas this is a MUST for all lovers of ice-cream! They also serve food, alcohol and amazing cocktails at reasonable cost. I sampled several flavours, with malaga (rum & raisin) being my absolute favourite. Excellent quality, missing it already............

Thank rebus10
Berwick-upon-Tweed, United Kingdom
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157 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

Planned to avoid dessert at dinner so we could visit this excellent gelateria. The range of flavours of staggering and I can recommend the amaretti. For the quality the prices are reasonable. Service very good.

Thank lakes99

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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
Italian, Bar, Cafe
After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Giacomo Matteotti 1, 37011, Bardolino, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Verona  >  Bardolino
  • Phone Number: +39 045 721 0045

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