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Capogiro Gelato

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University City
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3925 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19104-3624
+1 215-222-0252
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07:30 - 22:30
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 - 22:30
Mon - Thu 07:30 - 22:30
Fri 07:30 - 00:00
Sat 09:00 - 00:00
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Monroe Township
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

As many other reviewers noted, this place is on the pricey side. But in my opinion, it is totally worth it. This isn't a place you'll be going to every night after dinner, but you should treat yourself if you are in the area. The portions are small, as are the spoons. We joked that they don't give you full... More 

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Thank Diane L
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55 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

I will admit that I am something of a gelato addict. My husband kindly calls me a connoisseur. Capogiro gets my vote for best gelato outside if Italy (the pistachio even reminds me of the fresh pistachios in Sicily) and beats many Italian favorites. I'm still dreaming of its perfect texture and fully developed Flavors.

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Thank JillianG
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

We just wanted to try a different place than the usual. They had a lot of different flavors and they did sample them. I had 4 scoops which isn't as big as you would imagine. I got 4 different flavors and they were all good, but the Pistachio was just okay. It doesn't taste like what I'm used to. For... More 

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Thank Irene S
Denver, Colorado
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

We first found Capogiro Gelato when we went online to find is Honeysuckle ice cream existed. That's right! Capogiro creates new and different flavors everyday which they allow you to sample until you find the flavors that are just right!.... or, the flavors that are just right today because you have decided that yes, you are coming back again tomorrow... More 

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Thank Okiefoto
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

They had a lot of nontraditional flavors along with some of the regular flavors. Really good, creamy ice cream. We went at 10pm and had to wait in line for about 5 minutes. It was ok because we need time to make up our minds! The cost for 3 smalls is about $17. It's nice for a treat.

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Thank Mizbcurly
Somerset, New Jersey
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

Great place for dessert, love their Pistachio flavor, best part is that you don't even feel overstuffed after eating one of their cones after having dinner at a local restaurant. Helpful, courteous staff.

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Thank njcars
Mahanoy City, Pennsylvania
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141 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016

Located in the University City section of Phila. you would be hard-pressed to find better homemade gelato anywhere with a nice sandwich menu to boot. They offer a nice variety of flavors that you may not see elsewhere and are more than happy to provide you a sample tasting. They offer seating inside and out and it was fairly clean...... More 

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Thank Tony B
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

Excellent fresh gelato! The "small" sized was the largest I've ever seen haha! Staff was super friendly, We'll certainly be back!

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Thank CTFAMILY
Burlington, Vermont
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228 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2015

Background: As we try Gelato when ever we get the chance, be that in Barcelona, Florence, Milan, Rome, Venice or the USA, we jumped at the chance to try Capogiro Gelato in University City, Philadelphia. Three Visits Verdict: Though the flavors we choose were perhaps a bit sweet, the lemon lime (?) gelato was mega dose refreshing. The Americano coffees... More 

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Thank GlobalVillage
MA
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66 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

Raspberries and cream gelato was amazing. All the the flavored have been good. They load the small so don't be deceived by the small cup size. Best ice cream/gelato in the area by far.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 22:30
Monday
07:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
07:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
07:30 - 22:30
Thursday
07:30 - 22:30
Friday
07:30 - 00:00
Saturday
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3925 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19104-3624
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > University City
  • Neighbourhood: University City
  • Phone Number: +1 215-222-0252

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