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La Sorbetteria Castiglione

#6 of 111 Dessert in Bologna
Certificate of Excellence
Santo Stefano
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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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After reading other posts saying that this was the best gelato in the WORLD my boyfriend and I drove an hour hour out of our way to give La Sorbetteria Castiglione a try. We were not disappointed. Great customer service and top quality ingredients made this a wonderful treat.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I quite disagree with the last review describing the pistachio as without texture or flavor. In fact, I asked them what do they recommend and I was just lucky to get the pistachio flavor. I think it is one of the best places for this type. Recommended.

Thank Nawar D
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Although this gelateria gets alot of praise, it can't compare to Funivia. Their pistachio just doesn't have the texture or flavor.

Thank weluveurope
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

Absolutely wonderful ice cream and sorbets plus other goodies made on the premises to bring back for presents. Well worth the walk down to visit - we combined it with a walk round the park first as we fancied a bit of green space. Ice cream making is treated like a science.

Thank Sarah G
Bologna, Italy
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42 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Great gelato and friendly staff. I'm a fan of classic flavours such as Nocciola and Cioccolato. Gianduia also tastes good with those two. I'm sooooo happy they have gluten free cones. Nice seating area.

Thank MatteeAnna
Colchester, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

I think any flavour would have been delicious! Mine was superb! Wish I lived there! But I would have to watch my weight!

Thank Veronica W
Paris, France
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Delicious ice cream and sorbets, wide choice on offer, some are sugar-free A must do in Bologna Worth to detour (located some hundreds meters from historic centre)

Thank JMG780
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Best gelato I've taste in my last trip to Italy. It was so difficult to choose the flavours but the result was so good. Hard to explain in word. If you are visiting Bologna, we should definetely go here!

Thank Carmen C
Tel Aviv, Israel
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Best gelato in Bologna - pistachio was superb and so the mango. Also very pleasant place and staff...

Thank Zuzana55
Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

This is the best gelato we have eaten throughout our trip in Italy. It is fresh and the flavors are delicious. You gotta give it a try! I particularly liked their special flavors!

Thank suuzanna

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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
US$5 - US$10
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
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?