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Gelateria Gianni

#8 of 106 Dessert in Bologna
Certificate of Excellence
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Via Monte Grappa 11, 40121 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 233008
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Bruselas, Bélgica
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94 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

And there is nothing really to add to that. I revisited yesterday after vaguely recalling that I had had ice-cream on that corner 4.5 years before. I cannot remember if it is exactly the same place or if the ownership changed, but the ice-cream is super good.

Thank Yuri H
Vancouver, Canada
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was really good gelato. I appreciate the variety of flavours. They even posted how many calories each flavour had.

Thank knuj2016
Level Contributor
7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You'll see a lot of Gelateria around Bologna. It is one of the oldest traditions around here. But Gianni is one of the best, it is not the best. Try vanilla (yellow one) and chocolate flavours. You'll see a lot of choices and at least a few of them will be for you. By the way, I think it has... More 

Thank Erhan Y
Beijing, China
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238 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

'The best gelato in Bologna, perhaps the best in Italy.!' An elderly local gentleman told us so with pride, when we were studying Gianni's menu. Different from any other gelateria we have been to, Gianni offers flavors that are 'designed'. They don't just sell single 'chocolate' or 'vanilla', but provide a truly long list of combinated flavors. One flavor that... More 

Thank tensaisimon
Belgrade, Serbia
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62 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

As soon as we parked in Bologna we went to Gianni. After a few hours on our departure from Bologna we went to Gianni again. This clearly shows the quality of their icecream!

Thank Bobicka
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

If you are here to visit Bologna, you have to know that this amazing city is known all over the world for its food and after a plate of tortellini or lasagne, nothing is better than enjoy a delicious ice-cream in front of the two towers. I recommend to try the flavours "pistacchio", "ricotta stregata" and "mare d'inverno".

Thank Licia C
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Perfect ricotto ice cream, yummy!!very close to asinelli just on the left side of the tower, on the corner. Also try the pistachio ice cream as well

Thank Ozge A
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61 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent gelato here. Loads of flavours available. Favourite flavour is called Kiss, chocolate and hazelnuts- lush.

Thank Dimeander
London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Having a gelato from Gelateria Gianni and sitting outside besides 2 towers is one of my favourite experience in Bologna. Delicious gelato, cannot resist it!

Thank Ken H
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

We went here based on reviews we have seen. Our experience was that the food was average - certainly not bad but far from exquisite. Service was extremely slow on the night we dined as a group of four.

Thank California_Member_7

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Monte Grappa 11, 40121 Bologna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Bologna  >  Bologna
  • Phone Number: +39 051 233008

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