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Il Massimo del Gelato

#9 of 452 Dessert in Milan
#95 of 7,204 Places to Eat in Milan
Certificate of Excellence
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Via Lodovico Castelvetro 18, 20154 Milan, Italy
+39 02 349 4943
12:00 - 00:00
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Hiddenite, North Carolina
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Absolutely fantastic gelateria, tucked away on a quiet residential street, not far from Corso Sempione. There are plenty of flavors to choose from, all of which are incredibly rich. The Cioccolato Azteco is a spicy chocolate option. My personal favorite is the Mandorle, or Almond flavor…so delicate, with pieces of very finely chopped almonds throughout. The only minor complaint was... More 

Thank Danielle H
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3 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Only problem is that the staff not exactly speak english , and the the tastes of the ice cream written only on italian

Thank Evgeny L
Chicago, Illinois
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142 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2017

I've been to a lot of different parts of Italy and this is truly one of the best gelato's I have ever had. They are known here for their different types of chocolate....there are tons and they rotate flavors. I had a raspberry and two of the chocolates. The raspberry was the best raspberry I've had anywhere.... tasting just like... More 

Thank SpartyGirl888
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Simple fabulous taste!!! Worth to eat it! The place is very friendly and really cozy even if outside has cold n strong wind hehehe

Thank Michael K
Greenville, South Carolina
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

The best gelato throughout Italy! Generous portions and so many choices. Great value for the price. Establishment is packed regardless of weather...

Thank LB_PhD
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2016

I am originally from Milan and I do adore the gelato they make here. As other people might have commented already, maybe this is not the best place if you are looking for great customer service and friendly atmosphere..however it excels for the quality of the product. I could say this is in the typical Milanese style: maybe not the... More 

Thank Paolo R
british columbia
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

If one of your top priorities when you arrive to any Italian city is to find the best gelato place in town, I can save you a lot of time. This is the place. Try flavours like persimmon, amarena chocolate cherry, and best of all pistachhio. If you arrive before noon, head across the street to the café across the... More 

Thank russiantwin
2 reviews
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Excellent ice-cream, especially the chocolate variations such as ORO PURO and GIANDUIA. Try the coconut and raspberry. A must-try gelato for locals and tourists. Check the perfume and diffusers store that is also amazing!

Thank Locherber M
Boston, Massachusetts
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Late-night gelato at its finest! This place had 10 different varieties of chocolate gelato, with handy descriptions written out on the counter saying what was in each one. My husband ordered the Jamaican, which had rum in it, and wow- did it pack a punch! It went very well with the coconut he paired it with. I ordered the Dark... More 

Thank loopy6idol
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

I don't really understand some people complaining about the strong flavored ice cream! It's because they are used to the artificial stuff!! I had vanilla, pistachio and chocolate Jamaica flavor and it was amazing! However, I do not recommend Jamaica chocolate for those who don't like alcoholic flavor in sweets. Pistachio is slightly salty but that why you need to... More 

Thank Aline P

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Restaurant Details

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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Cash Only
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Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Lodovico Castelvetro 18, 20154 Milan, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Milan
  • Phone Number: +39 02 349 4943
The ice cream shop Il Massimo del Gelato, was born in Milan in 2001. Unlike other ice cream shops that love to surprise and study extravagant tastes, tastes are without exaggeration, the attention is paid only to the quality. We like to show our customers the freshness of our raw materials by placing fruit boxes at the entrance. Every day we choose carefully the best ingredients and we create an ice cream able to rediscover the pleasure of a color, a perfume, a texture and a forgotten taste. The Maestro Gelatiere Massimo Travani offers a unique collection of chocolate ice cream in Milan: 100% cocoa, Criollo, Domori Venezuelan to 75%, with chili, with cinnamon, stuffed with candied orange and Grand Marnier and many other original creations made from chocolate . Products of the shop: homemade ice cream, granita (ice and pure fresh fruits), cakes and cold pastry.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?