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Gelateria Gentile

#2 of 35 Dessert in Bari
Certificate of Excellence
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Piazza Federico II di Svevia 85, 70122, Bari, Italy
+39 339 131 6681
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 2 January 2017

This is absolutely one of the best ice creams I've ever eaten! Although we were in Bari in December and the wind was freezing on that particular day, this ice cream was worth all the "suffering", as the taste and flavours were irresistible. It's a typical Italian ice cream with a tradition stated to date back to the late 19th... More 

Thank Pavlina G
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Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Soo good! For me this was the best gelato I had in Bari! I recomend nocciola e pistacchio! Creamy and great taste! The lady serving it was nice to explain what the other flavors were... Also the terrace it has a nice view of the castle, and by night it has a verry tipical Bari feeling!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Arad, Romania
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103 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Maybe I just didn't chose the best flavors they had, I had the lemon and melon gelato and both tastes were watery and lacked the creamy texture I was used to.

Thank Andrea_Vurdea
Alcorcon, Spain
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5 reviews
Reviewed 27 September 2016

One of the best ice cream shop that i have ever visited. Please if you are near by go and check what they have available. It is a craft ice cream shop so not all time they have available everything. The one from red berries was such a surprise was like eating cranberries, strawberries...

Thank jimjav
North West England
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58 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Found the place after seeing it featured on Gino d'Acampo's TV programme. The owner was pleased when we told him we'd come from England to taste his ice cream! It was delicious ice cream - I had two flavours of chocolate - and must be one of the best places in Italy.

Thank davidsouthport
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

I've never reviewed a Gelateria before but having stumbled upon this it was a real find. Old fashioned ice cream really good flavours. I had ricotta & fichi plus almond which was great. May wife had chocolato fondente and melone both of which were great.

Thank Howard D
Cape Town, South Africa
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47 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

We came to have an ice cream. They offered a taste and it was good. We wanted to get it and they said please sit we will bring it. And they did. Afterwards they issued us a bill that was 5 times bigger - with explanation that we have used their terrace. Arrogant cheaters with good ice cream

Thank tikiNicosia
Milan, Italy
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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

I can't count how many gelaterias i have tested throughout the years in Italy, especially Milan. But with no doubt this was the best gelato ever. I wish i lived in Bari and could get more of "ricotta and fichi" flavour!

Thank RitaSherkat
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98 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Some of the best Gelato in Italy. Definitely in the top 5 and I've been to over 100 gelaterias. I had the crema antica, which was sweet and creamy. Two of my girls had the fondenta (dark chocolate). My oldest daughter had the limone, which had a delightful fresh, clean flavor. The server, Lucia, was very sweet to my girls.... More 

Thank Daniel B
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39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2016

We stopped here on our bike ride (Velo Bari -- another fun activity in Bari). This gelato is absolutely delicious. I had the dark chocolate with orange chunks -- brought back memories of my favorite ice cream in San Clemente, CA. The flavors were intense. Go and enjoy!!! They say they have a shop in Williamsburg / Brooklyn. Am looking... More 

Thank Susan R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Federico II di Svevia 85, 70122, Bari, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Puglia  >  Province of Bari  >  Bari
  • Phone Number: +39 339 131 6681

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