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Don Gelato

#14 of 81 Dessert in Palermo
#151 of 1,473 Places to Eat in Palermo
Certificate of Excellence
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Via Maqueda 298, 90134, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
+39 391 306 0030
08:00 - 02:00
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141 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is trendy ice cream shop on via Maqueda. We were there on November evening, so not perfect setting for an ice cream. But it looked inviting so we opted for small cups. Taste was exceptional, I would doubt they are natural. Anyway, we enjoyed our ice cream and were bitterly disappointed that the bottom of the cup is convex.... More 

Thank sulcslo
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

I have been walking through one of the main roads in downtown when I come across Don Gelato.At first sight I thought this was the usual junk food place for budget tourists and couldn't be more wrong than that! In a nutshell I had "gelato" twice and so my wife and we were absolutely delighted.They put a counter there as... More 

Thank mikep_05
Portland, Oregon
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174 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

We stopped in here today and were pleasantly surprised with the pricing, the flavors and the cleanliness of the place. My friend had anguria which was very good and I had fior di latte. We will definitely be back if we have the time!

Thank kebnertravel
London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Great and accessible cafe which will feel familiar to tourists as a Commercial coffee bar. Lovely cakes (I recommend the cassatina). Friendly staff and free wifi!

Thank Hollymedy
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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474 reviews
209 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 208 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Gelato at it's finest! The two guys working the counter in this place were earning their keep. We were served quickly and allowed to taste samples. The flavors were amazing.

Thank Chris L
Palermo, Italy
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Every time I go to "don Gelato" is an new experience. Everything is super!! You can eat ice creams, milkshake, donuts, biscuits and all is so sweet and perfect. The staff is also kind. Thus... You HAVE TO try Don Gelato !!

1 Thank Franziska98
Hatfield, United Kingdom
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170 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

The granite and gelati in here are wonderful, really delicious. I saw one person eating the most enormous ice cream filled brioche but i had a fantastic ice cream( cherry, one of my favourites) a a delicious granita. Only managed one visit, but on arrival in palermo found they had a branch there top - with extremely good cofffee

1 Thank Aquinasmagister
Budapest, Hungary
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Very good "gelato"! Try the brioche but don't eat anything before :) It is delicious and huge :)))))

2 Thank sylviagrosz
Lisbon, Portugal
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

We went to Don Gelato three times, each time for cannoli :) One of the best things we tried in Palermo! Ice creams are good and portions really generous, but I believe that there are better places to have an ice cream. Service was fast and friendly.

1 Thank koziolek1982
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85 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

We had ice cream here couple of times. The ice cream is average for Palermo and nothing special. It's good if you want to sit down in the heat if the sun and it serves coffee, pastries, etc also. Personally, I'd eat else where for better taste.

1 Thank RisingZen

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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
Italian, Cafe
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Free Wifi, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Maqueda 298, 90134, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Palermo  >  Palermo
  • Phone Number: +39 391 306 0030
Don Gelato, Sicilian Taste.

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