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Gelateria Tonino

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Corso Vittorio Emmanuele, Tropea, Italy
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here on an early Sunday morning and it was open. Very good cappuccino (I had two) and tasty and fresh from the oven pastry. It's a tipical italian bar, locals come here very early, chit-chat, have a quick coffee.

Thank Daniela P
Melbourne, Australia
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60 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016

So hard to pick which flavour when they all looked great. Very good location and we were able to sit outside watching the world go by. This place was recommended so we were glad we went.

Thank Maree D
Sault Ste. Marie, Canada
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382 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2016

We visited this place each time we went to Tropea during our week stay in the area to get our fix on the gelatos. What made it for us was the old master, smiling and acknowledging our three grandkids all under 3 by offering a free small gelato with a smile and nice words. His method of building your gelato... More 

Thank Patrick S
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435 reviews
296 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 308 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 May 2016

This is a place recommended by many tour guides, books and Magazines. Tonino makes icecream of things you didn't think you could make icecream from, like zucchini or red onion!

Thank JanochBarbro
London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 April 2016

I felt obligated to try a Tartufto, so I picked this place since it had good reviews. The ice cream was tasty and I couldn't find anything wrong with it (but then again, it was my first ever Tartufto so I lack a frame of reference), but it didn't seem like anything special. What got me was the price though!... More 

Thank Sechari
New York City, New York
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Delicious Gelato I would definitely recommend! Try the Pistachio and the Cannoli made fresh when you order.

Thank Luxurynomad5
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 October 2015 via mobile

The best gelato in tropea..and one of the best I have had in Italy Loads of different flavours. Ameretto was my favourite ... But the onion and more unusual flavours are worth trying Heston Blumenthal should come here :)

1 Thank Priya D
Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey
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69 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

This place is a real gelateria! The owner/only employe makes everything himself. He did have the story book flavors onion and olive, we tried them but stuck with our favorites. I can never say no to straccitella and my friend loved her Carmel. The owner barely spoke English but was very funny. This place was a real treat!

Thank patrick s
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 April 2015

Great experience and Toni is a real character which the kids will love and is happy to provide samples to try before you buy.

Thank Gary C
Lausanne, Switzerland
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181 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2014

This is the oldest and most traditonal ice-cream place in Tropea and it has unique flavours of ice-cream you can try like Red onion, Tuna, Spicy Chilli, Seppia..these are used in fine cuisine in between courses but they are fun to try for themselves and the red onion which is the main produce of Tropea known in the whole world,... More 

Thank mrscatalano

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Corso Vittorio Emmanuele, Tropea, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Calabria  >  Province of Vibo Valentia  >  Tropea

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