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Gelato Messina

#1 of 125 Dessert in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Shop 1/241 Victoria St | Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
+61 2 8354 1223
12:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 12:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 23:30
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Kansas City, Missouri
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74 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Nothing like well made Gelato on a warm afternoon at Bondi Beach. Combine that with great views, it was very memorable. The quality was excellent and the flavors were unique.

Thank Duke D
Fort Worth, Texas
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50 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

There are so many wonderful flavors it's almost stressful to make sure you choose the right one. The staff will let you try the flavors before making that important final decision. OMG delicious. Do not miss this place when in Sydney.

Thank Ashlee R
Bay Area, California
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216 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Loved it! Get the pistachio - yum! Across the street from Circular Quay above THE SHIP INN. #1 gelato in town!

Thank CruisenFamily
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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love the variety of flavours here and staff are very generous on letting you try a few flavours before you buy. Love the yogurt and caramel flavour.

Thank WhereToNext661
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41 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had been waiting our whole trip to try this, so we treated ourselves on the final night. I got a chocolate and peanut butter one, and my partner got the apple pie flavour. Both were tasty and delicious, each mouthful had different flavours. Gelato was creamy, but the chocolate flavour was a little icy. We were hoping to try... More 

Thank Steph W
Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Right in the midst of redundant warehouses in Rosebery you will find this hidden gem of Messina Gelatos...open even weekends and with so many yummy flavours .made right here . Even the fussiest of connoiseurs will vote this the DESSERT gem of the SOUTH.

Thank gwingkee
Sydney, Australia
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158 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Yum! This place is amazing and the flavours are awesome! The headquarters was a lot of fun, loved the quirky bus parked out the front and the kitchen you could see through to. Would love to see something unique that you get if you visit - maybe it's a headquarters only flavour or different packing. Maybe some history to read... More 

Thank nicky m
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136 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They offer a huge variety of really flavoursome and varied ice cream. Forget vanilla or chocolate scoop, you will find here new york cheesecake,lychee, chocolate fudge, tart or some other crazy combo of multiple flavours in a single scoop. Amazing. They have weekly specials too! 5/5

Thank Jonas L
Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tried gelato messina at the Star casino for my Husband's birthday. Fabulous selection of flavours including Jack Daniels. Highly recommend the tiramisu.

Thank naomi2904
Sydney, Australia
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140 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

so many delicious flavours. If you can't decide you can taste test.still can't decide which is my favorite. if you love ice-cream you must try .

Thank CEC939

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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 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$63
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 1/241 Victoria St | Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Darlinghurst
  • Neighbourhood: Darlinghurst
  • Phone Number: +61 2 8354 1223
Artisan Gelato Store Locations -Darlinghurst Shop 1/241 Victoria St, Darlinghurst NSW 2010Surry Hills389 Crown St, Surry Hills NSW 2010The Star Casino Cafe Court, Level G, 80 Pyrmont Street, Pyrmont NSW 2009

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Staying in Darlinghurst

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Home of the small bar revolution in Sydney, Darlinghurst has more bars per capita than any other suburb. Themes range from American whiskey bars and 1950’s theme bars to hidden bars requiring secret passwords. Oxford Street is the "Gay Capital" of Australia, where gay and lesbian-friendly venues feature “diva shows” and dancing until the morning. Vintage lovers flock to Crown Street, and small designer boutiques can be found along Victoria and Bourke Streets. Dining in Darlinghurst is a gastronomic adventure. Food from all over the world is on the menu, from American ribs to tapas, sushi to gelato and every ethnicity in between.
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