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L'Arena del Gelato

Via di Porta Castello 8/A | Borgo Pio 1, 00193 Rome, Italy
+39 06 6880 6312
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good16%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“il gelato” (23 reviews)
“ice cream” (60 reviews)
“fragola” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Via di Porta Castello 8/A | Borgo Pio 1, 00193 Rome, Italy
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I don't know if this is the best Gelato in Rome but if not it is very close. The food and service was excelleny and the owener was incredibly freindly and helpful. A must stop if you are in the area.

Thank MauTrem
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Amazing vegan options and staff. Also good location! Smiling and helpful staff, but also many options for everyone!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I mean it was nice but not exeptional the flavours were good but notning special about them.It was small and cosy.The staf was very healpful

Thank Boryana K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is gteat gelato. Loved the strataciella, chocolate and of course tiramisu. The owner was very nice to talk with. The price is better than other places.

Thank Ihriel
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped by this place by accident, looking for an Affogato, turns put we ran into the best gelato ever. We came back the following day with the kids, and it looked like this place really exceeded expectations of the whole famiglia!. Special mention to Giussepe...More

Thank r c
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stumbled across this adorable, little gelato shop after our visit to the Vatican. Upon entering the shop, we were enthusiastically greeted by the shop owner Giuseppe and felt comfortable and welcome! He answered all our questions about the gelato flavors and...More

Thank lmk2441
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My week spent in Rome would have been incomplete without our daily trip to your gelateria! I am a lover of ice cream, and your gelato really tickles my taste buds - especially stracciatela! Your shop is a very happy place, indeed. Would be extremely...More

Thank Meg H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

...well, maybe it's better I couldn't, otherwise I would for sure (and without regrets) put my figure into much more danger than it is already. I loved the fruitty flavours and my kid was in awe about Nutella or Kitekat flavour. Good thing was also...More

Thank Dana78
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I've been traveling Italy for four months, trying gelato in every city, and this gelato shop is hands-down the best gelato I've had since being abroad. You can taste the quality of the ingredients in the flavorful gelato. Also, the young man who own the...More

1  Thank Natalie Z
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

The ice cream we had, the pistachio in particular, tasted very artificial. It was the only gelato I had in Rome which left me rather upset because it just didn't taste good and was therefore completely unsatisfying. Also the servings are not very sizable given...More

Thank melvrs
longobardig, Proprietario at L'Arena del Gelato, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Mrs or Mr MELVRS Thank you for your honest review. We are always trying to satisfy our coustumers needs and we apologize for not fulfilling yours. However, your critique about artificial flavors is hurtful, as we only create our gelato with the best quality ingredients....More

Nearby
Vatican / Borgo
Frocked priests, colorful Swiss Guards, insistent
souvenir shop owners, flag-waving tour guides, and
pilgrims from around the world. This is the Vatican
and Borgo, Rome's most recognized neighbourhood which
acts as Vatican City's front yard. Aside from the
souvenir boutiques and a few food spots, the only
business conducted here is papal. In the daytime, the
tiny medieval sector bustles with holy activity, as
...More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$2 - US$6
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Takeout, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via di Porta Castello 8/A | Borgo Pio 1, 00193 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Vatican / Borgo
  • Neighbourhood: Vatican / Borgo
  • Phone Number: +39 06 6880 6312
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Description
Home-made ice cream in the center of Rome, few steps from St.Peter's square. Besides the ice cream you can enjoy: pastries,fresh fruit smoothies,milkshakes, slushies and crepes.
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