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Il Gelatauro

Via San Vitale 98/b, 40125 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 230049
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good23%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“gelateria” (12 reviews)
“gelato” (27 reviews)
“ice cream” (16 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
Via San Vitale 98/b, 40125 Bologna, Italy
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Between four of us we spent a very happy hour eating ice cream and the home-made cakes, drinking coffee and thick chocolate. So much to see as well as taste, this place has lots of 'ice cream' related stuff, old photos and watercolours. Fabulous flavours...More

Thank sjbmbfkb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Il Gelatauro after seeing it in the “where Chefs Eat” book as being worth the travel. While there are plenty of gelato places closer to the center of the old city, this place was fantastic. We asked to try a flavor and...More

Thank Andrew N
Reviewed 20 October 2017

We managed to find this hidden gem and found some great flavours here, including pumpkin, which was super - highly recommended.

Thank Tara S
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Without no doubts, Gelatauro serves the best ice cream in Bologna. I really love the atmosphere of the place which is very quite and peaceful. High quality ingredients mixed with high expertise. If you go to Bologna, you cannot simply miss it.

Thank zepmck
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

The place is very nice and the personnel very kind. Icecream is very good. I Took pistachoes and pumpkin with cinnamon and it was really good. Portion is a bit small But Price is lower compared to the Bologna standard (price/quantity/quality).

Thank magre_12
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Wonderful organic ice and perfect coffee, nice service and atmosphäre. A must in Bologna. Also organice wines.

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

We visited il gelatauro on a gelato tour of Bologna. Very old fashioned, and on a not so nice street, but worth the visit. Pineapple-mint, cinnamon, cannoli, even pumpkin. Not the best in Bologna, but very good and would recommend.

Thank cohenfamily
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Great choice of ice creams, don't be fooled by the little cornets or cups as they are called here, as they fill them well above what you imagine. We chose a variety of different flavours and it's great fun mixing different combinations. The place was...More

Thank Leintwardine
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Fresh and tasty ice cream in a variety of flavours, soe even come with fresh fruit. But you should try the Zabaione with the tast of almonds. Great for a late night walk back to your hotel.

Thank Jamie M
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

We were eating a gelato on the Via San Vitale, when an old Italian man stopped to ask us if it came from Il Gelatauro. When we said no, he told us that was the best gelato in Bologna and that is where we should...More

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via San Vitale 98/b, 40125 Bologna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Bologna  >  Bologna
  • Phone Number: +39 051 230049
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