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Gelateria De' Coltelli

Via San Paolino 10, 55100, Lucca, Italy
+39 0583 050667
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“gelato” (37 reviews)
“gelateria” (15 reviews)
“ice cream” (12 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Via San Paolino 10, 55100, Lucca, Italy
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1 - 10 of 53 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Maybe the service just had a bad day, but neither the ice cream was very special nor the woman was too friendly, so for us, it was just not it. There are better ones.

Thank DaKe72
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When we travel in Europe we rely on Rick Steeves as a guide to where to go and what to do. He rated this gelateria as serving up some of his favourite gelato in Italy so we were really looking forward to a special treat....More

Thank Karen W
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

This shoppe was recommended in our guide book as having the best gelato around. It is 'Sicilian' style, which has a base of milk, sugar and corn starch. The corn starch prevents crystallization which improves the texture and body of the ice cream. There was...More

Thank Chris L
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

We was desperate after sightseeing the city in 39C, this ice creams was perfectly done, tasted and made with truly natural ingredients. We recommend this place.

Thank Kamil K
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Had some really nice sorbets and chocolate ice cream here while staying in Lucca for a few days in July. I also tried a couple of other nearby gelaterie but this one was my favourite, for mouth watering flavour, consistency and choice. The service could...More

Thank Ann R
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

Based on a strong recommendation from Rick Steve's, we tried De'Coltelli's. It is a very nice shop that serves gelato and Sicilian ice. I was so tempted to try the ice, but instead got a small strawberry and vanilla gelato. They were both excellent. I...More

Thank crowdemw
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

I'm sure the main reason this place gets so much business is because it is mentioned by Rick Steve who I'm sure must be getting a kickback. As others have mentioned in their posts, the woman acted bothered with us during the whole transaction. They...More

Thank chmido
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Great tasting gelato and granite (think slushee) using all natural ingredients and Celiac-friendly. Modern looking store and friendly staff just 15 meters off Piazza San Michelle. They have both typical flavors (strawberry, lemon, chocolate chip, etc.) as well as some unique ones: almond, ginger, grapefruit....More

Thank Philip M
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Not much to say except that these are excellent ice creams. We had strawberry and the salted caramel, both delicious, both worth enjoying as I am sure other flavours are too.

Thank John P
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Have to say that this is another decent joint for gelato. The one which is really impressive was ricotta with olive. Weird but yummy.

Thank KwinAun
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$4 - US$25
After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via San Paolino 10, 55100, Lucca, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Lucca  >  Lucca
  • Phone Number: +39 0583 050667
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