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Gelato Messina

Shop 1/241 Victoria St | Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
+61 2 8354 1223
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Shop 1/241 Victoria St | Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The worst part of visiting Messina is trying to pick out just a few flavors! Their gelato is just something else. I've always been a fan of mint choc-chip and theirs is out of this world with a true mint flavor that elevates the experience...More

Thank 101petag
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took our daughters for some Gelato during our trip to Sydney. So many flavors to choose from and the Gelato was very good as always.

Thank Jackrg35
Reviewed 16 April 2018

On a visit to Sydney we were told to go to Messina for gelato. I had the malted vanilla and the salted caramel. It was delicious and like a true gelato it wasn't too heavy and creamy.

Thank Trvlrvws
Reviewed 15 April 2018

Perhaps due to hype and their initial success, Messina had dropped the ball on all levels. I've been their loyal customer since they started... But the love is running out now. Why? This is why: 1. The Darlinghurst venue is always too dark 2. There...More

Thank kiska1972
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Have been to Italy numerous times but this place has the most flavoursome gelato I have ever tried The tiramisu was awesome All 4 of us throughly enjoyed all our flavours

Thank dannymele
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Need that sugar fix as we do after dinner..They got it... It’s fun...it’s got different original flavours and they are generous servings because they are smart You can also sometimes sit and watch the passing parade

Thank travel082015
Reviewed 24 March 2018

My partner and myself love gelato so much, you can say we're pretty much obsessed. I've been privileged to have been on holiday to Italy many times in my life and I think that's where I've developed my love for ice cream and gelato. Since...More

Thank Evelyn R
Reviewed 20 March 2018

I was walking around Sydney Harbour on a really hot day I was hungry but didn't feel like much. Than I saw Gelato Messina and I had to go in. It took me for a while to choose I should have asked to try some...More

Thank Annika D
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

On a warm evening I decided to check out this place. Having looked online at their menu I had pre-decided what I would get. However after seeing the delicious looking flavours in front of me...changed my mind. My ice cream was just what I needed...very...More

Thank Michelle T
Reviewed 6 March 2018

On a hot day of dragging our kids all over the botanic garden and opera house, several people recommended Messina gelato as THE BEST in Sydney, so on our way back to the hotel, we stopped. O. M. G. I had the raspberry sorbet (I...More

Thank Katy H
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1950’s theme bars to hidden bars requiring secret
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2 September 2015|
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Response from rlore |
Apart from Chinese shops in chatswood where I work *all* the shops, cafes and restaurants accept payment via paywave and eftpos. I do not patronise any of the cash businesses because a cash only policy makes it very clear a... More
lee m
4 February 2015|
Response from declan l | Property representative |
Yes there are. Close to all stores. The Star store has eftpos facilities.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$63
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
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 2010, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Darlinghurst
  • Neighbourhood: Darlinghurst
  • Phone Number: +61 2 8354 1223
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