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Shy Guy Gelato

457 Saint Paul St, Burlington, VT 05401-5621
+1 518-951-0442
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4 weeks ago
“Best Gelato outside of Italy”
21 Aug 2018
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457 Saint Paul St, Burlington, VT 05401-5621
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great neighborhood spot. When we are in Burlington, Shy Guy is always a must-do. Dark chocolate and Pistachio are our faves but never had a bad scoop. Worth the price and the owner is always pleasant and makes an inquiry about how your day is...More

Thank kimba d
Reviewed 21 August 2018

Although this small shop is off the beaten path, it was worth the adventure. My son and I got there quite late in the evening so there were not many choices. His chocolate gelato was delicious. The texture was smooth and not too sweet.

Thank Judi D
Reviewed 20 August 2018

For years now, stopping to buy some Gelato to eat right there, usually with friends, or buying some on Church Street in downtown Burlington- one thing is always true, each flavor is an absolutely incredible taste experience. Even on flavors I don't think i "like",...More

Thank Vermonters4
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

Though full after a tasty meal at Citizen Cider, I was game when my husband made a surprise detour to Shy Guy. It was rich and delicious and the small cup ($3) was the perfect amount. I couldn’t resist the Curious George flavor—banana, chocolate and...More

Thank LadyProfessorMama
Reviewed 11 December 2017

I've had a lot of gelato in my life...and this rivals and even beats some of the stuff I've had in Italy. They have creative flavors (apple cider donut!) and more standard ones as well (pistachio yumyum). The shop is small and they have a...More

Thank katyad000
Reviewed 9 December 2017

The best gelato I have ever had! I first learned of Shy Guy at the International Fest. As we stood by his cart he handed some folks a sample of Sweet Potato Crunch gelato! We of course had to try also, and we fell in...More

Thank braysmum
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Their shop has a decent amount of room to sit down, but parking was hard to find since there is one small "parking lot" in front of both the shop and the market next door. They have more flavors here then they do at their...More

Thank TheyoungTravel
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Dropped in for some gelato and noticed the offer of yesterday's pints for $7.00. Took home a pint of Hazelnut gelato that satisfied us for days!

Thank ANNE M
Reviewed 22 May 2017

I love Shy Guy for so many reasons. 1) It's YUMMY! 2) I can walk to their shop. 3) When I bike home from sailing on Lake Champlain, I bike right past them (actually I stop). 4) It's a great place to walk to when...More

1  Thank RockingGiraffe
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Gelato shop; care is put into the gelato, simple seating, very friendly staff, flavors that will leave you wanting to come back and try it over and over again

Thank docrock2014
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  • Address: 457 Saint Paul St, Burlington, VT 05401-5621
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Burlington
  • Phone Number: +1 518-951-0442
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