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Capogiro Gelato

Certificate of Excellence
City Center West
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117 S 20th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103
+1 215-636-9250
07:30 - 01:00
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Sun 10:00 - 23:30
Mon - Thu 07:30 - 23:30
Fri 07:30 - 01:00
Sat 09:00 - 01:00
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Los Angeles, California
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

We had a super friendly server and he gave us a slew of tastes. The cinnamon, peanut butter and chocolate were our favorites, and were delicious. It's not cheap, but definitely worth the treat.

Thank VacationTraveller101
Puyallup, Washington
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

My cousins took me here when I was visiting. Wow! Wonderful gelato, took me back to Italy. I had the Sweet Amish Milk and Mexican Chocolate, both delicious. Everyone enjoyed the flavors they selected..

Thank sandybskts
Palm Bay, Florida, United States
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126 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Went here last night with my family and we were very pleased. Group favorite flavors were salted caramel, peanut butter and coconut chocolate chip. My mom is lactose intolerant and there were a couple of good flavors for her too, you'd never know it's dairy free! Looks like there are a couple locations so I'm sure if we walk by... More 

Thank Ashley32905
New Jersey
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

I must say that we are blown away with this place. My husband is from Italy and knows amazing gelato. And my kids and I are spoiled by having the chance to travel Italy and enjoy the gelato there as well. I must say that this gelato was just as good as authentic gelato that you find in Italy. The... More 

Thank queenb1477
Pennsylvania, US
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484 reviews
298 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

I had a hard time selecting which two flavors I wanted in my bowl, but the counter servers proactively ask if you'd like to taste anything. The Tiramisu was my favorite. Chairs and tables are a bit tight, especially with multiple strollers parked alongside, but we all made it work. Fabulous break on a hot day!

Thank nylady21
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117 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

Found this on place on TripAdvisor and it met our requirements of being close to our hotel and gluten and dairy free friendly. The gelato flavors were plentiful and tasty. Portions are quiet large for smalls. Everyone enjoyed their dessert.

Thank MaineMOM2
Kingston, Massachusetts
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Delicious! Staff was friendly and more than happy to let me try as many flavors as I wished. I was torn between favorites but opted for a delicious chocolate banana. You do get a choice of 2 flavors in the smallest serving size but I opted to double up on this flavor since it was so good. Save room for... More 

Thank ithaca75
Philadelphia, PA
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

I've given this place multiple chances over years, but I always end up underwhelmed. The chocolate gelato tastes exactly like Breyers chocolate ice cream – I love breyers but I can buy a large tub of it for four dollars at the grocery store. I expect something more from homemade gelato that costs at least 4.50 a pop. The lemon... More 

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798 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Not only is their gelato totally kick, but I was served by an honest to goodness lesbian. It was awesome! Diversity and food are inseparable

Thank Scrappleking
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107 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

We pasted by while walking to sightsee and returned later. What an amazing treat on a Hot July Day. The staff was patient and helpful and offered samples and suggestions. The Vanilla and the Sweet Amish Milk was my two scoops and my wife had Mango and Margarita. We both left happy and had our sweet tooth satisfied.

Thank Atkinstravelers

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$10
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:30
07:30 - 23:30
07:30 - 23:30
07:30 - 23:30
07:30 - 23:30
07:30 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 117 S 20th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center West
  • Neighbourhood: City Center West
  • Phone Number: +1 215-636-9250

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?