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Cafe Roma

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Largo Vescovado 1, 70043, Monopoli, Italy
+39 080 742119
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Martina Franca, Italy
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246 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Stopped here for a coffee, which was very good. My wife decided on an ice cream and I had to drag her out. She kept wanting to go and try ANOTHER ONE. Very pleasant service. We were here on a Sunday and it was very busy with locals buying ice cream buy the kilo and pasticcini for their lunches. Its... More 

Thank HampshireBirdman
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150 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

No wonder we are putting on a few extra kilos this trip - what a fabulous cafe, coffee great cakes to die for, simply delicious. Such a choice you can not stop at 1 or 2....after all they are only petit fours, staff are friendly and helpful. Must try the ice cream when we go back in later this week.

Thank Gaye M
Antwerp, Belgium
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016

This place sells traditional home made ice cream : the Tartufo ice cream is simply delicious. Around the corner is the Palazzo Vescovile, saw it's on the way if you want to go for a nice stroll in Monopoli

Thank Adelheid448
Leigh, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Situated in a pleasant square separating the old and new parts of Monopoli, Cafe Roma appears to be extremely popular with the locals. Firstly, the ice cream is to die for ( the best we've tasted in a long while) and it's a great place to people watch. It's a busy cafe and appears to be a meeting place for... More 

Thank Naiwoldis
Dublin, Ireland
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

We tried a few places before finding Cafe Roma. Our search for the best gelato in Monopoli was over. Wish we had enough time to sample all the flavours!

Thank 67cleo
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34 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

We passed by this place many times but only went there after I searched for a place with good cappuccinos on TA. I just wanted something that wasn't Illy coffee. The cappuccino was really very good(coming from a girl who deals with specialty coffee and does not drink regular milk very often)! The pastries and cookies were lovely and we... More 

Thank Anete P
Kingston, Surrey
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59 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Fairly standard local cafe. Did not think the choice was very exciting. Also service was 3 grumpy old men. You get your ice cream then have to double back into the back of the shop to pay.

Thank KHA1
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105 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Excellent Ice Cream! Only inconvenient of the place is probably the high number of people waiting in line in the evening to get their ice cream!

Thank ShanghaiJo
Sherburne, New York
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74 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016

My family (brother, sister, mother) and I spent 3 days in Rome, Italy before spending a week in Monopoli (my grandparents home town!). We tasted a LOT of gellato during these 10 days! But once we found Cafe Roma (very close to our vacation rental also!), we stopped trying anywhere else! Their gellato was the BEST!! We also tried a... More 

Thank kjt96
Westminster, Colorado
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296 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2016

Our trips frequently focus on great gelato, where to find it, what flavors, what cost, etc. We have been fortunate to find some lovely places along the way. This is good..

Thank judith l

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Italian
Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Largo Vescovado 1, 70043, Monopoli, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Puglia  >  Province of Bari  >  Monopoli
  • Phone Number: +39 080 742119

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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?