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Il Gelatauro

Via San Vitale 98/b, 40125 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 230049
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good23%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“gelateria” (11 reviews)
“gelato” (27 reviews)
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Cafe, Italian
Via San Vitale 98/b, 40125 Bologna, Italy
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited il gelatauro on a gelato tour of Bologna. Very old fashioned, and on a not so nice street, but worth the visit. Pineapple-mint, cinnamon, cannoli, even pumpkin. Not the best in Bologna, but very good and would recommend.

Thank cohenfamily
Reviewed 5 days ago

Great choice of ice creams, don't be fooled by the little cornets or cups as they are called here, as they fill them well above what you imagine. We chose a variety of different flavours and it's great fun mixing different combinations. The place was...More

Thank Leintwardine
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Fresh and tasty ice cream in a variety of flavours, soe even come with fresh fruit. But you should try the Zabaione with the tast of almonds. Great for a late night walk back to your hotel.

Thank Jamie M
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

We were eating a gelato on the Via San Vitale, when an old Italian man stopped to ask us if it came from Il Gelatauro. When we said no, he told us that was the best gelato in Bologna and that is where we should...More

Thank Dada T
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Friendly and interested service. Took gelato; pistachio and another recommended. Nice decor. Nice walk to get there.

Thank marieequebec
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Best ice cream parlor in Bologna, perfect coffee and delicious sweets. They serve sandwiches and salads for lunch as well. Good wines.

Thank Suoni d
Reviewed 8 July 2016

So many choices, but we were offered tastings of so many to help us with this difficult task. All delicious! This is a hidden gem and well worth a visit.

Thank ERS2013
Reviewed 4 July 2016

The ice-cream is delicious, with original flavours!! The pistacchio and the cannolo siciliano flavours are amazing. Worth the short walk from Piazza Due Torri. We visited this little gelateria under the arcades every chance we had during our short holiday in Bologna! Good value and...More

Thank DryPuddle
Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

This is a hidden gem and I was so glad to find it. Located about 10 minutes walking distance east from Piazza Maggiore, this small gelatauro offers many other things in addition to delicious gelatins. Cannoli a, chocolates, cookies, coffee, sandwiches and so on. I...More

Thank travel_n_adventures
Reviewed 27 May 2016

The gelato here is fresh, tasty, and incredibly original. There are so many flavors I have not seen anywhere else since. I came here at least two dozen times.

Thank LL1994
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via San Vitale 98/b, 40125 Bologna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Bologna  >  Bologna
  • Phone Number: +39 051 230049
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