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Gelateria Gianni

#7 of 114 Dessert in Bologna
Certificate of Excellence
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Via Monte Grappa 11, 40121 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 233008
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Manila, Philippines
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68 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Worth the calories! The guy at the counter looks like the original owner. Was surprised to see many branches of this gelateria throughout the city.

Thank Drea Z
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You can find more than one shop around the city of Bologna. Their flavours are amazing , which makes it difficult to pick just one! (Even though you can make it 2 or 3 different flavours) Prices are quite fair compared to ice creams anywhere else in the world. Plus this is GOOD ice cream! It was 3 € for... More 

Thank AlbUK
Istanbul, Turkey
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious ice cream, especially the ricotta and the nutella one . You must try it. Just beside the two towers.

Thank lordym
North Shields, United Kingdom
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161 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have gelato here in my two days in Bologna after have some pizza al trancio nearby. Very busy shop. It is close to the center, right next to the two towers and in the way to the university quarters. There are not tables inside but you can seat across the road in the benches at the back of the... More 

1 Thank Mikel P
Loutraki, Greece
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35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

I've had gelato all over Italy but the one i had here is excellent!!! Always fresh and creamy!!! Not to be missed!!!

1 Thank Sotiris M
Shanghai, China
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105 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017

I have bought half a kilo ice cream and we have enjoyed it so much that we have finished within thirty minutes. very creamy, perhaps a bit heavy, however very good. the place only accepts cash.

1 Thank Emanuela V
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Very close to the towers. Big portions and good gelato. Try the Samurai and salty caramel. There are no tables with chairs inside or outside.

Thank Da M
Island of Malta, Malta
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Me and my friends went there after reading reviews on TripAdvisor. Worth going and very central !! Never tasted anything better it s a must to try it :-)

Thank Mar023b
marshall islands
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67 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

The gelato was okay, but definitely not nearly as good as the other places we tried in bologna. We all found it rather foamy and inauthentic. Spend your money at Cremaria Santo Stefano or Il Gelato di San Crispino and get some of the best gelato, maybe the best, in the world.

Thank rcjohnson70
Izmir Province, Turkey
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

Amazing selection of product , pistachio was amazing and for those who wants lighter option ,lemon sorbet was to die for too ,simply yummy the have a board displaying what is inside each gelato and thier calories :-)

Thank KantiDevi2011

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Monte Grappa 11, 40121 Bologna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Bologna  >  Bologna
  • Phone Number: +39 051 233008

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