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Gelateria Il Porticciolo

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Piazza Guglielmo Marconi 12, 19018 Vernazza, Italy
+39 120 695 0113
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Whidbey Island, WA
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64 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

We were staying in a room next door, so we took the opportunity to try many flavors of the gelato from here...all were incredible. I usually prefer chcolate or crema, but the amareno cherry was my favorite. Often the lines were long, but they moved quickly. Don't miss the gelato from herre!!!

Thank Judy V
Windsor, Colorado
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25 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

There are 3 recommended gelato places in Vernazza, but my husband and I couldn't agree with Rick Steves more, that this gelateria down by the harbor is by far the best in town! Even though the weather was a bit chilly when we were there, we could not help but make a stop here twice a day every day, as... More 

Thank babesobrown
Windsor, Colorado
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

This place can be crowded but it's worth the wait. I returned a couple of times. Coconut was excellent. Pistachio was surprisingly good. Cinnamon was incredible!

Thank davidwX8274TE
Swan Hill, Australia
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299 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Another great stop for an ice cream - it was a hot day and we really enjoyed the ice cream from here as we wandered the streets.

Thank turoar
Johnstown, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent service and taste! Definitely recommend! Beautiful view while eating it as well. Our tour guide took us there, and he is Italian, so he would not take us unless it was the best.

Thank StephyAnnie33
Walpole, Massachusetts
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42 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

We stopped here for a gelato on our way to catch the train. We thought the gelato was very good, and so was the service. You can eat just outside with a nice view of the harbor. Can't go wrong here.

Thank Fizzoko
Lunenburg, Massachusetts
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

We tried out all of the gelato shops in town, this was ok but not our favorite. They were out of quite a few flavors and the cones were slightly stale.

Thank Meghan B
Iowa City, IA
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460 reviews
308 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 181 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Our very favorite gelato place in The Cinque Terra...it is at the marina in Vernazza, often busy. The chocolate chip and the yogurt and honey are very special in our minds. We tried lots of places!

Thank GailCheryl
Los Angeles, California
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

I recommend a stop here for a cup of joy. The gelato is really good and the prices are exceptionally reasonable for the location. The owner/shop runner is friendly and welcoming. There's plenty of sitting area further down by the water, either by the boats or side facing the ocean. Vernazza is sooo lovely!

Thank soyjessica
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

One of the best gelatos we had in Italy-try the cinnamon! Grab your cone and walk down and look at the beautiful harbor.

Thank RHF1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
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Cheap Eats, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Guglielmo Marconi 12, 19018 Vernazza, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Cinque Terre  >  Vernazza
  • Phone Number: +39 120 695 0113

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