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Gelateria Dondoli

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Piazza della Cisterna 4, 53037, San Gimignano, Italy
+39 0577 942244
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09:00 - 19:00
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Nashville, Tennessee
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301 reviews
215 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place looks very touristy and the line winds outside the door -- but the gelato is very yummy and they have lots of staff behind the counter moving customers through quickly. Many flavors to choose from -- both my husband and I thought it was delicious. Get your gelato and find a bench outside to enjoy it and people... More 

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Wesley Chapel, Florida
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was the best Gelato that we had on our trip to Italy. Don't let the long line keep you away of trying this place. the wait is worth and the service is fast and excent that you will not notice the time you spend in line. They had weird combinations of flavors, and all of them sounded delicious to... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Awarded gelatto world champion 2009, and definately deserves it! Don't let the long queues outside the building scare you off, it is worth to wait! I'd specially recommend nocciola and fior di nutella flavours, but all of them are fantastic!

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Brooklyn, New York
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The gelato was really good. I had hazelnut and pistachio. One of the best cones of gelato I had on my trip.

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Sussex, New jersey
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209 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Rated as the world's best gelato. A world champion one as stated. Would have to agree one of the best we have had. Lines are long but keep an eye open as they do go down during the day.

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Enniskillen, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

was on a day trip to San Gimignano and this gelateria was recommended by our tour guide and it did not disappoint, it was very busy and a bit of a line to get it but it was worth it, didnt get to see all the flavours as it was so busy, i got the mango gelato which was amazing... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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73 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was pouring when we went to San Gimignano. This gelateria was recommended in all the travel sites and books. It has won a lot of awards which they proudly advertise. We had the praline and coconut scoops. The praline was excellent while the coconut was a bit too sweet for my taste, but the consistency was the best I... More 

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Perth, Australia
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A charming little gelateria with fantastic range of interesting flavours...along with a welcoming fellow serving who may break into song.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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57 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were on a day trip to San Gimignano and in need of a mid-afternoon gelato break. A friend recommended a small gelateria on the piazza as one of the best in Italy. Unusual flavors fresh made each day such as saffron and pine nut, chestnut, raspberry with rosemary and spicy dark chocolate were all perfection.

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Brossard, Canada
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36 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the world champion of gelatos and he wholeheartedly derserves it. Fantastic gelatos at reasonable prices right in central old San Gimignano main piazza.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$5
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Cash Only
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 19:00
Monday
09:00 - 19:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 19:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 19:00
Thursday
09:00 - 19:00
Friday
09:00 - 19:00
Saturday
09:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza della Cisterna 4, 53037, San Gimignano, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  San Gimignano
  • Phone Number: +39 0577 942244

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