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Gelato Messina

Shop 1/241 Victoria St | Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
+61 2 8354 1223
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“gelato” (1,035 reviews)
“ice cream” (562 reviews)
“apple pie” (47 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m. Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Shop 1/241 Victoria St | Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago

On a visit to Sydney we were told to go to Messina for gelato. I had the malted vanilla and the salted caramel. It was delicious and like a true gelato it wasn't too heavy and creamy.

Thank Trvlrvws
Reviewed 1 week ago

Perhaps due to hype and their initial success, Messina had dropped the ball on all levels. I've been their loyal customer since they started... But the love is running out now. Why? This is why: 1. The Darlinghurst venue is always too dark 2. There...More

Thank kiska1972
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have been to Italy numerous times but this place has the most flavoursome gelato I have ever tried The tiramisu was awesome All 4 of us throughly enjoyed all our flavours

Thank dannymele
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Need that sugar fix as we do after dinner..They got it... It’s fun...it’s got different original flavours and they are generous servings because they are smart You can also sometimes sit and watch the passing parade

Thank travel082015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My partner and myself love gelato so much, you can say we're pretty much obsessed. I've been privileged to have been on holiday to Italy many times in my life and I think that's where I've developed my love for ice cream and gelato. Since...More

Thank Evelyn R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was walking around Sydney Harbour on a really hot day I was hungry but didn't feel like much. Than I saw Gelato Messina and I had to go in. It took me for a while to choose I should have asked to try some...More

Thank Annika D
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

On a warm evening I decided to check out this place. Having looked online at their menu I had pre-decided what I would get. However after seeing the delicious looking flavours in front of me...changed my mind. My ice cream was just what I needed...very...More

Thank Michelle T
Reviewed 5 March 2018

On a hot day of dragging our kids all over the botanic garden and opera house, several people recommended Messina gelato as THE BEST in Sydney, so on our way back to the hotel, we stopped. O. M. G. I had the raspberry sorbet (I...More

Thank Katy H
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

So here’s the thing whether you’re on a date or with your children and someone has the idea of an ice cream, it might be that you’re hot, feeling a romantic mood or perhaps you’d promised the kids if they were good, it doesn’t really...More

Thank Tdevil66
Reviewed 4 March 2018

We had two scoops , one pear and rhubarb and one white chocolate with hazelnuts. Both were very good. We also had one scoop of salt and caramel with coffee but it tasted more coffee and the salt and caramel was lacking. We also had...More

Thank 1NONLY
Home of the small bar revolution in Sydney,
Darlinghurst has more bars per capita than any other
suburb. Themes range from American whiskey bars and
1950’s theme bars to hidden bars requiring secret
passwords. Oxford Street is the "Gay Capital" of
Australia, where gay and lesbian-friendly venues
feature “diva shows” and dancing until the morning.
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1 September 2015|
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Response from rlore |
Apart from Chinese shops in chatswood where I work *all* the shops, cafes and restaurants accept payment via paywave and eftpos. I do not patronise any of the cash businesses because a cash only policy makes it very clear a... More
lee m
3 February 2015|
Response from declan l | Property representative |
Yes there are. Close to all stores. The Star store has eftpos facilities.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$63
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 1/241 Victoria St | Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Darlinghurst
  • Neighbourhood: Darlinghurst
  • Phone Number: +61 2 8354 1223
  • E-mail
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