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Arena del Gelato

Via di Porta Castello 8/A | Borgo Pio 1, 00193 Rome, Italy
+39 06 6880 6312
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  • Very good16%
  • Average2%
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“gelato” (130 reviews)
“ice cream” (65 reviews)
“gelateria” (16 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Via di Porta Castello 8/A | Borgo Pio 1, 00193 Rome, Italy
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Very good galato, loads of flavours, service very friendly, you can try as many flavours as you want before purchase, went there few times! Great coffee too!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 6 days ago

Try the pistachio, peanut and dark chocolate. Never tasted anything better, even in all of rome. The best.

Thank Lilli E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delicious ice cream, big and interesting selection, cosy and clean! place, nice staff...if you are near borgo pio try it, will not regret it 😉👌🏼

Thank MichalaF
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the best gelato places near the vatican. A lot of flavours. The houst is super nice. You can taste before buying.

Thank Worst Come T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Being in Italy in the summer, naturally involves a once or twice daily tasting of the great Italian ice cream. This place stand out from the many other places we tasted. We sampled here from chocolate, pistacio and other tastes. Very yummy.

Thank Gogohan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had an ice cream (gelato) here on a Monday evening, good selection of flavours and cones / tubs. Friendly staff and reasonable prices. Great ice cream too.

Thank Luke T
Reviewed 17 September 2017

I tell you what... this place is a gem! We found it by accident and we discovered an ice cream that was absolutely fabulous, ending up in 4 visits in 4 days in a row, we became addicted, specially to the pistachio one! Holy mother,...More

Thank Joasphoto
Reviewed 28 August 2017

We enjoyed the ice cream and Cappuccino with really fair prices and therefore like to recommend this place.

Thank Mr I
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

We came back after four years and it was just as amazing as we remembered. I loved especially the vegan mango. The owner is a great young man who speaks English well. Highly recommended!

Thank Honza P
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped by after exploring the city and were amazed by the taste and quality of this gelato! We were greeted by a really nice guy and walked out with the best hazelnut gelat i have ever tasted and chocolate gelato that my picky husband approved...More

Thank strawberry20885
Vatican / Borgo
Frocked priests, colorful Swiss Guards, insistent
souvenir shop owners, flag-waving tour guides, and
pilgrims from around the world. This is the Vatican
and Borgo, Rome's most recognized neighbourhood which
acts as Vatican City's front yard. Aside from the
souvenir boutiques and a few food spots, the only
business conducted here is papal. In the daytime, the
tiny medieval sector bustles with holy activity, as
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$ 2 - US$ 6
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Takeout, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via di Porta Castello 8/A | Borgo Pio 1, 00193 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Vatican / Borgo
  • Neighbourhood: Vatican / Borgo
  • Phone Number: +39 06 6880 6312
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Home-made ice cream in the center of Rome, few steps from St.Peter's square. Besides the ice cream you can enjoy: pastries,fresh fruit smoothies,milkshakes, slushies and crepes.
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