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Il Massimo del Gelato

#10 of 445 Dessert in Milan
#105 of 7,150 Places to Eat in Milan
Certificate of Excellence
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Via Lodovico Castelvetro 18, 20154 Milan, Italy
+39 02 349 4943
12:00 - 00:00
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Greenville, South Carolina
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The best gelato throughout Italy! Generous portions and so many choices. Great value for the price. Establishment is packed regardless of weather...

Thank LB_PhD
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

I am originally from Milan and I do adore the gelato they make here. As other people might have commented already, maybe this is not the best place if you are looking for great customer service and friendly atmosphere..however it excels for the quality of the product. I could say this is in the typical Milanese style: maybe not the... More 

Thank Paolo R
british columbia
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

If one of your top priorities when you arrive to any Italian city is to find the best gelato place in town, I can save you a lot of time. This is the place. Try flavours like persimmon, amarena chocolate cherry, and best of all pistachhio. If you arrive before noon, head across the street to the café across the... More 

Thank russiantwin
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Excellent ice-cream, especially the chocolate variations such as ORO PURO and GIANDUIA. Try the coconut and raspberry. A must-try gelato for locals and tourists. Check the perfume and diffusers store that is also amazing!

Thank Locherber M
Boston, Massachusetts
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34 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Late-night gelato at its finest! This place had 10 different varieties of chocolate gelato, with handy descriptions written out on the counter saying what was in each one. My husband ordered the Jamaican, which had rum in it, and wow- did it pack a punch! It went very well with the coconut he paired it with. I ordered the Dark... More 

Thank loopy6idol
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

I don't really understand some people complaining about the strong flavored ice cream! It's because they are used to the artificial stuff!! I had vanilla, pistachio and chocolate Jamaica flavor and it was amazing! However, I do not recommend Jamaica chocolate for those who don't like alcoholic flavor in sweets. Pistachio is slightly salty but that why you need to... More 

Thank Aline P
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

the most delicious ice cream ever. the display is so rich and luscious with mounts of ice cream in incredible flavors. highly recommended. we absolutely loved it and even went back on our ay to the airport 11:00 am for one let bite .

Thank _leylasafavi
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

They have the best gelato that I've ever tried! At least 8 types of chocolate flavors, for example 70-100% or from different locations from instance Fiji. I'm super satisfied!!

1 Thank Krisztina G
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

After reading some great reviews about this place, my bf and I decided to go for a stroll to try it out. I ordered pistachio, ginger and some nougat flavour in a 3-scoop cup. He got 3 different chocolate flavours, which is what they are known for. The chocolate flavours were ok, although one had a granulated sugar texture. The... More 

2 Thank Backpacker14
Barcelona, Spain
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49 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

A bit far from everything else but totally worth it and the prices are great and the gelato is amazing. Two scoops in a cup for €2.70 compared to the €6-9 euros charged by other places for not as good gelato. Best bet is to find a nice restaurant out that way and make it the start to your night.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 16
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Cash Only
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Lodovico Castelvetro 18, 20154 Milan, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Milan
  • Phone Number: +39 02 349 4943
The ice cream shop Il Massimo del Gelato, was born in Milan in 2001. Unlike other ice cream shops that love to surprise and study extravagant tastes, tastes are without exaggeration, the attention is paid only to the quality. We like to show our customers the freshness of our raw materials by placing fruit boxes at the entrance. Every day we choose carefully the best ingredients and we create an ice cream able to rediscover the pleasure of a color, a perfume, a texture and a forgotten taste. The Maestro Gelatiere Massimo Travani offers a unique collection of chocolate ice cream in Milan: 100% cocoa, Criollo, Domori Venezuelan to 75%, with chili, with cinnamon, stuffed with candied orange and Grand Marnier and many other original creations made from chocolate . Products of the shop: homemade ice cream, granita (ice and pure fresh fruits), cakes and cold pastry.

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