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Gelateria Pepino

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US$ 8 - US$ 15
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Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Italian, Bar, Cafe
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While in Turin, I really wanted us to have the opportunity to experience the "Merenda Reale", a cafe culture tradition dating back to the 18th or 19th century that could be considered a cousin of a British cream tea/ high tea depending on where you...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank redxdress
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Came here to sit and have a coffee with some friends and was unpleasantly surprised when we made our way to pay to find out that the coffee and brioche almost double in price if you decide to sit down compared to other cafes around...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank 576danielak
Reviewed 30 October 2018

Pepino is the oldest gelateria in Europe. They're also the ones that invented ice cream on stick. And that's what I came to try - Il Pinguino, classic ice cream on stick, made by the original recipe. The ice cream itself was excellent - very...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Igal1978
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

The icecream was not the top in the city, the bicerin and shakerato did not taste that nice (had better), the the best of the order was the fruit cold smoothie. Is this place overrated for its history? Maybe. Or maybe we just werent lucky...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Artem P
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Amazing place to have your morning coffee or cappuccino. Special comment for ice cream: is 5* Important note: The origin of Pinguino start here. Back in 1939,was patented ice cream served on a wooden stick covered with chocolate. (read the last page of menu).

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank aricincin
Reviewed 23 May 2018

This is a great original artisanal gelato maker . The outside decor has owls to scare the pigeons in the outside seating area. Service is nice, helpful. Ordered the penne with meat and ragout sauce, nicely seasoned. Sea bass fillet nothing special just fine with...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank conjuror88
Reviewed 30 April 2018

gelateria storica che ha inventato il ricoperto (originariamente denominato "pinguino"), di fianco al ristarante al cambio, dove soleva pranzare Cavour, e davanti al museo del risorgimento. Sicuramente un posto dove andare, se non per la qualità, quantomeno per l'atmosfera che trasuda sia dalla gelateria che...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Massimiliano_Niceti
Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

Located at a famous square that offers a great view over palazzo carignano, this felt like a tourist trap. Pricy, unfriendly service and aperitivo is just so-so.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Roel P
Reviewed 7 March 2018

Undoubtedly worth a visit. One of Turin's many historic cafes. Very pleasant environment even if it is always full. It is famous for ice cream but I have not found it so good. What is really excellent is their hot zabaglione!

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank AndreaScriboni
Reviewed 6 December 2017

The right address if you want original ice crem with a taste all kinds of perfume. But expensive and good quality

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank caretto a
Edoardo C, Proprietario at Gelateria Pepino, responded to this reviewResponded 16 December 2017

Dear caretto a, thank you so much for your visit and your review. we are very glad to read that you enjoyed the quality of our gelato. we hope to see you soon. arrivederci, Edoardo

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