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rue du 31 Decembre 1, Geneva 1207, Switzerland
+41 22 736 70 60
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76 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

Used to be "the" Italian ice cream reference, today they are, as per my humble opinion, not competing with the new comers in a town. Still great ice cream to enjoy during the summer by the lake.

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Casablanca, Morocco
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31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

Very good ice cream at reasonnable price. The selection is huge and it might take you a while before deciding on a flavour. The whipped cream is as good as the ice cream. One drawback: the ladies at the counter can definitely make the customer feel more welcome. I am sure this will make the experience even better.

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Thank dilafa
Geneva, Switzerland
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540 reviews
340 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,576 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Completely lost the plot on quality and pricing as it used to be a decent place before. There are tons of better places to eat a delicious ice cream. Avoid if you can.

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Thank genevatopreviewer
Founex, Switzerland
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2015

I wanted to buy 1.5L of icecream that is priced CHF40.- but they were short of 1.5L cups tonight. Fine I said, you should fill 3x 0.5L cups instead and charge the same price. Seems logical ...unbelievably they refused even after I explained the concept to the boss and wanted to charge me 3x CHF16.- The shop Gelatomania next door... More 

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Thank Marco F
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2015 via mobile

Their perfect location next to Geneva Lake 's promenade attracts a lot of tourists, but having tasted 4 different flavors (hazelnut, mokka, basilic ananas and chocolate) today I must say that their ice cream have nothing special and miles away from what other traditional "Glaciers" offer. They surf on their long history (founded almost 100 years ago) but this is... More 

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Thank Andromedor
Genève, Suisse
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103 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2014

This is the best place for Ice-cream in Geneva. So many different flavors and colors.... very inventive ! My favorite one is coconut, but actually they have so much choice, you should stay there, and try them all ! Enjoy your stay in Geneva !

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Arlington, VA
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133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2014

While making our way back downtown from the Eaux-Vives park on foot, we wanted to get some ice cream to cool down. Based on a suggestion from the concierge at the Parc des Eaux-Vives hotel, we ended up coming to L'Arlecchino. Although it is located almost literally across the street from the path leading to the base of the Jet... More 

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Switzerland
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73 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2014

We went there and tried some originals flavours, peannut cream, chestnut, salted caramel, all of them were very good, the place seems to be hold by an italian family. With no doubt the best ice cream in Geneva.

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1 Thank WilliamWSwitzerland
Geneva, Switzerland
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184 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2013

The ice creams are nice by swiss standards (I've had better in Italy). there is a range of flavours including some original ones (e.g. basil). On a hot evening you can walk out of the shop and eat the ice cream on the side of the lake, which is what is truly appealing.

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Thank oldboltonian
Geneva, Switzerland
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55 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2012 via mobile

Innumerable flavors mixed with top quality ice cream - always worth stopping by! Bring some time so you can make your selection from the many diferent varieties. Yes, this ice cream is more expensive than most others, but if you "listen" to the all-natural flavors you will understand why. What else is there to say? Be sure to go when... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: rue du 31 Decembre 1, Geneva 1207, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Geneva  >  Geneva
  • Phone Number: +41 22 736 70 60

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