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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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Shop 1/241 Victoria St | Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I Scream... You Scream... everybody scream...ICE CREAM... It was like kids in a candy store with so many varieties of Gelato that making a choice was difficult. After a few different cones of heaven, I still had to go back for the Blood Orange to...More

Thank Benny053
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

So good that we went back for more. The previous day we went to Baskin & Robbins and had a tiny single serve for $7. Gelato Messina was so much better. A double generous scoop for $6.80 and it was absolutely delicious. The queue moved...More

Thank Mel S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow! Definitely the best ice cream in Sydney! And we tried a lot! Also the price is quite fair! Best recommendation: Tiramisu and Praline Pistachio!

Thank Pascal B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Best gelato in Sydney if not Australia. Every time I am eating a cone some stranger asks me where did I get it - it looks that good & I look so happy eating it. I like the chocolate fondant & vanilla but they have...More

Thank juliekA1009BM
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Their best flavours are Tiramisu and Passion Fruit Cheesecake. Love gelato and it’s hard to find favours not too sweet. This place got me addicted!

Thank MiiiSam
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Worth the queue although not cheap. The Caramello was outstanding and a naughty way to finish a day of eating sensibly. It's a must stop in Surry Hills

Thank Barry C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we stopped here twice during our visit - the gelato was very delicious, and the staff very helpful and fast. it was very busy, they were serving a lot of customers. there were 5 of us and we all really enjoyed the flavor we chose....More

Thank Kelly M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good service, a little crowded. but it was still brilliant. There are so many flavours to chose from, it was great. It can be pricy.

Thank scrubyanna
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Despite the hype, I was unimpressed with Messina. We wandered down after dinner, it was packed and I didn’t love my gelato. Each to their own but I don’t get what all of the fuss is about.

Thank Sally H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Why are all these whiners complaining. How difficult is it to turn up with cash? Simply the best ice cream ever. Hard to choose but you won’t be disappointed. Make it your mission to come here, and bring cash!

Thank GrahamL-S
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.
Vintage lovers flock to Crown Street, and small
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2 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
4 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
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Average prices
US$ 3 - US$ 63
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
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
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