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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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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“ice cream” (547 reviews)
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Shop 1/241 Victoria St | Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Gelato Messina is one of the best if not the best ice cream in Sydney. It is a little pricey but worth it. I always drop by if I pass one of their stores. Just can't help it ☺😊😆

Thank Carol M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

With so many flavours to pick from it make it so hard to decide - a good reason to go back again for more. The kids love going and we all walk away satisfied with our choices - haven't had a bad one yet!

Thank Donna M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having travelled the world and tasted some of the best gelato there is I didn’t have high expectations, I thought I’d try it before deciding and you know what - it was okay. What was terrible was the customer service, some young bloke with a...More

Thank Daxieho
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good flavours sometimes but inconsistent not always nice and the long queues make it unpleasant when its busy

Thank dannymarcus297
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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Questions & Answers
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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  • Value
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
  • E-mail
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