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Buon Gusto Gelateria

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Via delle Case Nuove 26, 53026, Pienza, Italy
+39 335 704 9165
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Jacksonville, Florida
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230 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Okay, so, I couldn't wait to take the picture. I started eating first. Sorry! If you go there, you won't be able to control yourself either. MANGIA!

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Thank xzytt
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58 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

I do like ice cream)!!! We came to Pienza occasionally... I didn't expect to get such nice surprise in this lovely and cozy town... Buon Gusto Gelateria!!! The ice cream there is to die for :) Pistacio pesto, Mumbai with curry, raspberry with white chocolate :) What a nice mix! Nicola and Giovanny - two amazing men able to create... More 

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California
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15 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016

I can't say it is the best gelato in Italy (or the world) since I haven't tried them all. However, it is the best we had in over two weeks in Italy. This is a small place that makes its own gelato, creates its own flavors and obviously does it with great pride, dedication and love. It is AMAZING.

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Thank SnSCalifornia
United States
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655 reviews
477 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 299 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed in Pienza for a week and came every day for a gelato and fresh juice/smoothie. The gelato is hands down the best gelato we have tasted anywhere in the world. Flavors are creative and imaginative and delicious!!! They will also make you a juice or smoothie of any flavor - pick your fruits/veggies from their display and they... More 

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Thank Eat-Sleep-Walk
2 reviews
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Amazing. Have had gelato in Cinque Terre, Florence, Siena and Radda Chianti and has been the best!! The salted carmel was to die for. Wish I could make it by one more time!!!

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Thank Coconut503
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87 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Recommended by local residents and Trip Advisers and we were not disappointed. This is truly artisanal, with a relatively limited list of flavors on any day, but what they have is very good. The pistachio, hazelnut, and almond flavors were so nutty tasting unlike many other places we've been where you can taste the "extract". This is worth winding your... More 

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Thank Hartley H
Longforgan, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016

This has to be the best ice cream ever! Wonderful flavour combinations - apple, rosehip and ginger; pear and cardamom; crema with strawberries and balsamic vinegar - coupled with great taste, texture and freshness. Currently still travelling in Tuscany trying to find something that comes close. They are lovely people too, by the way!

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Thank JAM1302
South Portland, Maine, United States
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Very creative gelato flavors that change regularly. The chef is very enthusiastic about gelato! Flavors change frequently according to season and the chef's ideas.

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Thank Jack M
Plymouth, Michigan
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016

What a wonderful discovery we made in one of the little back streets of Pienza. The owner and staff are friendly, more than willing to discuss how they make such wonderful gelato and they make really great flavor combinations. My favorite was Apple, Carrot and Celery gelato but there are many other offerings, made fresh each day.

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Thank Jim R
Haidari, null, Greece
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Words are not enough to describe the majesty of this hidden gem! The weird combination of tastes (e.g. banana/avocado/parsley), which was perfect, along with the freshness of the gelato make this gelateria something you can miss when in the great area of Tuscany.

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Thank Giannis A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via delle Case Nuove 26, 53026, Pienza, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Pienza
  • Phone Number: +39 335 704 9165

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