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The Best Gelato in Rome

Our suggestions for the best gelaterias in Rome

When you stroll down the cobbled streets of Rome's historic centre you will notice that there is a gelateria almost on every corner. Most of them don't offer authentic Italian gelato made of the best natural ingredients and without any artificial colours. Find below some of the places in Rome where you can taste authentic Italian gelato.

Places in Rome that we recommend:

Gelateria Hedera

Borgo Pio 179, Rome
Via dei Coronari 141, Rome

A cute gelateria close to VaticanA cute gelateria close to Vatican

This small cosy gelateria is situated only a short walk from the Vatican. It offers artisanal gelato made of the best ingredients.

Hedera offers only a limited number of flavours but all made daily and from the seasonal products. You can choose from several fruit flavours depending on the season as well as chocolate, pistachio, cream and top secret flavour. In addition they offer great granita, Sicilian cannoli and other pastries. 

In 2018 they opened another Hedera gelateria on a new location, in Via dei Coronari, very close to Piazza Navona and historic center of Rome.

Verde Pistacchio

Via Nazionale 239, Rome

If you find yourself in Via Nazionale be sure not to miss this gelateria where you can taste real Italian gelato.

Their gelato is made onsite with only fresh ingredients and you can choose from 16 different flavours such as chocolate, hazelnut, pistachio, lemon, strawberry, stracciatella, persian (with pieces of cardamom) etc.

Along the gelato they also offer yogurts, milk shakes, smoothies and pancakes. Gelato is served in cones and cups (small, medium and large). Our favourite tastes are extra rich pistachio, hazelnut and persian.

Venchi 

Via del Corso 335
Via della Croce 25/26
Via degli Orfani 87
Termini station

Venchi gelaterias can be found in several locations in Rome. This place is real Italian institution offering amazing creamy gelato. You will recognize their gelaterias by long queues in front of them because they are so popular.

They offer imaginative gelato flavours such as cuor di cacao, cremino, crema venchi, brutto & buono, pistachio, lemon, giandujotto, hazelnut, strawberry, blueberry. For their gelato they use simple natural ingredients such as water, fresh milk, cream, sugar, eggs, fresh fruit, Piedmont hazelnuts and their own quality chocolate.



Don Nino Gelateria & Pasticceria Artigianale

Don Nino has several gelaterias throughout Rome. We visited the one right next to Fontana di Trevi. At this cute place you will find creamy gelato and amazing cakes. The choice of gelato is really huge - mint, chocolate, coconut, pistachio, coffee, tiramisu, stracciatella, strawberry and many others.

You will also find here tasty sweets such as tiramisu, profiterols, semifreddo, cornetto, crostatine, Sicilian cannoli filled with variety of creams. Cannoli come in two sizes - small and big and are filled with different fillings.

Gelateria Artigianale Corona

Largo Arenula 27

We discovered this small gelateria while on food tour through Jewish Ghetto and Campo de' Fiori. The gelato they make are amazing, creamy and tasty and range from variety of flavours: chocolate, hazelnut, almond, pistacchio, stracciatella, chestnut, mango, berries to some unusual flavours such as refreshing combination of lemon and basil.


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