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Arena del Gelato

Via di Porta Castello 8/A | Borgo Pio 1, 00193 Rome, Italy
+39 06 6880 6312
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good15%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“del gelato” (16 reviews)
“ice cream” (71 reviews)
“gelateria” (18 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Via di Porta Castello 8/A | Borgo Pio 1, 00193 Rome, Italy
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Reviewed yesterday

The pistachio gelato was simply delicious at this place. I enjoyed every spoon of it! The service is fast and good. I totally recommend! it!

Thank Kateryna K
Reviewed 1 week ago

We saw people walking around with huge ice-creams, it looked good so we entered the place. We have been warmly welcomed! Amazing in such a touristic place. I took Lemon sorbet, the smallest portion, really nice taste, and great portion.

Thank Imnet G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great pizza here and the ice cream is also very good. Not the best place we visited in Rome but definitely didn't disappoint. Recommended by our hotel and will probably be returning on our next visit to the city if we have a...More

Thank spinningphotography
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped by on the recommendation of a friend, and enjoyed it so much we stopped by again. It’s a short walk from the main area of the Vatican. It’s a small, unassuming shop with a friendly gent behind the counter. They have a decent...More

Thank Jack K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tucked away just down the road from the Vatican we found this place and were able to taste before we placed our order. The gelato was top notch and you could tell it was fresh. Will be going back !!

Thank Chatan G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When in Rome do what the Romans do....get your ice cream at Arena del Gelato. Lots of flavors to choose from and sample.

Thank Lee K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Must say that is one of the best ice cream i tried in rome. Don’t miss the opportunity. Its a family business.

Thank Levent T
Reviewed 7 August 2018

The Best ice-cream in Rome. I truly recommend :) A lot of delicious flavors. Always fresh! After visiting the Vatican - mandatory!

Thank Krzysztof F
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

My main fear while visiting Italy with allergies to peanuts and treenuts was not being able to eat gelato as many flavors have some sort of nut and even the ones that don’t are processed together. The girl at the counter was very helpful when...More

Thank Delaney A
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

I absolutely loved this place. I scoffed down a dark choc/pistachio combination and genuinely didn’t want it to end. The flavours were intense and the gelato was soft as anything. This place really is as good as it gets... Anyway, I was skipping to Arena...More

Thank owen2211
Vatican / Borgo
Frocked priests, colorful Swiss Guards, insistent
souvenir shop owners, flag-waving tour guides, and
pilgrims from around the world. This is the Vatican
and Borgo, Rome's most recognized neighbourhood which
acts as Vatican City's front yard. Aside from the
souvenir boutiques and a few food spots, the only
business conducted here is papal. In the daytime, the
tiny medieval sector bustles with holy activity, as
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$2 - US$6
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Takeout, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via di Porta Castello 8/A | Borgo Pio 1, 00193 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Vatican / Borgo
  • Neighbourhood: Vatican / Borgo
  • Phone Number: +39 06 6880 6312
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Home-made Gelato Family Business in the heart of Vatican area... High quality products,passion and attitude for the clients in a clean environment. We are waiting you, its not only a gelato but its an experience.
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