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Gelateria Riva di Riva Duilio

Contrada dell'Oste, 14 - 23829 | Lungo lago, Varenna, Italy
+39 338 348 0334
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“gelateria” (28 reviews)
“gelato” (95 reviews)
“ice cream” (36 reviews)
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Contrada dell'Oste, 14 - 23829 | Lungo lago, Varenna, Italy
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Reviewed 27 October 2018

This place serves wonderful home made gelato and it is right on the harbor in Varenna. It is a favorite with tourists and locals for good reason and should not be missed. We stopped at least once a day - sometimes twice.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank James H
Andrea Marta R, Proprietario at Gelateria Riva di Riva Duilio, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2018

Thank you....

Reviewed 26 October 2018

This was the best gelato I had on my trip a variety of flavors made it hard to make up my mind and love the little cone on top

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank JeanineW_209
Andrea Marta R, Proprietario at Gelateria Riva di Riva Duilio, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2018

Thank you ......

Reviewed 25 October 2018

Had Gelato here everyday. Great flavours, not the run of the mill kind. Place has steps beside the building with cushions. Grab your cone and go sit and watch the world evolve around you.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank LynskieinFenwick
Andrea Marta R, Proprietario at Gelateria Riva di Riva Duilio, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2018

Thank you

Reviewed 22 October 2018

The gelato at Riva Gelato is some of the best I've ever had in my life. We had to pleasure of being able to watch the owner prepare the gelato, and you could really tell he has a tremendous amount of passion for gelato, and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank delparnel
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

The gelato and sorbet at Riva Gelateria is nothing short of excellent! They make it all on-site, on a daily basis using fresh, high quality ingredients. I was fortunate enough to spend some time with the owner, Dudi, who showed me how he made his...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank FoodieBlogs
Andrea Marta R, Proprietario at Gelateria Riva di Riva Duilio, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2018

Thank you 😊

Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

Gelato doesn't get any better than this! Handmade with benches overlooking Lake Como just steps from the front door. Highly recommend!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Elman1952
Reviewed 24 September 2018

We stopped here for ice-creams on our way to the ferry. There are lots of different flavours on sale so choosing which ones to have was not easy, but the two very patient ladies behind the counter kept smiling as they waited for us to...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Winner2
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Stopped for a gelato and was not disappointed. Gelato was rich and creamy and portions were generous. 2.50 euros for one scoop.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Katherine8183
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

On the walkway that hugs the cliffs, this gelateria is right on the water and so conveniently located. So my fiancé and I grabbed 2 scoops (€2.50 each) on our way back to the ferry and was quite a line but worth the small wait....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank TahnaeK
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

This place sells amazing Ice cream and it's so reasonably priced too! We tried a variety of flavours over the week and loved all the ones we tried! You can get a sugar cone with any two scoops of your choice for only €3. Definitely...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank SadieKrishnathasan
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Response from Christine2011 | Reviewed this property |
We got our ice creams in the early afternoon like think it opens at about 11am but not absolutely sure. Also we were there in July. Hours might reduce after the main holiday season.
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  • Address: Contrada dell'Oste, 14 - 23829 | Lungo lago, Varenna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Lake Como  >  Varenna
  • Phone Number: +39 338 348 0334
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