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Caffetteria Gelateria dell'Olmo

Piazza della Cisterna 34, 53037, San Gimignano, Italy
+39 0577 940337
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“gelateria” (41 reviews)
“ice cream” (63 reviews)
“gelato” (84 reviews)
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Italian, Cafe
Piazza della Cisterna 34, 53037, San Gimignano, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have travelled around Tuscany and Rome and were expecting great things from this place, advertising as the best ice cream in the world. It was nice but not exceptional.

Thank Irenelarge
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

After walking around San Gimignano I stopped by this gelateria. I tried two types of ice cream, saffron and coffee. I was very impressed with the saffron one and thought that they really may have the best ice cream in the world as their advert...More

Thank Alexandra B
Reviewed 11 February 2018

Superb limited selection of home made ice creams. There were about 20 to choose, which is much smaller selection than most ice cream shops. We tried the chocolate and mocha and they could not have been better. There was a weird one made with onion...More

Thank jon b
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

Having spent a pleasant afternoon wandering around San Gimignano, I’d had a recommendation to try saffron ice cream. I tried this along with the pistachio ice cream. I’ve never had ice cream like it- very creamy and smooth with no ice crystals. During my stay...More

Thank forss10
Reviewed 9 December 2017

Don't you love it when two nearly side-by-side shops each say they're the best? dell'Olmo and Dondoli both make the claim. Having eaten nearly every flavor in both shops over a week (not really, but you get the idea), I say they are both right,...More

Thank twoinmaine
Reviewed 26 November 2017

Hard to decide which is best-try them both and you won't be disappointed! Many choices of flavours! All delicious!

Thank Nancy171717
Reviewed 20 November 2017

The sign says best gelato in the world,but not being the best gelato taster in the world I can't dispute their claim....no complaints..

Thank geebee01
Reviewed 16 November 2017

Ice cream was gooood. But food was not, unfortuntaley. A typical restaurant in the heart of touristic attraction. You may never show uo there again, so they did not care about al'dente pasta, or bread or olio. Prices are ot high though, but I would...More

Thank Ufa_traveller
Reviewed 9 November 2017

We have tried this place several times and it always is good. But the selection is not as varied as Dondoli and I prefer it. But still a good product.

Thank Ccart
Reviewed 27 October 2017

Good location in the main square but therefore very touristy. Pizza was just ok. Soup was good and tasty. The service is fine

Thank Vikistravels
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
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Child-friendly, View, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza della Cisterna 34, 53037, San Gimignano, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  San Gimignano
  • Phone Number: +39 0577 940337
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