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Buona Terra

1028 Delta Ave, Mt. Lookout Square, Cincinnati, OH 45208-3161
+1 513-386-9356
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  • Very good16%
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“gelato” (31 reviews)
“crepes” (18 reviews)
“lemon curd” (3 reviews)
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Italian, French, European
££ - £££
1028 Delta Ave, Mt. Lookout Square, Cincinnati, OH 45208-3161
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Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

Found this place in the Mount Lookout area of Cincy. Great gelato; very creamy and flavorful. Being from Dayton I miss having gelato nearby. Definitely worth the trip!

2  Thank AR45458
Reviewed 6 October 2015 via mobile

Tasty gelato with a few inventive flavors as well as the traditional ice cream offerings. Prices are reasonable, and get there early because some flavors sell out!

1  Thank EydneW
Reviewed 4 October 2015 via mobile

It was perfect!! Our visit was at night 9:30 pm so a lot of the popular choices were sold out- but that's to be expected. I got a cake batter in a cup, it was SO creamy and smooth no ice crystals (which I hate!!)...More

1  Thank likespolitepeople
Reviewed 18 July 2015 via mobile

Yes, the gelato here is out of this world. But the macaroons are amazing! Don't order gelato without having a macaroon. If you want a light dinner, share a savory crêpe with a friend, and then have your dessert. We love this place.

Thank RedRunner71
Reviewed 16 June 2015

It's a little hard to find. There's a convenience store across the street where you can see moms, dads and kids lining up for ice cream. That's not the place. Buona Terra is small and there's not much signage but their gelato is definitely worth...More

Thank Yahooer
BUONA TERRA G, Owner at Buona Terra, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2015

Thanks so much for the great review. We greatly appreciate your business. Regards, Eric Roeder

Reviewed 17 April 2015

We just moved into the area and our apartment gave us a coupon for a free small gelato, so one evening we walked up and decided to use our coupon. Now I have had some amazing gelato, the most amazingly mouth watering yumminess while in...More

2  Thank WaywardWander9
Reviewed 21 March 2015 via mobile

Was visiting downtown Cincinnati and found out there were two concerts in town on the same day. Needless to say downtown was insane. Found this place through the trip advisor app and decided to roll the dice. The coffee was great. On an under caffinated...More

1  Thank Muadib395
Reviewed 17 March 2015 via mobile

I live 50 minutes away and it's worth every second of the drive for the delicious gelato. Do yourself a favor and GO!!!!!!

1  Thank Katye A
Reviewed 7 March 2015 via mobile

We had a great experience! Very friendly And clean! I tried THe presciutto crepe, and it was delicious! Coconut gelato wow!

1  Thank Natalia R
Reviewed 7 February 2015

We had dinner at Zip's and we're looking for dessert. We wandered in here and we're pleasantly surprised! Had a sugar and spice crepe which was wonderful, and the gelato was delicious. You really should visit. Very happy we stopped in

Thank TRiggs0958
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
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Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
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11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1028 Delta Ave, Mt. Lookout Square, Cincinnati, OH 45208-3161
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati
  • Phone Number: +1 513-386-9356
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Buona Terra is a locally owned, European inspired Gelateria, Creperie, and Macaron bakery located in the Mount Lookout Square. Buona Terra, Italian for Good Earth, represents everything that our team is passionate about - from locally sourced farm fresh produce, to the locally reclaimed beech wood used throughout the design of our shop. We firmly believe that using local products and supporting local businesses is the key to providing the highest quality desserts for our community. Daily, we handcraft everything from scratch in our store with the freshest ingredients, using no preservatives and no hormones. Additionally, as one of Ohio's only gelateria's who handcrafts gelato using the traditional Italian techniques and processes, we proudly guarantee that our gelato is the best you'll ever have..
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