Gelato: 5+1 famous Ice cream places in Rome

July 13th, 2012 posted by admin

FataMorgana: with traditional flavours but many creations such as: basil with honey and nuts or black rice with roses. Prices are ok and they are gluten free and no artificial colours.

Where: Via Bettolo 7, in Prati area. Near Ottaviano Metro

Ciuri Ciuri: This chain started with one shop, the gelato is good quality and they are generous when they serve it, but actually the best thing there is the typical sicilian sweets: cannolo, cassata, etc.
Where: Monti: Via Leonina, 18, Trastevere: San Cosimato, 49, Navona: Largo del Teatro Valle, 1, Colosseo: Via Labicana, 126

San Crispino: This gelateria has been recommended by many international newspapers like the New York Times, and gourmet guides like Michelin. The ice cream is tasty, but a bit costly and small, sometimes a bit sweet too. No artificial components.
Where: Trevi: Via della Panetteria 42, Pantheon: Piazza della Maddalena 3. Fiumicino Airport terminal A.

Fassi: One of the oldest gelaterias in Italy, near Termini,with special creations as the “San Pietrini” an ice cream cube covered with chocolate. The place is big with many tables to sit inside, the gelato is pretty good and creamy. Other products are: granite, semifreddo, cakes, etc.
Where: Via Principe Eugenio, 65, metro Vittorio Emanuele

Giolitti: This place started as a creamery back in 1890, and became renowned because of their ice creams after first world war. The fame has even brought the franchise to Copenhagen, Seoul and New York.
Where: metro barberini: via uffici del vicario 40,

Gracchi: A small place but well-known by locals. The ice creams are creamy, with real fruits and nuts. Don’t miss the ricotta and pear flavour or the apple with cinnamon one. No artificial components.
Where:Via dei Gracchi, 272, metro Lepanto.

Forget about diet and give yourself a treat!

You can save calories if you skip toppings and go for a ice base granita.