Gelato di San Crispino, Rome

Gelato di San Crispino, Rome

One of the top ice cream shops in Rome, Gelato di San Crispino offers a wide range of seasonal and changing flavors. The shopkeeper takes pride in the purity of his product, which uses high-quality ingredients without the use of artificial preservatives, chemical emulsifiers and prepared or frozen foods. Talk to the people behind the counter and you will also learn that though the gelato is handmade, each closed individual container is kept at the perfect temperature depending on whether it is fruit or spices and chocolate. Ask nicely, and they will let you try some different (unusual) flavors.

The shop is located a few blocks from the famous Trevi Fountain, so it is well worth stopping by on your visit there as service is quick. For some, the shop's inclusion in the 2010 Hollywood movie “Eat, Pray, Love” (starring Julia Roberts) is an added draw.

Tip:
They have quite a selection of gelatos so don't feel rushed in picking a flavor. Try also the many sorbets, such as the grapefruit one which has just the right mix between sweetness and tanginess.

Opening Hours:
Daily: 11am–12:30am

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Gelato di San Crispino on Map

Sight Name: Gelato di San Crispino
Sight Location: Rome, Italy
Sight Type: Food/Drink
Guide(s) containing this sight: Food Walk in Historic Rome   Spanish Steps to Trevi Fountain  

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