The Best Gelato in Rome: 10 Must-Try Gelaterias

Rome and Gelato- they go together like peanut butter and jelly. And whether it’s your first trip to Rome or your tenth, you’ll inevitably end up asking yourself where the best gelato in Rome is. Great news: we’ve spent weeks tasting our way through gelaterias in The Eternal City to bring you the best of the best. What’s your favorite spot for the best gelato in Rome? Let us know in the comments!

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10. Giolitti

Giolitti is very much a fan favorite among tourists in Rome, and while it isn’t at the very top of our list, it’s still a solid spot for gelato. Our favorite flavor here is definitely the pistachio. Prepare for crowds and hangry tourists.

Giolitti

$$$$ Gelato

Via degli Uffici del Vicario, 40, 00186 Roma RM, Italy 06 699 1243

9. Frigidarium

Frigidarium is another tourist-loved gelateria in Rome. The main draw here is the chocolate-dipped gelato, which you won’t see anywhere else in town. It’s good gelato with a spin!

Frigidarium

$$$$ Gelato

Via del Governo Vecchio, 112, 00186 Roma RM, Italy 06 3105 2934

8. Gelateria del Teatro

Gelateria del Teatro is one of our go-to spots for the best gelato in Rome. This gelateria on Via dei Coronari is adorable and the perfect spot for a post-lunch or post-dinner gelato. Our favorite order here is one of the fruit flavors like mango or strawberry.

Gelateria del Teatro

$$$$ Gelato

Via dei Coronari, 65/66, 00186 Roma RM, Italy 06 4547 4880

7. Gelateria La Romana

Gelateria La Romana not only serves some of the best gelato in Rome but they also provide the best customer experience from any gelateria we’ve encountered. From the air-conditioned storefronts to friendly, high-quality customer service to the delicious gelato, you won’t want to leave this place! The “grandma’s cookie” is one of our favorite flavors, made with Italian biscuits and cocoa shortbread mixed in a sweet cream gelato. Whatever you do, have the employees fill your cone with hazelnut chocolate before scooping.

Gelateria La Romana

$$$$ Gelato

Via Venti Settembre, 60, 00184 Roma RM, Italy 06 4202 0828

6. Grom

Grom serves not only some of the best gelato in Rome but in the entire country. Originating from northern Italy in Turin, Grom is our favorite Italian gelateria chain. The gelato is consistently fresh and delicious, and they even feature a new flavor each month. Our “go-to” order is the Crema Di Grom, made with pastry cream, Venezuela chocolate chips, and biscuits. #gimme

Grom

$$$$ Gelato

Via della Maddalena, 30a, 00186 Roma RM, Italy 06 6821 0447

5. Gelateria dei Gracchi

Gelateria dei Gracchi serves some of the best gelato in Rome and the quality of the gelato really shines through in every bite. Visit any three of their locations in Rome and enjoy some of our top flavors like melon, coconut, stracciatella, or dark chocolate.

Gelateria dei Gracchi

$$$$ Gelato

Via dei Gracchi, 272, 00193 Roma RM, Italy 06 321 6668

4. Come Il Latte

Situated on Via Silvio Spaventa, Come Il Latte makes absolutely delicious gelato. Made with all-natural ingredients, you can really taste the quality of this gelato. Choose from classic or fruit flavors, and don’t forget to ask for chocolate on top!

Come il Latte

$$$$ Gelato

Via Silvio Spaventa, 24/26, 00187 Roma RM, Italy 06 4290 3882

3. Fatamorgana

Fatamorgana simultaneously is known to many for serving some of the best gelato in Rome. Choose from any of their eight locations in town to enjoy their seriously delicious gelato. Bonus points for unique flavors here such as banana sesame crunch, carrot cake, Kentucky chocolate, and cinnamon cream.

Fatamorgana

$$$$ Gelato

Via Leone IV, 50, 00192 Roma RM, Italy 06 3751 9093

2. La Gourmandise

It’s highly unlikely that you’ll stroll past La Gourmandise on your search for the best gelato in Rome, but if you’re looking for an underrated, delectable hidden gem, then this is your place. Situated in the residential Monteverde neighborhood (close to Trastevere), this gelateria is everything you hope for in a quality Roman gelateria. The pistachio is truly incredible and the milk chocolate with crumbled chocolate and sea salt is to die for.

La Gourmandise

$$$$ Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt, Gelato

Via Felice Cavallotti, 36b, 00152 Roma RM, Italy 06 9603 9081

1. Otaleg

If you read our guide to the best restaurants in Rome, then you already know that our top pick for the best gelato in Rome is Otaleg (gelato spelled backwards). Found on Via di S. Cosimato in Trastevere, this gelateria can do no wrong. Otaleg boasts 60 rotating seasonal flavors, chock full of raw, delicious ingredients. Favorite flavors include the brown sugar cream with chocolate chips, and fresh peach (summertime only).

Otaleg

$$$$ Gelato

Via di S. Cosimato, 14a, 00153 Roma RM 338 651 5450

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