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    Rome Best 5 Gelaterie (Ice Cream Shops)

    Discover the best places to taste gelato in Rome!

    by Valeria on

    Rome Best 5 Gelaterie (Ice Cream Shops)

    Get ready to satisfy your sweet cravings and beat the Roman heat with our insider's guide to the top gelaterie (ice cream shops) in Rome! As you stroll through the ancient streets of the Eternal City, there's no better way to cool off and indulge in a delicious treat than with a scoop of authentic Italian gelato. From classic flavors to innovative creations, Rome boasts an abundance of gelaterie, each offering a unique taste of heaven.



    Via dei Pettinari, 43 (Pantheon Area)
    Günther Gelato Italiano, often referred to as GUNTHER, is a premier gelateria in Rome renowned for its high-quality, artisanal gelato. Founded by Gunther Rohregger, the gelateria prides itself on using natural, organic ingredients sourced locally and seasonally. Excellent quality gelato and special flavors such as Pine and Gianduia.


    Via della Lungaretta, 96 (Trastevere Area)
    Fiordiluna, located in the heart of Trastevere in Rome, is a celebrated gelateria known for its commitment to quality and sustainability. Since its inception, Fiordiluna has focused on using simple, natural ingredients without any synthetic additives. Their gelatos are rich in fiber and have reduced sugar content, ensuring a healthier indulgence. They also offer sugar-free options that maintain the same delicious taste and creamy texture as traditional gelato. Probably the best hazelnut flavor in town. 

    Gelateria dei Gracchi

    Via dei Gracchi, 272 (Vatican Area)
    This gelateria is particularly noted for its innovative and traditional flavors. Popular choices include pistachio, which features coarsely ground toasted nuts from Sicily, and unique combinations like ricotta with pear and toasted almond with candied orange. Vegan options are also available, with flavors like vegan pistachio praised for their creamy texture and intense flavor.


    Piazza degli Zingari, 5 (Colosseum Area)
    Gelateria Fatamorgana is a highly acclaimed gelato shop in Rome, known for its unique and natural flavors. Founded by Maria Agnese Spagnuolo, Fatamorgana prides itself on using high-quality ingredients without any chemical additives or artificial flavors. The gelato is also gluten-free, making it accessible to those with dietary restrictions. Amazing fruit flavors but also the egg cream is superb!


    Via di S. Cosimato, 14 (Trastevere)
    Otaleg is a renowned gelateria in Rome, known for its high-quality, all-natural ingredients and innovative approach to gelato making. The name "Otaleg" is simply "gelato" spelled backward, reflecting its unique approach where the gelato workshop is the focal point of the shop, rather than being hidden in the back. Delicious gelato, especially, the stracciatella and the lemon.

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