10 Best Dessert Spots In Rome, Italy - Updated 2022

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The city of Rome marks the most romantic destination in entire Europe. Apart from its rich cultural heritage and history, Rome is a kaleidoscope of amazing scenic beauty with sea, hills, rivers, and vineyards. It features many Airbnb Plus homes and other luxury rentals for tourists to stay as well. As for Italian food, you will be amazed to spot some of the amazing traditional Italian dishes such as pizza and pasta. If you are a sweet lover, Italy offers endless opportunities to indulge yourself in a plethora of sweet treats all across the country. There are many dessert shops, bakery and pastry shops serving delicious classic tiramisu, cannoli to amazing pastries and gelato that are bound to increase your craving for the delicious and creamy Italian delights. So if you are in the mood to explore something sweet, then dessert lovers can find their slice of heaven in Rome for sure. Let’s have a look at some of the best dessert spots in Rome, Italy that you must visit.

1. Gelateria Valentino

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Located in the heart of Rome, this dessert shop is known for serving fresh ingredients to create authentic flavors for delicious ice-creams. The shop offers a bundle of exotic flavors to savor and satisfy your taste buds. Some of the famous flavors are tiramisu, fregola, Frutti Di Bosco, cannoli Siciliano, and many more amazing ones to choose from. All the ice creams are homemade with genuine ingredients.

Gelateria Valentino

Address: Via del Lavatore, 96, 00187 Roma RM, Italy

Website: Gelateria Valentino

Opening hours: Sat - Sun: 10am - 11pm; Mon - Fri: 10am - 11pm

2. Forno Campo de 'Fiori

Located in the heart of Rome, this traditional longtime bakery is known for selling freshly baked goods and pizza slices. A team of bakers has been maintaining this age-old tradition of serving cakes and pizzas that has graced every young and old palate for over 30 years. Some of the amazing products available in this shop include bread with olives, raisin bread, ricotta cake, pie biscuit cream with pine nuts and many more.

Forno Campo de 'Fiori

Address: Piazza Campo de’ Fiori, 22, 00186 Roma RM, Italy

Website: Forno Campo de ‘Fiori

Opening hours: Sat : 7.30am - 8pm; Mon - Fri: 7.30am - 8pm (closed on Sun)

3. Le Levain Boulangerie

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This French bakery in Rome is well-known among locals for its French pastries and traditional French cakes that are crafted to perfection, with the right blend of flavors and taste. The rich and creamy croissants with fillings of rich creamy butter, dark chocolate, pistachio frangipane, and the classic range of pasticceria are bound to allure you with its rich taste and flavor. The bakery is also a popular lunch spot among locals for its diverse range of soups, quiches, and well-stuffed baguettes.

Le Levain Boulangerie

Address: Via Luigi Santini, 22, 00153 Roma RM, Italy

Website: Le Levain Boulangerie

Opening hours: Sat - Sun: 8am - 8.30pm, 9am - 8pm; Mon - Fri: 8am - 8.30pm

4. Pompi

This Italian dessert shop was founded in 1960. This ice cream shop has evolved as a reputed brand in Italy for its famous Italian recipe, tiramisu. The rich creamy tiramisu sprinkled with cocoa powder is heavenly and has made Pompi one of the most famous dessert shops in Rome.


Address: Via Albalonga, 7, 00183 Roma RM, Italy

Website: Pompi

Opening hours: Sat - Sun: 7am - 1.30pm; Mon - Thu: 7am - 12am; Fri: 7am - 1.30am

5. Ciuri Ciuri

One of the best places to eat in Rome, this restaurant was first built in the heart of Milan. It offers an array of specialties ranging from ice-creams, pastries, cakes, and sweets. The restaurant is inspired to reproduce the goodness and freshness of a variety of confectionary products that are found in Rome. All the savories served in the restaurant are a perfect reflection of the beautiful craftsmanship of the chefs in creating these delicious mouth-watering delicacies.

Ciuri Ciuri

Address: Via Leonina, 18/20, 00184 Roma RM, Italy

Website: Ciuri Ciuri

Opening hours: Sat - Sun: 8.30am - 2am, 8.30am - 12am; Mon - Thu: 8.30am - 12am

6. Pasticceria Barberini

This historic pastry shop was opened in 1925 and is well known for their Testaccio pastries, coffee, and sweets. The pastry shop makes all their cornetti with butter and other natural ingredients making it a famous place for breakfast in Rome. You will be truly amazed at the array of beautifully crafted sweets displayed in the counters. They also serve tiramisu with a chocolate cup, rich sacher torte, and tiny treats known as ‘mignon’.

Pasticceria Barberini

Address: Via Marmorata, 41, 00153 Roma RM, Italy

Website: Pasticceria Barberini

Opening hours: Sat - Sun: 6am - 9pm; Mon - Fri: 6am - 9pm

7. Hedera

This amazing dessert shop is located in an ancient building in the heart of Borgo Pio, just next to the Piazza del Catalone. The dessert shop is known for house-made ice creams that are prepared from fresh ingredients without the use of any preservatives, dyes, xanthan gum or alginates. The house specialties include the Sicilian pastry stuffed with ricotta ice cream, chocolate chips, and chopped pistachios; brioche - a classic dessert of southern Italy and the amazing truffle made with Roman hazelnut, Van Houten chocolate, and powdered cocoa.


Address: Borgo Pio, 179, 00193 Roma RM, Italy

Website: Hedera

Opening hours: Sat - Sun: 11am - 9pm; Mon - Fri: 11am - 9pm

8. Bar Santeo

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This dessert shop in ancient Rome is famous among locals for its hand-crafted pastries, cakes, and tarts. If you have a sweet tooth, indulge in those delicious macarons, creamy cannoli, and maroons glace to satisfy your taste buds. You can even try the delicious croissant and crème cheese.

Bar Santeo

Address: Via di S. Teodoro, 88, 00186 Roma RM, Italy

Website: Bar Santeo

Opening hours: Sat - Sun: 7am - 7pm; Mon - Fri: 7am - 7pm

9. Pasticceria Regoli

This family-run pastry shop was opened in 1916. The small pastry shop has been producing delicious pastries following ancient recipes. The chefs give emphasis on choosing the right raw materials and ingredients to ensure that the flavors hold the ancient tradition. If you are a sweet lover, then do not miss out on the delicious crostatine con fragoline, this creamy pastry is filled with Chantilly cream and tiny strawberries.

Pasticceria Regoli

Address: Via Dello Statuto, 60, 00185 Roma RM, Italy

Website: Pasticceria Regoli

Opening hours: Sat - Sun: 6.30am - 8.30pm; Mon - Fri: 6.30am - 8.30pm (closed on Tue)

10. ZUM Roma

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

Located in the heart of Rome, this little dessert shop has made a new entry in the bakery scene. The shop is known for making delicious tiramisu using zabaione and mascarpone. It’s a one-stop destination for sweet lovers to savor these delicious desserts post dinner. There is a vast array of flavors that you can choose from such as pistachio, hazelnut, berry, marsala and many more.

ZUM Roma

Address: Piazza del Teatro di Pompeo, 20, 00186 Roma RM, Italy

Website: ZUM Roma

Opening hours: Fri - Sat: 11:30am - 1am; Mon - Thu: 11:30am - 11:30pm (closed on Sun)

Rome - a paradise for sweet lovers

Ice cream and Colosseum
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This beautiful city of Italy is home to many great places to visit and food to try. It also houses a number of sweet and dessert shops to indulge in those rich creamy delights. If you are a lover of sweets, these amazing recommended dessert shops must be on your to-do list during your next visit to Rome.

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