Fodor's Expert Review Pasticceria-Gelateria Giuseppe Arena

$ Punta del Faro Casual Fodor's Choice

In the Sicilian food world, the name Giuseppe Arena is synonymous with sweets. He's a maestro gelatiere (master gelato maker) who specializes in artisanal gelato, sorbet, and granita, working with fresh fruits of the season and products from the region, such as hazelnuts from the nearby Nebrodi mountains. He made his first granita at age seven with his grandfather, and through a series of competitions has been called one of the best gelato makers in Italy.

Casual Dessert Fodor's Choice Ice Cream Quick Bite $

Quick Facts

Via Consolare Pompea 1773
Punta del Faro, Sicily  98165, Italy


Known For:
  • Fantastic experimental flavors, such as clam gelato
  • Citrus sorbets
  • Granita made with fruits the owner harvests himself
Restaurant Details:
Rate Includes: Closed Mon.

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