I'm no expert on gelato but I have yet to find better gelato on the North Shore than the gelato at Bravo Trattoria. This, I think, can be confirmed by the queues at the gelato bar on Friday and Saturday nights, even in the midst of winter!
There's quite a large range of flavours available, with the friendly favourites such as hazelnut, chocolate, and mango being consistently good whilst some of the more unusual flavours like yoghurt and taro changing quite frequently.
This is a great place to have dessert with a large group since they have a large seating area upstairs and I've been here numerous times and we always get the 16 random scoops to share between us. However lately we have been finding that we get some dodgy flavours in the 16 scoops (we think that they give us the not-so-popular ones), so tonight we get a large takeaway box instead, where we can actually choose which flavours we want.
There is no umm-ing and ahh-ing when it comes to choosing flavours at Bravos - BLT and Queen Chu both insist on hazelnut, Captain Awesome and I desperately want chocolate, and Sir D wants mango. Apologies about the next half-eaten photo - everyone dug in before I could get a good photo of the tub!
3 flavours and 1 large takeaway container chock-a-block full of gelato later, we're all digging into the gelato in silence, savouring our favourite Bravo's flavours. Everyone is happy =)
Bravo Trattoria and Gelato Bar
6-8 Falcon Street
Crows Nest NSW
Ph: +61 (02) 99066630
Tuesday - Thursday & Sunday, noon-midnight
Friday & Saturday, noon-1am
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