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“Ciambella Fantastica!”

bar gelateria gatto nero
Ranked #10 of 28 Dessert in Viareggio
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Reviewed 29 May 2017

My husband used to get donuts here when he was a little kid, and he's told me about how they would melt in his mouth. My ciambella was beyond delicious. I went back two days in a row. (If we had stayed longer, I would have gone back every day.) Three days later, and I keep telling everyone I know about the best donuts I've ever eaten. There's a magic donut woman and a magic donut man who host Bar Gatto Nero in the Pine Wood in Viareggio, Italy. There's a conveyor belt named "Pippo" shaped like an airplane that has been there in operation since 1954. "Pippo" transports the fresh donuts from the back room (where the donut magician works wonders). The donuts travel chug-a-chug to the front of the bar. Occasionally the trap door under "Pippo" doesn't open, so the donut woman whacks it with her wand, and the donuts drop down into the sugar bin. Succulent. Yummy. Worth it. I felt like I was ten years old again.

Date of visit: May 2017
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Thank Mallarda
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Reviewed 30 April 2017

In the middle of La Pineta (the park) there is this historical place that serves freshly made gorgeous bomboloni (doughnut). A must for kids and grown-up-kids alike!

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank Mat_and_Cris
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

Handy in the park for buying a soft drink, machines outside for when it is closed. Outside tables in the shade. Didn't try the food but watched lots of sugar donuts walk out the door one Sunday.

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank BellaTavares
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Reviewed 1 July 2016

Superb gelateria, the gatto nero, nice name, famous icecreams of so many" goustos," try this excellent gelateria.

Date of visit: September 2015
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Thank Manuela L
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Reviewed 6 December 2015

If you think you have had good donuts, you must pls try this place as it will make you realize you might have never really eaten donuts as they should be made. i.e. the donuts you shall eat here shall be like you might have never had before and they are highly recommended be it just wish sugar coating (plane) or stuffed.

Date of visit: January 2015
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Thank SHA12311
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