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1034 Hermosa Ave., Hermosa Beach, CA 90254
+1 310-897-8228
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Ranked #21 of 121 Restaurants in Hermosa Beach
Price range: $3 - $7
Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Ice Cream
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Dessert
Description: Nestled a block from the water, Paciugo Hermosa Beach offers 32 fresh flavors handmade daily. With over 300 flavors of gelato and sorbet in our recipe arsenal, there is always something new and exciting to indulge your gelato cravings. We offer a full espresso bar, hot tea and hot chocolate for those chilly beach nights. Enjoy fresh gelato or sorbet at your next special event by ordering a Paciugo pack. We also do on-site catering, perfect for birthdays, office parties, graduations and weddings. Located on Hermosa Avenue just south of Pier Avenue right next door to the Comedy & Magic Club. We offer free wi-fi service for our customers. Voted Best Ice Cream in the South Bay by the Easy Reader for 2009, 2010 & 2011, Voted Best Gelato in the South Bay by The Beach Reporter for 2008 & 2009.
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English first
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103 reviews 103 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

I’ve now been to Paciugo twice and had a great experience both times. The Gelato that I’ve tried has been delicious! I do think that the prices are a bit high; however in the main strip in Hermosa Beach, you should not be expecting a bargain. I did see elsewhere in a recent review where a guy felt like he... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We stopped in Paciugo to buy some water bottles but the show stopper was the beautiful display of HANDMADE gelato, which I fantasized about eating. We got in line, but only so the kids and hubby could get a chalice size serving. But then, as I stared at the menu, trying not to allow the gelato to lure me in,... More 

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81 reviews 81 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Always stop here for a gelato. Nice clean shop with very good service. Always have a very wide selection of gelatos and Italian ices. Very good for families.

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Los Angeles, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

If you're ever in the Hermosa Beach area, this is the perfect treat. They have delicious gelato, great flavors, and the view can't be beat.

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Columbus, Ohio
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

Nice little gelato place along Hermosa Ave. Tons of unique flavors of both gelato and sorbet. They also serve cappuccino which my daughter said was good. Being from the midwest - where no one even knows what gelato is - I can't comment on whether they have the best gelato or not, as it's the only gelato I have eaten.... More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

Excellent gelato,friendly service. Young lady who served us let us try a few samples. Various flavours quite different. Go & try for yourself. Yum!

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Paris, France
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108 reviews 108 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2012

A small cone or cup can hold up to three flavors for under $5, with exotic options like strawberry lavender, wedding cake, and black pepper olive oil, you can chose something new or in my case, two old flavors, like coconut chocolate rum and extra dark chocolate. The perfect way to end a day is with a stroll along the... More 

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Los Angeles
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2012

Over-priced for what you get but it is really yummy, if you have a sweet tooth. Service kinda feels like a Carvel considering how much they charge. LOTS of flavors including wedding cake! Cute little seating area with great magazines for you to read as you drink your so-so coffee and indulge your big sweet-tooth!

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Hermosa Beach, California
12 reviews 12 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2012 via mobile

I LOVE the gelato at this place. They have all different fun and very fresh flavors. I live in Hermosa and it's easy #1 in the area, actually in all of Southbay if gelato is what you're looking for. Unfortunately their coffee drinks are nothing to brag about. I would normally forgive this but the last time I was there,... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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72 reviews 72 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2012

From the Ownership to the flavors not to mention how comfortable it is to sit back and read one of the various travel magazines or Lonely Planet guides to Italy... this is a great landmark that I visit over and over again.

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Additional Information about Paciugo

Address: 1034 Hermosa Ave., Hermosa Beach, CA 90254
Phone Number: +1 310-897-8228
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Hermosa Beach
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:30 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 8:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 8:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 8:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 8:30 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 3 - 7
Cuisine: Ice Cream

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