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1034 Hermosa Ave., Hermosa Beach, CA 90254
+1 310-897-8228
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Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dessert
Description: Nestled a block from the water, Paciugo Hermosa Beach offers 32 fresh...
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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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Smooth and Creamy Gelato

We enjoyed the best gelato in town and returned 3 times during the week we stayed at Hermosa Beach. The Chocolate Chocolate Chip and the Mango Sorbet were great.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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Arcadia, California
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Arcadia, California
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94 reviews 94 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed the best gelato in town and returned 3 times during the week we stayed at Hermosa Beach. The Chocolate Chocolate Chip and the Mango Sorbet were great.

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Los Angeles, California, United States
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41 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Great flavors of gelato. Many unique ones like Brown Sugar Waffle Cone, Pistachio Almond, Lavendar Vanilla and many chocolate type. You won't be sorry. I will go back to try the mango sorbet. They had a lovely Caramel Salted. There were three people behind the counter but yet we seemed to have been waiting for any assistance with two people... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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44 restaurant reviews
137 helpful votes 137 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

After a day of sightseeing, we decided to head to Hermosa Beach to unwind and find some sort of sweet treat. Staff here was really friendly and patiently allowed lots of tastes before we made our selections. My daughters had chocolate M&M, and birthday cake. My wife had sea salt caramel and I had a purple fruity berry flavor along... More 

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Los Angeles
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36 reviews 36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Stopped into Paciugo for dessert after an Umami Burger next door. Their Coffee Chocolate Chip was pure heaven, not to sweet, but great true coffee taste and nice contrast to the dark chocolate chunks. My friend had salty caramel, also very nice.

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Basalt, Colorado
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11 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Amazing selection of flavore and simply delectable. I enjoyed 3 flavore: lavendar vanilla, pistachio almond and chocolate chocolate chip (I think I have names correct). Now I have just discovered there are a couple locations in my state also....I will be looking forward to a visit when I am in their neighborhood. Highly recommend!

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Omaha, Nebraska
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

While walking down Hermosa Beach, we stopped in at Paciugo for an evening treat! There were over 20 flavors (they will let you sample!) and each one that we tried was awesome! Three flavors will fit in the smallest cup and that will fill you up! There is a nice place to eat your gelato inside and outside! Highly recommend!!

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Corona
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134 reviews 134 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 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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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014 via mobile

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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74 restaurant reviews
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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
10 helpful votes 10 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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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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1034 Hermosa Ave., Hermosa Beach, CA 90254
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Hermosa Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 310-897-8228

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 3 - 7
  • Cuisine: Ice Cream

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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.
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

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