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1034 Hermosa Ave., Hermosa Beach, CA 90254
+1 310-897-8228
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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
Service great; free birthday (small) cup

Advise sampling before committing, they get creative with flavors (birthday cake?) limited seating so if there on hot August afternoon like I was, could be tough. Good to go, though. Service was exemplary.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 21, 2015
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Los Angeles, California
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English first
Los Angeles, California
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87 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Advise sampling before committing, they get creative with flavors (birthday cake?) limited seating so if there on hot August afternoon like I was, could be tough. Good to go, though. Service was exemplary.

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Hermosa Beach, California
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

A little pricey and sometimes the line can get very long. However, this place always provides great customer service, new flavors to try, and is in the perfect location.

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Los Angeles, California
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29 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

There is a smaller size availabe than is on the menu. You can get one flavor and it is enough for an adult. There was a line on Thursday night but it went quickly. Wew had coconut and coffee crunch. We would get the flavors again.

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Salem, Oregon
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109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

A delightful family place for a huge variety of Gelato. Very delicious, sweet staff who let you sample as many flavors as you want. Outside seating is great for the summer time.

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13 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Went to Paciugo near the Pier on our second day in Hermosa Beach. For a "beach town", we were expecting more ice cream choices...there's hardly any! Paciugo sells Gelato, which is different than ice cream, so that may be why it is pricier. We enjoyed it, though, as it is very tasty & appreciated that they patiently let us try... More 

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Arcadia, California
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40 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

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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43 restaurant reviews
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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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45 restaurant reviews
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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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42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
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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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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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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

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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