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Gelato Paradiso

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448 South Coast Hwy, Ste A, Laguna Beach, CA 92651
(949) 464-9255
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Description: authentic Italian gelato and sorbetto

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  • 92
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  • 18
    Very good
  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
perfect stop on a beach day

We stopped here to end our Flavors of Laguna food tour. It was a perfect ending. The gelato was delicious. I had a chocolate and strawberry. Everyone was raving about their scoops as they exited the cafe!

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 18, 2015
DnllJns
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Huntington Beach, California
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Huntington Beach, California
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153 reviews 153 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

We stopped here to end our Flavors of Laguna food tour. It was a perfect ending. The gelato was delicious. I had a chocolate and strawberry. Everyone was raving about their scoops as they exited the cafe!

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Weirton, West Virginia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

If you are looking for authentic Italian gelato, Gelato Paradiso in Laguna Beach has it! Multiple favors, creamy texture, fabulous taste, and great prices. We loved it!

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Laguna Beach, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW

The Best Gelato. We traveled to Italy and had a lot of gelato and when we came home to our very own Gelato Paradiso it was better then in Italy. It is home made and full of flavor. And the little ally setting is so sweet.

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Los Angeles, California, United States
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30 reviews 30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW

I absolutely love the gelato here. The flavors are great and the staff is very friendly. We had to wait for 20 minutes but it was worth the wait. Definitely get the gelato and either walk around the beach or just enjoy the ice cream on a bench.

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Santee, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

I have never had gelato with such vivid brilliant flavor. Oh my it is delicious!! And the staff is great too!

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Nipomo, California
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168 reviews 168 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

The gelato was amazing; simply the best we have ever had, as was the cone. We had cherry-vanilla and chocolate. It is hard to find, down its little ally.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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22 reviews 22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

The gelato here hit the spot after a busy morning at the beach. Our group tried their Italian vanilla, dark chocolate, dulce de leche, straciatella, and peanut butter flavors, with two of the orders in waffle cones. The dulce de leche was outstanding, and we really liked the waffle cones. Probably the biggest hit, though, was a combined dish of... More 

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Laguna Beach
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Fantastic quality and variety. Nice staff, variety os sizes and cones. Hard to find but well worth the effort!

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San Clemente, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Gelato Paradiso understands what it takes to serve ice cream that is savored with ultimate delight. The place is packed with a waiting line all the way to PCH, but it is worth every second.

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Costa Mesa, California
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50 reviews 50 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

my husband and i went to italy on our honeymoon and ate gelato almost every day. SO GOOD. this place is the closest i have found to authentic italian gelato and it is so delicious! it's popular for a reason, so hang in there if the line is long - it's worth the wait!!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 448 South Coast Hwy, Ste A, Laguna Beach, CA 92651
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Laguna Beach
  • Phone Number: (949) 464-9255

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Ice Cream

Description

authentic Italian gelato and sorbetto
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?