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2495 East Washington Boulevard, Pasadena, CA 91104
626.797.1405
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English first
Los Angeles, California
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64 reviews 64 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

My husband and I got the rose petal and vanilla bean ice cream with waffle bowl and cone. I loved the texture of the waffle bowl! I would definitely come back !

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Truckee, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

I live half the year about a mile away from Carmela. My wife and I were extremely excited a few years ago when we discovered that we had a proper ice cream shop close by that might hopefully make us forget about our favorites in the midwest. But try as I might, I truly don't understand the hype that surrounds... More 

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72 reviews 72 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

If you think you eat the best ice cream before you try it here let me tell you you haven't yet until you come and you try it your self in Carmela's ....

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Pasadena, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

The few times I get ice cream, I come here. The flavors are amazing and unique--even the mint w/ cacao nibs is different because they use REAL mint, not an artificial tasting or overpowering extract. The folks running it are sweet.

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Sierra Madre, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We heard about this place from a friend. Apparently they walk to it all the time. We couldn't really remember the name and only sort of knew the location, but when we saw the lines we knew we were at the right place. Now the place is super small and only a handful of people can fit in the shop,... More 

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Pasadena, California
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I've been looking forward to trying a new flavor every week and have yet to be to be disapointed. Im so glad to be around the corner way .

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Tustin, California
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66 reviews 66 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

During the summer vacation in Florida's Panhandle, every night we would go out to dinner and then out for ice cream. The entire time, we compared them to the ice cream at Carmela's. Their selection is more of a "gelato" in which each of the unusual flavors are distinctive.

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Southern California
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46 reviews 46 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

One of the best ice cream places I've been! For sure. the Salted Caramel and the Brown Sugar Vanilla Bean were outstanding and the Mint with Cacoa Chips really, really great. They are open late - PLUS! They were friendly and give out lil tastes of the delicious ice cream. A note to their focus on sustainability - those tastes... More 

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Pasadena, California
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52 reviews 52 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

We have lived in the Pasadena area for years and I have always noticed a healthy crowd standing in front of Carmela's. So after dinner tonight, my wife and I stopped in for some desserts. WOW. Tonight's available flavors were: Salted Caramel Brown Sugar Vanilla Bean Dark Chocolate w/ Cacao Nibs Fresh Mint Cacao Nib Lavender Honey Strawberry Buttermilk Rose... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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121 reviews 121 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2013

Husband: "I want ice cream....." Me: "Okay, where do you want to go? Fosters Freeze, Baskin Robbins..." Husband: "No, I want REAL ice cream." He suggested Mother Moo, but since that was a little out of the way, I suggested we try Carmela since we were already in Pasadena. They are located on the north side of E. Washington Blvd... More 

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Address: 2495 East Washington Boulevard, Pasadena, CA 91104
Phone Number: 626.797.1405
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Ice Cream

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