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4200 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597
(956) 761-1198
Today
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sun 9:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch

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  • 25
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
It was definitely different!

Interesting taste, nice staff, refreshing on a hot day for sure, very pricey, spent $30 for 4 people. DQ is much better for ice cream!

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
njthomp79
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Santa Fe, Texas
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English first
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

I have tried to like this place, but their so called gelato is refrozen every night and put out in the morning until it is gone. It is icy and gross. I have never left a negative review, but this should receive a visit from the health dept, I promise it would be closed! Save your money and go to... More 

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Santa Fe, Texas
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Interesting taste, nice staff, refreshing on a hot day for sure, very pricey, spent $30 for 4 people. DQ is much better for ice cream!

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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Gelato supposed to be smooth and creamy and flavorful. Their ice cream was flavorless and it tasted for like an icee. We didn't like it.

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Bellville, Texas
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

The Italian ice cream was little more than a snow cone. The flavors were not the best and the prices are high!

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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

We made a quick stop after a fun Fourth of July fireworks show. The service was great, and they had a huge selection of ice cream and sherbets to choose from. The ice cream was delicious!! A must do for those with a sweet tooth!!

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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

This was a great place to stop after a hot day in the sun. I got the coffee and amaretto gelato and it was excellent. Definitely worth the stop.

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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Went here 2x during a 4 day visit, loved it so much that we decided to have it be our late night dinner on one trip. The flavors were different and all tasted amazing. The staff was very generous with samples. The kids took pics and sent them to friends.

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Dallas, Texas, United States
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

$3 is not a large sum of money, but it is when you are purchasing ONE single scoop of gelato. And, it gets very expensive when you have a family of five. Combined we had 5 scoops = over $17. Yes, it is a tourist town, but I could've purchased a couple of meals for $17 or several gallons of... More 

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Grand Junction, Colorado
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152 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Gelato was OK. Edible but not great. The price was very high for what they offered. Could be better.

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Laguna Vista, Texas
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

We took my cousin here on a whim...it was a great find. A little pricey but really good, so, it was worth it. We will be back soon!

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Additional Information about Dolce Roma

Address: 4200 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597
Phone Number: (956) 761-1198
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  South Padre Island
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 9:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 9:30 am - 10:00 pm

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4200 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  South Padre Island
  • Phone Number: (956) 761-1198
Open Hours
Sunday
9:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
9:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
9:30 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?