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Pappalecco

1602 State St, San Diego, CA 92101-2512 (Downtown)
619-238-4590
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Ranked #17 of 4,065 Restaurants in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri 7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Dessert, Italian, Ice Cream, Sandwiches
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Takeout, Late Night
Neighborhood: Downtown
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New Jersey
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Great place to eat, specially to have breakfast, good atmosphere and located in a quiet area. Good service.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Stop here for coffee and what a pleasant surprise.We not only had some great coffee but pastries and the ambience was very pleasant

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Paris, France
Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

LOVE this place... Soooo cute! Great service, great coffee, great desserts! You realllly cannot go wrong if you come here. The owner's are FANTASTICO! I miss this place a lot. I used to come here almost every day when I was in San Diego on my last trip out... For two months... Great atmosphere! Come and check it out!

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Phoenix, Arizona
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

The best gelato ever is here. Try the Nutella; it won't disappoint. Inside sitting and outside patio. Excellent service.

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

I would have went here every day, if I could have. We spent 6 months living in the Gas Lamp District and I often walked to Little Italy just to visit this quaint gem. I always had a stroller with me that was a bit difficult to maneuver through the tiny shop, but the gentleman at the counter were always... More

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Agassiz
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

My friend and I came here while waiting to get into another restaurant for dinner. He got the pistachio, I got the coffee/chocolate gelato, it sounds crazy, but the two together are AWESOME!! Try it! The only downside was we came her the night before we flew out, next trip, we'll be coming and trying more flavours!

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Los Angeles, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

What can I say besides fantastic! Their Gelato is amazing and with so many unique flavors to pick from. Not only is their Gelato the best but their coffee is fantastic! This little shop was packed and worth standing in line waiting... Get a cup, sit outside and enjoy the area. Great service!

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20 reviews 20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Walking around Little Italy one night with the family when we walked by this little gem on the corner. Line out the door for the gelato. Good selection, great flavor and good service. Get a cup, sit outside and watch the people walk by.

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Henderson, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

I was staying at the nearby DoubleTree and asked the reception for the nearest Starbucks so that I could get some work done and enjoy my regular cup of coffee. I walked only 3 blocks from the hotel and found this place. It was packed and I thought I would give them a try. I ordered a cafelatte and an... More

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Brookings, South Dakota, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

It has amazing gelato with a interesting variety of flavors. You have to try the pappalecco flavor- chocolate amaretto with Italian cookie crumbles! We had their lunch sandwiches and those were good too.

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