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Ecco Gelato and Espresso

105 East Marcy Avenue, Santa Fe, NM (Downtown)
(505) 268-0070
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Ranked #203 of 466 Restaurants in Santa Fe
Cuisines: Coffee Shop
Neighborhood: Downtown
Most recent review
- Aug 19, 2014
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Neighborhood: Downtown
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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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282 reviews 282 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
479 helpful votes 479 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

While not the best gelato, it is acceptable on a hot Santa Fe afternoon. They have about twenty flavors, as well as variety of coffee drinks.

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albuquerque n.m. 87120
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58 reviews 58 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

The gelato place is next door to Izmi sushi. We saw several restaurant staff come back with cups of gelato, so we decided to have dessert there. There are not very many tables, but there was a small number of customers, so we had no difficulty finding seats. We were able to taste any of the gelatos available and I... More

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Dallas, Texas
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259 reviews 259 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
246 helpful votes 246 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

I've tried to get coffee or a light snack here on many visits to Santa Fe. My experiences have been terrible…from slow and sultry service to no service. It appears to be a favorite place for locals. In fact I've observed that the locals get immediate service and a lot of conversation from the staff. There are premade sandwiches and... More

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Leawood, Kansas
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Had two four year olds..they had the small vanilla gelatos for about 3 bucks which were good and perfect size for kids. Nice patio tables outside to people watch. Was referred by the Pedicab driver...

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Ecco Gelato was our first exposure to Gelato and we absolutely love it! Ecco has a variety of flavors to choose from. We went there twice during our stay in Santa Fe and found every flavor delightful and the prices were reasonable for gelato. We will go again.

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Santa Fe
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164 reviews 164 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
182 helpful votes 182 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Rude service and tasteless gelato. This place is very popular with people who hang out and read their newspapers or computers, but the food is awful. It's in a high traffic, tourist location and is always busy. Unfortunately it isn't any good!

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Located just a few blocks from the Plaza, Ecco really hit the spot...very tasty gelato (I went with Cinnamon!), as well as soups and sandwiches...a nice break!

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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32 reviews 32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Love going here for dessert after dinner out...or anytime. Great flavors of gelato including some offbeat ones like strawberry habanero, which I love.

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

I've gone to Ecco several times for since they have been in business, as I really love good gelato. However I have never found it here. Their gelato is mediocre at best. In case they don't know it gelato is not supposed to be laced with ice crystals. Sorry Ecco, I have tried several times and am not inspired.

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Sun Lakes, Arizona, United States
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62 reviews 62 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We were disappointed in this little coffee shop/gelato store. The gelato was tasty (though not robust in flavors) but didn't have the proper texture.

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