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“More please!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Il Dolce Freddo

Il Dolce Freddo
116 Lygon Street, Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
61396393344
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Ranked #1 of 12 Ice Cream in Melbourne
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $4 - $9
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant details
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Melbourne
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49 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
“More please!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013 via mobile

If you want to experience what real ice cream tastes like, then this is the place. Do yourself a Flavour and just try it... As good as the best I've had in Sicily, the home of ice cream!

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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33 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“going back for more”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

it was the BEST gelato i had in a long while, they had some new flavors that we tried and were amazing, also the basic flavors were great, very nice seating outside on a quit street .
the gelato was fruity, flavorsome and came with a waffle, the lady serving the Gelato was very nice and patient as we took our time choosing and mixing flavoring, Absolutely going back when we visit Melbourne.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Melbourne, Australia
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85 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“The best icecream this side of Melbourne”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

Not only do they have nearly every flavour you can think of in gelato - including Durian. It is also the creamist, fruitest and extraordinary gelato you will ever taste! Plus it is pretty cheap as well, offering good prices on scoops, cones and cups.

This is the perfect place to visit in summer in Melbourne, after a long walk through the city, seeing a movie at Nova or after having dinner on Lygon street.

  • Visited June 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Carlsbad, California
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98 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Creamiest gelato ever tasted outside of Europe”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2013

Gelato in the Lygon district...the Little Italy of Melbourne.

Sweet attendant was patient with us wanting to taste so many flavors before deciding on salted caramel, coffee, and chocolate for $6.60. Cup came with a waffle cone triangle. Creamy goodness on a spoon!

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Sydney, Australia
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56 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Yum!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2013

After having dinner on Lygon St you MUST stop for some amazing gelato! Its a lovely atmosphere with seating inside and outside, perfect on a warm summer's evening.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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