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Nado Gelato

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1017 C Ave, Coronado, CA 92118-3413
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

After a bike ride with my wife along the Silver Strand on an unseasonably warm fall day, a cold gelato seemed like just the thing to round out the afternoon. Unlike many similar shops that have a lot of uninspired flavor choices, Nado had an enticing selection. Service was efficient & cheery and the serving size was just right.

Thank Mtrob326
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Definitely choose here over other local ice cream shops in Coronado. It's just of the main street so I think it gets overlooked by tourists sometimes, but it's MUCH better than the other ice cream shops Coronado has to offer.

Thank Heidi H
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Happiness found. Out for an arvo with girlfriends; we knew we had to go soon but weren't ready for the fun, laughing, memories to be over so we stopped in here. Glad we did. Taster spoons, yummy flavors, friendly workers,... Can you say 2 scoops later 'cause we couldn't decide on just one!? Spot on way to extend our girl... More 

Thank BeachCityGirl
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138 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Go here. Get gelato. Return again and again. Best gelato since Italy. Just a short 10 minute walk from Hotel Del. Outside seating too.

Thank TheProf06
Peru, Illinois
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153 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Once again found through Trip Advisor, we wanted gelato after being on the Coronado white sands beaches and we found this place through Trip Advisor. We walked over and was astonished at all the flavor choices. They were excellent tasting and we were allowed to pull our chairs from the sunny area to the side of the shady building to... More 

Thank LovingLife4us
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The flavors really come through in this gelato. For example, the pistachio tastes like fresh pistachios, not some artificially flavored ice cream. This is the place that makes the spicy Mayan chocolate gelato that Chuao made famous. Highly recommended!

Thank Steve K
Washington, Utah
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48 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You can't go wrong with this place. Just a few steps off Orange Drive. Amazing gelato, with very few places to sit. The flavors change daily.

Thank RonaldD D
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

If you like gelato, you'll love Nado Gelato. If you've never tried it, one trip will get you hooked. The flavors offered are true to their names. Berries taste like berries, lemon is just tart enough, chocolate is perfect....you get the picture. Staff is friendly and efficient. They also offer an assortment of coffee drinks, and wonderful chocolate bars.

Thank Kathy M
San Diego
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

Delicious coffee gelato and good coffee too. Worth walking 50 steps away from Orange Avenue to this tasty spot. This is the real creamy delicious gelato made in the house.

Thank SpicemomSanDiego
Coronado, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

The gelato here is always fresh and the flavor selections very unique. The sea salt caramel is truly tasty.

Thank CoronadoYalie

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1017 C Ave, Coronado, CA 92118-3413
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Coronado
  • Phone Number: 619-522-9053

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