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Dolce Gelato

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247 Broadway St, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-1806
+1 949-715-9249
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12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Newport Beach, California
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30 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife and I wanted dessert after our earlier meal, and she suggested Dolce Gelato. Lets start with the Bad. Parking is a Beast..........Seems kind of nuts to pay $10 for parking to get a dessert, but this is what it is. Secondly, we got behind a lady who wanted to basically sample every flavor they had, while we stood... More 

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Thank marcusf558
Prince George, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2017

We drove from Newport from a day of shopping at fashion island in August 2015 to Laguna beach to have gelato here. I'd googled gelato places in the area. Parking is difficult to find in Laguna near the beach area, but we looped around twice and found a spot a 5 minute walk from the gelateria. Enjoyed sampling some of... More 

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Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2017 via mobile

What can I say!!!!!! Delicious. Yummy. The best gelato I've had. I had a small dish of pistachio and coconut while my husband had the banana. The only problem is we live in Indiana and we can't enjoy this on a regular basis!!!!!

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Laguna Woods, CA
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171 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I always end an evening in Laguna Beach by a gelato here. The owner was trained by an Italian. A gelato is a work of art. And this place is not to be missed. The flavors change regularly and never disappoint. A warning-once you try it you will be hooked.

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Midlothian, Virginia
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44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

The gelato are the best over 30+ flavors to select from plus a few ice cream cobblers. If you need to cool down or just need to have a Gelato this is the place. All Gelato ice cream are made on premise. You will love to taste as many as you want. Young college student working part time was courteous... More 

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Danville, California
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

great service and the gelato was fabulous! s'mores and pb chocolate was so good. order the kids size in a larger cup so that it is easier to eat!

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Orange County, California
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55 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

Great gelato and, as others have noted, always a variety of very creative flavors. The staff is always very cheerful, friendly and helpful. No doubt the best choice for ice cream if you're in Laguna.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

This is now a regular stop on our weekend travels. There are so many delicious flavours to chose from, and the service is wonderful! Definitely our family's favourite stop!

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Thank teekaypea
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77 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

Some of their flavors are based on movies we went they had Alice in Wonderland theme. There were Talking Flowers, Cheshire Cat and Mad Hatter probably the world's only tea flavored ice cream. Another time we visited they had Wizard of Oz and they had Ruby Slippers and Winged Monkeys. This place makes out of this world ice cream!

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Thank Laura C
Orlando, Fl
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267 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016

We came here because we were hot and wanted something cold! It did not disappoint. I've never been to a gelato place that has so many choices of flavors. It was awesome. There always seems to be a line, but it moves quickly. We will definitely come back!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$3 - $6
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 247 Broadway St, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-1806
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Laguna Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 949-715-9249
Description
Dolce Gelato is a family-owned business in Laguna Beach. We make each pan of gelato from scratch each day in our store using multiple milks and different sugars to achieve perfect balance and flavor, just like you'll find in the small shops in Italy.

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