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Gelato Paradiso

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448 S Coast Hwy Ste A, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-2484
(949) 464-9255
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

After walking around in Laguna Beach, enjoying a nice dinner this is the place to come for a nice and delicious dessert. The gelato and variety of flavors is amazing.

Thank Mario G
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Plan on a waffle cone -- often cooked fresh -- with Vanilla, Chocolate and Straciatella. If you want to sample flavors, the friendly employees accommodate you. They don't try to push the line along, but give you time to decide. For just over $5, you have a 3 flavor with cone pure joy. The gelato is smooth and tasty. You... More 

Thank Douglas D
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Their gelato was regular maybe even a little below regular. I definitely had much better ice cream/gelato elsewhere....

Thank Foz B
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235 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Ice cream absolutely delicious !! Service was good and nice friendly atmosphere ! Will return often to try lots of flavours !

Thank Joy M
Los Angeles, CA
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124 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like ice cream, you will love really good Gelato and Gelato Paradiso offers lots of great choices. We went there on Sunday evening and got in a long line knowing that the gelato was worth the wait. However, we were pleasantly surprised because the line moved quickly. The restaurant is a little hard to find as it's not... More 

Thank Howard T
London, United Kingdom
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95 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Okay, the gelato is very good, but there is good gelato all over the place. Don't let people convince you that this gelato is significantly better than all others. What I can tell you is that the lines to get into GP are absurdly long. Absurdly long. The fact that they line up in the alleyway makes it even more... More 

Thank Ludgatecircus15
Springfield, Virginia
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89 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was an awesome find! The selection is great and the flavor is true to the name! The waffle cones are HUGE and you'll be hard pressed to get even close to finishing before it starts to melt.

Thank ThingsINotice
Orange County, California
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25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The alley entrance to Gelato Paradiso only adds to the feeling that you' are lost somewhere in Venice. It's so charming and leads you right into the best gelato in California. The line can get really long, so be patient and know that it will be worth the wait. Splurge and have the waffle cone! You won't be sorry.

Thank ChristiHamilton
Las Vegas, Nevada
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So many choices...ALl delicious! How many tastings can I have? Pick up to 4 flavors per cup... This time I had chocolate hazelnut, pistachio, and peanut butter. Don't ask me which was my favorite... I can't pick!

Thank Michelle L
Laguna Beach, California
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Gelato is really great. Definitely make the trip to this little cozy place to indulge in real taste of paradise. Gelato is freshly made daily, you can taste the freshness. The staff are very helpful and friendly like most people in California.

Thank ocsky

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 448 S Coast Hwy Ste A, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-2484
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Laguna Beach
  • Phone Number: (949) 464-9255
authentic Italian gelato and sorbetto

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?