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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
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Covington, Kentucky
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213 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This Gelateria is one of the best in the area. They have a great selection of flavors and freshly made waffle cones. Lines can get long on a hot summer day but it is worth the wait. No place to eat inside the store but there are benches outside. Try the double chocolate.

Thank Paula L
Appleton, Wisconsin
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29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I will make this short and sweet .... If you are ever anywhere near this yummy gelato shop, you MUST stop. Nice variety of flavors that are so incredibly creamy and tasty, it will become THE standard that you compare other gelato to.

Thank MP-Hami
Mission Viejo, California
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been to Italy 7 times so I know what authentic gelato should taste like and Gelato Paradiso wins. It is at the back of a little alley way. You may get a taste of the flavors and you can get up to several flavors in one of the 3 sizes of cups. The Doppio Chicolatto is my favorite.... More 

Thank Debstoryteller
Dana Point,
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57 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent Real Italian Gelato. Just like we have in Italy. Only downside is the long Lines to order. But, that's why You wait, cause it's good. We have enjoyed the gelato here every time we were in town.

Thank johnsanDanaPoint_
Waco, TX
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60 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After we finished at Nicks and were all full, the family had to have a dip or two! The line was long but went quickly.

Thank mimiinwaco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love this place! So many choices and the quality of the gelato is superb. I love bacio and pistachio flavors. Would recommend this place to anyone. Enjoy!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Amarillo, TX
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256 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is so hard to find really tart, lemon gelato. This place has it! They let you taste as many flavors as you want. ( and there are a lot!) Our group favored the double chocolate paired with the peanut butter. Very tasty for a warm beach day 😀

Thank tumbleweed_travels
Villa Park, California
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Seriously, the best Gelato outside of Italy. I was in Italy in May so I know. Just stand in line and choose from a wide range of flavors.

Thank Barbara S
Napa Valley, California
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151 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

We decided to get gelato and walk around Laguna. They offered a good variety of flavored, better than a lot of gelato shops. I saw some flavored I will definitely choose next time like sea salt chocolate truffle. I had the peanut butter chocolate chip which was great on its own. But they allow two flavored in a small, so... More 

Thank Cali-Native2015
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

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

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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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?