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2495 E Washington Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91104-2042
626.797.1405
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Wauwatosa, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

We were looking for a place to enjoy ice cream after a hot day of touring; found this one on Trip Advisor. We were impressed with the flavor choices and absolutely delighted with the taste. A little pricey, but clearly a specialty shop. The story of the start of the shops made the experience even better. Will definitely return.

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Thank Ann W
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

My friend and I had been looking forward to coming here for a while. Parking (is there even official parking?) was difficult to locate--we ended up just parking on one of the residential streets behind the block. The shop itself was very small but cozy and welcoming. The girl helped us pick out our flavors and we ended up buying... More 

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Thank Kat C
LA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015 via mobile

Don't listen to the negatives here, this is artisan ice cream made from scratch on the premises and is consistently excellent. A great local business that hands down beats any chain, any day.

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Thank USBrits
Altadena, California, United States
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101 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

We'd been hearing rave reviews about Carmela's gourmet ice cream for a long time, but for some reason we'd never stopped by. So a few days ago, on a 100-plus-degree afternoon, I decided to pick up some ice cream at the little shop on Washington Boulevard, and see for myself whether it was worthy of the high praise. I bought... More 

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Thank Mark S
Pasadena, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

The flavors are so amazing and change with the season, I can't say enough about their fabulous ice cream.

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Thank up2snuf
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26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 via mobile

Had I rated this 6 months ago I'd have rated as some of the next ice cream ever! However, I just found out today that they raised their prices even more. Previously a pint of artisan ice cream and a package of their homemade cookies was $15. It was already pricey but now the price is at $17.50. It is... More 

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Thank Jason C
Chino Hills, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Just yummy. They grow the ingredients behind the store. Simply yummy and delicious. No frills, just focused on good ice cream.

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Thank msa23_2000
Los Angeles, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I got the rose petal and vanilla bean ice cream with waffle bowl and cone. I loved the texture of the waffle bowl! I would definitely come back !

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Thank itsxjackie
Truckee, California
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

I live half the year about a mile away from Carmela. My wife and I were extremely excited a few years ago when we discovered that we had a proper ice cream shop close by that might hopefully make us forget about our favorites in the midwest. But try as I might, I truly don't understand the hype that surrounds... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014 via mobile

If you think you eat the best ice cream before you try it here let me tell you you haven't yet until you come and you try it your self in Carmela's ....

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2495 E Washington Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91104-2042
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
  • Phone Number: 626.797.1405

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