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Dolce & Gelato

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221 E Zaragoza St, Pensacola, FL 32502
+1 850-490-1819
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Today
11:30 am - 6:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 6:30 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2016 via mobile

We're sitting here eating our gelato on the porch now. I got the goat cheese, raspberry, and rosemary and my wife got the Chirv. Perfect dessert at the Pensacola Seafood Festival. The lady and gentleman working were very friendly. We will come back.

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Thank Jonathan B
Destin, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

I took my girlfriend for a nice desert downtown after our dinner, the shop was a fun and vibrant place with a great staff. Gary (the man working at the time) was so helpful and was more than happy to show us some of the many cool pictures and signs around the shop. We chose bushwhacker gelato which tasted just... More 

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Thank jremington3
hotrod63, Owner at Dolce & Gelato, responded to this review

Thank you for coming by and enjoying our gelato. Our Bushwhacker is a pretty popular flavor, happy you liked it! Gary is always helpful with customers, he's kind of the beating heart of my little shop. Please stop in again. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

Quirky coffee shop with interesting house made gelato and super friendly staff. We spent a relaxing hour sitting outside enjoying a latte and the pineapple mango and vanilla bean gelato. There's a great selection of original flavors that are sure to please the palate. One of the best "finds" on our recent trip to Pensacola.

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Thank Tina F
hotrod63, Owner at Dolce & Gelato, responded to this review

Thank you for finding us on your visit to our beautiful city. We are glad that you enjoyed yourself and our gelato. We hope that you come back and see us again some time! More 

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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016

We stopped for a quick snack after touring the historical district. The quesadillas and gelato were outstanding...!!! The service was excellent and the restaurant is very cute...!!!

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Thank RobnDoreen C
hotrod63, Owner at Dolce & Gelato, responded to this review

Thanks! Gary, our wonderful manager and all around shop super hero, is a treasure for the shop. Our customers are always happy with his warm, smiling service. He also makes a mean quesadilla. We hope you can stop in again sometime. More 

Champaign, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

Where else can you sit in kiss-shaped stools and gaze at Christopher Walken while savoring awesome gelato? A must-see spot with tables indoors and out. Steps away from historic downtown Pensacola home tours and museums. A welcoming, fun, friendly atmosphere.

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Thank stellastumble
hotrod63, Owner at Dolce & Gelato, responded to this review

So happy that you liked your visit to us. We really are in a great spot in downtown Pensacola, and try to fit into the historic vibe with our eclectic shop. Come see us again. More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2016

This place is keeping its standards high. Second time visiting Dolce and Gelato. Still amazing gelato and service. Gelato was so good i even bought a pint to take back to my hotel room to eat while i was in town. The two people that were working were very welcoming and warm. I think they changed their espresso beans because... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 4, 2016

While I did not personally try any sweets, I did hang out here while my family did, and we were all satisfied with our experience. What is most memorable and making this place special is that almost every inch of the walls is covered with things to look at. With every turn of the head is something new and interesting... More 

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Thank RM215079
Bay Saint Louis, Mississippi
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

Great little place in historic Pensacola. Funky, even if studiously so. Good gelato and the owner has a great story!

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Thank Dan G
New Orleans, Louisiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

We had the Strawberry Basil Sorbetto. It was quite tasty and refreshing, and I believe they used fresh basil (it was growing outside).

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Thank Andrew W
hotrod63, Owner at Dolce & Gelato, responded to this review

Yes, we use our own fresh herbs in the Spring and Summer, they make the sorbettos and gelatos that much nicer. We also use seasonal fresh fruit as much as possible,mahi chief is why you will see a lot of strawberry, blueberry and peach this summer. Thanks for stopping by. More 

Tallahassee, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 1, 2016

This place is an amazing experience! It offers delicious handcrafted gelato in the heart of the historic old Pensacola Village. The building itself is an old cottage built long ago by a Spanish family near renowned Seville Square and the Old Christ Church. The owner has redone it in a funky style that is the perfect backdrop to enjoy espresso,... More 

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Thank Craig W
hotrod63, Owner at Dolce & Gelato, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. So glad you enjoyed the ambiance and the gelato. We strive to make the shop a fun, memorable place, and the gelato, delicious. Come back and see us again. More 

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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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$2 - $10
Meals
Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 6:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 6:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 6:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 221 E Zaragoza St, Pensacola, FL 32502
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Pensacola
  • Phone Number: +1 850-490-1819
Description
Freshly made Artesian Gelato (Italian Ice Cream & Fresh Fruit Sorbets & premium, locally roasted coffee, flatbreads, quesadillas, cheese plates, wine

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