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Dolce Freddo Gelato

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300 Merrimack St, Methuen, MA 01844-6504
978-686-1822
Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Methuen, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is the best gelato I have ever tasted including the taste testing I did in Rome. I often go for a special treat and when I host a dinner party, I pick up their 8 scoop special and serve it for dessert.

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Thank Donna O
Andover
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Delightful little place with a few tables for indoor service. Really top notch gelato, varied flavors, very helpful wait staff and an endless supply of small samples in case you can't make up your mind!! this place is to die for. Excellent selection and fresh ingredients and flavors make this a must!!!! We love the Lemon Crispi, Like a real... More 

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Thank Chrisz5451
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

OMG!!! The gelato and sorbet were incredible! We had some really good gelato while vacationing in Spain and didn't think we'd come close to finding anything as good in the States. The gelato at Dolce Freddo Gelato, though, was the best we've ever had. The orange creamsicle was creamy, sweet, and tangy all at once. The lemon sorbet has just... More 

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Thank Joseph R
Methuen, Massachusetts
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

We are fortunate enough to have "The Best Gelato" made right here in Methuen. We have been to different areas of Italy and I can honestly say that Andrea makes the very best. He had the machine delivered here from Italy and he has the best recipes. It's creamy, delicious, lighter than regular ice cream. My husbands favorite is chocolate... More 

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Thank Beverly M
Home Usa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

Back again last night for a fantastic espresso and an eight pack to go. Half spicy chocolate (you have to ask for it from the back) and half cream biscotti is my choice. Just delicious!

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Thank CaseyfromBoston
Andover, Massachusetts
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

Simply excellent gelato - every flavor stands on its own - fresh, visually compelling, and incredibly flavorful.

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Boston, MA
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

When I am missing Italy, I come here to be transported back. So worth the trip from anywhere! Really!

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Thank Biancamac
Methuen, Massachusetts
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80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

I've been to Dolce Fredo many times since it's opened and visited both their Methuen and Newburyport locations. The variety of flavors, fresh ingredients, and friendly service hits every major category. Plus it's awesome that you can literally sample every flavor before deciding which one to purchase. Their specialty coffees are simple favorites - coffee, espresso, and cappuccino. Plus they... More 

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Thank Keith F
Home Usa
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105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016 via mobile

Forget the North End, Andrea's gelato is absolutely the best. We get some after a dinner out, stop by for a delicious afternoon snack, and bring the eight-scoop package home. Try the spicy chocolate! Don't miss the outstanding espresso as that, too, is world class!

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Thank CaseyfromBoston
Methuen, Massachusetts
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

I love this place!! always new flavors but old favorites always available. I love buying the 6 pack to take to someone house for dessert. Everyone is always thrilled with the selection of 6 different gelato flavors packed in a cute little Styrofoam cooler

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 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
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 300 Merrimack St, Methuen, MA 01844-6504
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Methuen
  • Phone Number: 978-686-1822

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