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Cafe Gelato

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845 Reynolda Rd, Winston Salem, NC 27104-3241
Sun 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wed - Thu 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Westport, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

Great flavors and really fresh! Must try!!! Really just a hole in the wall but worth the trip. They sell wine too! Try the biscotti gelato if they have it!

Thank Robert F
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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1,339 reviews
842 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 280 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2016

Delicious home made gelato made by the owner herself. Excellent selection of flavors which changes frequently. My only problem is that I don't get to come as often as I would like.

Thank Frank d
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2016

This quaint shop has been a welcome spot in the West End for a number of years now. With a regular rotation of traditional favorites and more unusual and daring flavors, this little gelato stop is the closest thing I've ever had to the perfection of good European gelato. Heck, it's not close to as good, it IS as good.

Thank Rob E
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

Great gelato. Changing and seasonal favors. Some of the best I've had since Italy. Outside seating a plus.

Thank Msdebeats
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

Love this gelato! All of the fruit flavors are lactose free and are so refreshing! The other flavors are amazing as well! The owner is very personable and makes all of the gelato in house with fresh, local ingredients.

Thank Anna W
North Carolina
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111 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

I had read all the great reviews about this place and was really disappointed when we gave it a try. They only had about 6 flavors and it tasted like ice cream not gelato. It is very pricey for ice cream. We were in Italy in March and there is no comparison. With that said, the Breyers gelato is more... More 

Thank travelinbuddies
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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64 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

I had had a bad day. Gelato with a friend at a sidewalk table was prescribed as the way to make it all better. When I saw that Pineapple was among the day's offerings, it seemed like perfection. After a taste, I remarked that if I closed my eyes I was sure I would feel tropical breezes and sand between... More 

Thank Jeanie F
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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316 reviews
238 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

The first time I had gelato it was in the Piazza St. Marco in Venice. I have been passionate about the frozen dessert ever since. Finding a place here in my new home town that makes the best is a real blessing. Try the lemon basil if they have it. The pistachio sweeps me immediately back to Italy. Best sweet... More 

Thank Victor A
Winston Salem NC
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191 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 via mobile

Ciska's gelato is nothing short of amazing. Given a choice of dessert at a restaurant or at Cafe Gelato, Cafe Gelato wins every time. Great flavors: Butterscotch was incredible last night. Something unique every visit. If you want something special: ask. They'll text when they make it.

Thank janicewriting6
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Anyone looking for a different treat to enjoy after a meal or just on it's own should visit Cafe Gelato in Winston-Salem. The gelatos are great with a few unique and delicious flavors along with some tasty standards. The atmosphere is charming, warm and fun. If gelato is not enough for you, there's also some sodas, coffee/espresso and even a... More 

Thank AndrewE835

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 845 Reynolda Rd, Winston Salem, NC 27104-3241
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Winston Salem
  • Phone Number: 336-725-9110

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