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Dolce Roma

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4200 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7348
+1 956-761-1198
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sun 9:30 am - 10:00 pm
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is not the best gelato. It was ok, but for $35 you expect better quality. Some flavors did not look or taste fresh. Our family enjoys gelato, frozen yogurt, and ice cream frequently--however this was mediocre gelato at best. We will not be back.

Thank Di R
Sebring, Florida
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Good food and service in busy atmosphere...Able to easily converse with table mates....Well worth the experience !

Thank bogeyboy1944
La Crosse, Wisconsin
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 15, 2017

The gelato was fantastic but the service was not friendly at all. Maybe it's better during the peak season but I wouldn't go back based on my experience.

Thank Tricia K
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31 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2016 via mobile

A coffee and ice cream place, expresso bar sign, coffe drink price list, commercial expresso machine not serving coffee? And, I have to wait on line to find this out???? Gelato looked old too, didn't get any tho.

1 Thank Greg126
Fort Worth, Texas
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52 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2016

I love Ice Cream and especially Italian Ice Cream. We were there in the off-season and the selection was very limited. It looked like some of the ice cream had melted and been re-frozen. It was Ok, but certainly not going to go out of my way to go back.

Thank Dane Y
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016

I stopped by for an ice-cream fix and was pleasantly surprised and satisfied with cold, creamy and a deliciously sweet ice cream treat!

Thank Stephanie G
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

I look forward to stopping in here every time we visit South Padre. It's very tasty and prices are good!

Thank betho271
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61 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

Pretty good gelato. Nothing super impressive, but I would go again. The bathrooms could definitely have done with a good cleaning though!

Thank JennRamirez
New Braunfels, Texas
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2016

While my husband and son were fishing one evening, my daughter and I walked to this establishment. The ice cream was good, but a little soft for gelato type ice cream. Of course my opinion may be influenced by many work trips to Italy.

Thank Sheila W
Flint, Texas
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016

To start, there are 2 locations so maybe one location is better than the other. We went to the one by Gabriella's. The gelato was okay. My husband got strawberry and while we appreciate the use of real strawberries, the overall gelato lacked flavor. I got the strawberries and cream flavor and it was lacking in flavor also. They do... More 

Thank Brentany C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
9:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
9:30 am - 10:00 pm
9:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4200 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7348
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  South Padre Island
  • Phone Number: +1 956-761-1198

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