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Il Laboratorio Del Gelato

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
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GELATO
Acacia Honey
Amaretto Crunch
Apple Calvados
Avocado
Banana
Basil
Blackberry
Blueberry
Bourbon Pecan
Buttermilk
SORBET
Apple, Fuji
Apple, Gala
Apple, Green
Apple, Honeycrisp
Black Currant/cassis
Blackberry W/port
Blood Orange
Blueberry
Cantaloupe
Champagne
GELATO & SORBET CAKES
Our Standard Rectangular Cake (8 X 6 X 4) Serves From 6 To 10 People, $39. We Also Have A Medium Round Cake (12 X 3) Which Serves From 10-15, $69. Our Largest Rectangular Cake (16 X 5 X 5) Is Slightly More Than Double The Standard Cake Size And Serves From 18-25, $89.
Il Sorbetto
layers of vanilla with alternate layers of three different seasonal sorbets, covered in vanilla.
Il Caffe
layers of espresso, vanilla, chocolate pieces, and mocha covered in espresso.
I Noci
layers of hazelnut, pistachio, and peanut butter, covered in dark chocolate and hazelnuts.
Il Stagione
a seasonal offering. currently: layers of vanilla, milk chocolate and meringue, covered in vanilla.
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FEATURES
Free Wifi, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very yummy but a little expensive for ice-cream. It was about $13.5 AUD for two, 2 scoop ice creams.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank vendra1015
Reviewed July 14, 2019

This is a very popular gelato place on lower east on a hot summer day. They have a good variety of choices and options. I particularly like ginger and honey lavender. It's smooth, creamy and not too sugary.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank ventsurlonde
Reviewed July 1, 2019

Peach sorbet and coconut sorbet best I've ever had. I want to go back and try every single one. Would go back and defo recommend!

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank SlubLizard
Reviewed June 1, 2019

Stopped in tonight after dinner and it was terrific. Kids had gelato (oddly the graham cracker gelato was truly amazing--and that isn't usually my favorite) but I had sorbet that was also amazing... Get a taste and buy some. So good.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank franng2017
Reviewed May 28, 2019

This is an interesting place, in that you never know what flavors might be available on any day. They make the gelato in small batches and have 25-30 out at a time. Basic is two scoops (offered as different or the same). Scoops are not...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank BigfootMN
Reviewed May 26, 2019

We visited on a recent vacation in NYC and decided to try flavors we've never had before. Rosemary lavender and lemon basil were incredibly tasty! Apricot was cloyingly sweet. Portions are tiny, but it's all you need given the intense flavor. Great experience and highly...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank MississaugaCanada
Reviewed May 13, 2019

I have tried many of the gelato places in NYC and it is hard to beat Il Laboratorio. Each and every flavor we tried was DELISH! Highly recommend.

Date of visit: May 2019
7  Thank misopiso88
Reviewed April 27, 2019

This gelato is even better than at my favorite place in Florence. They have about 40 flavors- all the classics plus adventures like blue yam and white sesame seed. Turkish fig and salted caramel were great. Worth a journey, with pleasant service.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Beverly H
Reviewed April 24, 2019

Sesame, toasted coconut, bourbon chocolate. Yum Yum! Worth a trip, and even standing in a long line. Don't forget your 2 free tastes!

Date of visit: April 2019
1  Thank DiMo
Reviewed April 21, 2019 via mobile

Apparently this place makes more than 200 flavours of gelato and that definitely means you’ll find more than your regulation vanilla, strawberry and chocolate. What about carrot, root beer, grapefruit hibiscus, Vietnamese cinnamon, olive oil, tarragon and even wasabi. You can taste test a couple...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank AnnMelb
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