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Il Laboratorio Del Gelato

188 Ludlow St, New York City, NY 10002-1598
+1 212-343-9922
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“gelato” (105 reviews)
“sorbet” (29 reviews)
“ice cream” (54 reviews)
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188 Ludlow St, New York City, NY 10002-1598
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There are lots of Ice Cream outlets in NY and in other cities I might give this a five star, but feel that there are slightly better options in NY. Both Gelarto in East Village and the Brooklyn Ice Cream Company just edge it out...More

Thank KilallaKid
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't get set on your favorite flavor because the interesting flavors are changing all the time which means you'll have to keep visiting to try all the amazing flavors. Great gelato for a very reasonable price. Yum!

Thank cln96
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We do love an ice cream and we had a number on our visit to Boston and New York and this was the absolute best! My partner had Cinnamon and Salted Caramel. I had Caramel and Orange. The orange was one of the best flavours...More

Thank Lou1974Edinburgh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An amazing variety of flavors, unusual and creative. I went to the one on University Place near Washington Square. Take your gelato and sit inthe park and enjoy! The gelato is authentic. They call the place Il Laboritorio and unfortunately it looks like a laboratory...More

Thank Hugh B
Reviewed May 8, 2018 via mobile

Went there few times, tried few favors...... avocado White peppercorns Raspberry Chocolate They are actually famous for their sobert Love their avocado the most, sooo soft, rich and creamy👍👍👍

Thank strawberrythailand
Reviewed April 9, 2018

I came here with 3 others, and between us we had 8 different scoops of gelato-- there were a couple of other flavors that we tasted and also wanted to order, but didn't do so out of a misplaced sense of self-restraint. Granted, the atmosphere...More

Thank Dennis K
Reviewed April 8, 2018

we stumbled upon this place one afternoon wandering the lower east side. the decor is a bit too white and shiny, but the gelato is very good.

Thank robin d
Reviewed April 4, 2018

They have many special tastes of ice cream here, so I went with high expectations. Ice cream ( coffee), was the best in this flavour I ever had. Service was clean, but nothing more. No explanations, no friendly word... You can sit inside at the...More

Thank Isabelle-leesveel
Reviewed April 2, 2018

Yes, so many flavors but not just regular flavors.... weird flavors like Mastic and Ricotta. Ginger that's a bit spicy. I don't even like gelato or ice cream and when my husband and daughter got some, I couldn't resist trying my own. Really tasty. Some...More

Thank katrinangel2
Reviewed February 3, 2018 via mobile

We came here after lunch across the road at Katz’s deli. It was beautiful smooth gelato with sorbet also available. The staff were very friendly and helpful. You were allowed 2 samples of the flavours, but I guess since it wasn’t very busy they let...More

Thank Mrs L
Jon S, Owner at Il Laboratorio Del Gelato, responded to this reviewResponded February 5, 2018

thanks, mrs. L!

Lower East Side
Straddling the bridge between New York’s thriving
immigrant past and its modern transformation into a
beacon of global art and culture, the Lower East Side
is one of the most dynamic neighborhoods in the city.
The blocks of tenements that represented the promise
and blight of the Lower East Side immigrant experience
now command top dollar for new residents. Right next
to old-world delis, 24-hour bodegas, and the garment
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Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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7:30 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 188 Ludlow St, New York City, NY 10002-1598
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Lower East Side
  • Neighborhood: Lower East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-343-9922
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