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“Must return!”
Review of IL Dolce Freddo

IL Dolce Freddo
Ranked #11 of 105 Dessert in Melbourne
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $4 - $9
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night
Neighborhood: Lygon Street
Hobart, Australia
Level 3 Contributor
5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Must return!”
Reviewed July 18, 2013

Pistachio, tiramaisu, pandan coconut, cookie, lime, lychee, chocolate, salted caramel and many more!
If you've never had gelato, you MUST try it, more soft and creamy than ice-cream, I think it's made from milk and not cream- anyway, $5 for a double scoop/two-flavour cup was quite good I thought. Open from 12:30 til late (10:30 or something) on a weekday. Now I just want to go back! :(

  • Visited July 2013
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1 Thank Zoe W
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English first
Canberra, Australia
Level 5 Contributor
74 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Dull, tasteless and over rated”
Reviewed July 18, 2013

Talk about ill founded awards....between us we had six flavours and it was really hard to distinguish the different between flavours.....we consider ourselves gelato connoiseurs....having eaten gelato around the globe including Italy, New York, Middle East and downtown Sydney....Leichhardt, Haberfield and Five dock. Give this one a miss and do yourself a favzour and head up the road a block or so to an Argentinian gelato maker...JAUJA. Fantastic clean tasty yummy, delicious grlato. No flavourings, gelatine etc. The BEST.

  • Visited July 2013
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4 Thank TrishFD
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Oslo, Norway
Level 6 Contributor
416 reviews
272 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 291 helpful votes
“Yummy!”
Reviewed July 5, 2013

This place certainly lives up to it´s good ratings. Delicious gelato.. I picked chocolate and nutella, and have absolutely no regrets!

Nice located in Little Italy in Lygon Street.
Will come back here for sure!

PS: Only cash!

  • Visited July 2013
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2 Thank FyFazan
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Singapore, Singapore
Level 5 Contributor
47 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“It was excellent 10 years ago...it's still as good now!”
Reviewed June 24, 2013

I first tried the gelato here 10 years ago. It's even better than anything I've had in Italy and elsewhere. I finally had the opportunity to revisit this place in June 2013. Still as good as ever. Had the following flavours - Roche, Pistachio, Hazelnut, Pandan & Coconut - all fantastic!

  • Visited June 2013
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1 Thank esoeij
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San Francisco, California
Level 3 Contributor
24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“You can always judge a gelato place by its pistachio flavour”
Reviewed June 19, 2013

I asked to try their pistachio gelato as I have heard from an expert once that this is the best way to judge a good gelato place. And sure as heck it was amazing!!!!

Also their snickers gelato is divine. If I could have more than 2 scoops in my waffle cone I would so do it :-) the staff are nice and polite.

Will definitely go back again.

  • Visited June 2013
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1 Thank Mckiwis
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