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“Yum yum” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Gelato Paradiso

Gelato Paradiso
Ranked #1 of 7 Dessert in Laguna Beach
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: authentic Italian gelato and sorbetto
Dallas, Texas
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56 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Yum yum”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012 via mobile

Having traveled to Italy multiple times we really love gelato
Four of us ordered medium size cups after sampling several types...all good. Stratiatelli, mixed fruit, mint chocolate chip, Carmel were all great. Service was excellent picking out favors. You can't make a mistake here!

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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Turkish first
  • Any
English first
Reno, Nevada
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200 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“Great Tasting Gelato”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

Went there after a nice dinner at Nick's. Some of the best Gelato we have tasted. Nice variety of flavors. Very good service.

Visited October 2012
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Michigan
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“All I can say is OMG you gotta go!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2012

Got a medium cone to share. The server asked if we were sure as they were generous in their servings. We were sure we could split a medium as we love gelato. OK we were wrong. It was like a pint of gelato in a house made cone!!! Had the Bacci (dark chocolate with hazel nut), espresso and tiramisu - HEAVEN

Visited September 2012
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Santa Cruz, CA
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38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Best Gelato I've Had Outside Florence...”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2012

And as good as any I've had IN Florence. This place absolutely rocks. It's tucked way back in a charming alley off of the main drag in Laguna. Look for a small green and wrought iron awning with gold "PepperTree Lane" lettering to lead you into the alley. Or just watch for blissed-out people eating gelato.

It's evil they open as early as 11am, tempting you right after breakfast. Their sickeningly helpful service people suggest hard-to-resist combinations. The whole thing is so addictive, they should be ashamed of themselves. Can't wait to go back.

  • Visited July 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars
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United States
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157 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
“Gelato Goodness!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2012

This place has some excellent gelato. After spending a few minutes taking in the gorgeous displays of some very fresh-looking items, we decided to go with the mango, strawberry, and double chocolate cones. Each was supreme in its own right.

The staff were really friendly and offer good recommendations and combinations. The parlor is in a very cozy and warm little end of the building it's in. (We almost missed it, though, since we didn't see any arrows pointing us to the far end of the alley it's in.)

If you're ever in the Laguna Beach area, be sure to treat yourself here. Our only regret was that we were able to go there just once given the short duration of our trip, but we definitely look forward to our next visit!

  • Visited July 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars
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