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“Great Job, Anazing, a true Gem”
Review of Gorgeous Gelato

Gorgeous Gelato
Ranked #1 of 22 Dessert in Portland
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $2 - $7
Cuisines: Cafe
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Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Delivery
Description: Portland's only authentic Italian gelato shop! Welcome to paradise !!
Caibou, Maine
Level 5 Contributor
48 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Great Job, Anazing, a true Gem”
Reviewed January 11, 2013 via mobile

I have been many times and always. Always delicious !!! It's like being in Italy.
Keep the new flavors coming.
Don't waist your time Across the street !!!

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1 Thank KBSHOSPITALITY
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Yarmouth, Maine
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Fantastic!”
Reviewed January 1, 2013

Ever since a trip to Florence 12 years ago, my husband and I have been searching for gelato like what we had in Italy. At Gorgeous Gelato we finally found it! Sour cherry is my favorite (so far), but every flavor I have tried has been excellent.

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Portland, Maine
Level 5 Contributor
53 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“OK”
Reviewed December 29, 2012

I'm simply not convinced the gelato is house made. All of the house made gelato that I have had was not so brightly colored as the gelato at Gorgeous Gelato. I could be wrong, but I definitely found this place to be average at best.

  • Visited September 2012
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Thank WhitPalmer
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donaldyoung, Owner at Gorgeous Gelato, responded to this review, January 17, 2013
Yes, our Gelato is house made!
And it's made every day, five, six or seven days a week, depending on the season.
It's enough to come in the morning and you could see, through the big window, our busy Gelato master (my wife!) in the kitchen making Gelato like crazy!!!
Thanks a lot for your visit and review,
Donato.
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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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48 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“European Portions: American Prices”
Reviewed December 23, 2012

While the quality of the product is good, but not great, the quantity leaves too much to be desired for the price. Even with the tiny spoon, the portion doesn't seem any bigger! It's certainly reminiscent of European portions, but in the land of the Big Gulp and big everything, all due respect to Europe but the US truly is all about more for your money. Some may be able to forgive using "quality vs quantity" reasoning, but I thought this went too far: the medium was even too small for a small! Ben & Jerry would be laughing even before passing the pipe. And in my opinion there are several Maine-made varieties of ice cream that are as good to better than this gelato. Not that' it's not good here, because it is. Genuine Italian product and owner. Just up the size a little bit and this review becomes moot!

  • Visited December 2012
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donaldyoung, Owner at Gorgeous Gelato, responded to this review, December 24, 2012
My dear Trailfan,
Your review it's so important for us because I could explain you something really ... amazing.
Please, always consider that a good gelato contains only 25% of air inside, while ice cream contains a percentage of air between 90% and 100%.
So, when you buy 6 oz of ice cream you are eating around 3 oz of product and 3 oz of air!
When you buy 6 oz of Gorgeous Gelato you will eat 4.5 of product and just 1.5 oz of air.
What do you prefer ?
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year,
Mariagrazia and Donato.
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Miami, Florida
1 review
“Best Gelato to Date”
Reviewed December 13, 2012

We have had Gelato in Italy. Notably Venice, Florence and Bologna. This one by far trumps them all. Owner's are on site and make the Gelato on premises using only the freshest organic ingredients. It is truly a family friendly place.

  • Visited October 2012
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Thank Mario V
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