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“Good coffee & gelato/sorbet!”
Review of Palermo

Palermo
Ranked #32 of 431 Restaurants in Ventura
Certificate of Excellence
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San Ramon, California
Level 6 Contributor
256 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
“Good coffee & gelato/sorbet!”
Reviewed February 5, 2012

We stopped by on a busy afternoon.... This place offers a unique place to relax and enjoy coffee/barista made beverages in unique flavors. I had a lavender chai, which was good and my hubby enjoyed the sea salt caramel latte, which he enjoyed drinking! I enjoyed the honey lavender gelato. However, the chocolate truffles they sold were not very good as they were too sweet & waxy tasting, yuck!

  • Visited February 2012
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English first
San Francisco, California
Level 6 Contributor
60 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Gelato like in Italy!”
Reviewed January 18, 2012

I grew up on Gelato in Scotland (it was the Italian immigrants who made it there -- they ran the fish & chip shops too!) but we just called in "ice cream." I much prefer Gelato to Ice Cream and am so happy it has caught on in USA now. We have enjoyed Gelato on the street corners in Italy (ashamedly 2-3 times in a day) and Palermo would do them proud.

Visited January 2012
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carpinteria
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“FUN”
Reviewed December 10, 2011

there are lots of choses, coffee, teas, chai, chocolates, ice cream, cookies, gift cards, great gifts to buy for someone special or.... yourself :) I have only gone a few times, sense I don't live near by, but it's the only coffee shop I go to when in town.

Visited December 2011
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Thank erin c
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Santa Barbara
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Best espresso drinks around”
Reviewed August 18, 2011

Their baristas are great. Best mocha I've had in a long time.

  • Visited August 2011
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Walnut Creek, California
Level 5 Contributor
69 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Local Coffee House”
Reviewed December 22, 2008

A nice place to sit, enjoy a cup of coffee or tea and a pastry and watch downtown Ventura walk by. They have both indoor and outdoor seating. In addition to the usual coffeehouse fare, they also serve up gelato and chocolates. Towards the rear they sell a lot of household gifts such as ceramics, glass, furniture, etc. Kind of a Bombay Co meets Pier One kind of experience. Check the restaurant for hours of operation as they vary depending on the time of the year. Parking available downtown on the street as well as a couple of public parking area nearby.

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