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“Really good gelato”
Review of Alotta Gelato - CLOSED

Alotta Gelato
Price range: $1 - $4
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Good for: Families with children
Description: New Mexico's oldest gelato shop, serving home made gelato (Italian ice cream) and fresh-baked desserts. Featured in Fodor's, Frommer's, Moon Guides, and Travel section of the NY Times! Located in Silver City's historic Arts & Cultural District, Alotta Gelato is open 7 days a week from Noon to 9:00 PM (Sun-Thu), or Noon to 10:00 PM (Fri-Sat). Both indoor and outdoor seating is available, and we can pack your purchase 'to go.' Ask about our dairy-free, gluten-free, and sugar-free flavors. Find us on Facebook!
Sedona
Level 5 Contributor
51 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Really good gelato”
Reviewed September 2, 2013

We had dessert here on 8/32/13. I had two different flavors, as did my wife. Texture was excellent, and the flavors melded together well. The staff was friendly, and the atmosphere lends itself to just sitting in the shop and relaxing while eating your treat. My wife especially liked the sour cherry, she was talking about it well into the next day. We will return here- highly recommended.

  • Visited August 2013
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1 Thank GREG C
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MitchHellman, Owner at Alotta Gelato, responded to this review, September 3, 2013
Thanks, guys! I'm glad you enjoyed it. Just remember: we're not that far away from Sedona!
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Silver City, New Mexico
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“Best ice cream next to my granny's”
Reviewed August 17, 2013

It was a super hot day and the kids were fussy. We stopped in a got a small cup of cherry vanilla, aahhhmazing and mango to die for. The owners were super nice!

Visited July 2013
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1 Thank FreeLovin H
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MitchHellman, Owner at Alotta Gelato, responded to this review, August 18, 2013
I'm so glad you and the family stopped by to cool off! The Cherries Jubilee gelato has been a customer favorite ever since we first started making it last year...and I'm having a hard time staying away from it! The secret is in the cherries-- imported semi-sweet Amarena ones-- yum!
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Level 6 Contributor
239 reviews
183 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
“Terrific!”
Reviewed July 28, 2013 via mobile

My family and I loved this spot. Almost 100% made from scratch gelato, except sugar free -- and I as okay with that because it was wonderful. So many flavors, clean, bright store and an owner with passion for his craft.

  • Visited July 2013
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1 Thank mym2bw
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MitchHellman, Owner at Alotta Gelato, responded to this review, July 29, 2013
Thanks for your praise! Though I can't take credit for developing our sugar-free flavors, we looked around for a long time before settling on the ones we use. Having sugar-free gelato available is important to us because there is a pretty significant number of diabetics in the area. We wanted to be able to serve them something that was OK for them to eat-- and tasted good, too!
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Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Level 5 Contributor
57 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Alotto Yumm-o”
Reviewed July 28, 2013

Consistently delic gelato. Owner is very hands on and involved with creating a great, tasty frozen treat. I always look forward to a snack and conversation with Mitch.

  • Visited July 2013
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1 Thank Pilot V
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MitchHellman, Owner at Alotta Gelato, responded to this review, July 29, 2013
Thank you very much for the words of praise! One important note: "hands on" in this context does *not* mean that I put my hands on my customers! (On the other hand, my wife/co-owner is a world-class hugger!)
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Tucson, Arizona
Level 6 Contributor
215 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
“Great desert or anytime”
Reviewed July 25, 2013

We always make a point of stopping here whenever we are in Silver City. Great place. Good eats. Friendly owner. 5 stars

  • Visited July 2013
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1 Thank elrobo47
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MitchHellman, Owner at Alotta Gelato, responded to this review, July 27, 2013
Welcome back to Silver City! Always nice to hear from a repeat customer!
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