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Dolce Gelato

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247 Broadway St, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-1806
+1 949-715-9249
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 12:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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70 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2016

Pistachio, almond, salted caramel, 4 or 5 types of chocolate...the list goes on. Cone or tub. Samples prior to purchase. Not icy. Good flavour. No nasty aftertaste. A single cone has multiple flavours as an option, and are HUGE

1 Thank emmachisett
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 June 2016

This place truly knows how to make original gelato. The ingridients are fresh and natural, the selection always changes so you always have a chance to try something new. We come here with the kids every weekend. The ferrero rocher is to die for, a must try.

Thank Vladimir B
Stockholm, Sweden
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2016

If you like gelato -this is the place to go! Mexican chocolate, liquor infused, horchata, & churro are some of the more original flavors, but if experimentation is not your inclination, the also have the more traditional flavors as well. Ask for samples -they give you enough on the spoon to help you decide!

Thank laddiesfriend
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

Dolce Gelato is a must when in Laguna Beach. It's perfect on a warm afternoon or an after meal treat. Located in downtown Laguna Beach, it's within walking distance of famous Main Beach and all of the best restaurants and tourist attractions. More flavors than a large box of crayons and the closest you'll get to the Gelato you may... More 

1 Thank F9601YSmikeb
Houston, Texas
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213 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Lotsa flavor even with almond milk Avocado too I loved the strawberry and papaya The texture was amazing, creamy and fluffy and so fresh Great value because they fill the cup!!!

Thank C L
Vail, Colorado
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 18 May 2016

My favorite place to get gelato! The staff is super friendly & I've never been disappointed. Great place to stop in during a walk through town.

Thank ray a
Laguna Beach
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22 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Love this gelato. Always a variety of flavors, and they let you sample as much as you want. The hardest thing is deciding which flavors to have. Favorite thing to do - grab some gelato and take it over to Main Beach to eat it while enjoying the sun, ocean and people watching.

Thank seremarcus
San Juan Capistrano, California
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64 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2016

By far the best gelato outside of Italy! The standard flavors are always delicious (my standard is Ferrera Rocher) but their rotating ones are the stars! Sweet Corn, Basil, Plum Cardamom, and Chocolate Truffle (to die for), and so many more. One time, the gelato chef created a whole "Wizard of Oz" theme! We love to catch the trolley on... More 

1 Thank BrownGirl2
Seattle, Washington
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68 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2016

Classic and creative gelato flavors means there's something for everyone. I had a cone with maple-caramel and chocolate malt flavors. Delicious!

1 Thank Reade
Oakdale, California
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55 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2016

Just a block from the corner weird art gallery. Turn off at the gas station and park. Walk in to find splendid conventional and new concoctions. We tried the Easter grass with cardamom and carrot flavors. Interesting and refreshing. The crowds are out and Spring has sprung. Heavenly weather for gelato and a beachy evening.

1 Thank hawk898

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$6
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 247 Broadway St, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-1806
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Laguna Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 949-715-9249
Dolce Gelato is a family-owned business in Laguna Beach. We make each pan of gelato from scratch each day in our store using multiple milks and different sugars to achieve perfect balance and flavor, just like you'll find in the small shops in Italy.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?