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Stoplight Gelato Cafe

405 Brook Rd, Richmond, VA 23220-3905
+1 804-644-9400
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“sandwiches” (2 reviews)
“jackson ward” (2 reviews)
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405 Brook Rd, Richmond, VA 23220-3905
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Reviewed 16 July 2018

Family friendly Gelato, service was perfect. The shop had several families eating the Gelato, staff very friendly and accomodating. Offering suggestions and taste, not rushing anyone and keeping all happy. Definitely a place to go to and relax and cool down.

1  Thank bcampbell3rd
Reviewed 11 July 2018

What a marvelous treat! Stoplight gelato has dozens of different (and unusual) flavors to choose from, and you can sample a couple before you buy. In addition to gelato, they serve breakfast dishes and sandwiches, but to be honest I've only bought their desserts -...More

1  Thank David B
Reviewed 18 June 2018

I am a native Richmonder and I love ice cream and gelato! This is the best gelato in Richmond. (A very close second is DeLuca Gelato, which covers traditional Italian flavors.) Stoplight Gelato has dozens of flavors---a few typical ones plus lots of inventive new...More

1  Thank kctoler
Reviewed 4 May 2018

We usually don't have dessert but something got us to go inside. Only to find this owned by a wonderful woman. Who also makes excellent Gelato. You can't go wrong here!

Thank Tod N
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

We lived in Europe for six years and have eaten a lot of gelato. Way too much gelato. So I feel qualified to judge gelato. We moved back to the US a year ago and I can say, without hesitation, that this is the best...More

Thank LivingInWien
Reviewed 25 July 2017

This tiny shop has some food on offer as well as a great variety of homemade gelati. We had lunch there and it was acceptable; because we ordered mundane things it met expectations but the food is not why one would go here--it would be...More

Thank CarolinaBecky
Reviewed 11 July 2017

They have so many unique flavors from Earl Grey tea to Squid Ink to the basics like Hazelnut and French Vanilla. Tucked into a cute little corner where you can walk by some old buildings that are full of history. If you come here on...More

Thank Andrea N
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Cajun salted peanut gelato - so good. Cute place in a funky neighborhood. They also have treats for vegans.

Thank Deborah C
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a delightful experience, Barbara and her staff are engaging, the flavors inventive and true. The rose is my favorite! Kudos to Barbara for this addition to the community!

Thank DavidA615
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

We stopped in for grilled cheese and gelato. Both were delicous. The owner is so lovely and accommodating and the vibe is wonderful....it feels like an Italian gelato shop.

Thank travelfr
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07:00 - 22:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 405 Brook Rd, Richmond, VA 23220-3905
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 804-644-9400
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Neighborhood cafe & sweets shop in the heart of Jackson Ward. Serving 22 flavors of gelato plus plenty of coffee, pastries, and sandwiches.
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