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Gelati Celesti Ice Cream Makers

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8906 W Broad St Ste A, Richmond, VA 23294-5827
+1 804-346-0038
12:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 12:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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267 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 326 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went there because of the TripAdvisor rating. The place was clean and comfortable, and they were doing a brisk business the whole time we were there. The servers were friendly and happily gave samples. Some of the flavors were wonderful (lemon custard and chocolate decadence), but others were ordinary.

Thank BornTooLoose
Richmond, Virginia
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have been visiting Gelati Celesti since the 1980's! They have a wonderful selection of flavors to choose from. Rum Rasin & Pralines and Cream have been a long time favorite. Little costly but well worth the price.

Thank Scorpio7073
Richmond, Virginia
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Selections are numerous &often creative. We especially like chocolate decadence. One grandchild can't eat eggs & he can eat here. There are also several fruit sorbets to select

Thank 980JillW980
Richmond, Virginia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Though the facade and decor are quite typical of a frozen dessert venue, that's where it ends. Serving handmade Gelati at it's best, this is one place that is a must do. Can't say I loved them all but if there's a seasonal specialty on the board, don't even think about not trying a sample at the least. Enjoy....

Thank Jon B
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9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a local favorite of mine and is always delicious. They never disappoit, have a variety of flavors as well as seasonal rotating flavors. The staff is great and it is a good bang for your buck.

Thank Jeanette C
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The ice cream here is amazing the staff are very friendly and the atmosphere is very good. They even have a chalk board to doodle on while you're waiting!

Thank rbVI002
Richmond, Virginia
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We love going to Gelati Celesti, the kids love their flavors and its a great ice cream place. We specially like to go in fall to try pumpkin ice cream.

Thank Satish W
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596 reviews
271 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 267 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family of 6 stopped in for dessert. It certainly seemed a lot more like ice cream than gelato but it was good. I tried the chocolate with peppermint bits in it. That was not a good choice as the frozen solid bits detracted from the yummy chocolate. Everyone got a different flavor and everyone was happy. With 3 pints,... More 

Thank solomon5
Washington, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am obsessed with Gelati Celesti. I can't go near this shopping center without planning a trip for ice cream. The texture is perfect and they have a ton of fun flavors. Blanchard's dark as dark (coffee-chocolate), mint chip and chocolate chocolate chip are all fantastic.

Thank jennifernV5438IT
Glen Allen, Virginia
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24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

I don't get ice cream anywhere else as this is the best!!! This ice cream has us spoiled!! My favorite is chocolate almond!

Thank Vicki S

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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
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8906 W Broad St Ste A, Richmond, VA 23294-5827
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 804-346-0038

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?