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Il Gelato di Carlotta

59 Queen St | PO Box 1316, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario L0S 1J0, Canada
+1 905-468-8999
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good12%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
59 Queen St | PO Box 1316, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario L0S 1J0, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Favorite stop for an authentic treat. Best Gelato outside of Firenza! With lots of ice cream shops to choose from in down town NOTL this one is a must try. Staffed by experts from Italy...

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank fpersia2018
Reviewed November 23, 2018 via mobile

Came here with my wife for a warm drink. The hot chocolate was great and the cappuccino was perfectly made! the best I’ve had in ages! 5⭐️

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Alan C
Reviewed November 10, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I were visiting Niagara Falls and we stopped here for dessert after visiting Peller Estates. Wow! The selections are plentiful and the taste is exquisite! The owner takes pride in making everything and it really shows in the quality of the food!...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ciscochampion
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Met with a friend for coffee. Nice quiet setting and was able to watch the tourists go by. Interesting items as well.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank KMR115
Reviewed October 4, 2018

The assortment of flavors is great and the quality of Carlotta's gelato is second to none. Can't wait to return!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Claudia J
Reviewed October 4, 2018

I combined coconut with chocolate (my 2 favorite flavors) in a bowl and they were heavenly. Location convenient for after theater snacking.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 01froggy
Reviewed October 3, 2018

This is our "GO TO" gelato store to go to when we are in NOTL (which is many times). We alway try to time the Shaw Festival shows we go to so that we can get a Carlotta's gelato afterwards. Don't miss going. And the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank BillNYS1
Reviewed September 27, 2018

The people in this shop are very service oriented. They also stay open until 10:00 PM every evening when everything else has closed.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Flyer819698
Reviewed September 27, 2018

Stopped in for Lattes before show! Made them just the way we asked. Hit the spot! Also had delicious orange chocolate gelato! Friendly service! Definetly will go back here!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Margaretvdk
Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

Try the gelato affogato. It was amazing. Gelato and expresso. It is the perfect combination and delicious

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Effie L
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June 10, 2017|
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Response from lorraine s | Reviewed this property |
I dont think a discount will be needed as the price is very reasonable and it is the best in town by far!
May 21, 2017|
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Response from Zuhair K | Property representative |
Ciao Norm900. We know the pizzeria/trattoria you are talking. It was not us but a Napolitano called Maurizio who opened this. He has an openly visible wood oven and the pizza is REAL NAPLES pizza. He also has other trattoria... More
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Restaurant Details

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Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 59 Queen St | PO Box 1316, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario L0S 1J0, Canada (Formerly Il Gelato Di Carlotta)
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Niagara-on-the-Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 905-468-8999
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A bar cafe type latteria that promises you gelato the way it was meant to be! We offer everything from gelato and sorbetto and specialty coffees such as cappuccino and espresso, to gelato cakes and gelato biscotto sandwiches, mini-cones and gelato on a stick. We use an an organic base imported from Italy and add to it reverse osmosis water, organic cream and milk, grape sugar (NOT white sugar), organic off-white raw cane sugar, locally grown fruits and more. We believe our product is more than 80% organic. Our suppliers in Italy use diverse fruits such as Alfonso Mangoes from Bombay, soft-flesh coconuts from Sri Lanka, to pistachios from Bronte, Sicily, and hazelnuts from Piemonte, Italy. Yes, we also offer gluten free cones and our sorbettos are dairy free.In the summer, we use Niagara grown peaces, apricots, plums, strawberry, etc. We also use other fresh fruits such as grapefruit, oranges, lemon, pineapple, avocado, watermelon, etc. For our sorbettos.
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