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Gaia Gelato

300 Carlsbad Village Dr, 104, Village Faire Shopping Center, Carlsbad, CA 92008-2900
+1 442-500-8231
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  • Excellent86%
  • Very good13%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“gelato” (96 reviews)
“affogato” (2 reviews)
“scones” (3 reviews)
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
300 Carlsbad Village Dr, 104, Village Faire Shopping Center, Carlsbad, CA 92008-2900
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Reviewed 5 days ago

If you love chocolate, I mean really love chocolate, go try the chocolate sorbet at Gaia Gelato. It has a deep chocolate-y flavor, creamy texture, and is not too sweet. Their other offerings are good, too, and the service is always quick and friendly, but...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Global765668
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Oh my gosh, where to begin? The flavors, the creamy consistency, the friendly staff and the immaculate shop all combine to create the best gelato experience I’ve had in United States. These people know their gelato and serve it up with the upmost consistency day...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Speaksoftlyplease
Reviewed 1 week ago

I don't crave ice cream, but I crave Gaia Gelato. Their gelato is the best quality, with wonderful texture and flavors. I love their affogato, and my daughter also loves their macarons. You just can't go wrong here. Eat inside their clean, bright space or...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank THarrin5
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went here on a food tour and were not disappointed! The gelato rivals what we had in Italy this summer, and the staff couldn't be more generous with flavor samples! Well worth the calories!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Woolra927
Reviewed November 8, 2018 via mobile

They make delicious gelato right in the store by hand. Excellent quality. Downtown Carlsbad fun location walk to beach.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Gekmeisje
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

I spent my vacation all over Italy and you guessed it, I ate gelato everyday!!! I looked all over for authentic gelato when I came home but was unsuccessful until I found Gaia Gelato!!! The people who own it are from Italy and hey also...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank sparky007
Reviewed October 29, 2018

We have not had gelato this good since we were in Florence (Italy.) Absolutely sublime! And, we got to see the owner hand crafting it. A must find,when in Carlsbad.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank lisa2015a2
Reviewed October 21, 2018

While vacationing in Carlsbad 2 weeks ago, my husband and I went on a food tour and this gelato place was one of the stops. We got to taste 4 samples. They were great! My husband even purchased an additional cup to go. We loved...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Denise B
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

Yum, yummy flavors to choose and awesome atmosphere . My family loves to try the different flavors . Have gone several times .

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank ellenroundtree
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Paola and her cousin make the most amazing authentic Italian gelato! They catered our Wedding reception in Carlsbad after we had a small wedding in Positano Italy. Everyone at the reception was raving and we ran out of gelato because everyone went back for 2nds...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Finneganbear
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February 3, 2017|
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Response from moose67 | Reviewed this property |
They have sorbets that are gluten and dairy free. I'm assuming that these are vegan.
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 300 Carlsbad Village Dr, 104, Village Faire Shopping Center, Carlsbad, CA 92008-2900
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carlsbad
  • Phone Number: +1 442-500-8231
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