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Gelato Paradiso

448 S Coast Hwy Ste A, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-2484
+1 949-464-9255
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good16%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“gelato” (190 reviews)
“waffle cone” (40 reviews)
“ice cream” (34 reviews)
Closes in 27 min
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
448 S Coast Hwy Ste A, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-2484
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This Gelato place hidden inside an alley is so popular, most of the times you have to wait in a line, All classic and several new flavors.. My favorite is Sicilian Pistachio. Super dense yet creamy and the quality of roasted Pistachios really comes through...More

Thank PG13LA
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was good but nothing amazing. Lots of flavors but the line was ridiculous for some Gelato. The gelato place down the street is just as great and not busy.

Thank Millerdes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to get icecream with the kids after the beach. Very nice selection, big ice creams. Very fresh and with great taste.

Thank Eyxjones
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We loved our stop at this enjoyable gelato shop. We were eating dinner next door and smelled the wonderful aromas of the waffle cones cooking on the griddles. We proceeded next door after enjoying our dinner and there was quite the long line. But as...More

Thank Brenda B
Reviewed July 7, 2018

Gelato Paradiso is a small, charming shop that you'll find down a little shopping allé just off Pacific Coast Hwy. It's a perfect end to an afternoon at the beach or for dessert after dinner in one of the many restaurants in downtown Laguna. There's...More

Thank PrettyGreen
Reviewed June 28, 2018 via mobile

I've had gelato in Italy. We had an authentic place on North Avenue in Chicago but sadly it closed several years ago. THIS place has the real deal! Noce di Coco...just sayin'!

Thank Palmtreesinmyblood
Reviewed June 18, 2018

I prefer Dolce Gelato on Broadway. Brilliant flavors!!! Staff always helpful and delightful and love that you can try a zillion flavors.

Thank Barbara T
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Hubby and I were treated to Gelato in Oct 2017 when we first were in Laguna. In April 2018 we took the kids for a family vacation and knew they would love Gelato Paradiso. We went twice!

Thank Sandra M
Reviewed June 2, 2018

what a great way to walk around laguna while munching on a great gelato and what a large selection they have, my fav the salted carmel wow

Thank 2kitty2
Reviewed June 2, 2018

We ordered gelato here to take out on the beach and it was explicit. The staff was very very friendly and helpful.

Thank Ray-n-Sol
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 448 S Coast Hwy Ste A, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-2484
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Laguna Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 949-464-9255
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authentic Italian gelato and sorbetto
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