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Gelato Paradiso

448 S Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-2484
+1 949-464-9255
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good15%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“gelato” (197 reviews)
“waffle cone” (40 reviews)
“ice cream” (34 reviews)
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448 S Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-2484
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Reviewed January 14, 2018

The store is inside a small shop area outside S Coast Hwy. The lady who was working yesterday, was very attentive. Good customer service. They let you try different flavors. I had banana, pistachio, pana cota and blueberry with chocolate. For my taste the pistachio...More

Thank Biztravel_Den
Reviewed January 5, 2018

Great gelato and the staff are always super friendly. It's a really well run business. Congrats. Keep up the good work and thank the service staff.

Thank 856IanM
Reviewed December 21, 2017 via mobile

They make their own waffle cones an the gelatinous s fresh and tasty! N the summer is a very popular place so the lines are crazy but it is totally worth to wait in line!

Thank liliana j
Reviewed November 18, 2017

Best Gelato around!!! Delicious and not too expensive, good portion size, not HUGE but decent sizes. YUMMY!!!! The line can be out the door and down the adorable brick hallway (ivy growing up the walls and sweet little spot where this ice cream shop is...More

Thank L a u r e n C
Reviewed November 11, 2017

My title says it all... WONDERFULLY DELICIOUS gelato!! All flavors are great, I have tried several and so has my husband.

1  Thank LagunaBell
Reviewed November 8, 2017

You wonder why the long line is snaking into this little alleyway with stores. And then you see the ice creams in waffle cones with the smiling faces behind them. So we tried he gelato ourselves - marvelous, delicious, flavorful, reasonable, and more. Over 2...More

2  Thank GeorgeFMarkhamON
Reviewed October 14, 2017 via mobile

Line out the door on a Saturday afternoon, but it moved quickly. The gelato is amazing and well worth it. Cute little sidewalk entryway too. Must go try!

2  Thank Yarisbel77
Reviewed October 2, 2017

This is one of the best Gelato Paradiso locations. There is one flavor which is, unfortunately, available only in April - lavender ice cream. It is better than anything else! Dolce de leche is also very tasty.

2  Thank AllaV33
Reviewed September 26, 2017

Very authentic little Italian ice cream shop. On weekends and holidays it is often a lot of people and long queue but it is worth it. Large selection and several kinds are gluten-free. You can taste different types of ice cream before deciding which type...More

1  Thank 583hildev
Reviewed September 25, 2017 via mobile

Omg!! This was amazing!! I love ice cream and all its varieties, and this didn't disappoint! This was well worth the long line, and the size portions are enormous. The waffle cone was also delicious and worth getting!!

Thank Mark M
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Kids, Child-friendly
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.
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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, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-2484
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Laguna Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 949-464-9255
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Our artisanal gelato is hand-made in small batches every morning, right in the shop. Each flavor is rendered using old world recipes and traditions that have been passed down and improved upon through generations of master artisans. When we say “artisanal,” what we’re really trying to convey is hundreds of years of gelato history, knowledge, and expertise behind each bite.
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