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3896 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92103-3141
+1 619-574-8500
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good38%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (8 reviews)
“gelato” (63 reviews)
“crepes” (29 reviews)
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American, International, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
3896 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92103-3141
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Reviewed May 26, 2018 via mobile

We originally tried to go to Snooze for breakfast but after being told there was a 90 min wait we decided to try Chocolat (across the street). It turned out to be a great choice and our whole family enjoyed the menu options including eggs,...More

Thank dmaz13
Reviewed March 30, 2018

It's been a month now since our visit and still the memory of that (I'm going on a limb here) world-class gelato still lingers on the palate. We discovered this quaint place on a previous trip where we became addicted. Never had we ever had...More

Thank on_the_go_98765
Reviewed October 18, 2017

Went to Chocolat today with friends for lunch. It was my first visit and I sincerely look forward to future visits!! I had the Scicilian Tuna and Roasted Pepper salad. Every bit was UMMMM UMMMMM GOOD!!!!! Not only was it delish, but you didn't have...More

Thank Travelon926
Reviewed October 11, 2017

After dinner stop for gelato. Dozens of flavors to choose from. Hazelnut, Nutella was fabulous. Haven’t had that flavor since Florence, last year. Smooth, rich and creamy,

Thank Patti223
Reviewed October 7, 2017 via mobile

I should start by saying that we left without eating or drinking anything. This little place is in the tourist oriented Gaslamp District. Some of the restaurants, bars and cafes are actually quite good, and a few are excellent. This place has a threadbare, worn,...More

Thank David B
Reviewed August 28, 2017

The food was good, but it's a little over the top trendy and weird for me and it's really pricey. We stopped because the desert case is amazing. I'm not sure it's worth the price. The gelato was pretty good, too. However, didn't care for...More

Thank jeaniej2014
Reviewed August 21, 2017

Come in and enjoy the Gelato and see what I mean. The is real, authentic Gelato. Often places say they are serving Gelato, but it's just rich Ice Cream. Not here. Get here if your in the area, and enjoy. You go there once, you'll...More

Thank Matt P
Reviewed June 30, 2017

Had not planned to eat here but WOW! Terrific choice for breakfast. Plenty of space to sit and talk and the food was outstanding. Particularly enjoyed the tiramisu pancakes! Parking was a bit of a challenge but worth it. Be sure not to J Walk...More

Thank 1GiantsMS
Reviewed June 26, 2017 via mobile

Food was good, we had a panini, pancakes, eggs, and crepes. The salad was Overdressed that came with the panini... and the wait was ridiculous. There was one other large party of 6 or 8, and because of that it took them almost an hour...More

Thank LizzyLou2222
Reviewed June 21, 2017 via mobile

After an excellent Mexican at la puetra I needed my mouth cooling down and gelato was required. This place was empty of customers but full of yummy gelato so happy days. I had Nutella and espresso..... so good

Thank Gibbo1969
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3896 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92103-3141
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-574-8500
Chocolat, 5th Av and University in Hillcrest District. Eclectic combination of bistro fare with fine wines and beers, breakfast, as well as gelatos.
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