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IL Dolce Freddo

116 Lygon Street, Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
+61 3 9639 3344
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“gelato” (64 reviews)
“ice cream” (48 reviews)
“gelateria” (6 reviews)
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Vegetarian Friendly
116 Lygon Street, Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

What a cute little Italian gelateria! I absolutely loved Freddo’s gelato. I had the pistachio and salted caramel, amazing combo. So creamy and delicious! Will come back soon!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

They had very unpleasant staff. Pretty decent gelato. Next time will go elsewhere solely due to staff rudeness.

Thank Outback1980
Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

I have visited three times this week. The best ice cream in melb!! Thank you I look forward to trying more soon!

Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

Very good atmosphere in this little takeaway gelateria With this hot weather it is so welcoming place to go

Thank LucioMassimo
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

Ice cream here is simply average, nothing special Prices are like everywhere else but the taste is lower than many other places

Thank Daniel Z
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Ventured to Il Dolce Freddo after dinner for a treat for the kids. Ice cream cones Belgian chocolate and rum and raisin were the go. The Belgian chocolate was a great hit not to rich and was amazed you could try so we were impressed....More

Thank Sharon R
Reviewed 16 September 2017

This is wonderful for dessert after a meal in Lygon Street the ice cream/gelato are wonderful here and staff are terrific the atmosphere always is nice and the place is always full even in summer what a terrific shop in Lygon street.

Thank R8118MZmaryp
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

We absolute love Il Dolce Fredo! Their gelati is the best we've had and trust me, we've tried many different establishments including Pidapipo and Gelato Messina in Fitzroy. The gelati at Il Dolce Feddo are always fresh and the flavours true. We've had nearly every...More

6  Thank Slim5144
Reviewed 27 April 2017

I love this place!!!! I have been all over Europe, including Italy, and nothing comes close to Il Dolce Freddo ice-cream. They always have something new for me to try when i visit after a dinner in Lygon Street. The staff are always helpful when...More

Thank Cassie N
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

I've tried almost all the ice cream/gelato shops in the area (yes I'm an ice cream addict) and this is my favourite. Consistently delicious. Have tasted most of the flavours - so yummy. The staff were super friendly and patient even though they were packed....More

1  Thank JOHNandSAMMI
ildolcefreddoaus, Owner at IL Dolce Freddo, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2017

Thanks very much for your great feedback. Super thrilled you love our gelato and hope to see you again soon!

Lygon Street
If you want real parmesan, cut from the block, grated
over your pasta with a twist of style, this is the
place. Until recently, this neighbourhood was home to
the notorious ‘Carlton Crew,’ a pseudo mafia who
started their day with a local espresso. They are
gone, but the espresso still runs strong in this
Little Italy which has something for everyone.
Starched white tablecloths, candles, pizza the way
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$4 - US$9
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 116 Lygon Street, Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Lygon Street
  • Neighbourhood: Lygon Street
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9639 3344
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