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IL Dolce Freddo

116 Lygon Street, Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
+61 3 9639 3344
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good20%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“gelato” (65 reviews)
“ice cream” (47 reviews)
“lygon street” (22 reviews)
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116 Lygon Street, Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
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Reviewed 5 October 2018

First time here with my son. We thought we would give it a go. We were very happy with our choices.The flavours were really there.Will be taking hubby there when next in Melbourne as it's rare to find somewhere that has a coffee flavour.

Thank outonadate
Reviewed 13 September 2018

Il Dolce Fredo is one of the pioneer gelato shops in Lygon street. Nowadays many gelato shops have opened around Lygon street, but Il Dolce is still considered as the most favourite place in this suburb. They offer variety of typical popular gelato flavours such...More

Thank whatepieats
Reviewed 28 August 2018

I tried some other ice cream on this street, but I think IL Dolce Fredo is the best one. It has many very nice and unique flavors, not too sweet, and the prices were reasonable. If you love ice cream you'd quite likely like IL...More

1  Thank mariinik
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Gelato here was amazing! They really know there stuff and it's as good as anything I've had in Italy, that's for sure. Go here and I don't think you'll be disappointed. Enjoy!

Thank JamesA546
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

We always come here for the durian gelato its so yummy. They have plenty of space to sit indoor or outside.

Thank yunivalentia
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 Cosmopolitan754322
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
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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