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Gelato Paradiso

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448 S Coast Hwy Ste A, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-2484
+1 949-464-9255
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11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Lake Forest, California
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163 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Waited in line for 20 minutes, my daughter said this is the best gelato in California. After ordering teh strawberry cheesecake / tiramisu combination, she was right. The wait goes by quick and the service is fast and polite. Worth the wait and cost.

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Thank 25R0bertD
Laguna Beach, California
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First of, the smell down the quaint alley to get there draws you in with its amazing smell! Once you get your gelato, and there can be a long line in the summer, you'll be rewarded with a delicious cone that takes you all the to Italy.

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Thank Kathleen M
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Doesn't matter where you had diner, ditch the dessert menu and head over. Any time spent waiting in line is completely worth it. Be sure to sample liberally before landing on your choice...each silky smooth frozen concoction is better than the next.

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Thank MrReid
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Oh my god. This Gelato is out of this world. It was so hard to choose which flavors I wanted, so I went with Salted Caramel, Cherry, and Vanilla in a homemade cone. Best gelato ever! Please note, you have to walk in off the street to find the shop, which is located on the left.

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Thank Gaby T
Florence, Italy
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Good gelato, lots of flavors, only negative is the size of the portions. Are way way to big. Lovely to have your cone made in front of you although a bit thinner will be a better choice. However, hands down great gelato and sorbet.

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Thank PattyFirenze5
Laguna Beach
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

My grandson said it's the best ice cream in the world it must be worth it because there's always a line to get the fresh made gelato and sorbeto The flavors are outstanding and the portions are generous, always fresh. They make the most yummy waffle cones off in time still warm. It's just another piece of heaven in Laguna... More 

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Thank sbconservation
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Really charming gelato place in laguna beach on pepper tree lane, they bake their waffle cones in the store so it always smells heavenly. Very close to the ocean. Grab a gelato and sit at the beach and enjoy the beautiful sunset

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Thank Mubina G
Miami, Florida
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26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Happy that someone told me about this place. The gelato here is amazing and even better than Italy. A definite must for gelato.

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Thank Andymiami5
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Tucked in a scenic sidestreet off the PCH, GP has the best gelato. Their waffle cone is always fresh and excellent service on consistent basis. At times, it can get busy and line out the door is a regular part, but worth the wait. If you dine in Laguna, skip the dessert and head over to Paradiso, get a gelato... More 

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Thank Sungster L
Laguna Beach, California
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Thee BEST! Can't go wrong with every flavor. Worth the wait standing in the lines. My fav is chocolate and pistachio though the simple vanilla is amazing too!

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Thank Rhonda W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
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
Description
authentic Italian gelato and sorbetto

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?