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Gelato Classico

435 Emerson St, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1605
+1 650-327-1317
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good29%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
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“gelato” (19 reviews)
“ice cream” (2 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
435 Emerson St, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1605
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Reviewed 13 December 2017

We came here after eating dinner at a nearby restaurant, which was only a couple doors down from this store. It's a small store but the gelato is the bomb, thick and creamy. One of my friends ordered the ice cream sandwich and the rest...More

Thank KWong55
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Large varieties of gelato which is lower fat than ice-cream but just as tasty if not better. I like the dark chocolate and hazelnut chocolate flavors but it's hard to choose with many great flavors.

Thank elip752
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Very good selection of gelato. Usually very busy but worth standing in line after dinner or after a movie.

Thank Brenton h
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Nice staff, nothing wrong with this place, just did not enjoy the Gelato. Tried salted caramel, pistachio, and some other chocolate flavor, they were all boring.

Thank Sdhten
Reviewed 21 June 2017

The gelato is good but was a bit runny and not typical of other gelato I've tasted. Service was fine, no line or wait. Maybe there is a reason they were not busy at 7pm on a weeknight? Overall, pretty good but just not the...More

Thank RichCalif
Reviewed 24 November 2016

When in Palo Alto we always stop here for gelato. The flavors and the texture of the gelato combine to make it the best we’ve tasted anywhere.

Thank Bob and Gail M
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

We noticed a long line waiting out the door at Gelato Classico and assumed it must be good so we got on the end of the line. When we finally made our way to the front, we found out that you can taste before deciding....More

Thank jenniferlsylman
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

After living in Europe for two years with no lack of gelato, I have been missing it terribly. My family wandered just off the Main Street to get this gelato. If I had never been to Italy, let alone Europe, before, I would have thought...More

Thank Jennifer D
Reviewed 2 July 2016

It's busy because its not a secret that the best gelato around comes from this chain. Another store in mountain view, and maybe others in the area, but these two are both often busy but always worth the wait...

Thank CTPreview
Reviewed 16 August 2015

The staff here are very patient and allow you to taste the array of flavours they have. Ice creams are very creamy and taste amazing. A must stop in Palo Alto

Thank JetBackPack
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11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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  • Address: 435 Emerson St, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1605
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palo Alto
  • Phone Number: +1 650-327-1317
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