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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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“ice cream” (2 reviews)
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435 Emerson St, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1605
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Reviewed 12 August 2015

Delicious creamy/chewy Italian ice cream. Get the affogato -- gelato served with espresso poured over the top. Yum!

Thank Katie B
Reviewed 6 June 2015

I LOVE ice cream and gelato. I had great gelato here before and always was very happy. Today after Burmese spicy food I really was looking forward to some nice gelato. It was surprisingly watery and had no real taste

Thank JVDZ7
Reviewed 27 April 2014

I would rather rate good than very good but surely above average I stop buy after lunch in area if in mood for dessert Lots of designer flavors Almost too many

Thank Madscientist495
Reviewed 5 October 2013

Gelato Classico was the place for Gelato in the 80s and 90s unfortunately to my knowledge The locations in Palo Alto and San Francisco (close to Washington square on Union) are the only onse left. If you have not tried their Spumoni th epilgrimage will...More

Thank TG_Tulio
Reviewed 7 May 2013

We love this place and since its right next to Patxi pizza and Rangoon ruby it makes it a great dessert place to go to. My favorite is Pistachio but unfortunately they werent serving it the last time we went so we tried Honey lavendar...More

Thank goin2cancun
Reviewed 25 January 2013

This is the best Gelato Place in South Bay, if not the best in San Francisco Bay Area for Gelato! No need to go to downtown SF or other parts of Bay Area to get gelato. Gelato Classico is it!

Thank Geminican
Reviewed 14 December 2012

Gelato is good, has some interesting flavors such as fresh ginger. Had the pistachio and walnut which was good (but have eaten better)... One big problem is that this is a cash only establishment... which is a royal pain

Thank CSGandhi
Reviewed 9 November 2012

Almost always has a line, but it moves relatively quickly. There are lots of great favors (my favorites are mint chocolate chip, dark chocolate, peanut butter and chocolate).

Thank karatejoe922
Reviewed 10 September 2012

Not a long line - just shows that it is appreciated. Order at the counter, great variety of choices both gelato and ice cream, and then take outside. There's a few tables outside but plan to eat standing or walking. Nice after eating a spicy...More

Thank mojave_ben
Reviewed 27 July 2012

My boyfriend and I went twice during our trip to San Francisco. We ended up here twice for several reasons - I really like gelato, the gelato is definitely very good, and it was convenient to where we were staying. The large variety of unique...More

Thank Elizabeth W
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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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