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Pitango Gelato

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11942 Democracy Dr, Reston, VA 20190-5624
+1 703-606-9906
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10:30 - 23:00
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Fri - Sat 10:30 - 00:00
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nothing fancy, just outstanding gelato. If available, have the hot chocolate poured over gelato. For gelato alone, nothing beats the dark chocolate/orange mixture.

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Thank K Steven H
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Fresh Gelato and loads of various flavors!! you can never try every flavor here as they are always changing them out which is wonderful :)

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Thank Charity E
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Mmm, this place is good! Their hot chocolate is amazing and the variety of flavors of gelato is impressive (and delicious!)

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Thank NatalieBenz
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017

honestly the best cappuccino I have ever had. Their staff are artists and it is worth the wait and the premium.

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Thank abramsma
PitangoGelato, Manager at Pitango Gelato, responded to this review

WE'RE BLUSHING! Thanks so much! Also If you're into chocolate... we have recently re-vamped our chocolate source with single-origin Domori chocolate in our gelato, sorbet, and hot chocolate. The Domori retail bars which are perfect for Valentine's Day:D. Follow us on Instagram for updates! More 

San Juan, Puerto Rico
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2016

Tasted quite a few of the flavors. My wife did likewise and so did my daughter. We all had the opportunity to decide for our most favorite....

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Thank francosoto
PitangoGelato, Manager at Pitango Gelato, responded to this review

Thanks for the love francosoto! If you're into chocolate... we have recently re-vamped our chocolate source with single-origin Domori chocolate in our gelato, sorbet, and hot chocolate. The Domori retail bars which are perfect for holiday gifts :D. Follow us on Instagram for updates! More 

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3 reviews
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Best gelato ever! Been there several times - each time had a wonderful selection of gelatos. I even had their rich delicious hot chocolate - brought it home and added more milk as it is so rich so I got twice the amount to enjoy over 2 days - definitely worth the money!

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Thank Sharmila K
PitangoGelato, Manager at Pitango Gelato, responded to this review

Thanks for the stars Sharmila! If you're a chocolate fan... we have recently re-vamped our chocolate source with single-origin Domori chocolate in our gelato, sorbet, and hot chocolate. The Domori retail bars which are perfect for holiday gifts :D. Follow us on Instagram for updates! More 

Pendleton, South Carolina
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40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We had a good time here with excellent Gelato, nice ambience outside! Good quality gelato with amazing flavors!

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Thank Swetha B
PitangoGelato, Manager at Pitango Gelato, responded to this review

Hey Swetha, So glad you can taste the difference! We make our products with grass-fed, organic milk, whole fresh fruit and the highest quality nuts and chocolates on the market. Just our milk alone, costs 2.5 times more than top-quality traditional milk. Although you can get a cone from Haagen Daz or Baskin Robins at a lower cost, we strive... More 

Encinitas, California
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Great Place to go, and probably the best gelato anywhere. I love that they have such good coffee and the sorbet's are also delicious. If it's possible to have healthy and delicious gelato this place does it. They even let you have samples if you request them. The staff is always great here.

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Thank xrayiiis
PitangoGelato, Manager at Pitango Gelato, responded to this review

so glad you enjoyed xrayiiis! If you're into chocolate... we have recently re-vamped our chocolate source with single-origin Domori chocolate in our gelato, sorbet, and hot chocolate. The Domori retail bars which are perfect for holiday gifts :D. Follow us on Instagram for updates! More 

Sterling, Virginia
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621 reviews
368 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016

I am lactose intolerant, so the prospect of creamy gelato is balanced by the expectation that my stomach would be upset within about 15 minutes of eating it. I was pleasantly surprised to find several different delicious sorbet options -- I had the chocolate noir and the strawberry -- and they were fantastic!

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Thank mshapiro99
PitangoGelato, Manager at Pitango Gelato, responded to this review

We are so glad vegans, lactose intolerant, and gluten free people can enjoy our sorbets! Also, If you're into chocolate... we have recently re-vamped our chocolate source with single-origin Domori chocolate in our gelato, sorbet, and hot chocolate. The Domori retail bars which are perfect for holiday gifts :D. Follow us on Instagram for updates! More 

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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

I had the Star Anise affogato today and believe it or not, it was bettering than the Pistachio gelato which means that it it was better than excellent!!affogato.WhichWhicmeans that to

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Thank Jeff N
PitangoGelato, Manager at Pitango Gelato, responded to this review

So glad you're a star anise fan, Jeff! If you're into chocolate... we have recently re-vamped our chocolate source with single-origin Domori chocolate in our gelato, sorbet, and hot chocolate. The Domori retail bars which are perfect for holiday gifts :D. Follow us on Instagram for updates! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$6
Cuisine
Healthy
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
10:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 23:00
Thursday
10:30 - 23:00
Friday
10:30 - 00:00
Saturday
10:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11942 Democracy Dr, Reston, VA 20190-5624
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax County  >  Reston
  • Phone Number: +1 703-606-9906
Description
Pitango Gelato creates authentic gelato focusing on classic Italian flavors rather than novelties or trends. Made with grass-fed organic milk and fresh organic fruit and nuts, our products contain no flavorings, no colorings, nor artificial ingredients of any kind. Pitango also takes its coffee very seriously. We use organic, single-estate beans roasted especially for us in small batches by a local boutique roaster.

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