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) #12 of 87 Dessert in Washington DC #273 of 2,785 Places to Eat in Washington DC ₹₹ - ₹₹₹
1704 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, DC
+1 202-299-9116
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good32%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“gelato” (55 reviews)
“ice cream” (13 reviews)
“sorbet” (7 reviews)
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1704 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, DC
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Reviews (85)
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Reviewed 17 April 2017

Excellent 10 times over. Great, great, great!!!!!!!!!! Highly recommend. Dont miss out on this experience.

Thank stevembJason
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Great gelato just like being in Italy and the coffee is fresh and well prepared. On my DC recommended list.

Thank MakatiJoe
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I was traveling on business and desperate to find a good cappuccino. This place was great, although I didn't try the gelato. If you are a coffee snob like me this place will make you happy.

Thank elice_12
Reviewed 6 April 2017

In Dolcezza you can enjoy some of the best Icecreams in the whole country. They have seasonal flavours that you anxiously wait and the classics. Their dark chocolate is more like a mousse than icecream. Really fantastic. They also have good coffee and typical Argentinian...More

Thank marujatarre
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Ice cream and coffee always works for me! You can get both here! Fast and efficient service, friendly staff! Nice design, good coffee spot!!!!

Thank Mattbogyo
Reviewed 1 January 2017

It may not be fair but when you have gelato from Italy it's hard to find really good gelato. this place had some interesting flavors. it was good and others have stated pricey.

Thank Jennifer B
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Saw this one in our Lonely Planet guide and had to give it a go. Delicious quirky flavours of gelato and very friendly staff.

Thank emjkip
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

This was a great experience. The gentleman let us try the different flavors before choosing. It was a small cozy place with really good gelato that also served coffee and had a seating area. I had been to Italy a year ago. Having tried gelato...More

Thank sherine204
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Gelato is very good and very pricey. I had a small cup with 2 different gelatos. It was more than $5.00. The people are pleasant and the gelato is quite good. but I'm not sure it's worth the cost.

1  Thank Seniordad
Reviewed 20 October 2016

I had been living in northern Virginia for the past couple months, which is a veritable good-coffee desert, when I stopped into Dolcezza with friends. Absolutely one of the best cappuccinos I've had in months. I was incredibly impressed. The gelato was decent, too, but...More

Thank RunrDave
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1704 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, DC
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-299-9116
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