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4200 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7348
+1 956-761-1198
10:00 - 20:00
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Fri - Sun 09:30 - 22:00
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Springbrook, Wisconsin
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187 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2016

Four of us tried 3 different flavors from the 14 or so available. Most compartments in display case were empty perhaps because of the season. You may taste up to 2 flavors and you may want to before ordering. We tried several that we passed on. My wife and I both had the smallest serving of chocolate ($3.25 each). I... More 

Thank WilliamS404
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

Not a great place. The gelato was okay at best, not a ton of flavor. The cones were tasty though. The server didn't seem to care too much.

Thank Kevin P
Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan
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82 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2016 via mobile

Nothing fancy but great gelato. Returned today for a second helping. Four of us tried six different flavors in two days. All were excellent.

Thank Tmclain5
Austin, Texas
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61 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2016

If you want the best Gelato this side of Italy go to Dolce Roma. The gelato is fresh and they have several flavors from which to choose. I highly recommend this place for every sweet tooth out there. It is wonderful!

Thank Edward Z
Swansea, United Kingdom
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225 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 267 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

We visited today and the Gelato was tasteless and probably the worst we have ever tasted. We should have known when we entered as it did not look the freshest and looked refrozen.

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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54 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 December 2015 via mobile

Fancy name but whatever they are serving isn't authentic Italian gelato. Perhaps, I just got fooled by their name or their advertising about "sugar free." Some of the flavors seemed to be "spongy," and even my 10 year old preferred to go to a grocery store than eat their ice cream. Unfortunately, one of us did buy an ice cream.... More 

Thank Amit K
Heptonstall, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2015

I asked if they had any italian ices or anything that was dairy free because my daughter has a severe allergy, not just an intolerance to milk protein. They pointed to 2 different flavors and said they were "no milk, dairy free". After consuming, my child proceeded to throw up and have severe diarrhea for hours. I contacted to make... More 

1 Thank Skye C
Brantford, Canada
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2015

Stopped in to get ice cream while walking back to our Hotel and ran into the worst Service I have ever experience ! This young girl showed nothing but disinterest,impatience with our ordering and rudeness in her communication manner! It seemed to us that all she was interested in was her Dr. Phil program on the television. Even though the... More 

1 Thank Michael P
New Braunfels, Texas
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

My son and I stopped by for a cool treat. They have a huge selection of flavors. Really enjoyed the caramel. Will definitely go back on future trips.

Thank MetzGwen
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21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2015 via mobile

I have tried to like this place, but their so called gelato is refrozen every night and put out in the morning until it is gone. It is icy and gross. I have never left a negative review, but this should receive a visit from the health dept, I promise it would be closed! Save your money and go to... More 

Thank TXtraveler03

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:30 - 22:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
09:30 - 22:00
09:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4200 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7348
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  South Padre Island
  • Phone Number: +1 956-761-1198

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?