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Gelato Paradiso

448 S Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-2484
+1 949-464-9255
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  • Very good15%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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448 S Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-2484
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Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

Cozy neighborhood place ! Great food - friendly service !!! Had the Chorizo omelet w home fries - Amazing !! Best food & Coffee I had in Laguna !!!!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank JeffZ136
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Stopped by for a small cone. They were good, but not quite as flavorful as last visit. Great selection of flavors. The servers are always polite and do a great job.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Venita J
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Great location for family and friends to enjoy a Gelato or Sorbet, walk through a short and narrow path to excellent gelato and sorbets!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Douglas B
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

During the decade I called Laguna home, when we ate out, Gelato Paradiso was always the desert spot. A friend travelled all over New York City, looking for better gelato and couldn’t find it. This place is truly world class, and they make their own...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank silvernathan
Reviewed 19 September 2018

I'm always a little skeptical of gelato places, but I've lived in Italy and I can honestly say this is the most authentic gelato I've had since being back. It's expensive, but worth it!! You pay for what you get! Amazing. Definitely recommend.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank globetrotting-elissa
Reviewed 11 September 2018

Great gelato place as always. Originally remembered going here the day after proposing to my now wife, and a few other times over the past decade. On our trip to SoCal in September, we just had to make a visit once again. The staff allow...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank jjluke
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Gelato Paradiso was recommended from a friend who visits CA often. My mom was traveling with me and had not ever tasted gelato. She chose her normal Vanilla, but stated it was "too white". However, she truly enjoyed. I had the Salted Caramel and if...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank djohn1226
Reviewed 30 August 2018

I've eaten my way through Italy with at least once daily gelato - sometimes two. Gelato Paradiso could compete with any gelato in Italy. Wonderful everchanging choice of unique flavors. Tucked in a charming alley of shops which offer seating - this is a MUST...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Baltimore48
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Hidden little jewel. Try to avoid long lines on weekends. It’s tucked in the back away from PCH. Both the gelato and sorbet are amazing. There’s no seating area, so be prepared to walk around The Village or head over to Main Beach.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank lagunabeachrealtor
Reviewed 27 August 2018

This is the best Gelato in Orange County, bar none. I LOVE their Sicilian Pistachio the best, but all the flavors are wonderful.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Kerry M
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 448 S Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-2484
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Laguna Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 949-464-9255
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Our artisanal gelato is hand-made in small batches every morning, right in the shop. Each flavor is rendered using old world recipes and traditions that have been passed down and improved upon through generations of master artisans. When we say “artisanal,” what we’re really trying to convey is hundreds of years of gelato history, knowledge, and expertise behind each bite.
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