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“Highly flavourful gelato!”

Carpe Diem! Gelato-Espresso Bar
Ranked #1 of 15 Coffee & Tea in Lafayette
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 10 April 2013

We were blown away by the flavour of the gelato, especially the lemon and the mint. The manager told us about the mayor donating a huge amount of lemons that she had used for the lemon gelato. The prices were a little high, but not higher than usual for gelato, and the quality was worth it.

A nice little extra: Learn some Italian while in the restroom! They were playing language learning CDs in there.

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Reviewed 24 February 2013

My partner is a self-declared coffee snob, so arriving here from Texas after a week on the road was like arriving at the Emerald City. The service was great, the staff were helpful with advice about things to do locally, and the barista was truly committed to his craft. We thoroughly recommend this place.

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Reviewed 10 January 2013

When your downtown don't miss out on this great little coffee shop. The gelato is superb and they have many flavors to choose from. I love the hazelnut. Starts at $3.60 a cup. Also delightful pastries to please the palate.(Cannoli,etc) Small place. Seating is limited to a few tables inside (5 I think) plus some outdoor seating (2-3 tables maybe).WiFi. Across from the old City Hall building and statue. Parking is on the street and metered between 9 and 5. Closed on Monday.

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Reviewed 4 October 2012

This little coffee shop in central Lafayette does surprisingly good coffee. There is wifi and the staff are pleasant and helpful.

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Reviewed 12 August 2012 via mobile

Really enjoyed this place. It's always crowded when we go but I can see why. Service is mediocre....it's hit or miss and sometimes they aren't friendly especially when we ask questions about the gelato, but we go for the dessert not service anyhow. Overall awesome place!

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