Southern California - Gelato shops
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08-05-08, 11:58 AM
Assuming ones were to ride around 60ish miles through OCish in search of good gelato, which shops would you recommend?
08-05-08, 12:46 PM
maybe you'll run into will ferrel and his mom too
08-05-08, 04:02 PM
There is one off of Michelson and Jamboree next to CPK. It's not bad.
08-06-08, 07:21 AM
I can't recall the name, but there is one in the shopping center on Avocado and PCH in Newport Beach.
08-06-08, 08:21 AM
If you're looking for the serious yum-yum, I highly recommend Frati Gelato in downtown Fullerton. Great variety that changes daily, made on-site and Dr. Gelato is one kick ass gelato maker.
I believe the Velocity bike club folks start their rides right behind Frati Gelato from the parking lot of Heroe's.
Oh yeah, and they have Mexican Coca-Cola on site in 1/2 litre glass bottles for $2 a pop. Mmmm... Coca-Cola made with sugar instead of high fructose corn syrup.
08-07-08, 01:09 PM
There is a good one in Altadena, might be a bit far or a good stop after the Crest...
08-07-08, 01:32 PM
Thrifty's has great gelato. $2/pint.
08-09-08, 05:56 AM
Chuck thats not really GREAT Gelato , thats crap ice cream... there is a difference.
Like you can get a great race bike at kmart yeah...
08-09-08, 07:02 PM
Yeah, Rite Aid has low cost ice cream. If you just want a quick ice cream and really don't care about fancy creamy stuff, this is the low cost favorite.
08-09-08, 07:04 PM
Cafe Blanc I think really shines with their pastries. I tried a sample of their chocolate gelato and it didn't impress me. Instead I bought some of their pastries, took it home, and it was a great success. Everyone liked it.
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