Dolcezza Gelato

Washington DC
Ice Cream Shop
$$$$

Helmed by a gelato-craving couple who met in the Amazon jungle, naturally, Dolcezza uses ingredients hand-picked at local farms to create 20 rotating flavors. The coffee program is not to be ignored either. It sources beans from Stumptown Coffee Roasters, and offers a full roster of espresso drinks and single-origin drip or pour-over coffee.

Available for Delivery/Takeout
Monday
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Sunday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM

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If you’re in no mood to make desserts for your holiday feast, head over to Dolcezza Gelato and pick up a few pints of their nostalgic holiday flavors, handcrafted using seasonal ingredients from the Mid-Atlantic region. Flavors include the “King Leo and his peppermint-palace-as-gelato” or “Chocotorta,” an iconic Argentine celebration cake distilled down to the loaded spoonful.

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Violeta Edelman founded Dolcezza Gelato with her husband Robb in 2004. Since its founding, Dolcezza has grown to eight gelato and coffee shops around DC in addition to a retail gelato operation. While the pandemic has resulted in some store closures, Edelman has since pivoted to focus on the team’s wholesale/retail operation. Dolcezza can now be found in 1,500 markets in all 50 states 
How to support: Order online or takeout

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Monday
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Sunday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM

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