San Diego/ Food & Drinks
Published on August 01, 2019
5 top gelato spots in San DiegoBobboi Natural Gelato | Photo: Tim G./Yelp

Need more gelato in your life?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top gelato hot spots in San Diego, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to fill the bill.

1. Bobboi Natural Gelato

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Topping the list is Bobboi Natural Gelato. Located at 8008 Girard Ave. (between Prospect Street and South Coast Boulevard) in the La Jolla, the spot to score gelato, ice cream, frozen yogurt and other desserts is the most popular gelato spot in San Diego, boasting five stars out of 1,707 reviews on Yelp.

2. An's Dry Cleaning

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Next up is North Park's An's Dry Cleaning, at 3017 Adams Ave. (at 30th Street). With five stars out of 427 reviews on Yelp, the spot to score gelato, ice cream, frozen yogurt and other desserts has proven to be a local favorite.

3. Pappalecco

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Little Italy's Pappalecco, at 1602 State St. (between Date and Cedar streets), is another top choice. Yelpers give the cafe and Italian spot, which offers gelato and more, 4.5 stars out of 2,411 reviews.

4. Bottega Italiana

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Bottega Italiana, a spot to score gelato, ice cream and frozen yogurt in University City, is another much-loved go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 378 Yelp reviews. Head over to 4445 La Jolla Village Drive, Suite H-17 (between Executive Way and Bus Access Road) to see for yourself.

5. Chocolat Hillcrest

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Finally, over in Hillcrest, check out Chocolat Hillcrest, which has earned four stars out of 1,217 reviews on Yelp. You can find the breakfast and brunch spot, which also offers gelato and other desserts, at 3896 Fifth Ave. (between Robinson and University avenues).


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