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1222 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2633
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Huntington Beach, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After a nice dinner my family and I went here for dessert. First off, the girl behind the counter was so nice and patient with the 6 of us while we made our choices. She even took our picture for us! There are lots of choices from chocolate to pumpkin and they were delicious, since almost every flavor was tested... More 

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Thank Michael T
Santa Monica, California
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55 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2016 via mobile

This tiny shop on State St in Santa Barbara features GREAT fresh gelato sold by lovely people. It's pleasant, attentive service with the emphasis on customer service (not speed). They are generous with the free tastes, and happy to split scoops into two flavors and in every way nice. Their gelato is fabulous and they feature lots of interesting flavors... More 

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Santa Barbara, CA
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83 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2015

We love this little gelato shop! With some of the most innovative flavors (Olive Oil is incredibly delicious but Salted Caramel is tough to beat and their Chocolate Sorbet is unparalleled), and the kindest woman ever as an owner, this is a stop you must make in Santa Barbara!

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Thank johnthyne
Agoura Hills, California
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645 reviews
366 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 267 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2014

I have tried a few places in SB for gelato and this is my favorite. They told me it is made by an Italian guy. I tried the chocolate and my wife had the chocolate / Hazel nut mix. Both were good. Not the best I have even had but worth a trip to their store when your craving gelato.... More 

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Thank Craig-World-Travelle
Scottsdale, Arizona
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86 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2014 via mobile

Spoon had great gelato, perfect for a sunny day in SB. Got the salted caramel flavor but was able to try any other kind I desired. Good stuff!

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Thank Cody R
Santa Barbara, California
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139 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2014

Try the coco or the chocolate - simply amazing! Small place, but doesn't need to be any larger as you can simply walk outside to enjoy your goodie to go.

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Thank viarueda
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2014

It doesnt have a chairs to sit, the ice cream its not good, chocolato and rose... a lot of mix but the flavor was very disgusting , they asked if i want receipt(why not???). The cost of helato 4$ expensive compare the other in st barbara.

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Thank gkcd-1
Albany, New York
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39 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2013 via mobile

I thought the pistashio and pink grapefruit were really good! I wasn't crazy about the cheesecake, but it's possible it's because I had it with the grapefruit, which may have overpowered the flavor. A tasty treat overall! It cost about $18 for 3 smalls (pick 2 flavors) and 1 large with 3 flavors.

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1 Thank PennyandCrystal
Santa Barbara, CA
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2013

Wonderful gelato. Tastes like a fresh fruit bowl. Cons are it's a bit pricey and no where to sit to eat but don't let that deter you.

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2 Thank originalmadshopper
Santa Barbara, California
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75 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2012

Stopped in after dinner for a little dessert. The young woman who served us the gelato couldn't crack a smile for anything. But the Salty Caramel was soo gooood!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1222 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2633
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?