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mookiejg Oct 16, 2007 03:21 PM

I am craving a great spot that has a variety of different gelatos to die for. I live in Western Suburbs , but will travel anywhere in Chicago area to enjoy the best Gelato. Any recommendations?

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    heathdre Oct 20, 2007 08:36 PM

    Caffe Gelato
    2034 W Division St
    Chicago, IL 60622
    (773) 227-7333

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    1. re: heathdre
      redchile Oct 21, 2007 08:50 AM

      Gelato Uno
      6625 W. Roosevelt Road
      Berwyn, IL. 60402
      (708) 749-8UNO

      They have approximately 15-20 different gelatos at any given time. Three of us tried the half-kilo tray with a sampling of 8-10 different flavors, for about $10. They were all very good.

      It's in a small strip mall, a stone's throw west of Fitzgerald's.

      1. re: redchile
        mookiejg Oct 22, 2007 09:15 AM

        Thanks for the recomendation. After not getting any responses for a few days, I started doing research on the internet and found a spot in Palos Heights called Gelato Grotto. I drove 30 minutes on Saturday night to find this place, and was glad I did. The have a few dozen different gelatos and sorbettos, as well as nice selection of pastries and coffees. My wife and I tried the Spumoni, Coconut, Tiramisu, and Pistachio gelatos, and they all were excellent. Also took the mango sorbet home, and my kids thought it was great. I spoke to a young lady who said its only been open since June '07. I am definitely going back there again this weekend. Its in a small strip mall on 135th and Ridgeland

        Gelato Grotto
        134313 S. Ridgeland Ave
        Palos Heights, IL

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      bumbuliukas Feb 1, 2008 03:29 PM

      I am very lucky I live in Lisle. There is a great gelato cafe in downtown of Lisle. They have the best gelato I have tried so far. They offer 24 flavors of authentic & natural gelato, sorbeto, italian ice, gelato cakes, frappes. Also wide selection of barista drinks, the best of all is Italian sipping chocolate. It is a unique cozy place where you can enjoy frozen dessert while listening to Italian music. So don't wait, go check out Traviata chocolate & gelato cafe, I really recomend it! It is located in Lisle on Burlington ave & Main st. Let me know if you liked it.

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      1. re: bumbuliukas
        drjohn1963 Oct 7, 2008 05:39 PM

        I have an office in Lisle and I must agree wholeheartedly with bomboliukas. Traviata is absolutely wonderful. Every time we go there we find another item that is fantastic, so it just gets harder every time to decide what to get. The pistachio sipping chocolate, the cinnamon gelato, the ancho chile mocha.... Wow.

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