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Gelato in Fairfield, Westport, Bridgeport area?

Ima Foodie Mar 26, 2008 01:57 PM

Another thread has gotten me craving Gelato (thanks a lot, Jfood) but New Canaan is too far away. Has anyone found any decent gelato a bit further North?

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    SeoulQueen Jul 14, 2010 05:10 PM

    The Whole Foods in Westport is getting a makeover starting this month which will include a gelato bar selling Cold Fusion gelato. The Darien Whole Foods has their gelato bar up and running and it seems popular although I have never tried it.

    Isabelle et Vincent in Fairfield does ice cream, not sure about gelato though.

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    1. re: SeoulQueen
      Ima Foodie Jul 15, 2010 06:00 AM

      That's great news - I love cold fusion - thanks!

      1. re: SeoulQueen
        ChefBoyAreMe Jul 15, 2010 07:06 AM

        The WF gelato is pretty good. Not Gelatisimo good, but better than i expected. I highly recommend the passionfruit mango (sorbetto, actually, not gelato; more passionfruit than mango. the blackberry Zinfandel is also really good). And the hazelnut is tasty as well.

        I don't know if other WF locations close to the original poster's desired location have the same bar...the Darien location is pretty big and purpose built, but might be worth a look...

      2. jfood Jul 13, 2010 05:17 PM

        no sympathy from jfood. M&M were about to drive to Rich's in Oxford for some ice cream but it closes at 9. Then placed Dr Mike's in Bethel in the Garmin and then found the sweet shop in Ridgefield has Mr Shane's saved 30 miles and had some great ice cream.

        but if you want good gelato, you gotta drive "all the way" to NC for gelatissimo. It is worth the drive.

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        1. re: jfood
          Ima Foodie Jul 14, 2010 05:53 AM

          next time you want ice cream, try Walnut Beach Creamery in Milford - I much prefer it over Dr. M's. They have a cute garden in the back, or you can take it to the beach across the street.

          Walnut Beach Creamery
          17 Broadway, Milford, CT 06460

          1. re: Ima Foodie
            jfood Jul 14, 2010 12:13 PM

            "you can take it to the beach across the street."

            huuuuge plus. Thx

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          tonylazzeri Jul 10, 2010 04:29 AM

          Sunny Daes on Riverside Ave. in Westport makes gelato!

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          1. re: tonylazzeri
            Ima Foodie Jul 12, 2010 07:42 AM

            tried the "gelato" from the Fairfield location, and it was beyond gross and super sweet.

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            BusbyB Mar 27, 2008 01:34 PM

            I think The Pantry sells it but I am not sure nor have I tried it.

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