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Trying to find Italian Ice in the South Bay or Westside?

annapurna7 Aug 24, 2009 12:20 PM

My 3 year old son has a dairy allergy and we recently had some Italian Ice while out of town. He loves the consistency much better than sorbets. I'm trying to search for Italian Ice locally (via Google), but it doesn't seem like there are any places in the South Bay that serve it. Do any of you know any place in the area that might serve Italian Ice? We live in the Lomita/Torrance area. I also work in the Westside so If there are any suggestions for this area I would gladly take them as well. Thanks!

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    foodhappy RE: annapurna7 Aug 24, 2009 01:54 PM

    In Santa Monica, you will find GREAT Italian Ices at a place called "DiDio's Italian Ice." They have a rotation of over 40 flavors.
    DiDio's Italian Ice / (310) 393-2788
    1305 Montana Ave.
    Santa Monica, CA 90403

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      Das Ubergeek RE: foodhappy Aug 24, 2009 03:52 PM


      And if you ever get down to Disneyland there's a place called Joe's Italian Ice on the east side of Harbor Blvd. between Chapman and Lampson in Garden Grove.

      Also, several of the local farmers' markets have started sprouting Italian ice carts.

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      New Trial RE: annapurna7 Aug 24, 2009 03:11 PM

      There is the new Del's Lemonade on Lincoln in Venice, just South of the Whole Foods.

      1. DrBruin RE: annapurna7 Aug 25, 2009 05:35 PM


        They sell it in 1.5 gal or 36 single serving packs... Flavors include: Blue Raspberry, Cherry, Creamsicle, Sour Apple, Mango, Chocolate, Lemon and Pina Colada

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          annapurna7 RE: DrBruin Aug 28, 2009 01:28 PM

          I'll have to consider that for our next party. Thanks for the info!

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            DrBruin RE: annapurna7 Aug 28, 2009 06:54 PM

            You're welcome.

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