A colorful cafe with marvelous Argentine-style gelato and creative sorbets.
Reviewed By Todd Kliman, Ann Limpert, Cynthia Hacinli, Matt McMillian
Comments () | Published October 12, 2006
Dolcezza - Georgetown
Address: 1560 Wisconsin Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20007
Phone: 202-333-4646
Neighborhood: Georgetown
Cuisines: Deli/Quick Bites, Argentinian
Opening Hours: Open Sunday through Thursday, 11 to 11, and Friday and Saturday 11 to midnight.
Nearby Metro Stops: Foggy Bottom-GWU
Price Range: Inexpensive
Dress: Informal
Noise Level: Chatty
Reservations: Not Accepted
Best Dishes Gelato, in flavors such as dulce de leche with coconut, pistachio, Italian coffee-chocolate chip, or croccantino; sorbet, in flavors such as Sorrento lemon, white peach, or blood orange.
Price Details: Gelato and sorbet, $3.25 per scoop.

From April 2006 Dirt Cheap Eats

Owners Robb and Violeta Edelman Duncan spent two years in Buenos Aires learning to make the Argentinean-style gelato (lots of cream, no eggs) for their mod Georgetown cafe. As you'd expect, there's plenty of dulce de leche in the case (try it swirled with coconut). But the most addictive flavors are pistachio, Italian coffee chocolate chip, and croccantino, a delightful melange of nuts, honey, and rum. The couple is forever experimenting with sorbet flavors (blood orange or mango), often with terrific results. 
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