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Dolce Vita Gelato Cafe

954 Normandy Drive
Miami Beach, FL 33141
305-865-2523
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  • Sun, Fri-Sat 11am-2am, Mon-Thu 11am-1am
Gelato has been described as "baby food for angels," and this Argentine gelateria proves it. Gelato contains a lower ration of butterfat and air than regular ice cream, which makes it denser and more intensely flavored. Your first bite into any of Dolce Vita's bold chocolate offerings will confirm this -- Swiss chocolate, chocolate mousse, chocolate amargo (dark), chocolate with almonds, white chocolate, or mint chocolate, to name a few. The pistachio gelato is so subtle, and so honest, you can almost taste the salt on the nut. Truthful flavors also burst forth from fruit-based gelati sorbetti. Peach is a favorite, and a very glossy, meringue-like lemon stands out by dint of being different than the rest, but cantaloupe, mango, apple, cherry, strawberry, and raspberry are equally refreshing. And forget the old traditions about what season is the best time to like gelato -- every day should be food for angels day.

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