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New Find: Cafe Gelato in Bethesda


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New Find: Cafe Gelato in Bethesda

PoolBoy | Sep 11, 2002 10:20 PM

Last week I happened upon 7-week old Cafe Gelato, on St. Elmo in Bethesda. After two visits, I recommend you try it.

They have a wide variety of gelato flavors (chocolate hazelnut, canteloupe, pistachio, strawberry, espresso, plus about 20 more). The ones I've tried (and they do let you sample) are flavorful and fresh.

I was told by the guy at the counter that all the gelato is made in-house, and that the flavors are more vibrant than most ice cream because (surprisingly) there is less fat in the gelato.

They have sandwiches and salads, too, but I haven't yet tried them.

P.S. They are open late--'til 10:30 most weeknights and later on the weekends.

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