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  • Hours

    Sunday - Thursday: 11am - 10pm, Friday - Saturday: 11am - 12am

  • Telephone

    212 343 9922

  • Description

    Dedicated to producing the very finest ice cream and sorbet, il laboratorio del gelato first opened in August 2002 on Orchard Street in Lower Manhattan. 

    Several years later, they moved  to a larger space at 188 Ludlow Street (corner of East Houston St) offering an expansive window into an open kitchen, where our frozen desserts are hand-made in small batches, ensuring the highest quality. We source the world over for flavors of purity and excellence, when possible sourcing locally and organically. You're welcome to view our cafe menu here. 

    Their second and latest location is at We just opened our second retail location at 
    56 University Place (corner of 10th Street).

    With a growing list of 300 flavors, il laboratorio del gelatowas born with the idea, as our name suggests, of being a custom "lab", where chefs and caterers are encouraged and welcomed to work with us to develop unique flavors for their individual menus. 

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