Home > Desserts > The Ice Cream this Guy Is Willing to Wait For

The Ice Cream this Guy Is Willing to Wait For


Gelotti, Paterson, Jersey Bites, ice cream, gelato

Hopefully you’re reading this as you’re headed out to the car, because if you haven’t been to Gelotti in Paterson, you’re missing out on one of the best ice cream places in the state.

What credentials do I have to make this claim? Well, allow me to introduce myself. My name is Joe and I’m an ice cream-oholic. (You may have listened to me on the Two Fat Guys Show podcast.) I’ve eaten ice cream all over great state of New Jersey, and, if we’re being honest, all over the country. My takeaway: few places compare to Gelotti.

Lined Up

When you get there, you may consider being deterred by the line. In general, I hate lines. I hate waiting, and I want my food right away. There are two good things about the Gelotti line, though. The first is that a long line means the ice cream has to be good. The other good thing about the line at Gelotti is that it moves pretty fast, giving you just enough time to decide what you want.

Gelotti, Paterson, Jersey Bites, ice cream, gelato

Photo courtesy of Gelotti

Gelotti, Paterson, Jersey Bites, ice cream, gelato

Gelotti pint

There are two things that I look for when I get ice cream: the taste—obviously—and the price. Gelotti makes their own ice cream. It’s smooth, creamy, has the right amount of additional ingredients.

Generous Portions

They also give you a generous amount for the money you spend. I go for a whole pint, which I eat in one sitting. (I told you, ice cream-oholic.) And that pint is only $6.45. And Gelotti has Italian ice, gelato, and amazing ice cream cakes, in case you’re in the market.

Paterson locals already know what’s up, but for any of you who aren’t in the area, I will leave you with this: Put Gelotti of Paterson, NJ, into your GPS, and no matter what the distance is, and hit Go!

Gelotti
2 Union Avenue
Paterson, NJ
973-595-1647
gelottiinc@yahoo.com

We want to hear from you! Send me a place you think is worth going out of the way for.

Email me at jmurr4221@yahoo.com

Prices are subject to change.

Image at top courtesy of Gelotti.

Editor’s note, July 2019: The Caldwell, Montclair, and Randolph locations of Gelotti are now Gelati by Mike. Randolph is now open and Montclair and Caldwell will be open soon. Paterson remains Gelotti

You may also like
DJ Joe the Great and the One and Only Nicky D on Mr. Cupcakes and More
Ice Cream Season: Still Going Strong for Lexylicious
Jersey Bites J-Petal Toms River NJ
Japanese Crepes and Thai Ice Cream Now in Toms River
A Fond Farewell to the Egg Platter in Paterson