Kirbie's Cravings

Dolce Italian Ice

photo of the outside of Dolce Italian Ice
Dolce Italian Ice recently opened, just in time for the warmer weather. In addition to carrying a variety of Italian ice flavors, they also offer frozen custard, and some specialty creations.
photo of the menu
They let you sample the flavors before making your decision. I was drawn to the D-Lites creations, which looked so pretty.

Twisted Tiramisu
photo of a Twisted Tiramisu
Vanilla custard, mokaccino ice, cocoa powder, lady fingers. I like how the ice is layered with custard, making for a creamier treat. I enjoyed the flavor of the mokaccino ice, though found the vanilla custard icier than I would have liked. It did remind me of tiramisu, especially with the coffee flavored ice, cocoa powder, and lady fingers.

photo of a S'mores
Chocolate custard, chocolate ice, marshmallows, graham crackers. This one came out so pretty! I don’t generally like chocolate ice cream, so I preferred the tiramisu one, but I still wanted to give this one a try. I think people who like chocolate ice cream would probably enjoy this one as the chocolate custard and ice both had a strong chocolate flavor.
close-up photo of a S'mores

Overall, this is nice new addition to the Pacific Beach area and I can see it becoming quite popular this summer. We’ve eaten a lot of Italian ice, but haven’t seen shops offer such pretty creations. I personally prefer the texture and taste of Rita’s ice, but if you’re in the area or looking for something a little different, this is a good spot to try.

Dolce Italian Ice
4150 Mission Blvd
Ste 119
San Diego, CA 92109

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2 comments on “Dolce Italian Ice”

  1. Sweet!  I’d like to try a pina colada ice.  🙂

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