Il Laboratorio del Gelato

Row 1

188 Ludlow St (at E Houston St)
New York, NY 10002
(212) 343-9922
Ice Cream
Mon–Thu: 7:30 AM–10:00 PM Fri: 7:30 AM–Midnight Sat: 10:00 AM–Midnight Sun: 10:00 AM–10:00 PM

Foursquare Tips

  • Try the refreshing black-grape sorbet, it packs a clean yet potent ripe-fruit punch. Its one of our #100best dishes and drinks of 2011.
  • This LES staple hosts a slew of fun gelato flavors that range from lemon rosemary to Thai chili chocolate.
  • The snozberries taste like snozberries!
  • Some of the city's best gelato in a series of inventive rotating flavors. There's an ice cream here for everyone.
  • Black Sesame and Salted Caramel are excellent. The Grumpy coffee is great - I get it at least once a day.
  • They now serve Blue Bottle coffee and coffee ice cubes
  • Take a number. No number, no nom nom nom.
  • My fav gelato in the city! Affogato is great too!
  • They will give you ice cream in exchange for money
  • Outrageously amazing, try the olive oil gelato!
  • Olive oil is my new favorite ice cream EVER
  • White everything at this lab-like ice cream shop. A cool, modern atmosphere serving up unique and delicious ice cream. We love the honey lavender and black sesame!
  • Experiment with the wacky and wild gelato flavors this place has to offer -- we recommend the Mango and Plum Sorbert!
  • Earl grey flavor is on point!!!!
  • There are benches across the street in front of the Tenement Museum where you can sit and enjoy your gelato.
  • I had the ricotta and black sesame gelato and it was divine
  • Stick to the gelato. The tangerine sorbet tasted fine but had a very unappealing icy texture.
  • Cream cheese ice cream!
  • Olive oil ice cream and orange hibiscus sorbet are a great combo!
  • Get the 20oz take-out rectangle. You get a huge bang for the buck.