If I could eat just one type of dessert for the rest of my life, it would probably have to be ice cream or gelato. TBH, there's nothing quite like the frozen treat and from experience, even a small serving can instantly make my day better. Now, you may be wondering: What exactly is the difference between the two? ICYDK, gelato is creamier, smoother, and silkier than ice cream. There's also more milk and less fat involved. So if you're craving something sweet, consider ordering some gelato. It would definitely be a good pick.
Treat yourself to scoops of flavorful gelato from these stores.
1. Gelato Manila
Uniquely handcrafted by Pinay chef-owner Zarah Manikan, this homemade taho-flavored gelato (P450) deserves to be on your dessert rotation. Gelato Manila is home to famous flavors such as Polvorones (P350) and Pili Nut Chocolate (P450).
2. Crem Gelato
If you need to satisy your gelato craving ASAP, don't worry because Crem Gelato can accommodate same-day delivery! They also have hubs in Quezon Avenue, Cubao, and Acacia Estates. Try the two flavors from their latest coffee series: Dark Matter Arabica (P320) and Silver Haze Cacao (P320).
For more details and to place an order, visit Crem Gelato's website.
Fun fact: Grom is a popular gelato brand based in Italy and in 2019, it made its way to the Philippines! Don't miss out on these flavors made available in the country: Stracciatella (fiordilatte and chocolate chips), Pistachio, Nocciola (hazelut), Fragola (strawberry), Crema Di Grom, Cioccolato (chocolate), and Caffe (coffee).
You can buy Grom gelato in select supermarkets nationwide. They're also available Lazada, Shopee, COOP Grocer, MetroMart, Waltermart, Landers, and Freshmart.ph. For a full list of their physical stories, check out their Instagram.
4. Manila Creamery
One of your favorite childhod snacks just got a major upgrade! Reminisce the good old days with this Chocnut Crumble gelato from Manila Creamery for P360. While you're at it, be sure to check out their other Filipino flavors like Leche Flan (P360), Mangga't Suman (P360), Tablea Lava Cake (P360), and more.
For more details and to place an order, visit Manila Creamery's website.
5. Hail Chocolate
Aside from their bestselling Creamy Chocolate gelato (P390), this shop also sells flavors like Chocolate Hazelnut, Cookies And Cream, and Vegan Dark Chocolate. The latest items on their menu are the Choco Cherry Cake (P450), Creamy Strawberry (P450), and Salted Caramel (P450) gelato from their Premium/Limited Series.
To place an order, click here.
6. Gelato Lab
Ever heard of a Queso De Bola Cheesecake gelato? Taste the salty and sweet flavors for yourself when you order a tub (P400) or pint (P840) from Gelato Lab PH. They also have flavors like Ferrero Rocher (P360), Oreo Cheesecake (P360), Mango Pudding (P360), and more.
To place an order, visit Gelato Lab PH's website.
Looking for sugar free, vegan gelato? Check out Afters' wide selection of flavors. Some of their bestsellers are the Chocolate Ganache Bliss (P450), Avocado Paradiso (P450), Chocolate Hazelnut (P450), and Tahitian Vanilla with Cacao Nibs (P450).
To place an order, click here.
8. Cara Mia Cakes & Gelato
This one's a classic flavor, but if you want something more premium, Caramia also offers Coffee Mudslide (P735), Turtle Pie (P735), Blueberry Cheesecake (P735), and more.
You can order online via Caramia's website.
Calling all milk tea lovers! You don't want to miss out on Gelatissimo's milk tea-licious flavors: Classic Milk Tea, Matcha Green Tea, and Wintermelon Milk Tea. They even have a dessert under their deluxe range that has milk chocolate gelato packed with double choco brownie chunks and a swirl of chocolate brownie sauce.
For more details, visit Gelatissimo's Instagram.
10. Morelli's Gelato
Count on Morelli's to serve you with fresh gelato daily. With eight stores worldwide, we're so lucky to have two of them in Metro Manila! You can visit their branch in City of Makati 1200 in Rockwell, or in EDSA Shangri-La in Mandaluyong.
Morelli's Gelato is also available on GrabFood and FoodPanda.
Preview is now on Quento! Click here to download the app for iOS and Android and enjoy more articles and videos from Preview and your favorite websites!
*This story originally appeared on Cosmo.ph. Minor edits have been made by the Preview.ph editors.