P O L O S U D - GELATO - COFFEE - PASTRIES
We are a team of professionals and lovers of Italian gelato, coffee, and pastries. Through our shared experience in the industry, we have crafted products in which the quality is of unparalleled excellence. Chef Giacomo d’Alessandro and his team welcome you to taste their creations.
All of our products are locally sourced, yet the gelato is made according to the Italian tradition and process. We use only the best raw products to create authentic Italian gelato. Our 21 distinctive flavors can be enjoyed on their own or served in a “frappe” -an Italian milkshake- or in a “Brioche with Gelato”, our unique twist on the classic Sicilian “brioche”.
Although gelato is certainly our main passion, we also proudly serve Italian coffee in the traditional style of a “caffetteria” as well as homemade specialty cakes , Original Sicilian Cannoli and Cassate and the classic Southern Italian “ciambellone della nonna”, which makes for the perfect breakfast treat.
We’ve seen the frozen scooped-out half lemon filled with lemon ices. Giacomo d’Alessandro, an owner of Polosud, a gelateria that opened this summer in Little Italy, has applied that template to avocados. He fills empty avocado shells with lush, creamy and lemony vegan frozen avocado purée. A scooplet of a contrasting flavor, like hazelnut or coffee, simulates the pit.
Pastry chef Giacomo D’Alessandro developed the avocado base using a blend of fresh avocados, water, sugar, lemon, and cinnamon which is scooped into an avocado shell and topped with a “pit” made from gelato.
Non-vegan topping options are available and each Avocado gelato is custom made on demand for every single customer. Prepared in limited edition ... only 40 a day !
166 Mott St., nr. Broome St.; 646-476-6172
August 21 , 2019 : GrubStreet the food section of the New York Magazine wrote an article on the "absolute best Ice-Cream Sandwiches" ... guess who is the best ?
Proud to be the winner of the Gelato Festival America 2018 held at Liberty Park in NJ on August 11 and 12 , 2018 with our "Dark Chocolate Surprise" a 80% Dark Chocolate Sorbetto , a Vegan fresh option available every day at our Mott Street (Little Italy) location.
Proud to be one of the best 11 gelato makers in America participating to the National Finals of the Gelato Festival America in Miami on March 2019.
This recognition give us more energy to always present the best of the Italian traditional gelato in the US market.
We bring straight to you our Italian custom made gelato cart , good for large events , up to 9 flavors , serving up to 300 people.
One or more of our Italian design "Cool Box" , 2 flavors each of gelato , serving up to 50 people. Perfect for small party or corporate/office events. No electricity needed!
You can choose between 21 artisanal , daily made, italian gelato and sorbetto includes vegan oprtion.
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SMALL (1lb) , MEDIUM (1,1lb) and LARGE (2,2lb) containers available for delivery at your home or office. All our containers are built to maintain our gelato creamy for 45 minutes outside.
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And from our Mott Street location we deliver also our famous ORIGINAL SICILIAN CANNOLI and the Home made BISCOTTI.
WE ARE CLOSED FOR THE SEASON AND WE WILL RE-OPEN ON MAY 01ST 2020
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166 Mott Street, Manhattan, New York, New York 10013, United States
Ph : +1 646 476 6172
11:00 am – 09:00 pm
Operating hours are subject to change due to weather conditions and other factors