Dolcezza latte and cookies

Locally sourced and handcrafted gelato, specialty espresso drinks, and gourmet pastries, in a stunning contemporary setting designed by world-renowned artist Hiroshi Sugimoto.

Voted both “Best Coffee Shop” and “Best Gelato” in The Washington Post’s Best of DC 2017, Dolcezza offers:

  • Seasonal, daily-made gelato
  • Espresso drinks
  • Drip and iced coffee
  • Nitro cold brew
  • Teas and chai
  • Gourmet sweet and savory pastries

Combining old-world methods and a passion for innovation, Dolcezza crafts exquisite gelato and coffee beverages with a conscience. A Washington favorite, Dolcezza boasts several permanent storefronts around the city, and makes all of their products at a nearby Union Market factory.

Hirshhorn Members get 10% off!

NOW OPEN! Dolcezza’s seasonal pop-up café is now open (12–5 pm) on the Hirshhorn’s outdoor Plaza, serving an array of sweet treats and specialty beverages.

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