Sadly the Geelong store has closed.
Find yourself at the Geelong waterfront at any time of day in the summer, and chances are you’ll spot a couple of people walking about with that telltale white and green cup piled high with bright and creamy gelato.
Dishing up fresh and simple Italian gelato made the old-fashioned way, Miss Gina Gelato has long been the place to go when you’ve got a hankering for a scoop since opening in 2016, and now that obsession is spreading east with the local operation opening a new store on the Bellarine.
The key takeaways
- Miss Gina Gelato is moving to the Bellarine
- The well-loved gelateria has closed the Geelong store, and opened in Clifton Springs
- You’ll find the new Gina in Clifton Springs next to Beacon Point Kinder on Centaurus Ave.
Headed by lifelong gelato aficionados, Phil and Rita Turner, Miss Gina Gelato is known for their regularly rotating flavours with new additions added weekly, as well as one of the biggest roating selections of creamy gluten-free and vegan options in town. Some of our favourites over time include Gina’s chocolate, Nutella, after-dinner mint, wagon wheel, pavlova, vanilla bean and of course salted caramel. They’re also known for their creative endeavours, slinging custom ice cream cakes, waffle bowls, baked donut cones and hot cross cones for Easter.
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While it hasn’t been the easiest of years for local business, this renowned gelateria has continued to stay at the forefront, turning their physical store into a moving one and delivering their ice creams and gelato cakes from Thursday through to Sunday.
Changing up their business model, customers have been able to order via direct message on Facebook or Instagram for home isolation celebrations while their city store has been closed for the past six months.
After what’s felt like the longest winter of all time, the gelato King and Queen have moved their famed dessert to the Bellarine, opening a new store in Clifton Springs.
“Just letting you all know about our grand plan for making Clifton Springs the new home for Miss Gina Gelato,” Phil posted to socials.
“All made in-store, traditional artisan gelato… we pride ourselves on making the best product you can get your lips around.”
Sadly this means the Geelong store at 58 Moorabool Street has closed (*tears*), due to the ongoing restrictions and lockdowns that have made the city location unviable.
Opening on December 1, first day of summer, Miss Gina will be scooping from 1am-8pm with all their old favourites and some new ones on the horizon.
“The last 2 1/2 years we have fine-tuned our recipes to suit our different flavours,” the business shared.
“Our goal is for you the customer to taste the flavours and feel the experience. We can’t wait to introduce some of our special limited flavours like our Bueno and summer roll… that one is amazing.”
Miss Gina Gelato has officially opened so head on down and check it out.
You’ll find the new Gina in Clifton Springs next to Beacon Point Kinder on Centaurus Ave.