Next time you've got a craving for something sweet, consider heading down to Old Town Dolci Gelati Cafe, where you can enjoy the cold, creamy goodness of artisanal gelato. Regulars at this popular Alexandria shop say that it's a cheerful, clean, and efficient place, with plenty of sunny tables where you can enjoy your dessert.
The recipes this gelatria uses have been in the owner's family for generations, so you know you're getting the real deal whenever you visit. When you enter, you'll see that the display case is filled with dozens of brightly-hued options, ranging from cream-based flavors like mocha-chocolate and butter beer, to non-dairy fruit flavors like strawberry, mango, and melon. Alternatively, you might pick up a traditional Italian espresso and a pastry if that's more your style (or if it’s a little too chilly outside for gelato).