First Look! New Gelato Popsicle Stand in Disneyland’s Downtown Disney

Strolling though Downtown Disney on Easter afternoon I noticed something that was not there just a week before: a new “Gelato Pop” stand! I had just eaten a giant brunch at Steakhouse 55, so a taste test was not an option; but I did get the “scoop” on this fun new treat stop.

Gelato Pop Cart

Thank goodness for a warm Spring Break in So Cal, because after being open for a mere three days, the Gelato Popsicle stand seems to be a hit. The Cast Member I spoke with said that they were doing pretty well on their first three days and they hope to become a permanent fixture in the Downtown Disney district. 

The Gelato Pop stand offers 9 different types of Gelato popsicles (pre-made offsite):

Birthday Cake:

Birthday Cake Gelato Pop

Cookies ‘n’ Cream:

Cookies n' Cream Gelato Pop

Coffee Biscotto:

Coffee Biscotto Gelato Pop


Cherry Gelato Pop


Chocolate Gelato Pop

Mixed Berry:

Mixed Berry Gelato Pop


Pistachio Gelato Pop


Strawberry Gelato Pop

Vanilla Bean:

Vanilla Bean Gelato Pop

At $5.00 each, they are a bit pricy, BUT if they taste as good as they look, it seems like it just might be worth it.  After all you can’t really get an ice cream cone for under $5.00 in Downtown Disney anyhow. I’ll be sure to get back to you with “real” photos and taste test results soon!

In addition to the gelato pops, the cart also serves a pre-made Vanilla Gelato Cookie Sandwich for $5.00 and Frozen Bananas for $4.50.  When I saw the frozen bananas, I thought it was a great idea to serve them sliced as shown in the photo, but alas when I asked if that was how they came I was told, “Nope, that’s just to make them look appetizing.” HAHA! In fact, they are just regular ol’ chocolate covered frozen bananas on a stick.

Gelato Ice Cream Sandwich

Frozen Bananas

The Gelato Popsicle stand also serves a variety of drinks that includes, water, juices, sodas, energy drinks, and Frappuccinos. 

I’m really looking forward to trying a Gelato Pop.  First up for me will definitely be “Birthday Cake” with “Vanilla Bean” & “Cookies n’ Cream” tied for a close second!

How about you? Would you pass up a Mickey Bar for a Gelato Pop? Gasp!

Heather Sievers is the Disney Food Blog’s Dining in Disneyland columnist. See more of her columns here!


  1. Heather Sievers says

    @Attalina – : ) But YOU have carrot cake cookies at WDW! (that’s always my go to reply when we have something exclusive here in CA!)

    @JoAnn – The cherry one does look delish!

  2. Wendy says

    I SO want one (or two…or three…or… you get the picture) of these! I REALLY hope they make their way to WDW!

  3. Kat says

    I’d want to try the Birthday Cake, Cookies n’ Cream, and Pistachio. It sucks they don’t offer them at WDW! Maybe this should be added to the Italy pavilion in Epcot?

  4. Heather Sievers says

    @Wendy – Me too! Can’t wait to try them!

    @Galloping Gourmand – I know! Me either! I love gelato!

    @Kat – That’s the first on my “list” too! Having them in the Italy Pavilion would be awesome!

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