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Address: Qanchipata 596, San Blas | Carmen Alto Con Siete Angelitos, Cusco, Peru
Phone Number: +51 84 254102
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11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Description: The ice cream fairy mixes organic milk and eggs in her cauldron with the...
The ice cream fairy mixes organic milk and eggs in her cauldron with the best ingredients and lots of love. Made in Cusco, in small batches and absolutely free of artificial additives, these creamy potions are guaranteed to put a spark back in your heart. Now that's magic.
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Spice Ice Cream -- YUM! Make sure you go to the new location!

We visited this little ice cream shop after searching for about 40 minutes. It used to be near the bottom of Plaza de Armas but now it is up the hill quite a bit. It was worth... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 9, 2015
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New York City, New York
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

We visited this little ice cream shop after searching for about 40 minutes. It used to be near the bottom of Plaza de Armas but now it is up the hill quite a bit. It was worth the search... I had the spice ice cream and it tasted like Chai Latte ice cream and the cone was buttery and delicious.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 via mobile

I came here twice because I liked the ice cream so much the first time. I got vanilla and caramel. A cone with two balls of ice cream (decent size) was 10 soles.

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Santa Barbara, California
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56 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

My husband LOVES Ice Cream so when I found this place in our guidebook, I told him it would be our reward after trekking Machu Picchu. I think that carrot encouraged him during some of our lower moments and I was so glad to reward us both when we arrived back to Cusco. I'm glad to see the address here... More 

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Taos, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Cool little shop.Great flavors of ice cream. What more can I say about Ice cream? I need to write 100 characters.

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Vancouver, Canada
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Possibly some of the best ice cream I've tried. Ever. Great range of flavors that change daily and fresh ingredients, combined with a cute little store and lovely staff. Thanks, El Hada. Miss you already.

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Santa Fe
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

We stumbled on to this after dinner one night and went back the following two nights. Homemade waffle cones packed with impeccably prepared ice cream. If fairytales came true, this is the ice cream pallor that would be on every street corner!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

The ice cream is one of the best I have tasted and the cones as well. I tasted (asked for samples) the Lucuma, Piñas Asadas and Chuncho (chocolate) for me the one I chose. Will go again!!!!

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Muchísimas gracias por tu visita! Aquí estaremos para volver a engreírte. Alessandra More 

Bentonville, Arkansas
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78 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

This place was AMAZING. Hard to find if you don't know to look for it. But once you find it. WOW! All the ice cream is home-made will all natural and local ingredients. (The waffle cones are home-made too) The flavors are also constantly changing. I got the "lemon pie ice cream" and it was the best I've ever had.... More 

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ElHada, Owner at El Hada, responded to this review

Thank you so much for including us in your Cusco experience! We're so glad you had a good time at El Hada. It means so much for us that you took the time to write a review. All the best, Alessandra More 

Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014 via mobile

The ice cream here was awesome! I had the Lucuma and Chica Morada (its called violet something) and both were delicious! Wish I could have tried all the flavours! As far as the coffee goes, I had a Bisetti cappuccino in Lima and it was outstanding, so I'd imagine the same from this place as well.

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Lima, Peru
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Spent half an afternoon here. Very friendly staff, and the ice cream is fantastic. The inside court is a nice, calm place to relax. Bisetti coffee is great.

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Additional Information about El Hada

Address: Address: Qanchipata 596, San Blas | Carmen Alto Con Siete Angelitos, Cusco, Peru
Phone Number: +51 84 254102
Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Cusco Region  >  Cusco
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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