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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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The BEST ice cream and cone EVER!

We visited this place last year, and honestly, I used to think the ice cream I have when I'm in italy is good, but this place is just amazing. the home made cones are... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We visited this place last year, and honestly, I used to think the ice cream I have when I'm in italy is good, but this place is just amazing. the home made cones are DELICIOUS!they had just run out so made some more fairly quickly, and being still hot, the cream melted into it perfectly. to this day, i still... More 

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ElHada, Owner at El Hada, responded to this review

Your beautiful comment has made our day. Thank you for appreciating the care we put in our ice cream and sugar cones. We have the excellent cusqueño milk, cream and eggs to thank for their rich texture. Hope to see you again at the ice cream fairy's little place! All the best, El Hada More 

Austin, Texas
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14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

El Hada received so man gushing reviews on TA that I had to go. The ambiance and smell of fresh pastries were warm and inviting. The ceiling is covered in a web of paper leaves and the place just feels magical. We were greeted immediately and the service was excellent. The ice cream was very good, but not great -... More 

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ElHada, Owner at El Hada, responded to this review

Thank you so much for visiting us at El Hada!. We would like to assure you we take the utmost care with our ice cream. We know they might taste a little old fashioned; we use a rich, raw milk we buy at a local farm (which we of course then cook) and an incredible, thick artisan cream from Anta,... More 

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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ElHada, Owner at El Hada, responded to this review

Thank you SO MUCH for taking the trouble to find us at our new place -- it means so much to us. We're very glad you enjoyed your visit! The Spice ice cream was one of our first four flavours, so it has a special place in our hearts. We hope to see you again and thank you for your... More 

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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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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ElHada, Owner at El Hada, responded to this review

Thank you so much for visiting us at El Hada and for your lovely review. The salted caramel is one of my personal favourites. Hope to see you again on your next visit! Alessandra More 

Santa Barbara, California
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56 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 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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ElHada, Owner at El Hada, responded to this review

Thank you so much for visiting us at San Blas. It's an honour to read we were the carrot during the Inca Trail :-) Your review was lovely and gave us much joy. We hope you visit Cusco again soon and take the little trek up to San Blas, where the ice cream fairy will be waiting for you. All... More 

Taos, New Mexico
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
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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ElHada, Owner at El Hada, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your visit and your lovely review! Sometimes a few words can convey s much. All the best, Alessandra More 

Vancouver, Canada
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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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ElHada, Owner at El Hada, responded to this review

El Hada is blushing and incredibly happy right now. Thank you so much for your lovely review. On your next visit to Cusco, please come visit us at our new place, in the San Blas neighbourhood. Hope to see you soon! Alessandra More 

Santa Fe
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14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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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ElHada, Owner at El Hada, responded to this review

Your beautiful review has made us very happy! Thank you so much for being a part of our little fairytale. We hope to see you again on your next visit to Cusco! We are now at the lovely San Blas neighbourhood, in a slightly bigger place. All the best, and thank you, thank you, thank you! Alessandra More 

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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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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ElHada, Owner at El Hada, responded to this review
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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
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
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 

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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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