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Gelato Classico Italian Ice Cream

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241 Castro St, Mountain View, CA 94041-1203
650-969-2900
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:30 pm

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Just as good as Italy!

I've had gelato in Rome and this place is just as great! So many unique flavors - I love the Bavarian mint :) Definitely worth the wait!

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 19, 2015
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Seattle, Washington
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571 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 333 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

My daughter and I were in Mt. View and had to check out Gelato Classico. Line was long but we weren't intimidated. There were lots of options for flavors and the service was good. Gelato was refreshing and tasty. They do not make their gelato on site so each flavor had a different consistency depending on where they sourced it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

I've had gelato in Rome and this place is just as great! So many unique flavors - I love the Bavarian mint :) Definitely worth the wait!

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Albany, New York
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145 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

They have great flavors of Gelato, and Sorbet. I went back a couple of times on my trip. There was a line out of the door in the evening. It was worth the wait. This is a cash only business.

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Nairobi
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38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

We saw the sign from afar "Voted the best Ice Cream" and laughed it off. But no sooner had we sampled a few than we were looking intently at all the Awards on the wall. This is the best Ice Cream place. You must try the ginger gelatio, the caramelho, the pistachio.... They serve generously and with a big smile.... More 

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Laguna Beach, California
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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

We had an amazing Italian dinner and wine two doors down from this tiny ice cream shop. Imagine sitting there on the patio of another restaurant for dinner and your mouth is longing for Italian ice cream dessert at another establishment two doors down.That was us that night. LoL! The buzz at this shop was like a football game concession... More 

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Belgrade, Serbia
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120 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

I have visited the place because of lot of good reviews at Trip Advisor, however, I was disappointed. The ice cream is nothing special, it is not creamy, it is far away from real Italian ice cream that you can get in Italy. Maybe there are no better ice cream places around, but this ice is not better then some... More 

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Mountain View, California
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9 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

If you're a Gelato lover, don't miss visiting GELATO CLASSICO ITALIAN on Castro street in Mountain View, and getting the best Gelato you've ever had....even in ITALY! (Been there, done that). I know it's hard to believe, but you'll have faith when you arrive there and there's a line all the way down the street...no matter when you go. And... More 

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Warsaw, Poland
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

The best ice cream I've ever tasted. Variety of flavors and types. They get awards every year and they surely deserve them. Highly recommended gelateria.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Visited this cute little Gelato outlet a couple of days back & the taste of their fresh ginger gelato is still lingering on.....Just want to go there for more! Pumpkin, Green Tea & Pistachio are simply delicious ! Ice creams are just done right & are truly refreshing! Service is pretty good & they let you taste patiently :-) before... More 

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Mountain View, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

My family and all the friends love this place. There are soo many different flavors!! My daughter's favorite is unique but famous Lavender Honey and I prefer Hazelnut Chocolate. Keep in mind that they accept cash only.

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Additional Information about Gelato Classico Italian Ice Cream

Address: 241 Castro St, Mountain View, CA 94041-1203
Phone Number: 650-969-2900
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Mountain View
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Average Prices: USD $5 to $10
Cuisine: Italian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 241 Castro St, Mountain View, CA 94041-1203
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Mountain View
  • Phone Number: 650-969-2900

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $5 to $10
  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?