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Gelato Classico Italian Ice Cream

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241 Castro St, Mountain View, CA 94041-1203
650-969-2900
Today
11:00 am - 11:30 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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  • 13
    Excellent
  • 7
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 0
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
DON'T MISS THIS GELATO!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
Julie A
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Mountain View, California
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Mountain View, California
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 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 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
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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Houston, Texas
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

The line was out the door at 8:30 pm on a cold winter night…for gelato! Guess I shouldn't be surprised that it was so good! There are probably 20+ flavors from which to choose. We tried 4 of them and all were excellent. I'd go again any time. You do need to bring cash, as it looks like credit cards... More 

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Boston, United Kingdom
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125 reviews 125 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Always a line, always! That should tell you a lot about this place. My favorite is the lemon! Simply the best and refreshing!!

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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
83 reviews 83 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

This place has a big reputation and claims to be the best in the area, but it seems every ice cream place here has long queues, there is a place on University Avenue, Palo Alto which has really long queues as well. Basically - ice cream is popular here! I tried to be different, and they do have a good... More 

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Sunnyvale, CA
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28 reviews 28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

If you like gelato - Italian ice cream - don't overlook this tiny little shop on restaurant-heavy Castro Street in Mountain View, CA. Be alert as you saunter down this street packed with all kinds of eating places, because if you blink as you walk by it, I guarantee you that you will miss it. But don't miss the delicious... More 

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Mountain View, CA
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36 reviews 36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Simply great stuff, nothing else in the area compares. There is often a long line on hot days, but it is well worth the wait.

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Mountain View, California, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Great Ice cream flavors, long line after dinner on weekends, but it moves fast Sodas and shakes too.

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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 - 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?