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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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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:30 pm

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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
Very good gelato but usually crowded

Castro Street is a fun place to go and Gelato Classico is a nice place to visit. There's usually a line and the place is small and cash only. There is some seating outside. The place has a huge variety of flavors. You can try as many samples as you wish but there will most likely be a line... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 4, 2015
Ellen G
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Spring City, Pennsylvania
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Spring City, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Castro Street is a fun place to go and Gelato Classico is a nice place to visit. There's usually a line and the place is small and cash only. There is some seating outside. The place has a huge variety of flavors. You can try as many samples as you wish but there will most likely be a line behind... More 

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Mountain View, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Bring cash and expect a wait. Not a lot of seating in side, and a few more outside, since most people get their gelato to eat while strolling down Castro. Service is less than desirable, but they get the job done- offer to sample flavors, get your gelato, and get you out of there as soon as possible.

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Mountain View, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

There are many varieties to choose from. You can sample them before you buy. Hazelnut Chocolate is my favorite.

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

They have a large selection of flavors. There was a 20 min line up when we went but it was worth the wait. The staff were very friendly and helpful.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Whenever I visit Mountain View (a few times a year) I always visit here. Usually I'll have dinner somewhere on Castro and end up here for dessert. A small cup with one or two flavors is usually just the right amount. The Dark Chocolate along with Burgandy Cherry is probably my favorite combination.

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Mountain View, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

It is an infusion of flavors in your mouth that maximizes your taste buds the second it lands in your mouth. There are many Gelato creameries out there however this has to be in the top 5, Don't miss stopping in.

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Bay Area, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Great selection of flavorful gelato. Staff almost always interactive and friendly. Generous with tasters. Highly recommended.

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 242 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

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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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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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?