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Holy Cow Gelateria Italiana

#1 of 8 Dessert in Leon
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Calle Serranos 2 | Junto a Plaza Torres de Omana, 24003 Leon, Spain
+34638835588
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Today
3:30 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 3:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Tue 3:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Wed - Thu 3:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thu - Sun 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Fri - Sat 3:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Woking, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

Ok ice cream but nothing dramatically outstanding about it and would echo an earlier comment about it being slightly too sweet.

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Thank Rattrayman
Toowoomba, Australia
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

This was recommended to me and worth the effort to find it and the little square in which it is located. I went for gelato but there was tea and cake, which was so good. We went back later for gelato and it was very good. A friend had a Campari Spritz which delighted him. They also serve crepes -... More 

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Thank ly222013
York, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

It is worth you searching this little gem out. A small place but filled with an array of flavours of Italian made ice cream. Go in the morning so you have time to return in the afternoon to try other flavours.

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Thank LBYORK
Leon, Spain
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

My review is written in English and is intended for tourists visitibg León... It is also very brief... If you fancy an ice-cream whilst you're in León, you will not find better than those served in Holy Cow! They have a great selection of both traditional and modern flavours and a number of ways in which you can eat it;... More 

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1 Thank sheffgraph
Stockholm, Sweden
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015 via mobile

The ice cream 'salty caramel' is a must have ice cream experience! The ice cream is made in place by the Italian owner who certainly knows his trade! Excellent! And finally someone who understood me in Spain when I ordered a double espresso! Very friendly staff, very communicative and speaks very good english too!

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2 Thank andreashorvath
Zug, Switzerland
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

As mentioned by Maverick1 this is not good Italian gelato... It is sweet , not creamy and has no real flavours, this is most certainly not real gelato..

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Thank nubra
Florence, Italy
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58 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

In Italy we use to evaluate the gelateria by tasting the pistacchio icecream. Well I have to tell you that in this gelateria it tasted of nothing special, I don't understand such great reviews. Please note I am Italian. Anyway service is nice, price are average but definitely not so cheap.

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1 Thank MaverickR1
Manila, Philippines
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228 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Great gelato -- always a long line of happy customers outside. Good snack specially in the scorching Spanish summer. Attendants are very friendly too!

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2 Thank Nonnapn
Auckland NZ
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100 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 via mobile

We were there early had a great chat with friendly owner. Very helpful suggested a few restaurants. Try the Peach. Tastes just like those amazing flat peaches you get. Try it out.

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1 Thank craig t
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71 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 via mobile

We found this shop on Trip Advisor. The owner is very friendly and the gelato is delicious. We liked the Holy Cow and the apricot flavors. We will go back tonight to try the savory creeps and more gelato.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$2 - $6
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Takeout, Seating, Cash Only, Waitstaff
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
3:30 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Monday
3:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
3:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
3:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
3:30 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
3:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
3:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Serranos 2 | Junto a Plaza Torres de Omana, 24003 Leon, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Castile and Leon  >  Province of Leon  >  Leon
  • Phone Number: +34638835588
Description
We serve homemade ice-cream, crepes, pizzas, juices, smoothies and fresh coffee. All our products are fresh and we strive to use the highest quality ingredients available. Not just your average gelateria!

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