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Dolce Vita

#16 of 19 Dessert in Cusco
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Santa Catalina Ancha 366, Cusco 084, Peru
+51 84 639334
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Dayton, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

I loved how you can stop by this little window on the street and get some ice cream. It was different from what I expect, not bad, just different probably due to the milk they use in Cusco. They had many fruity flavors. Service was average with no issues. Its worth stopping by and trying out.

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Thank esims04
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

It´s a nice cafe and sweets place. They have a nice icecream and you could have a seat or buy from the street at the window.

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Thank Dana H
Salt Lake City, UT
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015

Over the years I have tried most of the Heladerias within walking distance of the plaza. The one down on Avenida del Sol infront of the Korikancha is too grainy and has freezer burn. This place has the best lucuma flavored ice cream I have found in Cusco. It is very cheap, but the flavors rotate often. They were out... More 

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Thank Heather G
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015 via mobile

This is definitely the best place for ice cream in town. If I end back to cusco it will be my first stop. Many flavors, some typically some traditional. All are delicious. I love them. It is very close to Marriot Cusco. And it is a mini store. But definitely worth to try.

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Thank Yikesx
Bentonville, Arkansas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Well.. the only good thing I can say about this place is that it is very cheap. But other than that.. no bueno. My gelato/ice cream had water dripping off it as if has melted and then been re-frozen. I attempted to go once and they had no change. The server was unwilling to get change, despite the fact that... More 

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Thank Harpers0512
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

I stopped by whilst walking and shopping in Cusco as I noticed the place had lucuma ice cream. I really wanted to try it as I knew it was a local fruit. I was served at the take away counter outside. The man who served me was friendly, he talked he talked me through all of the flavours available and... More 

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Thank Natalie H
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

We dropped in after smelling wonderful coffee aromas...ended up with ice creams and cakes. So good we returned the next day!

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Thank NeilAWalker
Mission Viejo, California, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

I browsed around a couple of restaurants for dessert in Cusco and stumbled upon this one because of the name, obviously, and as soon as i walked in i didn't get a "hello" or "how can i help you?" Instead I had the two employees inside ignore me and I had to go up to the counter and ask if... More 

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Thank AndyPalOC
Leicester, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

The food is devine (try alpacca its delicious), the waiter was friendly and showed us lots of different peruvian specialities aswell as a tour of the kitchen (thankfully it was very clean!!!) showed us how guinea pig is prepared :)

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Thank ekul16
Duluth MN
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

Dolce Vita was on our way from our San Blas neighborhood to Plaza de Armas at 366 Santa Catalina Ancha. We enjoyed a cone or cup of delicious gelato each time we passed by. They have some very unique flavors (many different every day) to experiment with and the staff was very patient with our tortured indecision! As in the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Santa Catalina Ancha 366, Cusco 084, Peru
  • Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Cusco Region  >  Cusco
  • Phone Number: +51 84 639334

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?