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BLU: il gelato del barrio


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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner


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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Takeout, Seating, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards

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All reviews gelato sorbet ice cream stracciatella gelateria affogato delicious flavours mango and passion fruit two scoops natural ingredients peruvian fruits dark chocolate small place burrito bar nice environment worth the wait south america
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As always, amazing & super delicious ice cream & sorbets with great natural flavours & no crap added. Definitely our favorite in Lima!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Nhoang1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I visited their smaller shop in Mercado 28. We tried a few flavours all were delicious but the standout was the chocolate hazelnut flavour and the cinnamon. Proper gelato at really inexpensive prices. Highly recommend and certainly lives up to expectations

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

YUMMMY!! 10 PEN for a two-portions-cup, but you can have actually 3 flavors for the big cup! Definitely go for it! We’ll come back :)

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Lisa C
Reviewed January 14, 2019

Of all the ice cream shops in the world, this is it. Spectacular flavors - clean, not too sweet and oh so velvety! Tasted almost all the flavors. Will be dreaming about this gorgeous little place for a long time! Barranco rocks!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Milagrosfilms
Reviewed January 7, 2019

Great local flavors such as Sauco with fruit flavours as Blueberrry. It is hidden gem but the place is small. It is located in the highly Barranco of Lima, Peru

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Jaime l
Reviewed December 4, 2018

If you happen to be in Barranco, do not miss this gelateria. It is walking distance from popular sites like the bridge and main plaza. The quality, texture and local (organic) flavors are amazing. If you love cinnamon gelato, do not skip this flavor. Subtle...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed November 19, 2018

This gelato is no joke the real thing. I thought I couldn't find authentic gelato in South America until I tried Blu. They use native herbs, spices, and ingredients to give it a Peruvian flair but the texture and technique is classic to Italian gelato....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Joanna B
Reviewed November 8, 2018 via mobile

We loved this place. Ice cream taste sooooo good. The staff were really friendly and let us try a couple flavours before we made our decision. Lots to choose from and nice seating area upstairs.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Sam61293
Reviewed October 21, 2018

They specialize in one thing here, and boy is it good! The muna with chocolate was our favorite. A light refreshing mint flavor mixed with thin shavings of Peruvian dark chocolate that simply melts on your tongue. So good. They let you try before you...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank JenwJim
Reviewed October 21, 2018

I ate here after a big lunch and still thoroughly enjoyed it! The staff were wonderful and helpful in picking flavours and the gelato was delicious. I ate blueberry and custard apple and each bite was a delight!

Date of visit: October 2018
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