The truth is, you don't need to go all the way to Italy to eat good ice cream. In Barcelona, there is plenty of great ice cream places you can swing by on a hot summer day. Head to one of Barcelona's best ice cream shops and dessert restaurants for a deserved indulgence, and follow this short guide to some of our favorite sweet stops to get you started.
Delacrem · € · Enrique Granados, 15
This place is considered one of the best ice cream spots in Barcelona, it brings from Italy the most traditional production techniques, which helps get all the flavor without having to add any aroma or preservative. In addition to their delicious ice cream, do not hesitate to try their sweets, also made every day by the same chef.
Rocambolesc · €€ · La Rambla, 51
Anything you can imagine, Rocambolesc can recreate it: from unthinkable flavors to nose shaped popsicles, they really got everything you can think of. Our recommendation? Take as many toppings as you can and combine flavors, you will not be disappointed.
Horchatería Sirvent · € · Parlament, 56
This ice cream place is more traditional than the ones we mentioned before, yet still delicious. Besides offering the best horchata in the city, their ice creams are very delicious. You can find the traditional tastes of strawberry, chocolate, and vanilla, but also its famous nougat ice cream Jijona and, of course, the horchata.
Gelaaati di Marco · €€ · Llibreteria, 7
In the purest Italian style and also considered one of the 50 best ice cream parlors in the world, Marco combines traditional craftsmanship with innovation in flavors. Its star taste is the classic tiramisu, but you can also taste the mojito, chai tea or even rose. They also have an offer of vegan ice cream, without lactose and without sugar.
Mannà Gelats · €€ · Banys Nous, 22
The owners of this place are Venezuelan trained in Italy, They specialize in tropical fruit ice creams, such as guava, cherimoya or passion fruit. All made in an artisanal way, like their other sweets or their waffles. Our recommendation in addition to fruit trees: Venezuelan chocolate and/or pistachio.
What are you waiting for to go try them all? ... Oh, the lovely first day of summer. We love you.