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Freddo

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$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Recoleta
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Av. Callao 1201, Buenos Aires, Argentina
0810-33-FREDDO
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00:00 - 23:59
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Sydney, Australia
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79 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

So fresh... and if you're a dulce de leche lover like me, you've got five varieties to choose from. Also lots of chocolate varieties too (original, dark, white, with nuts, swiss). Ice cream is very fresh, and for once they don't overdo it with the portions. One scoop in a tiny bowl made of the ice-cream cone is just enough... More 

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Niles, Michigan
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159 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate ice cream at the Freddos in the mall in the Recolata area. The ice cream was very good (the same at all Freddos), the service was not so great.

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Thank Renee L
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Freddo used to be the place to go to get yummy ice cream in Buenos Aires... I don't really know what happened to it, besides it spreading shops like the plague, the ice cream became average and overpriced compared to its competitors. It's still not bad for international standards, but definitely not the best in BA anymore - and they... More 

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Thank Gon F
London, United Kingdom
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143 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

I went on a recommendation from a friend. It was not going so disappoint. Go for the dulce de leche granizado flavour.

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Houston, Texas
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397 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 220 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

Indulge in a sweet treat on a steamy summer day. Lots of locations to sample this artisanal Argentinian Helado. Love the dulce de leche and the maracuya (passion fruit).

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

Gelato! It was creamy and delicious, with a variety of flavors.I am gluten free and all of the gelato was marked to what contained gluten. The gelato is weighed and packaged in styrofoam. Freddos was our go to place for dessert.

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Thank Laura M
Sydney, Australia
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Yes, Freddo is a chain of ice cream stores so some snobs will instantly write it off as having an inferior product, but there is a reason this chain is so popular with locals and tourists alike...they serve seriously good ice cream. Argentines love their ice cream and they also love Freddo. Most serves allow you 2 flavours, which are... More 

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West Bloomfield, Michigan
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We went here after our tour guide said to try it. I had tiramisu & my husband had fruit. They were both creamy & delicious. So glad we tried this ice cream!!

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Thank Michelle W
Sydney, Australia
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105 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

Dulce de Leche classico is the best I have ever tasted. Seriously the ice-cream here is fantastic. We were recommended to try it and were not disappointed.

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Melbourne, Australia
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105 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

Best ice cream in the world (in my experience). Wonderful creamy texture, many chocolate and dulce de leche flavours as well as other choice, lots of other treats too. I recommend chocolate mousse and dulce de leche with choc chips as a winner combo!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Meals
After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
00:00 - 23:59
Monday
00:00 - 23:59
Tuesday
00:00 - 23:59
Wednesday
00:00 - 23:59
Thursday
00:00 - 23:59
Friday
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av. Callao 1201, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Capital Federal District  >  Buenos Aires>  > Recoleta
  • Neighbourhood: Recoleta
  • Phone Number: 0810-33-FREDDO

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

Staying in Recoleta

Neighbourhood Profile
Recoleta
Characterised by the French-style mansions which are the legacy of its aristocratic past, Recoleta is the true “Paris of the South.” Walking around this neighbourhood is an experience like no other in Buenos Aires: its streets are lined with elegant apartment buildings, exclusive boutiques, and former mansions turned into high-end hotels and embassies, which exude an alluring air of sophistication and class. You'll also find a rich cultural scene centred on the National Museum of Fine Arts, the National Library, and the Recoleta Cultural Center; as well as some great shopping spots, like the Buenos Aires Design Mall with an artists' fair set up in Plaza Francia every weekend.
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