If you’re looking for a new ice cream shop to try, you might want to listen to what other people have to say. People often trust the opinions of their friends and family when it comes to ice cream, because they know what they like and what they don’t.
For example, imagine you’re with a group of friends on a sunny day, and one of them suggests going to their favorite ice cream shop. They tell you how delicious and smooth the ice cream is, and how friendly and cozy the place is. You decide to go along and see for yourself. And you’re not disappointed – the ice cream is amazing and the shop has a nice atmosphere.
That’s what we did here! We asked our community for their top picks for ice cream in Gran Canaria and here are their responses. As you can see, there’s a lot of variety and preferences, so why not try them all and let us know what you think in the comments!
Please note that these are answers and recommendations from community members and their personal experiences. Answers can be slightly edited for clarity.
Casa del Helado
The best ice cream on the island right now is Casa del Helado. All the ice cream is homemade by the two owners, truly good quality, I tried it a couple of times.
Casa del Helado is an ice cream parlor located in the neighbourhood of Vegueta, very close to the Mercado de Vegueta. It offers Italian artisan ice cream, with a variety of flavors and options for lactose-free, gluten-free and sugar-free ice cream. It also serves Illy coffee and other desserts. Casa del Helado has a 5-star rating on Google and Tripadvisor and it is a great place to enjoy a delicious treat in the city.
Dassie is a popular ice cream parlor and it offers a variety of flavors, from traditional ones like chocolate and vanilla, to exotic ones like mango and passion fruit. Dassie also has vegan and gluten-free options, as well as toppings and syrups to customize your ice cream. The ice ream parlor has a cozy and colorful atmosphere, with friendly staff and a terrace where you can enjoy your ice cream while watching the city life.
They have locations on Mesa y Lopez and in Triana.
Mammamia is an ice cream parlor that is located on Playa de Las Canteras, one of the most famous urban beaches in Europe. Mammamia is a perfect spot to enjoy a traditional Italian ice cream or coffee while admiring the beautiful views of the sea and the sand.
Heladeria Peña la Vieja
If you are looking for a refreshing and delicious treat in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, you might want to visit Heladeria Peña la Vieja, an ice cream parlor with 80 years of history and tradition. Heladeria Peña la Vieja is located on the Paseo de la Playa de Las Canteras, a picturesque promenade with stunning views of the sea and the beach. The ice cream parlor offers a variety of flavors, from the most typical ones like vanilla, chocolate and strawberry, to the more exotic ones like mango, passion fruit and coconut.
Follow @liveituplaspalmas on Instagram
Are You A Remote Worker, Local Professional, Immigrant, Digital Nomad Or Expat In Gran Canaria?
Or do you simply want to connect with an awesome international community? Join here! Besides a welcoming community, you’ll also get 10% discount on surf lessons, 10% discount on diving and access to more exclusive deals!
The Live it up, Las Palmas! community is using Slack as a communication tool. The Slack group is split up into different channels and is moderated actively, to keep communication simple and organized. It’s used to share events, find sports buddies, discover new restaurants, rent a car together, find exclusive community discounts and much more! Live it up, Las Palmas! is your starting point for an amazing time in Gran Canaria. See you there!