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Babalu Heladeria

Calle Caracoles 160 - caracoles 419, San Pedro de Atacama, Chile
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“ice cream” (50 reviews)
“sorbet” (2 reviews)
“gelato” (3 reviews)
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$$ - $$$
Calle Caracoles 160 - caracoles 419, San Pedro de Atacama, Chile
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had a very odd experience here; the woman working the counter wouldn't let me get the ice cream I ordered saying it was too cold for her to scoop it, and then gave me attitude for asking which flavor she would recommend instead. I...More

Thank secole14
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Lots of flavors, even local flavors. Tasty, good size. I tried lemon ginger an it was refreshing! My husband tried the Rica Rica with Chañar, yummy!!!

Thank Keluchi
Reviewed 7 March 2018

i really had high hopes after reading the reviews for this place. Add a star for the variety of local ice cream flavors not found anywhere else. Otherwise, everything else unimpressive. Given the unfamiliar flavors, I had to try a few before I decided. Sadly,...More

Thank hammygal
Reviewed 19 January 2018 via mobile

My favourite thing about this place is that Babalu has always been my pet-name for my husband. I made it up. Then we found this place.

Thank Ipexher
Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

We got kind of “addicted” to Babalu’s ice creams “artesanales” with local fruits. Don’t miss trying “chañar”, “ayrampo” y “algarrobo” but they also have great “regular” flavors like pistachio, vanilla and otters. Great start and/or ending of your ride at Caracoles.

1  Thank Roberto S
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

As a Italian I’m quite demanding about ice creams. During my stay in San Pedro I appreciate a lot this place where you can taste unusual flavors as chanar, rica rica, ayrampo or lucuma (all local fruits and/or herbs). Something special...

Thank faggio58
Reviewed 3 January 2018

It was great ice cream, but we really wanted milkshakes. Even though it was in English on the sign at the entrance, the person working the counter didn't know what we were asking for. Lesson learned....now I have the Spanish word for milkshake memorized.

Thank Corey_in_Orlando
Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

That's is kinda expensive, really very expensive, but worth. I tried 2 flavors the algaborro(think is that mane) one is good, but not something that I loved, but the cactus one, wow, the best thing I ever tried.

Thank Gustavo S
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

Nobody can expect such ice cream quality in a place like San Pedro, but truly is one of the best I’ve tried in the whole country!! Unbelievably tasty!!

Thank dmdoc
Reviewed 5 December 2017

With a great selection of ice creams, Babalu is THE spot to cool down in the heat of the day at the desert.

Thank Jiemi G
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  • Address: Calle Caracoles 160 - caracoles 419, San Pedro de Atacama, Chile
  • Location: South America  >  Chile  >  Antofagasta Region  >  San Pedro de Atacama
  • Phone Number: 99432271
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