Cafes and Ice Cream in Mendoza
Collected by Nora Walsh , AFAR Contributor
The Argentines' strong Italian heritage is reflected in the city's café culture and passion for ice cream.
Avenida Villanueva Arístides 142-144, M5500 Mendoza, Argentina
Bianco & Nero is a chocolaterie and ice cream shop that was established in Mendoza in 1992. It’s like stepping into a scene of Charlie and the Chocolate factory with over 220 different kinds of sweet treats that you’ll want to melt in your mouth....
Sarmiento 799, M5500 Mendoza, Argentina
Argentines are much like the Italians in that they take their gelato very seriously. They consume lots of it all year round, but in the summer consumption skyrockets. Families, couples and friends need no excuse to enjoy an “helado” at the ice...
Av San Martín S/n, Mendoza, Argentina
Bonafide is a classic Argentine café whose roots reach back to 1917 in Buenos Aires. The name stands for “good faith” to reflect his family’s history in the coffee business and a symbol of trust for his clients. They also sell “Bocaditos” (sweet...
Chacras de Coria, Mendoza Province, Argentina
Chacras de Coria is a picturesque suburb approximately 20 minutes southwest of downtown Mendoza. Framed by the Cordon del Plata mountains, Chacras de Coria is ideal for exploring the area’s wineries by bicycle. Several tour agencies like Kahuak...
Av. Emilio Civit 2, M5500 Mendoza, Argentina
In business for eighty years, the Soppelsa family knows a thing or two about making artisanal ice cream. They have 42 flavors ranging from standard to exotic like Dulce de Leche with Brownies, Vanilla al Malbec and Mascarpone with Fruit from the...
Av. San Martín 802, M5500 Mendoza, Argentina
Duck into Dün Ken for coffee, fresh squeezed OJ and delectable pastries. You'll be amongst locals taking a break from work, or perhaps brokering deals on neutral ground in their neighborhood cafe. Try the Alfajores de Maicena, a house specialty....
Av. Emilio Civit 277, M5500 Mendoza, Argentina
Via Civit is a famous confiteria, or sweet shop, in Mendoza. Located on Emilio Civit, the avenue that takes you to General San Martin Park, the bakery has something sugary to tickle your senses. They offer a wide variety of coffee drinks including...
Av. Emilio Civit 556, M5500 Ciudad Mendoza, Mendoza, Argentina
Kato Café is a trendy coffee house and bar with international style. The brushed concrete floors, vaulted ceilings and stone walls give it an Aspen-like feel. The traditional Mendocenean tortitas raspadas (kind of like a pressed biscuit) are a...
Av. San Martín Sur 2875, M5501 Godoy Cruz, Mendoza, Argentina
Palmares Open Mall is an upscale open-air mall that could have been plucked from any wealthy American suburb. It’s laden with popular restaurants, a movie theater, supermarket and over 120 stores, mostly Argentine brands. If you’re itching for...
- 1 Travel News Airbnb Wants to Pay for You to Live in This Italian Village for a Whole Summer
- 2 Hiking + Cycling 6 Dream Hikes in the United States (and How to Score the Permits)
- 3 Travel for Good Here’s What You Need to Know About Getting Tickets to See “Hamilton” in Puerto Rico
- 4 Where to Go Next Where to Travel in 2019 According to Your Astrological Sign
- 5 Gear The Best Luggage for 2019