eyescream and friends

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30 Passeig de Joan de Borbó, Barcelona, Spain
932 21 53 10

eyescream and friends Barcelona Reviews

EmyG EmyG
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Googly-Eyed Shaved Ice Cream May 15, 2017
Eyescream and Friends is an iconic brand of ice cream established in 2012 in Barcelona that fast became a popular “must visit” attraction for people from across the globe. It can be found on Barcelona’s Passeig de Joan de Borbó in the Barceloneta Beach neighborhood.

It serves original shaved gelato which is a combination of Italian gelato and Taiwanese shaved ice cream, served in the shape of cute little monsters with candy eyes and two delicious toppings of your choice.

Eyescream and Friends is probably the coolest ice cream shop in Barcelona, delivering unique dessert experiences for locals and tourists alike.

It's a tiny shop, with no place to seat inside, or even outside. They have a rolling outdoor ice cream cart that you can eat at outside. The gelateria is not that easy to find and if you don’t know the exact address you may easily miss it.

After entering just take a cardboard takeout box with spoon and napkin built in, with little holes for each of the foods you get to pick out. Then you order your favorite flavor of ice cream. Customers can choose from flavors such as vanilla, chocolate, cheesecake, yogurt, wildberry yogurt, mango, and strawberry. I picked wildberry and my fiance picked the strawberry, at the end they turned out to have the same colour. Then you can choose 2 toppings from all available sweets waiting for customers at the display windows. You can choose for example caramelized cookies, gummy bears, and plenty of sauces to go with your gelato! The toppings are fresh and there is actually a chiller below them. I picked kiwi sauce and gummy bears. G. picked white and black chocolate.

The last stage is to prepare the ice cream. The staff will prepare your shaved gelato in front of you using the shaver machine! Then two edible candy eyes will be placed on top of the gelato as a finishing touch. Now you can eat your ice cream friend.

The ice creams look very cool but … the taste of them is far from being delicious. They are very watery and almost tasteless. They melt before you know it.

They have also lollipops in their offer called „Kiss me Stupid!” but they were out of Stock when we were there.

They also have mineral water to sell which has a very catchy name – Tears of Joy.

To sum it up, Eyescream and Friends is a place you visit more for having fun and nice photo that you can post on Instagram (or TravBuddy :P) than to enjoy some delish ice cream. It is a nice experience but don’t expect much from the taste.
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Ils1976 says:
it all looks so cool, sad to hear the taste isn't that good!
Posted on: May 21, 2017
Paulovic says:
Congrats on being on the front page with your featured review today, Emilia! What a funny concept this is! :D
Posted on: May 17, 2017
vulindlela says:
Congrats!
Posted on: May 17, 2017
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