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Blue Bunny Ice Cream Parlor

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Address: 115 Central Ave. NW, Le Mars, IA 51031-3518
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+1 712-546-4522
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10:00 - 21:00
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 21:00

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Ice Cream!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

All of the ice cream is excellent. The ice cream parlor is clean, roomy and comfortable. The gals behind the counter are friendly and patient. There were four adults in the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Arnold B
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

All of the ice cream is excellent. The ice cream parlor is clean, roomy and comfortable. The gals behind the counter are friendly and patient. There were four adults in the party. It was around 5:30 PM. There were a few people in the room. We have been there in the summer time and the line goes out the door... More 

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Thank Arnold B
Fishers, Indiana
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331 reviews
106 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Blue Bunny Ice Cream Parlor serves as a local retail outlet for the factory and includes the Blue Bunny museum. If your in the area it's worth a stop. The museum is small but interesting and the ice cream is very good.

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Thank DMJA21
Colton, South Dakota
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17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped in for ice cream and came out with a history lesson as well. Good products, quick service. Biggest complaint is no menu board and the staff didn't bother to show us menus. We realized after ordering and about the time we left they actually had menus.

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Thank dustinw277
Chicago, Illinois
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this was an awesome place for Ice Cream. Can see why La Mars is the ice cream capital of the world with a place like this. :)

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Thank tjsundance
Meridian, Mississippi
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is unlikely you will come through Le Mars, Iowa unless this is where you are heading or if you're on the way somewhere else. I was on the way to somewhere else and saw the signs for the "Ice Cream Capital of the World!" and had to stop. Is it incredible homemade ice cream? No. But is it fresh... More 

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Thank msudawg12
N.W. Iowa
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26 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went here after my son's 8th birthday. He loved the selection. Many flavors that you can't buy in the store. Very neat and clean inside. Tons of selection of ice cream and ways to have it. Love going here but it's a bit pricey so we don't go every time we come to Le Mars.

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Thank NWIowamom
Storm Lake
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15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017

This is a great place to stop if you love ice cream. It's a old time ice cream parlor but newly built plus a gift shop.

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Iowa
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

We waited 15 minutes at a table and four servers looked right at us and went back to standing around. This is the second time we've had this happen and we won't be back.

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1 Thank mtcowgirl
Le Mars
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Great place to visit and enjoy a scoop of a variety of flavors of ice cream - we had the sugar waffle cones - my husband had the chocolate chip ice cream and I had peanut butter/chocolate- we throughly enjoyed every bite!! You won't be disappointed only if you choose not to try it out!!!

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Thank Sue H
Persia
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26 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017

Le Mars isn't on the way to anywhere, and the ice cream parlor is off the main thoroughfare. So, one really has to make an effort to get to this delightful reconstruction of an old timey ice cream parlor. The Blue Bunny ice creameries dominate the landscape of Le Mars and it is no surprise they proudly offer their signature... More 

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