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Ici Ice Cream Shop

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2948 College Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705-2204
+1 510-665-6054
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Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good26%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“ice cream” (39 reviews)
“scones” (12 reviews)
“creme brulee” (2 reviews)
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2948 College Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705-2204
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11 - 20 of 87 reviews

Reviewed 7 August 2016

Ici is a tiny little store, but they have large quality ice cream. I am a chocolate lover, which is always available along with vanilla, but they have some fancy flavors that I have to try. So, I get a scoop of chocolate and a...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 26 July 2016

I went during the day so no lines. Amazing ice cream flavors. A must try. I tried the Bourbon Chocolate Chip. Delicious!

Thank NPPHOTO
Reviewed 28 December 2015 via mobile

In summer, many customers line up in front of this tiny little shop, but it is always worth waiting. I love their sorbets, for example a blend of coconut and passion fruit. They also offer seasonal ice cream like one with pumpkin for Thanksgiving. And...More

Thank fabian_zurich
Reviewed 23 September 2015

Great ice cream. Not your typical ice cream shop. Different flavors, my favorite is the lime marshmallow. You will not get heaping scoops that you are used to, but the flavors are worth it. The homemade cone is not to be missed. You will have...More

Thank AsheyJoz
Reviewed 21 August 2015

Best ever ice cream -- very creative flavors and extremely kind and friendly wait staff. Don't be afraid of the line-- it moves quickly and once you taste these frozen confections-- you'll understand.

Thank TheIndulgentTraveler
Reviewed 12 August 2015

I'd read about Ici, and as an ice cream obsessive, had to try it when in Berkeley. I was afraid my family would turn around as soon as they saw the line out the door (we visited on a Friday night), but I prevailed and...More

Thank bertha1223
Reviewed 9 August 2015

The affogato here is outstanding and many of the other flavors are not far behind. The wait can be long but it is definitely worth it. Plus the staff make every effort to expedite the line.

Thank Ben I
Reviewed 11 June 2015 via mobile

We enjoyed the flavors and variety, including the hand made cones, but the cost for just one small scoop was too high. We would go back, but might have to save up first.

Thank DannyPoika
Reviewed 19 May 2015

This is not your average ice cream parlor type ice cream so if you're looking for big scoops of generic flavors ala Fentons, this is probably not for you. Ici has a different variety of flavors everyday, only 11, but I can always find something...More

Thank SayuriDowd
Reviewed 27 April 2015

This may be the best ice cream in Berkeley. Now granted I am a huge fan of Fenton's in Oakland. But Ici and Fenton's are as different as, say, Berkeley and Oakland! Ici has the most creative, flavors I have seen since traveling in Rio....More

Thank 510thehood
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20
Restaurant features
Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
14:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 21:30
Thursday
12:00 - 21:30
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2948 College Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705-2204
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Berkeley
  • Phone Number: +1 510-665-6054
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