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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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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good27%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“ice cream” (38 reviews)
“scones” (12 reviews)
“long line” (7 reviews)
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12:00 - 21:30All hours
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2948 College Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705-2204
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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
Reviewed 12 February 2015

After waiting on line for ages for what was supposed to be amazing ice cream, I couldn't believe how bad this ice cream was. It should be called "Icy", not Ici, because it tasted like sweet ice. You'd be much better off with Haagen Dasz...More

Thank DavidBohm
Reviewed 11 February 2015

Not much variety, but OK. The coffee ice cream sandwich was pretty good, but expensive and small. The Salt and Straw ice cream place in Portland is much better

Thank Richard K
Reviewed 21 December 2014 via mobile

What am interesting place. If you love unique flavors this is the place to go. I am not a big ice cream enthusiast but the flavors they produce attracts even me! Check it out!! 😃

Thank Prof073147
Reviewed 4 December 2014

Awesome gelato. Burnt caramel is spectacular. It's a 20 minute walk from the Claremont, but the walk is pleasant if a bit hilly on the return.

Thank Peter A
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12:00 - 22:00
14:00 - 21:30
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12:00 - 21:30
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  • Address: 2948 College Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705-2204
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Berkeley
  • Phone Number: +1 510-665-6054
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