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708 Lighthouse Ave, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-2522
+1 831-642-9789
Today
13:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 13:00 - 21:00
Mon 15:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 13:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 13:00 - 22:00
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Livermore, California
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Kids liked the ice cream but it stunk inside and felt dirty. I am wondering when the health inspector last came?

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Thank tobshan
Expat in Germany
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you're looking for a funky, eclectic place to grab some good ice cream, stop in here! It's difficult to describe the decor, but think vintage books, posters, records, and lots of packing tape! If you love 60's-70's Rock-n-Roll memorabilia, this is your utopia. It's kinda like enjoying ice cream in your funky, vinyl loving uncle's kitchen.

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Thank Angela R
Groveland, California
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

It is a very interesting place with lots of 60's collections. It just doesn't have that clean feel that would make you think that the ice cream is fresh.

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Thank pattond49
Salt Lake City, Utah
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

Good location, in downtown Pacific Grove. Atmosphere is 60's with old posters and records all over. Lots of flavors of ice cream.

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Thank michaelslc2016
Carmel, California
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Who doesn't love the Beatles? But it's not about that. It's about the place being dusty. And not just dusty, but having a clear film of filth on some of the memorabilia is really off putting for a place serving food. The ice cream itself tasted cheap, and off brand. I would never come here again. Very disappointing for such... More 

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Thank ricefluff
Urbandale, Iowa
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

If you do, this is the place for you. They have so much Beatles memorabilia covering just about every square inch. It was awesome to see. We just dropped in and discovered this by accident. Oh yeah. The ice cream was excellent as well. ;-)

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Thank Richard B
Oakdale, United States
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98 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Well once again a trip to this area would not be complete without a visit to one of my favorite places. Enjoyed their truly unique ice cream and coffee. Not to mention the great staff and throw back decorations to the 60's.

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Thank lasitertravel
San Jose, California
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

This is one place you always have room for. The ice cream is soon good and they give a generous portion Enjoy it until you get "brain freeze" Hard to choice what flavor - even the vanilla is great!

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Thank Augustbaby53
Modesto, CA
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220 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

This place is a little out of the way. However, it is worth a visit. They have great ice cream and the place is filled with rock memoribilia, primarily Beatles. Every square inch of wall and display area is filled with memoribilia. There are also old LP's from the sixties and seventies for sale. Music always playing and the vibe... More 

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Thank DrDadrwp
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

The ice cream was good but expensive. The place was cluttered and therefore some stuff was dusty, etc. We went because we were intrigued by the horrible reviews. First time we went somewhere because of the bad reviews which actually made me LOL. Not as bad as some have written but again, wouldn't go back.

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Thank Mario D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 21:00
Monday
15:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
13:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
13:00 - 21:00
Thursday
13:00 - 21:00
Friday
13:00 - 22:00
Saturday
13:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 708 Lighthouse Ave, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-2522
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Pacific Grove
  • Phone Number: +1 831-642-9789

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?