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) #5 of 13 Dessert in Bloomington #55 of 299 Places to Eat in Bloomington €€ - €€€
4531 E 3rd St, Bloomington, IN 47401-5553
+1 812-331-8979
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good27%
  • Average13%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“sundae” (2 reviews)
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4531 E 3rd St, Bloomington, IN 47401-5553
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Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

Do yourself a favor and go to Brusters. I had the wedding cake ice cream which is black raspberry swirled with almond cake batter ice cream. It was unbelievably good. So creamy and the flavors were so clear. The raspberry actually tasted like raspberry, not...More

Thank Elsbeth S
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Bruster's is a purveyor of ice cream that is to die for. You walk up to the window and tell them what you would like, as there is no indoor seating. There are the odd benches to sit on in front or behind their building.There's...More

Thank boilermaker76
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Love Brusters ice cream and waffle cones!! Best tasting and reasonably priced. All the workers are super friendly 😊

Thank Kathryn B
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Love the coffee ice cream. If you ask, they will give you a dish of vanilla with a dog biscuit for your doggie.

Thank gazooby
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Great flavors and service. But find the size of the serving stingy. I'm a petite female and usually the servings in restaurants are too big. Through the years I've seen the serving size go from generous to stingy. Though it's still delicious it's stingy and...More

Thank Hoosiers12
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Really good ice cream, lots of flavors, and half price if it is raining. Love the big waffle cones. Try black raspberry with chocolate chunks.

Thank cmeyer634
Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

Another great trip to Brusters. Black raspberry chocholate chunk was outstanding! The root beer floats were also great. Service was quick and enthusiastic. We like stopping here while in Bloomington.

Thank scokog
Reviewed 7 March 2016

We have stopped here several times and each time we have to bring our dog. They ask before even asking for your order if we would like a puppy sundae for our dog. They ask if you would like a sample before ordering of something...More

Thank 2Colorado2013
Reviewed 24 October 2015 via mobile

We have been enjoying Brusters ice cream for at least 15 years. The flavors are many and delicious and the service excellent! Unfortunately though the prices aren't shrinking the size of the scoop has. Always I have ordered a single scoop and thought them generous....More

1  Thank Hoosiers12
Reviewed 16 October 2015 via mobile

Sometimes, I just really need a pint of ice cream that's not Ben and Jerry's. Bruster's has awesome ice cream that solves this problem. The pistachio is better than BJ's and I definitely recommend any pumpkin flavor in the fall (although pumpkin cheesecake is the...More

Thank CoasterHiker1991
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4531 E 3rd St, Bloomington, IN 47401-5553
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Bloomington
  • Phone Number: +1 812-331-8979
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