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223 S Pete Ellis Dr Ste 3A, Bloomington, IN 47408-6336
+1 812-339-9981
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11:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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85 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

This place is small, but its always a stop when we have time and are in Bloomington. Great shakes, ice cream and what Dairy Queen would call a Blizzard. Do not try any other place in town as this is the best quality, largest quantity and best value. My preference is the black or red raspberry milkshake, but I went... More 

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Thank JeffIndiana33
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164 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

We love homemade ice cream but who doesn't? Black cherry was amazing full of cherry pieces. My husband has the cherry cordial. He didn't car for it but it was a taste preference due to disliking chocolate pieces in his ice cream. Less cherry pieces in his ice cream as well. Next time black cherry all the way. Very busy... More 

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Thank Barbara S
Louisiana
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163 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

We visited around 20 minutes before closing time. They helped us right away. The ice cream was good but the service lacked a little. One order was incorrect. They made it seem like it was our mistake but it wasn't. Finally they offered to change it. I have been here many times and maybe we hit it on an off... More 

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Thank scokog
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59 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016

Jiffy Treat and Hartzell's have the exact same ice cream flavors and variety. The prices are actually lower at Jiffy Treat than Hartzell's. Jiffy Treat has a unique ice cream shop "vibe," and it is a pretty small establishment inside but they offer outdoor seating in the parking lot. I will probably start going to Jiffy Treat more often than... More 

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Thank Leigh B
Bloomington, Indiana
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77 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2015

Jiffy Treats has its pros - it is inexpensive and its cons - just about all the other local ice cream places in town are better. If it is summer, head over to Chocolate Mouse or to Brusters. If you like unusual flavors whether it is winter or summer you might like Hartzels (but their ice cream is less creamy... More 

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Thank Cox-Thurmond
Beaverton, Oregon
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417 reviews
359 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2015 via mobile

The other location was packed on a warm Sunday evening, so we drove across town to this location. Very busy, but virtually no line. Great variety of treats and food. My mom loves the hot dogs and especially the grilled ham & cheese.

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Thank Robyn D
Bloomington, Indiana
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2014

You can't go wrong heading to Jiffy Treat. They make their own ice cream and have plenty of interesting seasonal specialties like persimmon in the Fall. I'm puzzled by another review that that said they got bad ice cream, I have been going 30 years and never been disappointed. Make sure you tell them if you are not happy so... More 

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Indiana
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119 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2013

I see people standing in line and I know this is a local favorite. So we went (again). Asked for two scoops of ice cream. The bottom scoop (the biggest) was so "freezer burned" tasted like bad ice. I took it home and threw it out. The small top scoop was pretty good. The apparently have many flavors - but... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2013

I was afraid to sit down it was so dirty. I don't see what the hype is about. It's ice cream...and it's just OK ice cream. Sad little store.

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1 Thank Rathana B
Bloomington, Indiana
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2012

I prefer the Ellettsville location, but their homemade ice cream is so delicious! The Rocky Road and the Caramel Praline are the best!

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Thank Amy S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 223 S Pete Ellis Dr Ste 3A, Bloomington, IN 47408-6336
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Bloomington
  • Phone Number: +1 812-339-9981

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?