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Bardon's Wonder Freeze

1100 E Front St, Traverse City, MI
+1 231-941-4326
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good20%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“sundae” (4 reviews)
“ice cream” (18 reviews)
“great treats” (2 reviews)
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1100 E Front St, Traverse City, MI
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Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

For an ice cream treat on the east side of town be sure to check out bardon's. , virtually unchanged for the last 40 or 50 years, it's a real treat to visit this old style ice cream stop. A traditional vintage building, all original...More

Thank dturcott
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

We were looking for a quick meal while traveling through Traverse City and this fit the bill. We had the homemade sloppy joes, chips and drinks and ate at their picnic tables. Friendly service and a nice change from fast food chains. I believe it's...More

Thank AndyKansasCity
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Walked to get some ice cream from our hotel. Had a couple scoops of black cherry ice cream in a waffle cone. Good quality ice cream and friendly service.

Thank Wes Y
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Delicious ice cream with classic and local flavors such as mackinaw fudge (vanilla ice cream with swirls of mackinaw fudge), mint with chocolate (mint ice cream with fudge and mint cookies) as well as soft serve options and classics such as banana splits, sundaes, etc....More

Thank Beth and Tim O
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

They have absolutely amazing cherry ice cream with dark cherry toppings. Fabulous!!! Hard and soft serve. Many toppings and great service.

Thank 4youandme
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Loved this place so much we went twice on vacation. It is an old fashioned ice cream place and is cheap for the amount of ice cream you get. It seemed popular with the locals too as there were large crowds at times.

Thank cbriggerman2001
Reviewed 9 June 2017

There always are long lines at Bardon's and it's obviously a local favorite. The prices are very reasonable and the quality is very average.

Thank mastbash
Reviewed 4 June 2017

I just had one of the most delicious, scrumptious strawberry shakes in the world world. My granddaughter brought one to Lansing, MI from Traverse City for my birthday. I've many many Bardon's strawberry shakes and I was not in the least disappointed. I called and...More

Thank Donald B
Reviewed 5 May 2017

One of 2 really good soft serve spots in TC. Very good quality product plus they have hard ice cream. Always nice help and fair prices. Only negative is trying to turn left when exiting parking lot but that has become a TC standard.

Thank Bill H
Reviewed 13 August 2016

The girl that helped us was sweet and upbeat and suggested that my little girls not get more than a small twist (they wanted to order a medium) which was a great suggestion as they were huge! I couldn't choose and she suggested a turtle...More

Thank mom23jgl
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1100 E Front St, Traverse City, MI
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-941-4326
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