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Bardon's Wonder Freeze

1100 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49686-2927
+1 231-941-4326
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“ice cream” (21 reviews)
“sundae” (4 reviews)
“sloppy joes” (2 reviews)
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1100 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49686-2927
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I ordered hard ice cream, 2 different flavors. Both tasted like the ice cream was old and maybe defrosted and then refroze( freezer burn). We went to the window to let the girls working know and the one girl said she would...More

Thank KAY4010
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I reviewed this small ice cream stand five years ago and my opinion remains the same: the ice cream is worth having. While I couldn't say good things about the over-hyped Moomers this year, Bardon's didn't disappoint. The soft serve was good and the prices...More

Thank jsctraveler
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visit traverse city each summer to visit my mom and she lives right up the road from this place The shakes and ice cream are great and we go each trip with out fail Family owned a long time If you love ice cream...More

Thank tenantrep
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
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1100 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49686-2927
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-941-4326
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