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Norman's Ice Cream and Freezes

2801 Leavenworth St, Ste 40, San Francisco, CA 94133-1129
+1 415-346-3046
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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2801 Leavenworth St, Ste 40, San Francisco, CA 94133-1129
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Searched for an ice cream shop in Fisherman's wharf and found Normans hidden away. Lovely Mitchell ice cream, like everything in San Francisco, not cheap, but good.

Thank HelenandAndy08082011
Reviewed 1 week ago

Above friendly, family operated ice cream shop. They offer SFO Mitchell's Ice Cream, which is ranked the city's best for many years. A good selection of flavors.

Thank Trixter2013
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small mom & pop ice cream shop. It was delicious! Hidden away from the regular tourist area but worth the visit. You won't be disappointed!

Thank Stephanie M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The coconut was so good I went back for more the next day! The praline and caramel sundae was absurdly delicious as well. There is no skimping on the serving size either. Be aware this is a standing room only establishment and you will most...More

Thank jim m
Reviewed 5 September 2017

They have a great selection and the ice cream is absolutely delicious. Is in The Cannery Shopping Center.

Thank Rene M
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Staf are very friendly and let you try a few flavours (without me asking first)before buying an ice cream....hands down the best ice cream I had during my trip... had the Mint Choc. Top marks guys, thanks :)

Thank Simon C
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Last time we were in San Francisco (5-years ago) we visited Normans on a daily basis! So when we returned, we were delighted that its still thriving and hasn't changed a bit. Norman is a a lovely man, ice cream is fantastic with some truly...More

Thank TJB333333
Reviewed 8 August 2017

I had Coconut ice cream that was very good. The staff were so nice too! There are a few tables to sit at outside. They offer tea, but I don't recommend that as the water used did not taste very good. But the ice cream...More

Thank Rachell S
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Normans is a great mom-and-pop ice cream scoop shop near Fisherman’s Wharf. The couple who operate it are really nice – really nice! They are very friendly and go out of their way to be helpful. The ice cream is Mitchells Filipino ice cream and...More

Thank dragonrees
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Really nice ice creams and Soda Floats, juices etc Little tiny shop serving extremely good ice cream. The Ubu (Yam) was lovely. Happy to offer a taste of any you wish. The Rum and Raisin and the Cookie dough flavours were really good. my pineapple...More

Thank Tabora1
Fisherman’s Wharf
Packed with family-friendly entertainment, quality
hotels, and good food, there’s something for everyone
at Fisherman’s Wharf. From street performers and
historic cable cars to art galleries and museums, a
postcard-worthy photo is available on every corner.
Bring your appetite: seafood lovers will be rewarded
with Dungeness crab and sourdough bread bowls, while
Ghirardelli Square will satiate anyone’s sweet tooth
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2801 Leavenworth St, Ste 40, San Francisco, CA 94133-1129
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Fisherman’s Wharf
  • Neighbourhood: Fisherman’s Wharf
  • Phone Number: +1 415-346-3046
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