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The Ice Cream Bar

) #22 of 142 Dessert in San Francisco #333 of 4,891 Places to Eat in San Francisco €€ - €€€ American
815 Cole St, San Francisco, CA 94117-3907
+1 415-742-4932
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good26%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“ice cream” (40 reviews)
“banana split” (6 reviews)
“waffle cone” (6 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
American
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
815 Cole St, San Francisco, CA 94117-3907
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1 - 10 of 83 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great ice creams and huge portions. They also serve alcoholic cocktails and sodas with ice creams. Not very expensive and super nice staff.

Thank Jack F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went around 9:30PM on a Saturday and the place was very busy. You take a number to be called to order. Reasonable prices and good ice cream but very limited seating. Good visit after another event to close the night standing up, chatting, and...More

Thank Ceki H
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

The ice cream bar is a delicious throwback to the days of ice cream parlours. Killer grilled cheese sandwiches, soup etc. ice cream for everyone...gluten free, sorbets...chocolate is deep flavored and satisfying...ice cream flavors are true to their names... butterscotch is one of my favorites....More

Thank TravelingAbu
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

The shop has a retro look which I find very fascinating. Ordered the white macadamia nut cookie cafe au lait ice cream sandwich. Very satisfying. The ice cream was delicious although a little expensive. Worth the try.

Thank Tan D
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Our Uber driver told us about this wonderful ice cream shop. It was like stepping back in time. The chocolate ice cream was to die for. Loved it!

Thank Mary B
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Everything here is done with loving care. We ate so grateful for the Ice Cream Bar in this age of factory like mass produced overpriced restaurant experience. The Ice Cream Bar reminds you that there are still restaurant people who do it for the love...More

Thank concerneddiver
Reviewed 3 March 2017

The staff is friendly, the ice cream delicious (in their unique cornmeal? cones) and the atmosphere is truly like a step back in time. My 79 year old mom was reminded of drinking phosphates at the soda fountain in her youth.

Thank 238mariek
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

We picked this place because my daughter is vegan. They had three vegan flavors when we visited and various traditional ice cream. The vegan version we had was coconut with chocolate almonds, and it was amazingly delicious .

Thank greatfultravelr
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

We strolled in on a rainy Sunday on our way to Golden Gate Park. Didn't expect the ice cream to be that amazing. It is a bit pricy but you pay for the love and quality. Definitely worth checking out !

Thank Seb S
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

We only tried the banana split, chocolate malt and olive oil grapefruit icecream ... if only we had room for more! Classic Sosa fountain with a fantastic modern twist! Run don't walk ... get here now

Thank littlebirdey
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 815 Cole St, San Francisco, CA 94117-3907
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco
  • Phone Number: +1 415-742-4932
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