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Lighthouse Ice Cream & Yogurt

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5059 Newport Ave Ste 102, San Diego, CA 92107-3030
11:00 - 22:00
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Right across the street from ocean beach hotel so it was an easy decision! Super creamy and yummy! Recommend!!

Thank Zoie D
Madison, Wisconsin
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190 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

Okay, it has blueberries, it's shaped like a waffle, and there is ice cream. Not just any ice cream, mind you... We're talking about DEATH BY CHOCOLATE here! If dying by chocolate is an option, then sign me up now! The only way this ice cream could be any better is if somehow it was between two blueberry waffles. No,... More 

Thank SuperTed19
Lawrenceville, New Jersey
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Stumbled across Lighthouse Ice Cream by accident; glad we did. Maui Wowie sherbet was amazing, as were all of our group's selections.

Thank stevens042791
Cary, North Carolina
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68 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016

Slap yo Momma good, I can't say enough great things about this hole in the wall. The maple walnut ice-cream on a waffle with bacon was OMG AMAZING. Cash only so hit the ATM before going in.

Thank Rick T
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

I was lured in by the aromatic sent of waffles and ice cream! I had no choice but to try! Who could resist the idea of ice cream mushed together in between 2 warm waffles!These delightful treats are offered in two flavors only: chocolate and original (coconut). Yumm-oh! This is a cash-only business, and if the 2 employee that night... More 

Thank Yvette M
Mount Vernon
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53 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2016

Very small inside and very busy. Great number of choices for ice cream and cones. We enjoyed the ice cream and the waffle cones. Very good and friendly service.

Thank 1952Kim
South Venice, Florida
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2016

Great ice-cream!!!!! ranged from hot fudge sundaes to waffle cones. and serving was more than adequate for price!!

Thank sandibill2
San Diego, California
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2016

Local family owed and great service. I recommend the hot waffle ice cream sandwich or a waffle cone with a couple scoops :0)

Thank GaleForce01
Palo Alto, California
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113 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2016

The best ice cream in San Diego. The best is to get your ice cream served between two warm rectangles of waffle. Amazeballs

Thank Ted L
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2016

I visited on several occasions during my stay as I just had to keep coming back. The Dark chocolate peanut butter ice cream is absolutely heavenly! There is a huge choice of desserts and drinks, all of which are good value. The servers are happy to provide samples too.

Thank rhinomittens

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5059 Newport Ave Ste 102, San Diego, CA 92107-3030
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
Ocean Beach area-- YUM! 144 reviews on YELP.

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