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Doc Burnstein's Ice Cream Lab - Arroyo Grande

114 W Branch St, Arroyo Grande, CA 93420-2602
+1 805-474-4068
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“ice cream” (164 reviews)
“sundae” (10 reviews)
“banana split” (3 reviews)
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114 W Branch St, Arroyo Grande, CA 93420-2602
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Wonderful selection of flavors some quite different than the usual ones. I been many times and always enjoyed it. Sometimes there is a line out the front door but it moves fast. I had a scoop of half Butter Brickle and half peanut butter cup,...More

Thank 828allenl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place has some great ice cream and great family environment. My family is lucky to live minutes away from here. It seems ice cream parlors are vanishing but this one is great fun with quality ice cream.

Thank JasonC185
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Of course, the ice cream is fantastic. The flavors are innovative and delicious. From the point of view of a local, truly the second best part is that the owner is so community minded. A portion of profits go to local charities. The place is...More

Thank Mary G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just a home made ice cream parlor. Great ice cream, great place for the kids. I don't know what else to add.

Thank george h
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Grabbed dinner just a few doors down from Doc's and made sure to leave room for dessert. Super friendly staff and fantastic ice cream!

Thank Sandra M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped by for dessert after a play. Huge selection - 32 or more flavors of ice cream. Tried a few flavors before deciding on Sea Salt Caramel. It was outstanding. Everybody in our group of 8 had something different. For 2 of us it was...More

Thank Levon M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love to take the grand kids here for a special treat. The ice cream is amazing and you don't have to keep the little ones quiet. There is a train running around the inside near the ceiling and the place is not quiet. Although...More

Thank janplus4
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great ice cream! Great flavors! Great atmosphere! The G-Scale train running around was a great distraction to the line we were standing in!

Thank smprgmby
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Many choice of flavors, so you will find your favorite. Delicious. Cute looking store with a model trains running around the entire store. Try an ice cream sandwich with your favorites as well. Lots of fun game and toys for sale too. We found a...More

Thank TravelerIV_10
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A must do treat for my family and offering some great flavours. If you don't know what a flavour will taste like, you can get a sample and another tip is when ordering a single scoop, you can have it half and half and thereby...More

Thank Graham D
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$7
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 09:00
12:00 - 09:00
12:00 - 09:00
12:00 - 09:00
12:00 - 09:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 114 W Branch St, Arroyo Grande, CA 93420-2602
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Arroyo Grande
  • Phone Number: +1 805-474-4068
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Nostalgic ice cream parlor with super-premium ice creams made on-site daily. Model train circles the parlor.
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