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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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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“ice cream” (167 reviews)
“waffle cone” (11 reviews)
“sorbet” (4 reviews)
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114 W Branch St, Arroyo Grande, CA 93420-2602
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Reviewed 8 August 2017 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 8 August 2017 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 8 August 2017

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 7 August 2017 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 5 August 2017

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 4 August 2017 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 31 July 2017

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 27 July 2017

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 22 July 2017 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
Reviewed 19 July 2017

The theme is cute and there are a lot of flavors to choose from. The staff are well trained and keep the line moving. I had the pear sorbet and it was excellent! The coconut almont fudge was also fantastic. I try to limit sugar,...More

Thank mlaw1970
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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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 AM
12:00 PM - 9:00 AM
12:00 PM - 9:00 AM
12:00 PM - 9:00 AM
12:00 PM - 9:00 AM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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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