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1100 E Front St, Traverse City, MI
+1 231-941-4326
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Traverse City, Michigan
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493 reviews
385 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of 2 really good soft serve spots in TC. Very good quality product plus they have hard ice cream. Always nice help and fair prices. Only negative is trying to turn left when exiting parking lot but that has become a TC standard.

Thank Bill H
South Bend, Indiana
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2016

The girl that helped us was sweet and upbeat and suggested that my little girls not get more than a small twist (they wanted to order a medium) which was a great suggestion as they were huge! I couldn't choose and she suggested a turtle sundae which was super yummy. I love when the people that work there know the... More 

Thank mom23jgl
Fort Wayne, Indiana
2 reviews
Reviewed 21 July 2016

We were wondering why the long lines and now we know. Good ice cream, lots to choose from and great prices.

Thank chefcity35
Lafayette, LA
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

Our family travelled to Traverse City for vacation. We are not from the area and saw this place off of the main drag with a long line and knew it must be good. We visited after our meal and all had great treats. My wife had the upside down Bannana split, I had a peanut parfait, kids had marshmallow malt,... More 

Thank whamps11
Hartland, Michigan
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 June 2016

My husband and I were craving ice cream one evening but didn't want to go to a dairy queen or culver's, so we stopped here and I'm glad we did. They give you big portions for an amazing price. We ended up going here twice in our 4 days in Traverse City and when we visit again I'm sure we... More 

Thank Callie T
Adrian, Michigan
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95 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 May 2016

Bardon's seems like it been around forever in TC. not a dq but very good ice cream, shakes and specialties. good value for ice cream.

Thank shrewdgrud
Clinton Township, Michigan
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2015 via mobile

Stumbled on this place when craving ice cream :-) The black cherry hard serve was so good! I'll be back again, that's for sure!

Thank Ashley H
Chicago, Illinois
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28 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2015

This place reminded me of my childhood with its outdoor only seating and walk-up window. A great place to grab a cold treat on a hot night!

Thank l0ves_t0_plan
Northville, Michigan
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51 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2015

Been going here each summer since I was 8 years old! (I am now 54) 2 years ago they gave me a real cool red T shirt . When I wear it down state I always get lots of people talk about this special place!

Thank 575Deborah
Metro Detroit
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2015

The BEST strawberry shake I have ever had. They use FRESH strawberries from the area and you can taste the difference!

Thank MichiganTraveler12

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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American, Fast food
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1100 E Front St, Traverse City, MI
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-941-4326

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