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Bruster's Ice Cream

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545 W John St, Matthews, NC 28105
+1 704-708-6763
12:00 - 21:00
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Charlotte, North Carolina
1 review
Reviewed 22 April 2017

The overall taste of the ice cream no longer tasted like it used to. It seemed the flavor is more inferior.

Thank elikar618
Akron, OH
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Like to stop here when visiting family in Matthews. Ice cream is delicious with lots of variety. Generous portion size. Outdoor seating only.

Thank Skye53
Atlanta, Georgia
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224 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016

I work right across the street so I look at it every day and think of how good it is. I have been disciplined and only gone once...I walked outside and smelled fresh waffle cones!

Thank Helix88
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41 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2016

Very good ice creams... Milk shakes... My whole family loves the ice cream from here... Kids especially loves the cake ice cream.

Thank Geo J
Matthews, North Carolina
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Bruster's has friendly people, a clean atmosphere, plenty of seating, LOTS to choose from at a great location.

Thank jmlbrm
Charlotte, North Carolina
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29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2016

Hard to find these old style walk up to the window ice cream places. The ice cream is very good and a great stop after a game or on a summer evening.

Thank Shadowfax44
Charlotte nc
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38 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2016 via mobile

The best place to get a good thick shake. They also have great hand scooped ice cream. My grandson loves the free small children's cone.

Thank johnrus
North Carolina
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124 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2015

At 8:30pm the other night, I had a hankering for some ice cream. We scooted to Bruster's. There was a line even then. I had the old fashion butter-pecan. My wife had a hot fudge sundae. Good golly Miss Molly. What a way to get ready for bed. Terrific ice cream, friendly service.

Thank golden2002
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72 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2015

ooooooh my gosh. The ice cream here is so incredibly good. The selection of flavors varies, but is always amazing. This particular Brusters doesn't have a drive-through, but the people working inside (there are walk-up windows, but no indoor seating) are always friendly and really helpful. Ask for samples to help decide which of the wonderous flavors you'll want to... More 

Thank btags
Oak Ridge, North Carolina
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285 reviews
200 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2015 via mobile

First time at a Bruster's and was very impressed! Great tasting ice creams. Certainly recommend - and will visit another if I come across one

Thank Ryan K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 545 W John St, Matthews, NC 28105
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Matthews
  • Phone Number: +1 704-708-6763

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