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Hula Hut & Doc Burnstein's Ice Cream

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380 Front Street, Avila Beach, CA
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast
Description: Serves breakfast and lunch. Also a gift store and ice cream shop.

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
great top off to dinner

Great girls work here and gave us plenty of samples despite being busy. Clean and happy atmosphere with yummy flavors and variety.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 18, 2015
mommisalami
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Southern California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Great girls work here and gave us plenty of samples despite being busy. Clean and happy atmosphere with yummy flavors and variety.

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Hanford
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Such a great variety of different flavors. They are all delicious. Unique atmosphere. All of our kids love it.

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Lovely place, friendly staff. Ice cream was great and so was the taffy! Would recommend if you're in the area.

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Modesto, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We grabbed a cup of ice cream on our way back to our hotel. Both of my kids had vanilla and loved it. My husband and I shared a cup of Chocolate Raspberry Merlot. It was delicious. The staff was friendly and we were glad we stopped in.

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Burbank, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

We've stopped in Hula Hut three times in the past two days while visiting Avila Beach. Twice for delicious smoothies and once for an easy breakfast beach side. My husband ordered oatmeal with brown sugar and fresh apples and I ordered a toasted bagel with smoked yellowtail, the special for the day. Tea, and a vanilla chai latte added to... More 

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Santa Clarita, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

It was about 1 pm when we arrived in Avila Beach and everything was packed and expensive. We found this place and found an empty table. The menu was priced very reasonable for where we were. Lots of different choices. We had the Italian Sub sandwich and the Asian Chicken Wrap. Both with fruit. Both were delicious and best of... More 

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Tehachapi, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

We stop in the Hula hut every time we visit or stay in Avila. Just a nice calm place to grab a cup of coffee or dessert snack.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Hula Hut is a great local hangout with great breakfast and lunch style food available throughout the day. Order at the counter and take a table inside or outside just off the beach. Creative breakfasts, tasty sandwiches. While waiting for your order, walk through the extensive gift selection. Finished eating, Get a cone or sundae from Doc Bernstein's ice cream.... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Two scoops of Motor Oil for five dollars. Okay, it was dark chocolate and Kahlua with chocolate chunks. Oh so good. This is a very popular spot on the weekend.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Thus little mom and pop shop made our mornings every day of our vacation. Yeah, the ice cream us good... But seriously, the breakfast burrito kept us coming back. The staff is super friendly, the place is super clean. Seriously... The breakfast burrito. Yummmmmmmy!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 380 Front Street, Avila Beach, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Avila Beach

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Description

Serves breakfast and lunch. Also a gift store and ice cream shop.

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