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Hula Hut & Doc Burnstein's Ice Cream

380 Front Street, Avila Beach, CA
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Ranked #1 of 23 Restaurants in Avila Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Californian
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Description: Serves breakfast and lunch. Also a gift store and ice cream shop.

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Beverly Hills, California
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123 reviews 123 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

I've never witnessed so many adults eating ice cream cones, until I walked by this shop! And once one person starts, it seems like it influences many other adults to stop and get their little waffle cone too! I think the sweet lady who lords around the shop with her apron on is the owner - she's always pleasant and... More

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Fullerton, California
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424 reviews 424 reviews
215 restaurant reviews
186 helpful votes 186 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Came here looking for the many flavors you can get at Doc's but found a very limited selection. I was disappointed to see only one chocolate ice cream option...which was a Kahlua flavor. This seemed more like a gift shop than a restaurant. My shake was $6 which seemed a bit much.

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CALI
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69 reviews 69 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This place had a sign outside that said "food" once we went inside there was definitely no food, there was ice cream, snacks, sweets, coffee, and souvenirs, lots of little knick-knacks. I was here at about 8 p.m. with my teenage girls and 3 yr old, and it was nice that they had HOT drinks. We had the Hawaiian apple... More

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CHARLES CITY
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28 reviews 28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

After checking menus on line, was anxious to have fresh fruit with a sandwich and it was on the menu. No longer available except for breakfast! While our sandwiches were good, they were pricey and side choices were chips, potato salad or coleslaw. Much nicer places have sandwiches at this price, but far better sides. I was happy to find... More

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San Clemente, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

We always stop in Hula Hut when visiting Avila Beach. They have delicious ice cream, and wonderful things to purchase for either a gift or for your house.

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Long Beach, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Good price compared to the other shops they also gift wrapped very nicely, we didn't try the food as we had already eaten at Avila Market,

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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

They have very good coffee, ice cream and a lot to look at and buy as far as food and gift items. Friendly and patient service.

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Orange, California
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60 reviews 60 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

This is a small little shop on the boardwalk in Avila, they have a small ice cream area in the store. It was some of the best Ice Cream I have had and I love me some Ice Cream! Seams to taste best sitting on the board walk looking at the ocean

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35 reviews 35 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Walked her from hotel and enjoying the views of the surf - nice coffee and simple breakfast menu - wifi - very friendly and sociable folks - no urge to be rushed away and the owner is a real character !

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Citrus Heights, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

This place is right across the street from the beach with great ocean views. We stopped here for a quick bite to eat. The chicken wrap with potato salad was delicious. After lunch we treated ourselves to a coffee drink which was yummy. I had the blended Mocha and my husband had an iced Latte. The coffee they use was... More

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

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