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Gunther's Quality Ice Cream

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2801 Franklin Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95818-2719
916-457-6646
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10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night

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  • 69
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  • 28
    Very good
  • 4
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
So creamy!

We stopped at Gunther's while driving through Sacramento. When we pulled up the line was out the door. Part of us wanted to move on but we decided to check it out since it was #1 on trip advisor for ice cream and the line was so long. Our kids got another cones - crunchy, not the amazing, fluffy... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
Erin J
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Houston
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Houston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

We stopped at Gunther's while driving through Sacramento. When we pulled up the line was out the door. Part of us wanted to move on but we decided to check it out since it was #1 on trip advisor for ice cream and the line was so long. Our kids got another cones - crunchy, not the amazing, fluffy New... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015 via mobile

I grew up with Sweet Retreat in San Jose and Marianne's in Santa Cruz and my favorite is Salt & Straw in Portland. If you've had interesting and high quality icecream at a similar or lower price with more generous servings, don't get your hopes up here. They have the location and hipster, vintage ambiance (along with the old/grungy feel),... More 

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Roseville, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Always a treat to head to Gunther's! The location takes you back to the 40's. Just voted California's best ice cream by Foursquare user, Gunther's offers a great variety of homemade choices. Personally, I can't pass on their ice cream...any of it! Good seating outside the shop too. The only downside...I don't live in the house across the street

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Best ice cream in sac. Chocolate covered bannanas, chocolate mousse. Soooooo delicious. I love little small place like this because you know they care about quality

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Sacramento, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

This place is the perfect way to end your week. I went on a Sunday night with a friend. The weather was perfect, the place was packed, the choices were pretty much unlimited. We decided to sit outside to enjoy our Mango Fruit Freeze's. You will definitely see happy faces, hear interesting conversations, and delight your taste buds at the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Just a good old fashioned ice cream parlor! When my family and I are craving a sweet treat we know we are headed to Gunther's! My personal favorite is a 50/50 with mango freeze and vanilla ice cream...delicious!!! Everything is wonderful but like all good things prepare for a little wait (yes even in the winter).

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Sacramento, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Great ice cream, iconic business and great location. Always busy so be prepared to wait in line but well worth it.

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

I've been going to Gunthers for many many years, so did my parents and Grandmother. Always fresh, always good.

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Great Ice Cream, When you say "Gunther's" that is all you have to say, some people complete your sentence and say Ice Cream Parlor. Folks that ICE CREAM is that good. Just say "Gunther's" and watch some people and their mouth will begin to water.

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Sacramento
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Great homemade ice cream and frozen treats. hte line is out the door for good reason. After 75 years they still put out a quality product.

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Additional Information about Gunther's Quality Ice Cream

Address: 2801 Franklin Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95818-2719
Phone Number: 916-457-6646
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sacramento
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20
Cuisine: Ice Cream

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2801 Franklin Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95818-2719
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sacramento
  • Phone Number: 916-457-6646

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: Ice Cream
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?