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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

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  • 74
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  • 28
    Very good
  • 4
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  • 2
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  • 0
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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
Just Delicious

A wonderful treat any time of the day! The staff is excellent & helpful, the ice cream, whatever the flavor, hit's the spot!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
Terry583
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Sacramento, California
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Sacramento, California
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

A wonderful treat any time of the day! The staff is excellent & helpful, the ice cream, whatever the flavor, hit's the spot!!

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Sacramento
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This is a great place family place to really enjoy some really good ice cream. During the summer hours you will may have to wait to order. This place is very popular with the locals. They have inside and outside seating, just be prepared to wait.

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Sacramento, California
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Gunther's IS great. And has been for the 30+ years we've been going--it's a half mile walk from our house. I love the chocolate peanut butter cup. But we wish it weren't so popular. This is our neighborhood ice creamery, but it is now so crowded--even on weekdays-- we don't go. However, the neon sign with the ice cream balls... More 

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Sacramento, California
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36 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

One of the two oldest true ice cream parlors in town. Lots of unique flavors including my most favorite Swiss orange chocolate chip that you can't find anywhere else. They have prepacked half gallons for those who can't get enough. Limited seating inside and out so you may need to stand or order to go on a summer Friday or... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Gunther's literally has a line every time I've gone. I visit Sac occasionally and I must always make a trip to Gunther's. Recently rated the best in all of Cali! The ice creams are just so creamy. I definitely would recommend the 50/50s, which are half ice cream and half slushee. Must try!

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Houston
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

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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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

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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
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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