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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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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night

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  • 3
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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
Worth waiting in line for

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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
Johnp1126
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Sacramento
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Sacramento
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89 reviews 89 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
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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Fair Oaks, California
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36 reviews 36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Been coming here since I was six- and that's a LONG time! Nothing has changed and that's a great thing! Old time service and quality makes this a Sacramento institution. The lines can be long and the seating limited but don't let that deter you from some outstanding ice cream confections! The original booths and decor are a time warp... More 

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Sacramento, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Three booths inside, wooden - with initials carved in them, a free water jug and little cups, and homemade ice cream flavors to die for. Lots of outdoor tables on the sidewalk where you can gossip with your neighbors. They also sell sandwiches, soup and baked ice cream goodies. Famous all over Sacramento.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Its the place you go in the late Summer afternoon/evening to eat icecream with friends and neighbors. In my opinion the icecream is the best.....yah .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

since 1940 Gunther's ice Cream has been a favorite for Sacramento residents.i love turning my friends onto Gunther's.many flavors and great old fashioned sundaes and banana splits.From the old fashioned neon sign out front,indoor booths,and outdo or seating,plus a large window inside where you can watch the magic happen where they make the ice cream it's a must check out... More 

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Sacramento
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Gunters makes their own ice cream so it is very good. They have other locations too in the Sacramento area. We go to the one on the corner of 65th and Folsom Blvd as it's closer to where we live. it is in the the center on the corner. Drive through the center and it is on the west side... More 

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Sacramento, California, United States
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46 reviews 46 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I didn't say that they are they best restaurant as all I had was their ice cream and not sure they have anything else. We went for ice cream and boy was there ever a line...out the door. The good thing is that there are plenty of people serving you so the line did go down quickly. The ice cream... More 

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Sacramento, CA
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12 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Gunther's is "the" place to go in Sacramento for ice cream, especially on a hot summer afternoon. But be sure to at least swing by at night sometime to see the gorgeous retro neon sign of a scoop of ice cream flying in the air! Great place both for visitors and locals.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Good ice cream, crowded, long lines and wait time in summer, pricey for ice cream. Nice for sitting outside in summer.

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Sacramento, California
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33 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We went to Gunthers on a warm evening and I almost turned around as the line went out the door and around the corner of the building. My son insisted that the line went relatively quickly and that it would be worth the wait. It certainly was. The ice cream was very rich and buttery and full of fresh fruit.... More 

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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 0 - 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?