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Glacier Ice Cream

3133 28th Street, Boulder, CO
(303) 440-6542
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Ranked #31 of 508 Restaurants in Boulder
Price range: $2 - $6
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: Ice Cream
Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating
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Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating
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English first
Boulder, Colorado
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102 reviews 102 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

This place has been a treat for years - our go-to place and we're lucky enough to have it in the neighborhood. It's very easy to get to on 28th Street. Not much seating inside. Probably a dozen chairs and four tables outside for warmer weather. There are always 30+ flavors of ice cream and a couple dozen of gelato.... More 

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Denver, CO
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360 reviews 360 reviews
267 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

What a great surprise! We were a group of eight friends that stopped by this place to have ice cream and we were really happy we did. I had a delicious waffle cone with Jamaica coconut and one of us had the stracciatella gelato; we were both very impressed.

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Sugar Land
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364 reviews 364 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
300 helpful votes 300 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Our family of six loves ice cream, and Glacier makes our "top 5" list with it's delicious variety of flavors and creamy texture. Cinnamon cookie dough, double dark chocolate, mint oreo, peanut butter chocolate, nutella, banana pudding...the flavors vary, and all are delicious. Thankfully you can pick at least two. We will definitely return if we are in the area.

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USA
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68 reviews 68 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Is this the best ice cream I've ever had? No, but it's delicious! I enjoyed a cup on Pearl Street Mall and it was a great treat. Lots of flavors at the stand, but not crazy flavors. Definitely give it a try and sit down to enjoy while doing some people watching.

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Canton, Michigan
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104 reviews 104 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We shared a scoop of lemon on a sunny afternoon. It was light and fluffy and not too lemony. A great treat. Not the best ice cream I've had, but it was very good.

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Whoever said it does not compare to east coast ice cream has no taste! I am from upstate New York and there is no comparison, this ice cream is a cloud in a cup, u seriously have dreams about it! The peanut butter flavors rein supreme.

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Boulder, Colorado
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

If you are used to east coast ice cream straight from the farm this ice cream does not compare. I actually prefer Ben and Jerry's. If it was not a local business I am not sure that it would stay in Boulder.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

A little overwhelmed by so many great favors at the main store... What a nice problem! I went with a more chocolate and nut theme while my daughter got fruit based favors... All were great. We went back a second time during my visit and felt the gelato was not as good as the regular ice cream. Will definitely return... More 

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Colorado
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52 reviews 52 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

Glacier is my favorite go to place for rich creamy ice cream in Boulder. My favorite flavors are the Coffee Caramel Crunch which has a coffee base, caramel and oreo cookies in it. Yum, I always ask for this flavor in my ice cream birthday cake which Glacier also makes. Fav for my husband is Pralines and Cream. Butter Pecan... More 

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Battle Creek, Michigan
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106 reviews 106 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

Stopped at Glacier based on the reviews and definitely thought it was a good choice.  The coffee caramel crunch ice cream was so deliciously coffee-y and didn't skimp on mix ins and flavor.  I initially thought the portions were a bit small, but it was plenty of ice cream when it had so much flavor. Minus one star for flat,... More 

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Additional Information about Glacier Ice Cream

Address: 3133 28th Street, Boulder, CO
Phone Number: (303) 440-6542
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Boulder
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 2 - 6
Cuisine: Ice Cream

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