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English first
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57 reviews 57 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

Many of the flavors are very good. I usually like a small number (two or three) at a time, which is great, so I can get a 3 scoop during my visit. It's great for dates, friends, family, and the occasional solo trip.

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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

Every time we're in Gainesville we make it a point to stop by this little gem of a place and get us some homemade ice cream. Tucked away in a little strip mall, this ice cream shop is NOT to be missed if you're looking for somewhere for dessert. I highly recommend the house chocolate and the wife really enjoys... More 

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Gainesville
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27 reviews 27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

I've been a fan of Sweet Dreams since they opened. It's the right combination of funky charm and great flavors, served up by a friendly staff happy to get sample tastes for puzzled fans wanting to try out Kulfi or their Jack Daniels blend. The only thing that stopped me from giving it five stars is last time I was... More 

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Gainesville, Florida
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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

I've lived in the area for 30+ years and like to support local businesses as as opposed to the chains when possible. This place has 20 or more flavors of home made ice cream or sherbet daily. The constantly changing menu includes things that are way out and I might not try but how creative can you get! I'm not... More 

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Lake Butler, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

With my husband we take time to visit this great ice cream shop at least two times a month! Ice cream or sherbets are a sweet tradition for our family! Sweet Dreams welcomes everyone, there is plenty of seating inside and outside, and toys and games for a longer visit.

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Tampa, Florida
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90 reviews 90 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

My family found this great mom-and-pop hip stop while visiting Gainesville. We were thrilled to find delicious flavorful ice cream in unique flavors. Particularly the rose flavor with actual rose petals inside. Delicious! They have root beer floats with draught Abita root beer, homemade waffle cones and a cheerful staff that invites you to taste every flavor. We frequented this... More 

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Gainesville, FL
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79 reviews 79 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Over the past two days I have sampled some of the finest homemade ice cream I have ever eaten. Rose, spiced stout and maple bacon - incredible! This is the best ice cream in Gainesville and the service is fantastic.

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

This place is SO GOOD. It's easy to get to, easy to park, affordable, and the ice cream is REALLY REALLY GOOD! just go.

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Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014 via mobile

While waiting on a baseball game to begin at UF, we used Trip Advisor to locate an ice cream shop. Sweet Dreams was in a reasonable location near the college. It was hot out and the stream of people that came in was steady. The young ladies serving ice cream were polite. We explained to them it was our first... More 

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Gainesville, Florida
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

Run by GPD they feature hand made Ice Cream in an ever growing variety of flavors. while on the expensive side the flavor is well worth it

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Additional Information about Sweet Dreams Ice Cream

Address: 3437 W University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32607
Phone Number: (352) 378-0532
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Gainesville
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Ice Cream

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