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Ghirardelli Soda Fountain & Chocolate Shop

Downtown Disney, Marketplace, 1710 E Buena Vista Dr, Orlando, FL 32830
(407) 934-8855
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Ranked #25 of 3,099 restaurants in Orlando
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Dessert, Ice Cream
Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

I ordered a big Chocolate Milkshake to share and it was to die for, really good, rich and creamy. The staff was excellent and fun. My friend got an ice cream cone with one scoop that she couldn't even finish. It was all very good

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Oxford, Pennsylvania
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

The treats at this place are amazing. The only slight downside is that it is hard to find a place to sit and you usually end up walking around or sitting outside somewhere to eat.

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Aberdeen
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

I visited in October 2013 after someone at out hotel recommended this place. This is the best ice cream sundae I have ever had and nothing has compared to it since! I had the salted caramel sundae with milk chocolate fudge! Amazing! It was very busy even on a quiet day in downtown disney however the staff were efficient and... More

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Miami, Florida
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57 reviews 57 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

Icecream was very good. They were huge! I couldn't finish my scoop. The waffle cone was excellent. The price wasn't bad either, we paid 20 for4 ice creams

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Orlando, Florida
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43 reviews 43 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

Always seems to be busy and for good reason...the service is always with a smile. The treats are always tasty and keep the kids happy

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Orlando, Florida
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80 reviews 80 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

My overarching love of ice cream and chocolate is the only thing keeping this review a 4 and not a 2 or 3. The ice cream/shakes/sundaes/drinks are ALWAYS amazingly delicious. However, be prepared to wait in unorganized chaos to even find the line, let alone get to the front. They need a better plan or more ordering stations. This time... More

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Cincinnati
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35 reviews 35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

The ice cream at Ghirardelli is spectacular. No question. The crowds are there for a good reason. But, if one is looking for a calm, pleasant place to sit and enjoy a treat, this place is too busy and so much in the middle of all the action to be calm at all. I am sympathetic to the young staff... More

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Orlando, Florida
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Where else but Disney could you spend this much on ice cream and still enjoy it. Our favourites mint choc chip and cookie and cream.

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Stockton
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33 reviews 33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Well worth a vist the last time I visited America 2yrs ago I called in and the menu has been changed, I don't like cream so as with everywhere in America you ask for something and you get it,ok so the places is busy and it's about 10 dollars and more for a Ice Cream but it is very nice,just... More

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Coconut Creek, Florida, USA
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125 reviews 125 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Been here several times now, prices have always been super high and service is slow. One time they forgot our order after waiting 25 minutes. Theirs never any seating either. The ice cream, shakes and the sundaes are pretty good though.

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