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Captain Sundae

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American, Dutch, European
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365 Douglas Ave, Holland, MI
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout

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Great ice cream joint.

They give generous size ice cream desserts with quality ingredients. I LOVE the Tommy Turtle. Nice staff too.

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 5, 2016
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

They give generous size ice cream desserts with quality ingredients. I LOVE the Tommy Turtle. Nice staff too.

Thank Dennis4804
Milford, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

Any summer night you can pass Captain Sundae and see long lines because the sweet treats are that good.

Thank P G
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Excellent place to visit for ice cream treats. Tommy Turtle is their signature ice cream treat. You will be pleased for stopping and treating yourself here.

Thank Sandi D
Holland, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Don't let the long lines dissuade you. The lines generally move pretty quick. There are many interesting menu options. Lots of variety.

Thank KellyKramer
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015

Old style soft ice cream sundae place. A tradition in Holland summers. Very good chocolate soft serve. Many innovative sundaes. Large outdoor seating area with play area for kids.

Thank Robert A
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015 via mobile

We visited Captain Sundae after reading the reviews as we were visiting Holland from out of town. What a treat! The cute names of ice creams, adorable sailor decorations and great prices made our stop worth while. We all chose an ice cream we wouldn't have normally have, including one with crushed captain crunch on top. Prices were around $3.45... More 

Thank Michelle M
Holland, Michigan
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37 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

This place is the most popular ice cream place in Holland. In the end hot fudge is hot fudge and ice cream is ice cream. It is fun to go there because there are always a lot of people an interesting conversations going on. This place is been popular for years and years. The service is always good.

Thank mauchtu
Nazareth, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

Was stopping by after a long day on business etc .....found it on my GPS and yelp reviews..... So much to choose from - ice cream was de-lish.....if you want a sample to try or deviate from what they have to choose from - just ask and they will deliver..... A must stop if you are in the area !

Thank AdVantageV12
Beaverton, Michigan
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015 via mobile

The title says it all!! Great staff! The best Ice cream in town! I always get the Lighthouse! My personal favorite! They have 2 locations in Holland with a 3rd just a short ride to Zeeland! Been going here since my youth and will always be the best in my books!

Thank Randy S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

Captain Sundae (aka "The Captain") has been a local treasure for years! I remember going there as a young child. A perfect way to close out a day at the beach or just a quick pick me up, this place is always busy. They specialize in soft serve sundaes, flurries, etc. They have hand dipped ice cream, but the soft... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 365 Douglas Ave, Holland, MI
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ottawa County  >  Holland
  • Phone Number: 6163965938

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Dutch, European

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?