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Great Lakes Ice Cream Co

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901 E Ashman St, Midland, MI 48642
(989) 698-0173
Today
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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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
Fun flavors, friendly staff!

Lots of fun. Three singles and a child size was 15.00. I found it reasonable for such great quality and fun atmosphere. Staff was helpful and willing to let us sample all of the flavors :)

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
SSalak
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23 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Detroit, Michigan
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

A locally-owned family shop that makes all their ice creams and cakes on site, and all their ice creams are absolutely delicious. Excellent prices, excellent flavors, excellent service. .

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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Lots of fun. Three singles and a child size was 15.00. I found it reasonable for such great quality and fun atmosphere. Staff was helpful and willing to let us sample all of the flavors :)

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Midland, Michigan
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

I found this ice cream place was very expensive to take the family. It was a different experience. The price of a ice cream varried so much! The price depended on what kind of cone you wanted, then what kind of ice cream, and you paid according on the weight! I was surprised at the cost! It was more than... More 

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Midland, Michigan
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

This is the best ice cream in town. There is a bike rack out back so you can lock up your bike while you kick back on their nice homey porch and enjoy your cool treat after. Go inside to make your order. There's seating inside as well.

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Saginaw, Michigan
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 via mobile

I am in love with ice cream, homemade ice cream is another dimension and then make it special unique flavors and you are in ice cream bliss! Once you come here you will have a new appreciation for good ice cream!

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Mid-Michigan
Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

We always enjoy "Wake Up Call" (best coffee ice cream we've had anywhere - very strong) and "Pictured Rocks." Prices are reasonable for homemade ice cream and owner is very friendly. See you again soon!

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New York City, New York
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71 reviews 71 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We have made several visits to Great Lakes Ice Cream when visiting family in Midland. This town is lucky to have a community-invested establishment with a wonderful product. There is definitely a homey feeling in the small store with cut-out canoe benches. There is outdoor seating and a yard for the kids to run around on their sugar buzz. Although... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Great Lakes icecream is so good and the facility is so clean we love walking with our kids to get icecream

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Indianapolis, Indiana
Top Contributor
83 reviews 83 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We love Great Lakes Ice Cream! This is a great spot for family and friends to enjoy a good high quality ice cream cone. If you want cheap ice cream, go to Dairy Queen, this is not that. They always have unique flavors, of which the mint chocolate with andies mints is my favorite, but they have plenty of others.... More 

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Midland, Michigan
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35 reviews 35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

Ice cream is pretty good but man, tiny servings and a huge price. I thought ColdStone Creamery was expensive till I was at GL a few times. I'd go to CS in a heartbeat if we still had one.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 901 E Ashman St, Midland, MI 48642
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Midland
  • Phone Number: (989) 698-0173

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Dessert
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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