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Sebastian Joe's Ice Cream Cafe

1007 W Franklin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55405-3138
612-870-0065
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Ranked #19 of 1,588 Restaurants in Minneapolis
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $20
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Dessert, Ice Cream
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
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Lino Lakes, Minnesota
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45 reviews 45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW via mobile

This is the place for great variety and quality ingredients. They never disappoint. Always a varied selection of old favorites and new flavors. Just wish they were closer. Love it.

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Eden Prairie, Minnesota
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59 reviews 59 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I'm a little on the fence as to how to rate S.J.'s ice cream and cone. It is good, don't get me wrong, but it didn't send me out of this world, and for all the hype I've heard, I guess I was expecting more. Perhaps the fact that the heath crunch on the cone tasted stale is making me... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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7 reviews 7 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

I believe their ice-cream is home-made, even if it's not it's still fantastic! Great local feel with a few nice comfy chairs to sit in while you eat the amazing ice-cream. A large selection of flavors with some that change seasonally.

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Winnipeg
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

On our first annual summer trip to or through the Twin Cities seven years ago, we discovered Grand Ole Creamery. Oh what a joyous discovery. Every summer since then we have stopped in at least once, even if we were just passing through town we made it our only stop. In fact, the realization that this was the first summer... More

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minneapolis
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134 reviews 134 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
150 helpful votes 150 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We love this ice cream so much that we ordered it for our wedding! Great local place, wonderful flavors, long lines but they usually go pretty quick. They're even busy in the winter, that's how good it is! My favorites - raspberry chocolate chip and garlic almond, seriously!

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Los Angeles, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

If you are in the area, or even if you aren't....you must go here for a treat. They have the best selection and the most delicious ice cream in Minneapolis. The kids loved it and we can't wait to go back!

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Cairo, Egypt
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79 reviews 79 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Great flavor sand both indoor and outdoor seating. Lots of newspapers to read and meet people. In winter it has a gas fireplace. Summer there is a large turtle sculpture. Kid friendly.

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Robbinsdale, Minnesota
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44 reviews 44 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We love sebastian joe's and frequent whenever we can handle the calories. =) Our favorite thing to do is get the banana split (the best value) and we love to get oreo, nicollet pot hole, and salted caramel as our three scoops. So delicious!

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Chicago, Illinois
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21 reviews 21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 via mobile

My son and I love ice cream so when ever we travel we look for a good place to get our ice cream fix. Sebastian Joes was good, slightly over priced ice cream. We both had the Oreo and sat outside to enjoy. The tables are street side but not too busy when we were there. We both enjoyed our... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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138 reviews 138 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

this is likely my 2nd favorite spot for Ice Cream, and everything here is good if not great. the chocolate dipped (dark choc.) cones are amazing, and they have a peanut butter/coffee flavor that is awesome. salted caramel isn't as good as izzy's though. the line here was at least 100 people long and im not kidding. many people actually... More

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