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Bruster's Real Ice Cream

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Dessert, Ice Cream
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1043 Old Cedar Bluff Rd, Knoxville, TN 37923-2284
865-691-3327
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Good for:
Outdoor seating

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Excellent Ice Cream

Took the kids for an afternoon treat. Had a wide range of choices from ice cream to shakes to just about anything frozen. I had a small chocolate shake. Chocolatey and not too sweet. Creamy. Only downside is there is no inside seating, only outside.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 12, 2015
Jon C
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Shreveport, Louisiana
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  • Outdoor seating
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Shreveport, Louisiana
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149 reviews 149 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Took the kids for an afternoon treat. Had a wide range of choices from ice cream to shakes to just about anything frozen. I had a small chocolate shake. Chocolatey and not too sweet. Creamy. Only downside is there is no inside seating, only outside.

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Knoxville
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We love Bruster's. There are a ton of unique flavors to choose from, and every single one is delicious.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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116 reviews 116 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

they make all the different flavors right there on site, you can taste before you buy a new flavor. All kinds of yummy ice cream concoctions, milkshakes to sundaes or just a waffle cone of your favorite flavor. check out the Mint magazine for coupons and don't forget the punch card to rack up a free ice cream. in summer... More 

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73 reviews 73 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

I freaking LOVE Brusters! They probably service the best ice cream in Knoxville. I have ordered almost every thing on the menu and I have never had something that was bad. The cones are great and I love their sundaes! The smells coming from the building are amazing! There is no indoor seating but during the summer that just adds... More 

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Albany, New York
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90 reviews 90 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

I ordered a small peanut butter crunch with butterfinger in a wafer cone, and was surprised at the size of it - they gave a LOT of ice cream for a small. I enjoy ice cream that has a lot of "stuff" in it ti chew on, and this was great - every bite had crunch, and it lived up... More 

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145 reviews 145 reviews
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

They have a great selection of ice creams and they would let you try any flavor you like. I wish it was a sit in place but unfortunately it's not. The smell of the freshly made waffle cones was to die for. Overall the ice cream was great and full of flavor. Enjoy!

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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99 reviews 99 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

Date of Visit: Often Pros: Great ice cream, good service Cons: ? I have been wanting to review Brusters for a long time – this is our favorite ice cream shop (the franchise, not the location). I have eaten at three different locations (2 in TN, 1 in FL) and they are all great. They have a lot of flavor... More 

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Tennessee
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42 reviews 42 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

I have frequented Bruster's in Rocky Hill for several summers. It used to be delightful. My recent visits this year were both disappointing. On 7/28 I ordered a cone. The ice cream was very soft and a small scoop, just a slight rise above the top edge of the cone. Today 8/1 I ordered a sundae with 2 different flavors... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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25 reviews 25 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

Absolutely the best ice cream I've ever had. Made fresh daily. Huge variety of flavors. My personal favorite is Chocolate Raspberry Truffle. Banana Split's are so big you should really share one.

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Oak Ridge, Tennessee
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119 reviews 119 reviews
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013

Best Ice Cream in town!! Nice people! Fun place! It gets a little crowded in the Summer time...but it's still a great place to get a fun treat!! LOVE IT!!!! We go all year!!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1043 Old Cedar Bluff Rd, Knoxville, TN 37923-2284
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: 865-691-3327

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 15
  • Cuisine: Dessert, Ice Cream

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Outdoor seating
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?