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Nielsen's Frozen Custard

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Japanese, Fast Food, Dessert, Ice Cream
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3918 Highland Dr, Holladay, UT 84124-1615
801-277-7479
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Smooth, creamy, fantastic frozen custard. Plain cone or in a cup. Love the vanilla, chocolate is great and often the flavor of the day makes it tough to decide.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 3, 2015
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Smooth, creamy, fantastic frozen custard. Plain cone or in a cup. Love the vanilla, chocolate is great and often the flavor of the day makes it tough to decide.

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Salt Lake City
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

If you like homemade custard, this is THE PLACE to go!! Lots of flavors- and I keep coming back to chocolate!! Summer time fave for me!

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Holladay, Utah
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The custard here is really really good!! I get the Caramel Cashew Classic and my wife gets the Raspberry Pecan Concrete, and they are not stingy with the nuts. If I didn’t have 20 pounds to lose I would be there every night.

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Hawaii Kai, Hawaii
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

I love this place. The custard is soooo delicious and rich! I think the actual place smells weird...which would usually deter me, but I am obsessed with the custard so I just opt for the drive through. lol I always get a concrete with Heath bars mixed in. YUMMMM!

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Silver Spring, MD
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

I have only had frozen custard a few times in my life, but I know my ice cream and gelato, and this is the some of the best I have had. I actually found it on TripAdvisor when I realized that I was staying in Holladay, UT and not SLC. I visited both nights I was in town. The first... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Great tasting custard staffed by a group of wonderful young teenagers that help you. Definitely try a concrete while you're there.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Best place to get ice cream! Customer service could be more professional but nothing that would stop me from going again and again.

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

I didn't even think I liked custard that much, but my mind was quickly changed. Everyday they have chocolate and vanilla plus a flavor of the day. There are also mix ins you can add. The custard stands out for exceptional favor and consistency. The mint chocolate chip was the favor of the day yesterday, and it was the best... More 

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Saratoga Springs, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

By far Nielsen's has THE BEST custard I have ever had. When we lived in SLC, we used to travel 20-25 minutes out of our way just to go to Nielsen's. I was obsessed with their pumpkin custard during the fall and stocked up on it for a couple months :). If you are in the SLC area, you MUST... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

This place is nothing great to look at but a Salt Lake City tradition. My husband took me here saying I've never tasted anything like it, and it's true. Wow. At first I thought it was like a DQ Blizzard-like product, but if I can describe it to anyone I would say its like a DQ Blizzard but a lot... More 

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Additional Information about Nielsen's Frozen Custard

Address: 3918 Highland Dr, Holladay, UT 84124-1615
Phone Number: 801-277-7479
Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Holladay
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20
Cuisine: Japanese, Fast Food, Dessert, Ice Cream

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3918 Highland Dr, Holladay, UT 84124-1615
  • Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Holladay
  • Phone Number: 801-277-7479

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: Japanese, Fast Food, Dessert, Ice Cream
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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