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Nielsen's Frozen Custard

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3918 Highland Dr, Holladay, UT 84124-1615
801-277-7479
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Takeout

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  • 11
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Really good custard.

Please note I have a bias as I grew up loving Nielsen's. That being said, I take my kids there on special occasions and they love it too! The custard is yum, and you won't find anything like it around town. My favorite is chocolate custard with mixed in caramel. It is a bit pricy for a treat, but... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Tiff R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Please note I have a bias as I grew up loving Nielsen's. That being said, I take my kids there on special occasions and they love it too! The custard is yum, and you won't find anything like it around town. My favorite is chocolate custard with mixed in caramel. It is a bit pricy for a treat, but well... More 

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Thank Tiff R
Holladay, Utah
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

I'm frankly surprised by all the raves about Nielsen's. I guess it's a local standby, but my experiences here have been much less than exceptional. The custard is good, no question, but the place is run down and the service doesn't impress.

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Thank Ioannisutah
Holladay, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Nielsen's is always the best. As the local Utah folk will testify, we crave our frozen treats, regardless of the season, even in the dead of winter. Go and get more. And again. Then go back later. That's what I do.

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Thank ZScottSmith
Salt Lake City, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015 via mobile

The frozen custard is smooth, flavorful, and delicious. Not the prettiest place to sit and eat (nor is there anything to see aside from strip malls if you take a stroll with your treat), but the custard makes up for what the ambiance lacks.

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Thank JuliaDay7
Park City, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Good local spot, parking can be tricky and they could use a few more seats outside. Line was out the door when we arrived, moved adequately but I'd imagine on a weekend night in the summer the wait could be lengthy (we went on a Thursday night). I had a vanilla concrete with peanut butter cups. It was good but... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

they have a basic flavor of custard and add favors to it. The have something called concrete. Be prepared to pay a high price, it is good, better than a blizzard. Different, but kids love it

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Thank mrichardm
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015 via mobile

I've never had a custard here I didn't like. Just keep in mind the Bountiful location only takes cash while the Highland Dr. location will accept cards.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

I can say that getting a Custard Sundae was the best. I had a plain Vanilla with Pineapple topping with Almonds was so good the flavors together were Delish. I want to go back now. Its a must try. Customer Service with a smile all worth the trip. I will be back.

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Thank Ann M
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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Thank Cremanttraveler
Salt Lake City
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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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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: Fast Food

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
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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