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Farr Better Ice Cream

286 E 21st St, Ogden, UT 84401-0408
801-393-8629
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Ranked #12 of 310 Restaurants in Ogden
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: Dessert, Fast Food
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Houston
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58 reviews 58 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW

We stopped here after touring the Ogden Temple during their open house before their dedication. The ice cream was good, I was personally disappointed as I really wanted black cherry ice cream. They had it but it was with chocolate chips and I don't care for chocolate. I ended up having the cherry pecan which was ok, but the cherries... More

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Sacramento, CA
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

This place looks like an old-fashioned ice cream shop. There isn't much indoor seating, but the ice cream is fabulous. We all loved our selections: chocolate peanut butter, raspberry cheesecake, cake mix, bubble gum and brownies on the moon. The cake mix has a ripple of chocolate frosting in it. This helps my conundrum of wanting the cake mix flavor... More

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North Carolina
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83 reviews 83 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Great ice cream to enjoy and available in dozens of favors! This quaint store also sells replica toys from the 50s and 60s. Definitely a delicious step back in time!

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Surprise, Arizona, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Farr's ice cream is standing room only at the store we went to. The ice cream was good but not so fantastic that I have to go back immediately. Blue Bell is better!

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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42 reviews 42 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

Great nostalgic place. We love their black licorice ice cream. They also sell a lot of fun vintage candy and gifts. If you are in the mood for a treat or hard ice cream, then go here. They don't have anything other than ice cream and candy here.

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Ogden, Utah
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014 via mobile

I was in the shop one day with my family when I saw an awful event happening. After my amazing service, the girl that was pulled away from us before we got rang up.... she was then chewed out for the size of her scoop ( that was quite average scoop almost on the smaller size) in front of us!... More

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Ogden, Utah
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

Farr Better ice cream is FAR better than any chain! With 70+ choices though, it may require more than a few minutes to make your selection. Farr is housed in the original building where the world of better ice cream began. Ice cream in various forms is available ... nothing else :) ... great for desserts, however be forewarned: expect... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014 via mobile

I am from out of town, and wanted to get an ice cream cone. The place is Darlene and old-fashioned. The people were kind and nice. However, when I ordered my double dipped waffle cone, I was completely taken by surprise of how big the scoops were. I guess you could say it is a plus, but I was alone... More

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Lehi, Utah
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47 reviews 47 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

This is truly an old fashioned ice cream parlor. They serve lots of flavors in old-style dishes. The ice cream is very tasty, and the atmosphere is just fun. There is great service--nothing to complain about! My husband, the ice cream aficionado in the family, was in heaven.

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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

Aside from the dozens of delicious ice cream flavors and fair prices, when you go to Farrs, you feel like you time-traveled back to a more simple and happy time.

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