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“As good as everyone says...” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Mc Connells Ice Cream

Mc Connells Ice Cream
201 W Mission St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
(805) 569-2323
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Ranked #3 of 10 Ice Cream in Santa Barbara
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Dessert
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Port Washington, New York
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7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“As good as everyone says...”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

I try to avoid sweets, but delicious ice-cream is my downfall. I read about McConnells and decided to go there one afternoon to replace lunch with a couple of scoops. I was not disappointed. This is fresh, creamy ice-cream with flavor that bursts forth! My boyfriend is a vanilla freak and he loved the pure flavor and creamy texture. I got the mint chip. Yummy! Do not skip this! These calories are worth it!

Visited July 2013
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Los Angeles
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71 reviews 71 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 33 cities Reviews in 33 cities
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
“Great ice cream!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

Went to Mcconnells yesterday for the 2nd time and enjoyed it just like the first time. Had the mint chip and the cafe coffee chip and both were really good. Just got a small size which allows you to pick 2 flavors and it was more than enough ice cream! Its a little pricey with $4 for a small but definitely yummy. They dont have a kids size but they split the small size into 2 cups for 2 kids which was nice. Only 3 parking spaces in the small lot so if you're not one of the lucky few, you have to park on the street.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Los Angeles, California
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4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“BEST ICE CREAM EVER!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

Truly the best ice cream we've ever had. Mcconnels had great service,atmosphere, and of course ice cream! The place had a great location. I would definitely recommend having the cookie dough ice cream in a chocolate cone. Overall, if you are passing by Santa Barbra or just seeing the Mission I would definitely recommend stopping at McConnells ice cream.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Los Angeles, California
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Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
“Superb Ice Cream”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

Right to the point. Bare bones decor gives way to sunny and fun service staff who will let you try the many incredible flavors of ice cream available. Rich, delicious ice cream that you will miss when you're not there.

Visited June 2013
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Rancho Mirage, California
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“Excellent employee s”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013 via mobile

Mary was working behind the counter when my girlfriend and I arrived. She let us sample plenty of flavors and was very friendly and helpful. The ice cream was wonderful as well. (How can you beat it?) I highly recommend the sweet and salty one (can't remember the name of f the to p of my head. )

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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