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Address: 454 W 4th St, Dubuque, IA 52001
Phone Number: 563-556-0445

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A sweet treat at the bottom of the hill

Get off the Fenelon elevator and there is a cute little ice cream shop! Cute place and good ice cream too! Seating for only a couple or so; cozy! Didn't try the chocolate but they... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Get off the Fenelon elevator and there is a cute little ice cream shop! Cute place and good ice cream too! Seating for only a couple or so; cozy! Didn't try the chocolate but they looked good. Cute little turtle candies shaped like turtles! Will definitely return to this shop!

Thank Tiffanyjim
Freeport, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

It's your average little IceCream and treats place. Advertise homemade waffle cones but they certainly are not.

Thank TheRiddleBox
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for some ice cream, ended up get homemade candies too. Everything looked wonderful and was fairly priced. Owner couldn't have been friendlier. We will be back!

Thank Boompa135
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

We always visit Sweet Memories after we've taken a ride on the Fenelon Place Elevator. My young son loves getting their dinosaur-shaped chocolates!

Thank Chris_in_IA
Decatur, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

After riding the Fenelon Place Elevate,(scared me to death), I needed comfort food and when I saw ice cream I ran to this store. My husband and grandson had ice cream and I had an ice cream float. Oh my goodness, it was good. I went back to buy some chocolate candy and it is wonderful. The young man who... More 

Thank ann251
Dubuque, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

Another family owned gem in the area. Home made candy, hand dipped ice cream (made in Madison, Wisconsin); and other treats too numerous to mention.

1 Thank travelingtaster123
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2012

If you're looking for a ice cream shop that does the "basics" (and I mean that in a good way), then this is the place for you. They had just opened for the year when we went (first week of April). The ice cream was delicious, the root beer float thirst quenching. Prices were reasonable. As per the chamber of... More 

3 Thank Seamsplitter
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2011

I love this cute little shop! Delicious handmade candies, plus many flavors of ice cream. When I bring my bus groups to the cable car, everyone stops here for an ice cream cone and many go back later for more. The propietors are very gracious and accommodating... great examples of friendly midwest hospitality. Yes, it's a bit pricey, but worth... More 

4 Thank Kay27
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2007

This place is a little expensive, but this one man makes all these different candies and it all looks and tastes so good. My mom went here when we went up on the elevator and when we met her there I was very happy to find some of the best chocolates I've ever tasted. They also have a gift shop... More 

3 Thank Singingstar22

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