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Address: 454 W 4th St, Dubuque, IA 52001-6908
Phone Number: 563-556-0445

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Great local shop for ice cream and treats!

Our family stopped for ice cream on a warm Saturday evening at 8pm. They serve Chocolate Shoppe Ice Cream. Kids had Superman and we had mint chocolate chip. The candies looked... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed August 15, 2016
Delafield, Wisconsin
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Knightdale, North Carolina
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

The ice cream isn't anything special but the location at the end of the Fenelon elevator makes this a perfect stop. The shop is small so we ate outside and enjoyed the nice weather.

Delafield, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016

Our family stopped for ice cream on a warm Saturday evening at 8pm. They serve Chocolate Shoppe Ice Cream. Kids had Superman and we had mint chocolate chip. The candies looked amazing but we didn't get any. They have a cute shop with stuffed beanie bears and other fun items. Also candy in glass containers. We ate inside at the... More 

Thank dr0970
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016 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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77 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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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65 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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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116 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 bubbles 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
SF Bay Area
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4 of 5 bubbles 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 

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