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18744 South Pioneer Boulevard, Artesia, CA 90701
562-809-4554
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Seattle,WA-98034, USA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

Good ice cream parlour which serves variety of exotic flavours more suitable for desi tastes...we had kulfi and faloodas...three different flavours....all tasted good. Serves fresh sugarcane juice...a novelty. Menu includes sandwich & Vada-pao also but did not try one.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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135 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

This is not your ordinary ice cream--but if you're open to new flavors and a denser texture to this frozen dessert, you will definitely not be disappointed! Servers will happily let you taste a number of flavors, but we were partial to the cardamon and rose flavors. You may still be in California, but close your eyes after tasting this... More 

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Long Beach, California
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53 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015 via mobile

My favorite and only place in Artesia/Cerritos/Long Beach/Los Angeles for ice creams. This is the only ice cream joint which offers vegeterian ice cream I.e. which does not use eggs or animal fats and offers multiple flavors. Many of flavors are unique and not available in American ice cream joints - Chickoo , Saffron , Gulkand , Coffee, Tutti Fruity,... More 

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19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 via mobile

Cool exotic ice cream saffron rose pedal! Cardamom is what my daughter had. I had the 3 scoop faloosha with weird noodle and chia seeds. It was great to cool off hot, humid 96 degree weather my 2nd daughter and I shared. We came out to taste this delicasey all the way from San Pedro.

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Thank Carmen D
Cerritos, California
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

This famous place is a great venue to try flavors not available elsewhere, such as cardamom ice cream.

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Thank nycchen
CA, USA
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

We tried 3-4 authentic typically Indian flavored icecream which you will not find it anywhere else. They were simply awesome. Would love to go there again.

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Boise, Idaho
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

This place has some of the best Indian ice cream I have had...Love Tutti Frutti & their Rose Flavored Ice Cream.

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Seattle
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2011

I was recommended this restaurant for three reasons: try their ice creams, vada pao and chutney sandwiches. Icecream was really OK, nothing to boast about. Flavors did not appear real and was too creamy for me. Vada Pao was great, loved the spices. Their chutney sandwich is also way overrated. Will only return to this place for their vada pao,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2007

Nice desserts!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2006

I love Saffron Spot! I live in Santa Monica but still make a trip down to Artesia just for a pint of ice cream from Saffron Spot.. my personal favorite is the coconut flavored ice cream. It is absolutely delicious!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Indian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18744 South Pioneer Boulevard, Artesia, CA 90701
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Artesia
  • Phone Number: 562-809-4554

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?