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Ideal Ice Cream Parlour

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NH-17, Kottara Chowki, Mangalore 575 001, India
+(91)-(824)-2455515/2440396
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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200 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

whenever I am in Mangalore I visit one of the Ideal ice cream parlours I visited one at GHS road this time. Variety of icecreams with superb taste served here.

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Thank kasanadivenkatesha
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Only one place India to have best ice cream. The award winning vanilla flavour is just wow.... Mangalore is known by ideals and Pabbas There is no parking space available

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Thank roysons
Karkala, India
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Superb Spot for icecream loverz nice place for masthi party and much more give a visit to Ideal Ice creams

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Thank srini124
Mangalore, India
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ideal ice-cream is synonymous with the name mangalore. ..whomever visits mangalore would taste the ice-cream here. ...very special...with lots of tasty varieties. Believe me or not none of the international brands could survive here...the parlour is full even in the rainy season....but the only draw back is that there is no parking....

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Thank Prashanth M
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Across the delicious menu of ice creams it was difficult to priotise choice.Be it American choconut, Parafit, Double Sunday ,regular gadbad, or ideal special. Top class was chilli chocolate

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Thank Damodar N
Mysuru (Mysore), India
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67 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As we eat the ice cream we feel we are in heavens.The ice cream is just mind blowing. The quality is just sothing.... Thubs up.

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Thank Akanksh S
Indore, India
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56 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Try our favorite Gadbad or Banana Split, or something of your choice; rest assured of taste and quality. They have maintained quality over years. We first visited their Hampankatta parlour in early '80s. Still they offer the same taste and much more variety. MUST VISIT, when in Mangalore.

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Thank AshSing
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you have not eaten here and you are a dessert fan, stop reading this n go pick your first yummy link to.this place.

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Thank lakshmibayi
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ideals will definetly to be part of Mangalore history. Love this place. Go for sandy nuts, parfait, gudbud on your first visit.

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Thank Srikanth K
Mangalore, India
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A visit to Mangalore by people from outside Mangalore is in-complete without going to Ideal's Ice cream parlour. Excellent place to have grilled chutney-sandwiches.

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Thank Santhoshvkamath

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Meals
Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: NH-17, Kottara Chowki, Mangalore 575 001, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Karnataka  >  Mangalore
  • Phone Number: +(91)-(824)-2455515/2440396

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?