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Gunther's Quality Ice Cream

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2801 Franklin Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95818-2719
+1 916-457-6646
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10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sacramento, California
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Excellent ice cream. Must try in Sacramento. Don't get discouraged if you see a line out the door ( even in cold weather).

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Sacramento, California
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Tiny little shop in in Curtis park area, worth the drive and the wait. Lines can be long due to the small size and popularity of this historic little parlour, but it is worth it. Food menu is limited to a couple of sandwiches served with chips, etc. Not the place to go for a burger and fries, but if... More 

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Fairfax, Virginia
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's a must place to stop and get your ice cream if you in Sacramento area. We are from east coast and visiting our good family friend who currently lives in Folsom. We accidentally landed at this place while we were touring old Sacramento downtown. We ordered sundaes ( hot fudge, brownie ) and different flavours of ice cream for... More 

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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2016 via mobile

Clearly the BEST Ice cream anywhere ... highest quality. Classic decor. Lifetime of visits since I was 2 years old. I'm 66 now. We have brought so so many people to Gunthers over all these years.

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1 Thank 880stephenr
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

If you are sacramento, you should visit Gunther's ice cream shop. It is an iconic old world ice cream shop with really really good ice cream. This shop has been in the same location since 1947 I think (just trying to remember what we saw on a board in the store). The whole world around the store has changed, but... More 

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Sacramento, California
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016 via mobile

There is a reason the line stretches out the door and down the block at the Gunther's ice cream fountain on Franklin Blvd. The ice cream is the best in town! There is a lot of other stuff to like as well, but be prepared to wait. It's worth it.

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Sacramento, California
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

A brief stop for a treat, . It was a pleasant Fall afternoon so we sat outside and enjoyed our ice cream.

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1 Thank Patrick T
Sacramento, California
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9 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016

I have been a fan of Gunther's since middle school. The quality has not changed in the 40+ years I've been treating myself! My favorites are vanilla, chocolate and chocolate chip, but I have tried others and they were delicious too. It's always fun to 'taste test' and discover something new.

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Bel Air, Maryland
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

I'd heard about how popular Gunther's was, but I had to see it for myself: people of all ages, races, economic strata, etc, around 8 PM on a Tuesday night in September, lined up out the doors waiting to order ice cream! And crowding the tables on the sidewalk and standing into the street-side parking area. The first taste of... More 

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1 Thank Jim C
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65 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

Gunther's has the BEST ice cream in Sacramento. It is very small and the parking is a definite challenge. Everytime we go, the line is out the door but somehow their system of moving people along seems to work. No matter what type of wait you have, you will receive fabulous ice cream. We will be back every chance we... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2801 Franklin Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95818-2719
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sacramento
  • Phone Number: +1 916-457-6646

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