We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book On TripAdvisor Bonus Book your hotel on TripAdvisor — then save 20% on things to do for your trip. Use code BOOKTOSAVE.

Fenton's Creamery

Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
1669 E Monte Vista Ave, Vacaville, CA 95688
(707) 469-7200
Website
Today
9:00 am - 8:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 8:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

158 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Showing 158: English reviews
Sacramento
Level Contributor
164 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I remember going to the Fenton's in Oakland many, many times decades ago during my college days in the Bay Area. The sundaes were enormous and the milkshakes were also huge (they gave you the filled milkshake glass AND the metal mixing cup with the rest. As I recall, there was a scoop of ice cream as a "sidecar." As... More 

Helpful?
Thank Valleyblue
Carson City, Nevada
Level Contributor
3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Every time I stop here I think of the movie "UP". Great Ice Cream at a good price. And close to a few great places to eat

Helpful?
Thank RamsFan998
Level Contributor
166 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 199 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you have ever been to a Leatherby's (in the Sacramento area), you have basically had Fenton's ice cream - they taste the same, have the same names, have nearly identical menus, but unfortunately unlike Leatherby's, Fenton's does not offer meal deals. They have good burgers and sandwiches, but the ice cream is the star. Be aware that a small... More 

Helpful?
Thank Tracy V
Sacramento, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great please to stop and relax with the family on a hot day and enjoy great ice cream at this family owned creamery. It's located in the perfect spot with lots of other places to eat and explore.

Helpful?
Thank Cecilia P
Vacaville, California, Usa
Level Contributor
5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are in the mood for a huge ice cream sundae, head on over to Fenton's Creamery in Vacaville. This place has a reputation for fabulous milkshakes, hot fudge creations and banana splits. Very family oriented and a great place for a birthday gathering. There are also regular menu items, including hamburgers and fancy sandwiches. Service is generally very... More 

Helpful?
Thank Laurie O
Vacaville, California
Level Contributor
31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fentons does ice cream really, really well. Homemade caramel and fudge sauce? Really excellent. You can buy it to go! The ice cream offerings have some great seasonal pics, and you can't go without trying their "black and tan" sundae at least once in life. I am not so much for their food, go for ice cream. Their scoops are... More 

Helpful?
Thank Laura K
Vacaville, California
Level Contributor
7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Always a great treat! The sundaes are awesome and large. A little something for everyone! Good sandwiches and burgers 😀 Jeff Hom

Helpful?
Thank FIRST-TIMER1958
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Level Contributor
37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

I tried a few of them and couldn't believe the butter brickle was bland, no brickle. The almond, boring. Cookies and cream....not much ice cream. I love ice cream and I did not finish my cup. Two fellows waiting on people were very nice though.

Helpful?
Thank Jen C
Vacaville, California
Level Contributor
10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

love the food especially the cob salad but the air conditioning is always turned up too high, the restaurant is always clean, bright lighting and inviting.

Helpful?
Thank 8cjf
Martinez, California
Level Contributor
66 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

This is the second Fenton's location. The original has been in Oakland for many years and was featured in the Pixar movie UP! Located just off I-80 in Vacaville, This fabulous ice cream joint is a great place to stop on your way through for some awesome dessert (food too, but really, you come here for the dessert) The Shakes,... More 

Helpful?
Thank pthughes2

Travelers who viewed Fenton's Creamery also viewed

 

Been to Fenton's Creamery? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $15
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 8:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1669 E Monte Vista Ave, Vacaville, CA 95688
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Vacaville
  • Phone Number: (707) 469-7200

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Fenton's Creamery and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
6 months ago

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from Fenton's Creamery staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?