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Fenton's Creamery

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1669 E Monte Vista Ave, Vacaville, CA 95688-3106
(707) 469-7200
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Closed now
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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
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Ice cream is awesome and the atmosphere is great. The food isn't bad. The praline and cream is my fav. Lots of choices and free samples. We will come back.

Thank Dan W
Crescent City, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Nothing we had really stood out as anything different than a Dennys. Service was so so. They really didn't keep up on our needs but it was busy.

Thank Deanna D
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been going to Fenton's in Oakland for 43 years, always get the crab sandwich and black & tan sundae. Delish and ice cream portions are huge! I especially love the thick carmel! Vacaville location is great! Food and ice cream equally good!

Thank Michelle W
San Francisco, California
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5 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lunch was just ok, and for the $ the portions were small (kids menu) the cheeseburger was all bun. No need to come back. The service was fine

Thank LAMsfo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ok, my title says it all. Lunch was great, and banana split was shared by all 6 of us and we still couldn't finish it. All the ice cream was delectable.

Thank Margaret C
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We used to go to the original Fenton's in Oakland when we were kids and it still has great ice cream! The food is typical coffee shop fare.

Thank jgerow95
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My 23 year son had a sundae he could barely finished. would have stopped if he could have taken it home in a doggie bag. I had a scoop and half of ice cream and that was enough for me. We both thought the quality was excellant.

Thank Kurt S
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

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 

Thank Valleyblue
Carson City, Nevada
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 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

Thank RamsFan998
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

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 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $15
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1669 E Monte Vista Ave, Vacaville, CA 95688-3106
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Vacaville
  • Phone Number: (707) 469-7200

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