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.

Christy Creme

Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
2853 N Broadway, Council Bluffs, IA 51503-0305
712-322-2778
Website
Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

16 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Showing 16: English reviews
Level Contributor
7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love Christy Creme, and so will your family! It's a family favorite! The best French fries and ice cream in the area! We love the daily featured sherbet flavors and the delicious food!!!

Helpful?
Thank Annie T
Omaha, Nebraska
Level Contributor
9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

We just moved to Council Bluffs and are exploring and venturing around our new burg. This place is just down the road from our home, so it was a natural must that we see what all the hubbub was about. My daughter and I snuck over when she had a sick day and.....YUMMO! It reminded me of a southern drive... More 

Helpful?
Thank TBunny27
Council Bluffs, Iowa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

Christy Creme is small and nothing fancy, but every Febuary, when I hear they are opening back up, I get excited! They have been around for as long as I can remember, and is always a special treat. They have great ice cream and the best fries! For me, it's some of my fondest memories. Taking the kids there for... More 

Helpful?
Thank adib370
Iowa
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016

Family owned for many years on the NE side of Council Bluffs, this place is my families favorite ice cream shop around the area. Known for a daily home-made sherbert ice cream that is out of this world. Many varieties to choose from, just pick the right day for your favorite. Excellent cheeseburgers and fries. And many other items on... More 

Helpful?
Thank Iowafamilyman8
Kansas City, Missouri
Level Contributor
6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015

I don't know how long they have been around but it has been a long time. This is a great place to get ice cream and has been recommended by many.

Helpful?
1 Thank Ronnie M
Council Bluffs, Iowa, United States
Level Contributor
64 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

This is a seasonal ice cream café but with great hamburgers and French fries. They have the best soft serve ice cream in vanilla, chocolate and the favor of the day. The flavor of the day changes each day and they publish a calendar so you can plan when your favorite flavor will be made. They have indoor and patio... More 

Helpful?
Thank KathyEP
Council Bluffs, Iowa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Growing up on HWY 183, this original building holds a special place in child hood memories for the whole neighborhood. Nothing beats an order of extra crispy Christy Creme fries and a side of bearnaise. Can't decide on a float or a shake? Ask for a "Freeze" - not on the menu, but they'll know.... :) soda and vanilla ice... More 

Helpful?
Thank Mandy V
Draper, Utah
Level Contributor
48 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 725 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

ALL of the locals told us to visit Christy Crème. The raspberry shakes are to die for and the sherbet of the day was awesome. This is a small shop with only a few tables (crowded) but we ate our ice cream at the tables outside.

Helpful?
Thank Doug B
Council Bluffs, Iowa
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Best french fries. Best ice cream. Best beef burger. Best chicken sandwich. Great value. Fun family destination not to be missed

Helpful?
Thank Kimze9
Council Bluffs
Level Contributor
31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

They have been in business for many years. Family owned. Went there when I was a kid,took my children there. Now my grandchildren go there. Good burgers and the best fries, great malts and cones.

Helpful?
Thank Robert O

Travelers who viewed Christy Creme also viewed

 
Council Bluffs, IA
 
Council Bluffs, IA
 

Been to Christy Creme? 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
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 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: 2853 N Broadway, Council Bluffs, IA 51503-0305
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Council Bluffs
  • Phone Number: 712-322-2778

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Christy Creme 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?