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Black Cat Ice Cream



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Reviewed May 7, 2019

The ice cream was good, but disappointed in the lack of choices. But overall very good! It was served quickly and accessible. It is a little hard to find if you don't see anyone else waiting for it.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Gavin B
Reviewed October 24, 2018

Enjoyed the unique flavors, ice cream is a favorite dessert. Definitely worth a try but not my favorite. Looking to try another flavor soon. The server was a bit cranky and unhelpful, maybe just a bad day. I would go back if I was in...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank KyleKling
Reviewed September 23, 2018

Love the idea of this, and hopeful to try again! When we got there, the flavors were limited and the overall quality was a little sandy/icy/grainy for ice cream. We just recently tasted 5 of the best ice cream places in Denver, so admittedly I...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank aventine
Reviewed September 23, 2018

This is a walk-up window. Ice cream is $5 for a pretty large scoop in a cup and they had about six flavors from which to choose. The day we went the flavors were (1) vanilla, caramel and brownie, (2) Saturday breakfast cereal, (3) red...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Robin B
Reviewed September 21, 2018

My wife & I had one scoop each of Black Cat's ice cream on a cloudy but warm September day, while we were visiting the Pappajohn Sculpture Park nearby. She tried something with chocolate & caramel & nuts; I had the Bananas Foster. Both were...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Reviewed August 26, 2018

We drove around the block before we realized that this shop is just a window in the side of a building. There is a gravel parking lot beside the building. There were a limited number of ice cream flavors written on a chalkboard on the...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank CKT808
Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

Chocolate like frozen brownie batter. Cream cheese lemon cake creamy smooth with a nice lemon flavor. Brown butter cookie dough was also good.

Date of visit: July 2018
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Reviewed September 27, 2017

My son and I tried Black Cat Ice Cream, which is in downtown Des Moines, contrary to the listing here which has it in West Des Moines. It is across from the Sculpture Park in the back of the Gas Lamp pub on 15th off...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank IowaMum
Reviewed June 10, 2017

We parked our car on Grand by the Sculpture Park, walked up to the window (you don't go inside), ordered our ice cream, then ate it while walking in the Sculpture Park. For $5, you get two nice scoops. Interesting flavors like butter cookie dough,...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank mominia
Reviewed April 8, 2017 via mobile

You order your original, homemade ice cream through a hole in the wall of the local jazz club. It is $5 a cup of ice cream. It is very rich and creamy. You get it in a white paper cup with a tiny silver spoon....More

Date of visit: April 2017
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