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1103 Jefferson, Lafayette, LA
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Houston, Texas
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42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This tiny little ice cream shop is bustling! They have all the sweet treats you want: cones, dip-cones, sundaes, milkshakes and more. So glad we stopped in and the kids loved it.

Thank rachl143
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Its the perfect ice cream parlor , you experimenting old time traditional ice cream parlor with up dated flavor, candies and nut toppings. The small tables with crayons for all ages. Elsie the cow is a classic trade mark to represent ice cream.

Thank roncalilove11
Slidell, Louisiana
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220 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The vibe is an old-fashioned ice cream parlor with very friendly teenage staff. My young granddaughter appreciated the small tables and chairs set up with colors and coloring pages while we waited for our orders to be taken. We easily shared a "one scoop" cup of birthday cake ice cream with whipped cream and 2 cherries between 2 people. The... More 

Thank RiverlanGone
Prairieville, Louisiana
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71 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a place that you remember every town had one when we were kids. The great thing about this place is that it is still open after serving many generations of ice cream lovers. The quality and selection of flavors can't be beat. There was sugar free vanila for my wife who is pre diabetic, mint chocolate chip in... More 

Thank Ramon G
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122 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

What is not to love about this place!! My husband and I both had amazing chocolate malts. Very creamy and delicious. We also ordered a chili cheese dog and chili cheese nachos. Everything was so good. Love the charm and history of the place. Everything was clean and the staff was very friendly. We will be back in the area... More 

Thank PeggWindham
Covington, Louisiana
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

Some of the best ice cream you will ever taste. Fast, courteous, and friendly service . They have a double scoop cone that I highly recommend

Thank Stephen D
Houston, Texas
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

Like a step back in time to a soda shop from yesteryear. Shakes and sundaes made the old fashion way. Fun place!!!

1 Thank Lori G
Lafayette, Louisiana
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

Love to stop here for ice cream. I always buy some of their muffins or scones to eat for breakfast the next day.

1 Thank Rebamae
Lafayette, Louisiana
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46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

If you visited a Borden's ice cream shop decades ago, you will feel at home at this Lafayette landmark. The servers are friendly, they know what they are doing, and the shakes, malts, and sundaes are perfect. A most family friendly place and a beautifully preserved gem.

1 Thank Lsides
Lafayette, Louisiana
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83 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

This is a place for a date or group of friends because you are also paying for the quaint place and its history. I found the prices bit too much for me. After I had my ice cream, I couldn't afford more (yes, I am a pig when it is good stuff) so I went to McDonalds and had a... More 

1 Thank Nannette R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1103 Jefferson, Lafayette, LA
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Lafayette Parish  >  Lafayette

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