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Ball's Softee Creme

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503 E Main St, Lowell, MI 49331-1717
616-897-7870
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Lowell, Michigan, United States
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Ball's is a tradition in Lowell--easily confirmed by the number of people waiting in line. Always service with a smile, always worth the wait. Lowell citizens await Ball's spring opening with countdowns, and its a gloomy day when Ball's closes for the season.

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Thank Bayboater9
Michigan
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70 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Took the family here one night for some ice cream. The server was super nice and she served with a smile and great attitude. The lemon custard soft serve is crazy good and my daughter, not a fan of lemons in general, really liked the orange sherbet soft serve. A little far for us to go but it was worth... More 

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Thank Unlucky-itseemz
Lowell, Michigan
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

Locally owned and operated, great variety in soft serve icecream and lunch items as well! The garden at this place is usually a sight to be seen and a pleasure to sit outside on the patio

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Thank Evert B
Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

This restaurant has very reasonable prices, pretty gardens and good ice cream. They do have food such as hot dogs that seem popular but have never tried.

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Thank Deborah1956
Lowell, Michigan
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Balls has the best soft ice cream we have found in the area, and the prices are very reasonable--and the servings generous. I should say too that they have a fantastic chili dog. My wife would love it if they had some hard ice cream options, but what they do with soft ice cream--they do really well. Balls Floral used... More 

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Thank vreez
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016 via mobile

Been going here since I was little and I've been a regular customer every season. I make it a goal to go here at least once every summer

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Thank Tyler D
Ionia, Michigan
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222 reviews
201 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015 via mobile

I have always said that this is the best ice cream shop in the state. Very nice landscaping and great ice cream. Simply, the best.

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Thank Mark1365
Tampa, Florida
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

Great family spot. Ordered a black cow - (Rootbeer float blended) had to explain, they called it a rootbeer shake, okay. The little ones ordered ice cream cones with eyes. They were so cool! Never seen that one. This is a GREAT Family business for ice cream, that is a MUST SEE in Lowell.

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Thank John P
Lowell, Michigan
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

very nice! wonderful flowers. turtle sundaes are very good! like to support local businesses. they offer 'candy eyes' my kids always got them. they have cones for dogs. family friendly. they have a playset for kids. they are on facebook.

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Thank loislen
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

This is a family tradition. Very retro vibe with delicious treats and lunch items (chili dogs are yummy!). The gardens surrounding the shop are beautiful. It is the perfect place to stop on a hot summer afternoon.

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Thank Cindy J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 503 E Main St, Lowell, MI 49331-1717
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Kent County  >  Lowell
  • Phone Number: 616-897-7870

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