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Charlie's Round the Corner Ice Dream

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134 Mason St., Saugatuck, MI
269-857-2100
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Kenilworth, Illinois
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lots of flavors from which to choose. Homemade ice cream that is really delicious. Friendly servers and usually pretty crowded so go early.

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Thank Susan N
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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

There is a great deal of pleasure derived from walking as you shop and eating ice cream along the way. the ice cream was very good.

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Saugatuck, Michigan
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75 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Charlie's is a tradition with the family. We lived here for close to thirty years( Charlie's was owned by someone else) but it is still the same place and same good ice cream. Huge scoops of great ice-cream. Many, many flavors as well as some frozen yogurt and sherbets. The kids that work there are polite and help with the... More 

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Thank Susan S
Crown Point, Indiana
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120 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This place is so unassuming! You've got your neon sign in the window, freezer upon freezer of ice cream, two smiling employees behind the counter, and a handful of "lake country" decorations mixed in with a few cozy tables. I love that their focus is on the ice cream rather than trying to impress people with an ostentatious interior. Speaking... More 

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Mundelein, Illinois
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing ice cream. Huge flavor selection. I had the praline pecan ice cream. Heavenly! A must stop on every one of our trips. Seating inside, but there are benches outside where you can enjoy the ice cream and people watch.

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Owensboro, Kentucky
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330 reviews
269 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of flavors to choose from. Sit outside or inside. The "kid size" is just enough. This is a nice break from chain store ice cream.

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Thank BudNLily
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

As others have mentioned, Kilwin's was ridiculously crowded. It's so well-known that we intended to go there, but no ice cream is worth that kind of wait to me. We walked across the street to Charlie's, waited a few minutes in line, got our ice cream, and paid in no time at all. I thought it seemed pricey, but the... More 

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Thank Rebecca C
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Kilwin's (across the street) was super crowded so we opted to try out Charlie's (on a recommendation from a local). Glad we did. They had a great selection. They were much less crowded, and the girls behind the counter were sweet. My son tried the GA Peach ice cream and raved about it! The only reason I gave only 4... More 

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Thank Maria T
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44 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

Stopped here based on a recommendation. The ice cream is high quality and the service fantastic. Be aware that it is cash only...

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Thank Andrew V
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32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015 via mobile

This is a must place to visit in Saugatuck. Marvelous ice cream, I recommend the black cherry, for that afternoon break from walking and shopping.

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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 of 5 stars
Restaurant features
Takeout
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Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 134 Mason St., Saugatuck, MI
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Allegan County  >  Saugatuck
  • Phone Number: 269-857-2100

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?