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Brewster's Ice Cream

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2602 Anderson Hwy, Powhatan, VA 23139-7401
804-598-0599
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

On our visit to Bruster's tonight, there were very few flavors available, it's Mother's Day shouldn't there be a good selection, so I ordered a reece's cup blast which was all vanilla ice cream with just a few reece's cup pieces on top...I asked if the cups were supposed to be mixed in the blast and they said yes and... More 

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Thank 48mel
richmnd va
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

Love their ice cream. We are regulars at Brewster's love that the flavors change every month. Their ice cream rich and creamy. Our favorites are the waffle cones and the blast.

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Thank d t
Powhatan, Virginia
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34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016

My tween daughter loves it. My wife and I don't really care for the ice cream there. Every flavor we've tried seems to be off a little. It's like they all have a wax or plastic flavor. I love peach ice cream, but I won't eat theirs. The only thing I will order is a chocolate malt, with extra malt.... More 

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Thank bullmercdw
Powhatan, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

This is a hit or miss place. Since they make the ice cream there (which is a good thing) you don't always have the same flavors. Service is ALWAYS poor, staff doesn't know what they're doing and can sometimes be flippant or rude. Price is exorbitant for what you get.

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Thank Regina R
Powhatan, Virginia, United States
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19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Being diabetic its nice to be able to get a bowl of ice creams and not worry too much about the sugar. This place is always busy in Summer and at other times too.

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Thank PVaHokie
Fredericksburg, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This is probably the best ice cream I have had in some time! Soft enough to eat well, and generous scoops to boot. Bring your dog! They give free ice cream for dogs, sometimes with a milk bone on top!

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1 Thank Patrick S
Powhatan, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Every once in awhile I stop by Brewsters for a treat. It's the only place I know of where you can get a black raspberry ice cream cone. Yes they have young inexperienced help, yes it takes a while to get sometimes, but hey, you're there for a treat, relax and enjoy it.

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1 Thank kevin c
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Everytime I got to Brewster's drive through i'm stuck in line for 15 mins. because they are always short handed, and after the last time I went their that became my last time going to the brewsters in Powhatan.

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Thank Daybrooke
richmond, va
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32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

Good ice cream and sundaes but pricey for what you get. Selection never consistent. Unless you want something specific, its cheaper to buy ice cream and toppings at a store and make yourself.

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Thank doglover0000
Powhatan VA
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36 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2012

milkshakes are good but hard to get to due to other businesses. Staff is not swell trained in customer service, but they do make a good milkshake.

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Thank MizGrits

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2602 Anderson Hwy, Powhatan, VA 23139-7401
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Powhatan
  • Phone Number: 804-598-0599

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