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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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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
They have sugar free ice cream!

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.

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 14, 2015
PVaHokie
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Powhatan, Virginia, United States
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Powhatan, Virginia
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17 reviews
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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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Powhatan, Virginia, United States
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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
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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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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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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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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
Virginia
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22 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2012

We stop at Brewster's quite often. I really only like their Double Chocolate Chunk and they are out of it too often but since they give my dogs "doggie sundae's" we continue to go. My husband really likes their shakes and malts and the staff is always clean and polite. There is a nice area with benches and another with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2008

There cookie dough is really good!

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2602 Anderson Hwy, Powhatan, VA 23139-7401
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Powhatan
  • Phone Number: 804-598-0599
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

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