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Norman's Ice Cream and Freezes

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Fisherman’s Wharf
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2801 Leavenworth St, Ste 40, San Francisco, CA 94133-1129
+1 415-346-3046
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Round Rock, TX
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29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 16, 2017 via mobile

We love to stop at this place every time we're in San Francisco the staff is super friendly and the ice cream is always excellent

Thank jcravey
Perth, Australia
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94 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 13, 2017

Stumbled across this ice cream shop in the Cannery after walking out of another establishment because of high prices! Staff friendly, offered samples and generous with servings. Ice cream was flavoursome and offered in cup or cone. Table and chairs outside to enjoy your cone on a nice day!

Thank ekulandaidyl
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 13, 2017 via mobile

Amazing ice cream and the nicest people ever!!! Highly recommend. The chocolate caramel crackle ice cream is delicious :)

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Pacific Grove, California
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31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2017

Loved the ice cream here, friendly staff, high quality creamery. Just off Fisherman's Wharf, very close to everything. Good prices too.

Thank YoKern
Calgary, Canada
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837 reviews
312 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 461 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

We tried a few different flavour samples and then settled for pralines and cream to share. It was just the right consistency, creamy and very tasty. Staff were very friendly.

Thank seetheworld2014
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

The owner was super pleasant and the ice cream was delicious. Prices are very reasonable. You must walk around the building to find it but it's worth the little extra step.

Thank Frances A
Vancouver, Canada
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

The best part of finding a delicious ice cream store is when the flavours are tantilizing. Milk chocolate with carmel sparkles - amazing. Pralines and cream that is luscious. Great find & great prices.

Thank VoyageurBC
San Diego, California
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016

Nice friendly couple running this shop. Unlimited samples are given upon asking. Ice cream contains no ice, it's smooth and creamy. Kid sizes are available too.

Thank M_Norstein
Montreal, Canada
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44 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

We happened to find Norman's by mistake and boy were we glad! we had the hot fudge sundae on their recommendation with one scoop of banana ice cream and one of praline and cream! the lady and gentleman that served us were super friendly and polite !

Dallas, Texas
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42 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016 via mobile

Visited based on the positive reviews. We had the banana and the mango. It wasn't bad, but it wasn't enjoyable. The flavors were so muted that the banana and the mango were barely distinguished.

Thank captaind172

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2801 Leavenworth St, Ste 40, San Francisco, CA 94133-1129
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Fisherman’s Wharf
  • Neighborhood: Fisherman’s Wharf
  • Phone Number: +1 415-346-3046

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

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Fisherman’s Wharf
Packed with family-friendly entertainment, quality hotels, and good food, there's something for everyone at Fisherman's Wharf. From street performers and historic cable cars to art galleries and museums, a postcard-worthy photo is available on every corner. Bring your appetite: seafood lovers will be rewarded with Dungeness crab and sourdough bread bowls, while Ghirardelli Square will satiate anyone's sweet tooth after a day at Alcatraz and the Golden Gate Bridge. Don't forget to say hello to the adorable sea lions that make this neighborhood a true San Francisco treat.
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