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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
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Visalia, California
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The ice cream is always good, the fudge is better, and the service is the best. Get the hot fudge sunday

Thank Ddt1979
Tilburg, The Netherlands
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We visit this shop during our trip in San Francisco. It is just of the main strip, little hard to find. The ice Cream is super , and the service is top as well. If you like ice cream, go there

Thank R V
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you can't make it to the actual Mitchell's shop, this is a great stop. They have many of the same exotic, delicious flavors.

Thank Ann S
Sydney, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Old fashioned ice cream shop with amazing ice cream. We tried the old fashioned soda & also a sundae. Both were well worth the visit!

Thank KK2302
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42 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Checked Trip Advisor for a close ice cream place and Norman's came up. Off the main street but signpost directed us in. Delicious creamy ice cream and cheaper than a lot we had seen. Oreo cookie, choc chip cookie dough and rum & raisin all very good. Worth a stop if you're nearby!!

Thank hendojojo
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were on our way to Ghiradelli's for ice cream sundaes and found a well placed sign advertising for Norman's...we followed the sign and had excellent ice cream in a quiet environment in the midst of the busy Wharf area. They serve many flavors, including some Filipino specialties. Try the purple ube flavor and the coconut-both really delicious and unique.... More 

Thank 123Laurie
Terre Haute, Indiana
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69 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

This place has really good homemade ice cream and really unique flavors. The owners are so cute and happy about their ice cream store. Just a special place to go to with really good ice cream.

Thank c22hubb
Spring, Texas
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

We stayed at the Argonaut Hotel, and Norman's is right around the corner. We went there twice, and the super sweet lady who worked there remembered everyone's order from our first visit when we went back a couple days later. They have unique Filipino ice cream flavors that you won't find anywhere else and a fantastic rum raisin, too!

Thank KimR_hoos
San Francisco, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

I had a scoop of the Oreo Cookie and this has been the best Oreo Cookie flavour I've had so far in San Francisco! Top quality ice cream, can't wait to go back and try out their Chocolate Fudge Sundae.

Thank eimerc96
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28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

This had been recommended to us so after a trip across the bridge we were feeling hot and thirsty and decided to try some ice cream. Wow! It was delicious. Quick service, even though there was a substantial queue, but it would've been worth waiting for even if it had taken longer. So many flavours to choose from, I chose... More 

Thank Dorothy1973

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
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: 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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