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Humphry Slocombe

Certificate of Excellence
Mission District
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2790 Harrison St, San Francisco, CA 94110-3320
+1 415-550-6971
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Coventry, Connecticut
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120 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed April 8, 2016

After we tasted many of the products, I sadly decided that I would sadly exclude Secret Breakfast from my final list and I went with "Princess Project" Pink Lemonade. It was the creamiest, most refreshing sorbet that I ever had, and I almost went back for seconds!

Thank Ramsey-Murphy
Sunnyside, New York
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153 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed February 17, 2016

This place hypes itself bigger than they deserve. A reasonable but not over the top housemade ice cream. We had a sorbet - too watery, lacked flavor intensity - and a cutesy named for Obama ice cream, billed as dark chocolate with nuts and marshmallow. Chocolate was clearly NOT bittersweet or dark. Prices are premium however.

Thank JulesVerne1
Fayetteville, Arkansas
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed December 11, 2015 via mobile

My friend and I sampled many of the flavors and they were all delicious! The secret breakfast melted in my mouth. The peppermint bark was was also great. Definitely have to visit if you like homemade ice cream!

Thank Elizabeth R
Oklahoma City, OK
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed November 25, 2015

My daughter lives in SF, and gave me a guided tour in Nov 2015. It wasn't complete, in her estimation, without sampling the ice cream flavors at Humphry's. I must say, I was very astonished that a beer-flavored ice cream could taste so good. The candied ginger was great, and the peppered pumpkin - outstanding. It was indeed a highlight... More 

Thank Thonner
New York City
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306 reviews
252 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
Reviewed November 18, 2015 via mobile

The peppered pumpkin and chocolate peanut butter ripple were both delicious. A bit icy however. Friendly staff made it a four star place.

Thank NYCleveland
London, England, United Kingdom
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91 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
Reviewed November 4, 2015

I was really excited about coming here, and their adventurous flavours did live up to my expectations. The Thai satay flavour was suitably weird (I opted against it after tasting it) but the others were more palatable (especially Secret Breakfast- cornflakes and rum). Unfortunately the quality of the ice cream itself was not that good, as the texture was weird... More 

2 Thank Lee A
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146 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed October 24, 2015

Strolled into this place looking for a refreshing ice cream on a hot day and were not dissapointed.Asked the server what to reccommend for something to quench our thirst and she suggested the sorbet which went down a treat.Good to see a server with a great suggestion and knows what they are talking about. All other flavours on display looked... More 

Thank MontyNZ
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1,085 reviews
466 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 281 helpful votes
Reviewed September 17, 2015

Excellent and very creative ice cream! I tried their famous flavor that has Jim Beam and Corn Flakes ... amazing ... but ended up deciding to go with the decadent Peanut Butter Curry flavor (really really good if you like peanut butter flavor like me)!

1 Thank METRUN360
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61 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed September 7, 2015 via mobile

Unique flavors from black sesame to peanut curry to brown sugar fennel... Parking a little bit difficult but worth the stop

Thank kevin a
Tacoma, Washington
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44 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed September 6, 2015

I really wanted to like this place, my sister and niece loved it and insisted we visit two night in a row. I found it overpriced, with very skimpy servings for the price. What's worse, I did not like the ice cream, and I tried six flavors. Overall I found it much too sweet for my taste. I also just... More 

1 Thank Judith K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2790 Harrison St, San Francisco, CA 94110-3320
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Mission District
  • Neighborhood: Mission District
  • Phone Number: +1 415-550-6971

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

Staying in Mission District

Neighborhood Profile
Mission District
From burritos to bicyclists, the Mission is the foundation for all things hip in the city. Cultural attractions, an independent arts community, sumptuous street murals and a high density of bars and cafes make this neighborhood a magnet for young people. While terrific inexpensive food is abundant, its top-of-the-line restaurants now compete with the city’s best for fashionable diners. Indulge as the locals do by heading to Mission Dolores Park, buy some ice cream, and savor one of the most diverse neighborhoods in the country.
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