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The Ice Cream Bar

815 Cole St, San Francisco, CA 94117-3907
+1 415-742-4932
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good26%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“waffle cone” (8 reviews)
“ice cream” (47 reviews)
“sorbet” (3 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
$$ - $$$
815 Cole St, San Francisco, CA 94117-3907
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

custom flavors and made-to-order shakes and sodas, delivered with retro style! great gathering spot for any time of day... and a must-share for friends and family.

Thank Sam J
Reviewed August 24, 2018

The decor is like the set of a movie. Even the uniforms are traditional outfits which adds the charm. The service is wonderful. The girl at the ice cream bar was super patient with our questions and let us have a lot of samples without...More

Thank UptownGirl805
Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

When visiting the city, stop by and grab an ice cream. Homemade with flavors changing but if you like bananas, get the banana pudding flavor. The cones are also homemade and a treat by themselves.

Thank Tadahfashion
Reviewed July 15, 2018

This place is popular. I went to get ice cream before the place closed and it was packed with people. This place had adventures ice cream flavors such as basil but also original flavors like strawberry. You can taste ice creams before choosing the one...More

Thank Emmaahonen
Reviewed July 13, 2018

This is well worth the stop. Great little place with a huge selection and lots of options. Great service. Highly recommend.

Thank AimeeLally
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

This little ice cream shop /soda fountain is super cute, has a quiet seating area, friendly service and most importantly delicious ice cream - some of the best I have ever had. Inventive flavors (I had caramelized honey and tasted blackberry corn both yummy) but...More

Thank kerriganmom
Reviewed February 17, 2018 via mobile

Very cool ice cream bar 50's, 60's style! Ice cream was pretty good but not amazing. Scoops were a little bit small for the price. Wouldn't go out of my way to come here, but it was an okay place to stop.

Thank Kaiden F
Reviewed February 11, 2018 via mobile

My favorite ice cream place so far. Home made ice cream, subtle flavors. Friendly service. Olive oil ice cream is fantastically good !!!

Thank Nathalie d
Reviewed January 3, 2018 via mobile

The folks on TripAdvisor never cease to amaze me. Went here based on all previous reviews & they're all on point. This place is definitely a throwback in time when things were done with natural ingredients & nothing complicated. Just had the ice cream, although...More

Thank Ruth R
Reviewed October 3, 2017

This is such a hidden gem and I'm sure that it is a real Ice Cream Bar from the 50's or 60's. Stunning flavours and something for everyone. This is certainly on the must visit list when in San Francisco again.

Thank Adrian-Suffolk
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 815 Cole St, San Francisco, CA 94117-3907
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco
  • Phone Number: +1 415-742-4932
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