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Bi-Rite Creamery & Bakeshop

Certificate of Excellence
Mission District
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3692 18th St, San Francisco, CA 94110-1532
(415) 626-5600
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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30 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Historic and delicious! Worth a trip and fascinating flavors. Like I said, I am not really an ice cream person but this was worth it!

Thank Sheila W
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The ice cream was definitely better tasting than the average ice cream shop. I would have given them 5 stars if we weren't rushed by the 2 female workers. I went with 2 other people and the girls were rushing them when we wanted to sample to figure out which flavor we wanted. The guy helping me was actually nice... More 

Thank Don L
New Braunfels, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I've had many of the flavors & NEVER waited more than a few minutes to order. Secret 1 - order a cone or cup middle of a weekday when there's no line. Secret 2 - buy a pint from the bake shop window at this location, or go inside one of their markets to buy from the freezer. My favorite... More 

Thank Holidav
Copenhagen, Denmark
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was eating dinner next door and watched the line get longer on a crisp evening. When our dinner finally ended the line was more reasonable. Got the salted caramel and it was awesome so flavorful and rich. If in town got to try this place.

Thank OJA122
New York, NY
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89 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is cute and has a nice array of flavors. I sampled a few flavors before deciding on mint chip and strawberry balsamic for my double cone. I'd say the ice cream is a bit towards the rich side of the spectrum. I prefer it to be a little lighter, and the flavors are good but not amazing. I... More 

Thank Natek3232
Hartford, Connecticut
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50 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic, homemade ice cream ! The most unique, I've had. It definitely ranks up there as some of the best ! The two flavors I had were phenomenal! Salted caramel and birthday cake, unlike anything I've tasted . You can get two scoops in a "single" if you want. There are a few other ice cream shops in the vicinity,... More 

Thank Laura S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went in the middle of the afternoon and were lucky to not have more than a few minutes wait. The ice cream was very good and it is nicely located next to Dolores park

Thank Vivek G
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious ice cream. We got the soft serve with cinnamon and blue berry swirl, hot fudge and a cookie. I would like to try the regular ice cream shop next door that everyone was raving about.

Thank Rachelram
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Bi-Rite Creamery makes the BEST ice cream! It is worth the wait if you encounter a line. Make a point of stopping here. There is a wide variety of flavors and each flavor is very fresh and natural tasting.

Thank 1kim2015
Morelia, Mexico
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179 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

The most delicious ice cream. It is just front to Dolores park. The are very amiable and let you try many flavors to choose from. I recommend nuts, vanilla and coconut.

Thank fulmen

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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
Average prices
$3 - $10
Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3692 18th St, San Francisco, CA 94110-1532
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Mission District
  • Neighborhood: Mission District
  • Phone Number: (415) 626-5600

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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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