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“Great Ice Cream”

Doc Burnstein's Ice Cream Lab - Arroyo Grande
Ranked #1 of 7 Dessert in Arroyo Grande
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $3 - $7
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Good for: Large groups, Families with children
Description: Nostalgic ice cream parlor with super-premium ice creams made on-site daily. Model train circles the parlor.
Arroyo Grande, California
Level 4 Contributor
34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Great Ice Cream”
Reviewed March 4, 2014

Doc Burnstein's only does ice cream and ice cream dishes. All the flavors I have tried have been fantastic and since they use real cream the flavors are very rich. Great place for an ice cream treat.

  • Visited November 2013
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English first
Arroyo Grande, California
Level 5 Contributor
67 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
“The way real ice cream is supposed to taste with a side of nostalgia”
Reviewed March 4, 2014

This is a great reincarnation of the original Burnardoz ice cream parlor. Creative ice cream flavors is just the beginning. You go here for the atmosphere as much as the great ice cream.

For me, I LOVE the roasted almond covered frozen drumsticks. This is a carry over from the original Burnardoz creation. They also support the local community through fundraisers.

Tuesdays are their all you can eat night on selected flavors.

The downside is price, but you get quality for what you pay for.

Visited February 2014
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Arroyo Grande, California
Level 5 Contributor
60 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Whimsical new parlor in San Luis Obispo”
Reviewed March 1, 2014

Love the whimsy of the new parlor in San Luis Obispo. Same amazing ice cream. Same great service. Wonderful new experience!

  • Visited February 2014
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Thank Jim R
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Tucson, Arizona
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“ice cream and nice people make for a happy world”
Reviewed February 25, 2014

All the staff are really friendly and efficient. The ice cream is also fabulous and the decor is great.

  • Visited February 2014
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Thank Jane R
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Salinas, California, United States
Level 3 Contributor
19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Delightful ice cream parlour!”
Reviewed January 29, 2014

We stumbled on this place when we were on a road trip and needed (desperately!) ice cream. Doc's is a charming, old-fashioned place with a big choice of delicious flavors. It appears to be very popular with the locals.

  • Visited January 2014
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