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“Owner's attitude does not match the rest of the town” 2 of 5 bubbles
Review of Great Lakes Ice Cream Co

Great Lakes Ice Cream Co
Ranked #3 of 8 Dessert in Midland
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Midland, Michigan
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237 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
“Owner's attitude does not match the rest of the town”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2012

Asked to talk to manager regarding a fund raiser, could we place a sign, near their door? Simple answer could have been delivered politely, but this guy was just a jerk. If the answer is no, than okay, we would have understood, and simply moved on. This happened at other places and we were okay with that we understood, but they were at least professional about it. This guy nearly bit my head off, which tells me more about him and his restaurant than he probably likes. Midland is a really great town, but he probably doesn't care. The ice cream is no better than anywhere else, he lost our business due to his poor attitude and lack of community support.

  • Visited August 2012
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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  • English first
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English first
midland, mi
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403 reviews
239 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
“I Scream for Ice Cream”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2012

This little place makes some good ice cream. I like to stop in on my bike and grab a cone. They've got some good creations.

Visited June 2012
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Midland, Michigan
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30 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Tasty Treats”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 2, 2012 via mobile

They do not weigh servings. That was something they tried several years ago so people could have as much or as little ice cream as desired. The ice cream is fresh, servings generous, servers friendly. Free ice cream with ID on your birthday.

    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Midland, Michigan
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461 reviews
274 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
“Best homemade ice cream in Midland”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 8, 2012

Fantastic range of favors, we love it. They even had a cheddar bacon soup icecream! My favorite is the raspberry rage.

Visited May 2012
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Midland, Michigan
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168 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
“Great Ice Cream”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 22, 2012

Make their own with lots of flavors, many unique to Great Lakes. Flavors change regularly with the seasons.

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Thank Richard M
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