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“Custom Made Icecream”

Sebastian Joe's Ice Cream Cafe
Ranked #2 of 62 Dessert in Minneapolis
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $1 - $20
Dining options: Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Level 4 Contributor
40 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Custom Made Icecream”
Reviewed December 19, 2012

There are special creations by the owners. Gauranteed to thrill any icecream lover. There is always a line, and in the Winter in Minnesota, Enough said. Prices ar high, but worth every penny

Visited November 2012
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English first
Level 5 Contributor
83 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed December 13, 2012

This is a special ice cream shop with plain vanilla to a special ice cream called pot hole for the many of them in the street in front of Joe's in the spring. Fun place for all ages.

Visited March 2012
Thank Joelle K
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Saint Paul, MN
Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“So many flavors!”
Reviewed December 1, 2012

If you love ice cream, this is the best in the City! It would take two months of ice cream every day to get through their list of flavors. My favorite is the raspberry chocolate chip, but the white licorice is good too! I'm lactose intolerant, but I'll suffer for Sebastian Joe's ice cream!

Thank Felicia G
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Richardson, Texas
Level 5 Contributor
55 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
“You'll never want to go to a chain Ice cream store again!”
Reviewed November 11, 2012

A friend of mine took me to Sebastian Joe's on a cold November night. On the way, he kept bragging about how this was the best ice cream he has ever had and so forth. Usually, when expectations are built up like this prior to an actual experience, disappointment is a natural and expected outcome. Not so with Sebastian Joe's, though. I tried a dark chocolate (cant' remember the name) and raspberry chocolate chip and man..... it was heavenly. Cant' remember the last time I had ice cream that was this delicious. If I had not been full up to my nostrils for a recent hearty dinner, I would've stayed longer and tried more flavors but I hope to do that in the future.

The environment is very homely, staff is nice and helpful and give you samples with a big genuine smile. I did try a couple of sorbet flavors and they were very good too.

If you're in Minneapolis and like ice cream, your stay will be a waste if you don't make a stop (or more) at Sebastian Joe's.

  • Visited November 2012
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Thank DocMoMan
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Level 6 Contributor
224 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
“Great family outing”
Reviewed October 29, 2012

Over the 25 years of raising our children, trips to SJ's were always a great family tradition. We loved going there on a beautiful summer night and choosing our favorite ice cream. The product is the best of the best and the atmosphere was equal to the task as well.

Even when it was cold in the winter, SJs was a favorite of our family. During the cold months, they often offered a discount according to the freezing temperature.

So don't just visit this place, make it a family tradition--you and your family will be richer for it.

  • Visited August 2012
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Thank Medas2005
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