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Review of Smitten Ice Cream

Smitten Ice Cream
Ranked #8 of 156 Dessert in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence
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Neighborhood: Hayes Valley
Description: Fun ice cream place that makes ice cream in front of your eyes by using liquid nitrogen.
Reviewed October 17, 2016

Innovative technology combined with top quality natural ingredients produces some of the best ice cream ever. All the ice creams are made fresh as you watch with fresh ingredients and cooled with liquid nitrogen, so no preservatives needed. Very smooth and great flavours. We tried Earl Grey and also Chocolate, both were amazing. Go for the waffle cone and the recommended toppings. They are opening new locations soon.

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Reviewed October 14, 2016 via mobile

I am kind of complicated regarding ice-cream and often disappointed but this one was just awesome!!! I chose the cookie dough with salty pretzel flavor and it was so delicious! Moreover, they are making the waffle cones in front of you! Normally I am never eating the cones, I don't like that but this time, it was made in front of me and so fresh! Honestly, you really have to try this place! It is a little bit pricy but it worths it!

Thank Ingrid M
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Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

Delicious ice cream flavors like salted caramel and mojito. Get the cookie dough on top. Also, nitrogen makes the ice cream have a great consistency. However, it's a little time intensive because they make each to order (and you can't sample the flavors).

Thank laur2701
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Reviewed September 13, 2016

Great to watch how they make the ice cream and although there are long queues in that spot, it is worth the wait.

Thank Sophie d
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Reviewed September 1, 2016

It's a very small store with limited bench seating (I didn't see any tables). The line can get pretty long extending out and to the side of the building but definitely worth the wait. The dark chocolate was sublime! Their flavors do rotate and change with the season, so it's more exciting. Very interesting to see them make the ice cream with the curious white fog spilling around. The location is right next to a very pretty park and cute little buildings, where one can enjoy their ice cream.

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Thank Maria S
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