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“Salted caramel heaven”

Bi-Rite Creamery & Bakeshop
Ranked #1 of 148 Dessert in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $3 - $10
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Late Night
Neighborhood: Mission District
Reviewed May 7, 2013 via mobile

Best salted caramel ice cream - delicious & subtle burnt caramel flavor... We visited this shop specifically for this & it did not disappoint. I was warned abt the long queues. We went on a Monday night at about 8pm and there was only a very short queue (waited less than 5 mins) - so perhaps visiting on a weeknight is the way to go.

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Reviewed April 30, 2013

Drool! Great flavors... we tried balsamic strawberry, banana split, chocolate coconut (vegan), salted caramel, rincanelas. We went on a Sunday afternoon and probably waited 30 minutes - the line wraps around the street! Great to walk to Dolores park and enjoy the ice cream and people watch.

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Reviewed April 26, 2013

On any average day some sort of line is sure to form outside this creamery. And for good reason. Bi-Rite has some of the creamiest ice cream I have had (outside of gelato). Flavors vary from standard vanilla and chocolate to more gourmet, brown sugar with ginger caramel swirl and hazelnut with dandelion chocolate's cocoa nibs. My personal favorite was the salted caramel. I thought the prices were fair and were similar or cheaper than your average 31 Flavors. Spend a day at Delores Park then head to Bi-Rite for an afternoon treat.

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Thank Patricia F
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Reviewed April 23, 2013

Minutes (if not more) waiting to be able to finally order, and then... Lots of seemingly unique flavors, with special names (and very high prices), but in truth really nothing above the ordinary. If this place were to open in any city in Italy, such Florence or Rome, it would end passing totally unnoticed and would have to close in a few months. And I don't get the people waiting in line for this stuff, are you kidding me? Feels like anyone can open an ice cream shop here and sell it as it was gold! What a loss of time, money (and calories)!

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Reviewed April 15, 2013 via mobile

Different and unique ice cream flavors.
From Monday till Thursday the shop is not so crowed, so I recommend to go during those days to avoid long queues and taste all the flavors you want before decide which one you really want to eat.
Don't be afraid during the weekend, the service is fast.
I miss eating these ice creams.
I strongly recommend honey lavender, balsamic strawberry and olive oil.

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Thank issf80
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