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Blue Bell Creameries

1101 S Blue Bell Rd, Brenham, TX 77833-4413
+1 800-327-8135
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Ice Cream Heaven

Visited the Blue Bell factory for the first time. No tours are being done but they have observation... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Michael M
Lumberton, Texas
via mobile
Enjoyed some mint chocolate chip at the tasting room.

Glad to see the factory is up and running. Tasted a new cookie flavor and got to view the factory... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Leander, Texas
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This ice cream has been a Texan treat since 1911.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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1101 S Blue Bell Rd, Brenham, TX 77833-4413
+1 800-327-8135
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Visited the Blue Bell factory for the first time. No tours are being done but they have observation deck to see process. And of course great ice cream to sample. Worth the trip. Kids would really enjoy swing the process.

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Glad to see the factory is up and running. Tasted a new cookie flavor and got to view the factory floor from the new viewing area. Lots of neat Blue Bell stuff in the store as well. What a great company and family business.

Thank WaltManly
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here on our way to a Hill Country Resort destination. Great stopping off place for a treat. Large "one" scoop cup of ice cream for only 1 dollar. That's a big scoop, I tell ya. Of course everything is bigger in Texas. Do...More

Thank Jessica D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Every visit to Brenham includes the ice cream parlor. The gift shop is wonderful and the ice cream can't be beat for $1. I'm still looking for that new Brides Cake sample.

Thank MoMo D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There weren't very many people there so I had an expectation to at least be greeted at the visitor center with some sort of acknowledgment. Nope, just an employee with her face down in the desk. We also really couldn't get near the novelty car...More

Thank pnkgirl27
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great informative visitor centre. Ice cream available by the scoop for $1. Note they no longer offer factory tours which is a real shame

1  Thank Jason D
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

I'm so Happy they are getting back on track and getting more and more Flavors back as well as new one's. Love my Regulars but Loving me some New flavors. Great job Blue Bell 👍👍👍

Thank Stacey A
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

For $1 you get a big scoop of ice cream of your choice of flavors of the day. And you must be pleased by the selections, as all are excellent quality and flavor. Makes me wanna live here instead of just visiting. May go back...More

Thank Fred F
Reviewed 18 May 2017

There weren't any tours offered when I visited Blue Bell but that was more than made up for when I discovered that I could get a generous scoop of ice cream in the parlor for only $1. No tax. No extras. $1. I went with...More

1  Thank Jill F
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Great place to stop for ice cream. Factory tours aren't currently taking place but the country store and visitors center is still available to visit.

Thank adam r
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Currently tour is not available. Anyone has any idea when it will be available?
8 June 2016|
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Response from DLemon | Reviewed this property |
The best way to find out is to ask Blue Bell.
Have they started the tours again? It still says no tours on their website. Wondering if it is worth the stop without a tour.
3 March 2016|
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Response from albebuc | Reviewed this property |
They have not started the tours yet, but I hear soon.
Paula H
Why does the ice cream turn to a slimmy yuk after you open the container? This never happened before ! It's like the really cheap ice cream !! Why !!
31 January 2016|
Response from Scrappysue_10 | Reviewed this property |
This has never happened to me so I am not sure. Bluebell is the best ice cream I have ever had....especially their homemade vanilla. The opposite of cheap flavored ice cream. I'm sorry you had a bad experience.