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Sweet Retreat

846D Blossom Hill Rd, S, San Jose, CA 95123-2725
+1 408-622-4443
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average0%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
1 week ago
“Dessert After Armadillo Willys”
7 Apr 2017
“New Location on Blossom Hill”
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11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
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846D Blossom Hill Rd, S, San Jose, CA 95123-2725
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place really hit the spot after dinner at Armadillo Willys across the street. It may be a bit pricey but the scoops you get at every price point are huge, almost comically so. My husband ordered a size too large when he saw how...More

Thank ChristineStaszko
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Sweet Retreat was on Cahalan but now it reopened on Blossom Hill. Didn't know when it reopened, but it looked like there was already a following of loyal customers in line. There was only one person scooping ice cream and making the yogurt cups, so...More

Thank Anne N
Reviewed 16 June 2016

Ok so this strip mall just burned down. I've been going to my hairdresser two doors from Sweet Retreat for over 10 years... The past few years I've added stopping in the ice cream store as part of my routine when going to get hair...More

Thank pamela R
Reviewed 8 August 2015 via mobile

It's not a high end ice cream spot, just normal ice cream, but the prices are right, and the servings are huge. $5.50 got me a large single which is really 4 scoops of ice cream. We would go back again, locals pack the place...More

Thank Ward N
Reviewed 28 July 2015

This is my absolute FAVORITE place for ice cream in the whole world- at least in San Jose that's for sure! I have been a customer of this shop since the 80s or 90s and they never fail to come through on the value. There...More

Thank pb50
Reviewed 2 July 2015 via mobile

Whipped cream on expensive sundae too fake. My nephew didn't want to finish his chocolate (my favorite ) so I would. No flavor at all. Young man behind counter very polite.

Thank ivypoison
Reviewed 27 June 2015

We love this place. This particular visit we were celebrating good grades and I talked my teen son into his first "banana split" (we got the mini). This is not for the faint of heart. 3 scoops, your choice. 3 toppings, your choice. He said,...More

Thank SuburbsSteph
Reviewed 23 March 2015 via mobile

Just had ice cream with my family--two adults two children--paid only 11.00 for all of us. Every time we come here, ice cream tastes great, pay very little. It's a must stop on a hot day. Be forewarned though, during the summer, lines are often...More

Thank David P
Reviewed 21 June 2014

Can't vouch for the ice cream but the frozen yogurt with mix ins is amazing. I always go for a fruit add-in because I think it's more compatible with frozen yogurt but there are plenty of candy based options as well. If you want something...More

Thank Margaret S
Reviewed 5 February 2014

The ice cream looked wonderful. I, however, had the frozen yogurt. You pick the ingredients you'd like mixed in (I chose raspberries) and they push the yogurt base and the berries through a special machine. It comes out twirled with whatever you've chosen as your...More

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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$20
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Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 846D Blossom Hill Rd, S, San Jose, CA 95123-2725
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +1 408-622-4443
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