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Mission Street Ice Cream and Yogurt - Featuring McConnell's Fine Ice Creams

201 W Mission St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2820
+1 805-569-2323
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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201 W Mission St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2820
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They had alot of different flavors, hard to decide. I like the fact that you are able to pick more then one. They were all good can't go wrong with any thing here. Great place for some dessert!

Thank luvsfashion
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had the toffee crunch and the strawberry ice cream. The toffee crunch was rather bland, however the strawberry was excellent. Prices are reasonable, but the line can get long, especially in the evening!

Thank Travellover6128
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My black coffee chip waffle cone hit the spot on a warm day. The ice cream itself isn't as creamy as you might expect but the flavor made up for the texture (meaning this is decent, tourist grade ice cream). Be prepared to pay at...More

Thank Rubysoho111
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Walked in on a Monday morning so shocked to see no line (because who eats ice cream at 11:30am?) Me. The girl scoopers were cheerful and generous with the tastings. I ordered 1/2 earl gray and 1/2 macadamia nut in a cup ($4.95). It was...More

Thank OC_M_Lu
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

The ice cream is very good but I made the mistake of not asking how much toppings were. My single scoop was $4-ish and the caramel drizzle on top nearly as much. Obviously I would have skipped that instead of paying $3 more. The staff...More

Thank CrystalAnn56
Reviewed 17 May 2017

great choice of flavours, and any combination you want.Creamy, tasty and a must on a hot day or walk to town

Thank John B
Reviewed 2 May 2017

This is a great ice cream shop! We wanted some good ice cream while on vacation and this was recommended in the magazine at our hotel. Service was great and as fast as they could be with a line out the door. I noticed one...More

Thank Daniel B
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

I recently visited this gem while exploring Santa Barbara. Its a fantastic little find with insanely great flavors. Love that have that small town feel! Whenever you see a constantly flow of folks going in and establishment you know something is being done right.

Thank Onethego86
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

They let you divide a scoop into two flavors!!! šŸ‘ŒšŸ¼Delicious homemade ice cream in the most scrumptious flavors. I had: -Chocolate covered strawberry, with large strawberry chunks - DELICIOUS - Double peanut butter chip - Salted caramel chip - Dutchman chocolate

Thank AShibalover
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

This is the original McConnells ice cream store, but now that they have one on State Street it was renamed. But the ice cream is still incredibly good.

Thank montecitoharve
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Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 W Mission St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2820
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-569-2323
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Mission Street Ice Cream & Yogurt, formerly known as McConnell's on Mission, proudly features world famous McConnell's Fine Ice Creams. Our store is independently owned and operated by Santa Barbarans Bob and Jean Moss. We believe in treating people with care and respect and that is the reason you will see the friendly, familiar faces of Mission Street's long time employees and loyal customers, year after year. Oh yes, and there is that amazing McConnells fine ice cream & the delicious fresh frozen yogurt made daily from the freshest ingredients consisting of a wonderful variety of frozen yogurt styles and flavors, including tarts, natural, Only 7, Greek style and frozen custards. Come visit us and enjoy a generous portion of delicious Mission Street yogurt!
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