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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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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“ice cream” (78 reviews)
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10:30 - 23:30All hours
201 W Mission St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2820
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11 - 20 of 143 reviews

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
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We recently visited the Mission store. If you went into an eating establishment and the manager was sneezing without covering himself, if the floors were filthy and staff were just brooming it, if the ice cream was so bad that your 4 and 6 year...More

Thank oyabunkuma
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Local, organic ice cream made from milk from their own dairy. Wonderful flavors. But long lines! It's very popular.

Thank JonSCalifornia
Reviewed 10 November 2016

It's famous in LA and when you see it at the store you have to get it but ideally you should go to the original store on Mission as they are always experimenting with flavors. We tried two of their new test flavors. A turkish...More

Thank losjacksons
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

The pumpkin yogurt is to die for try it you'll love it. All the ice cream flavors are fantastic anything you try you'll nope.

Thank Barbara C
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Do yourself a favor and try the best ice cream anywhere in the world! My only gripe is that they don't have scoop shops everywhere like Ben and Jerrys does. This is truly the ice cream aficionado's ice cream! I dream about it. We have...More

Thank 458debbia
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Every visit to Santa Barbara I have to stop by at least once. My favorite is the eureka lemon marionberry ice cream. In reality all of there ice cream is wonderful. The company does have a second establishment on state but I prefer the location...More

Thank Tucuxii
Reviewed 23 August 2016

I am a true lover of frozen yogurt. McConnell's frozen yogurt is the best ever. And whenever I am in Santa Barbara I regularly make my way over to McConnell's for my daily "fix." I have never been disappointed and I have been coming for...More

Thank Pippiduck
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Delicious homemade ice cream. Double peanut butter cup iccccce creeeeam!!! Yes!! That's what life is about. +receses peanut butter cups (spelling) + butterfinger + scoop of cookies & cream + spoon + mouth = amazing blissful deliciousness. Make sure to tip your scoopers (:

Thank Andrew G
Reviewed 19 August 2016

They have some great ice cream, and a parking lot that really helps because it is popular and worth the drive to go there. A lot of great flavors and everyone who works there is very nice including the owner.

Thank Dave N
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
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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