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Cold Stone Creamery

1129 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4431
+1 831-423-7015
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible4%
2 Apr 2017
“Just dont get it.”
6 Jan 2017
“Great ice cream”
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1129 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4431
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Reviewed 3 April 2017

I tried this place when they opened. The price was high and the ice cream as it melted was gluey. I didn't even finish it. I do not get why people go to this place. We have three, yes three custom ice cream makers in...More

Thank Anne w
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Good ice cream, friendly service. Clean, centrally located. Server was very efficient and training while we were there, nice to see the manager taking his time doing training to ensure all was perfect, downside no restroom, kinda strange for a Cold Stone. Less cleaning I...More

Thank YoKern
Reviewed 24 April 2016

A convenient place to stop when you are ready to get dessert. We stopped here one evening and ate outside. The people watching on Pacific Avenue is great and so is the ice cream. Cons: You won't find any low-cal items on the menu.

Thank Brin651
Reviewed 3 April 2016

I really don't get the attraction to Cold Stone. It's always less than ideal (and I've given it many second chances). The prices are astronomical, the portions are skimp. Who serves just one scoop with a giant waffle cone? I know they can do better...More

1  Thank ttaylor2u
Reviewed 16 February 2016

It's Cold Stone. And it's ice cream. It'd take a lot to screw that up. Always tasty, whether you just want a scoop or two, or some other creation of theirs.

Thank Jason K
Reviewed 10 February 2016

I love Cold Stone Ice Cream, it really is the best. This branch however served up the meanest amount of ice cream and ingredients we have ever had at any of its facilities. Even with the server going back to the tray for another scoop,...More

Thank redhand
Reviewed 14 January 2016

A sure stop on the trip. Love the icecream. Not good for the healthy lifestyle, but excellent for mental health :-)

Thank Charlotte L
Reviewed 29 November 2015 via mobile

Cold Stone has really good ice cream, but it takes time to make a flavor and they never seem to have enough help. When I went in on a Saturday afternoon there was only one person working the whole place. They need to do the...More

Thank pandasdad
Reviewed 28 October 2015

It is an ice cream shop and it has excellent ice cream. The price is right and the workers are friendly.

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 13 October 2015

Not familiar with Cold Stone Creamery we called in one evening for hot churros and ice cream. As we waited for it to be made we were treated to the singing when they get a tip and watched others ice cream with their choice of...More

Thank peterschofield37
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1129 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4431
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: +1 831-423-7015
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