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14131 River Rd, Walnut Grove, CA 95690-9777
+1 916-776-4333
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Rio Vista, California
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Treated like we were just passing thru & they would never see us again. Ordered $8 sandwich on a french roll & was given yucky sesame roll. Expensive for everyday sandwich & not even an offer of pickle or potato chips! Plus all turkey stacked in one spot.

1 Thank UDontKnowMeButIKnowU
San Francisco, CA
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265 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2016

Old fashioned style ice cream parlor – serving Gunther’s ice cream from Sacramento. We had the ice cream which was delicious – love Gunther’s ice cream. Mel’s also serves coffee and sandwiches in addition to ice cream. We did not try the sandwiches but had a double expresso which was awful. Nice place to stop on Hwy 160 for some... More 

Thank Whistledown
Walnut Grove, California
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2016

Great ice cream, sandwiches, and coffee.. I've never been disappointed unless they don't have my favorite flavor of ice cream!!

Thank sferreira2016
Kfar Saba, Israel
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250 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2015

This inviting old Fashion Ice Cream parlor is sweet, charming and has tasty ice cream. They also have a full deli sandwich menu including a Veggie menu. We took our ice cream outside and sat along the Sacramento River on the stairs of the dock. (see photo of dock)

Thank Oran A
Chowchilla, California
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153 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2015

The ice cream served here is delicious!! Shakes, scoops, waffle cones, sugar cones, yep, lots of choices. Not a cheap place but probably about the same price as coldstone or other commercial ice cream shops. Good service, room to sit inside or out.

Thank Dairygirl1
Walnut Grove, California
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2014 via mobile

I love this place, always friendly and has the best prices and ice-cream that out any city!!!! In summer I can sit out and watch the river and in winter you can sit in bar style setting.

Thank VangieMendez
Antioch, California
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2014 via mobile

We have been here many, many times since the first. Wonderful ice cream! Great sandwiches. Old time place and very clean.

Thank hapinretired
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439 reviews
212 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2014

We stopped on a drive down the levee road south of Sacramento. What we found were great sandwiches and a good variety of ice cream. You'll find a treat here or a lunch for everyone in your family. Stop in.

Thank sndovale
Stockton, California
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2014

Mel's Mocha & Ice Cream is an example of why the California Delta is a jewel destination for all travelers. If you're tired of today's franchise restaurants, it's worth driving about 20 miles off the Interstate 5 Freeway to Walnut Grove, and have a sandwich and Gunther's ice cream at Mel's Mocha & Ice Cream. It's like a time machine... More 

1 Thank Gene B
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2013

I came here with my family in December of 2013. The place is well-decorated and has a welcoming atmosphere. The girl working behind the counter provided friendly and efficient customer service. We all had ice cream. It's really good! The kiddie size (the smallest) is probably enough to satisfy your cravings - it's pretty huge. The "small" size is already... More 

1 Thank anthonysheu7

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  • Address: 14131 River Rd, Walnut Grove, CA 95690-9777
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Walnut Grove
  • Phone Number: +1 916-776-4333

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