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Little Man Ice Cream

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2620 16th St, Denver, CO 80211-3936
+1 303-455-3811
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10:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Thu 10:00 - 00:00
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Denver, Colorado
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Warning! This place gets crowded on the weekends, with a line that wraps around the block. Come during the week and enjoy a table outside where you can people watch. The ice cream is so good, fresh, fun flavors. Loved it!

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Thank livesimplecolorado
Tampa, Florida
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84 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

One of the best and weirdest sorbet I've ever eaten. The place was really cool and the employees very helpful by offering to give you a taste of all the weird flavors they have. By far a great experience to have while in Denver.

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Thank lebdude
London, United Kingdom
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110 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Buses routed through the Highland neighborhood stop near by so accessible even if you're not driving. Public transportation in Denver is good, RTD seems to get high marks regularly. This is a local favorite as evidenced by the queue of locals. There was a queue about 20 feet up the hill from the premise and it look 35-40 minutes but... More 

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Thank ARTJPL
Aurora, Colorado
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39 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had heard the stories about this place so I decided to venture on over. What a fun experience. You will have some very different and creative flavor choices, ones you can't get any where else. The employees are very encouraging and patient as you taste the different kinds while you are making up your mind. I will tell you... More 

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Thank Rose L
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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55 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Stopped by on a beautiful and warm March day. Stood in line for about 30 minutes, but boy was it worth is. I was a little disappointed they didn't have the mexican chocolate ice cream, because that had a bunch of great reviews. Instead, it was craft beer week, and I got a single (which is huge) with 2 flavors-... More 

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Thank Corey89
Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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109 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

I was drinking so much that night we still in line for so long but the ice cream was so worth the wait. The next day I woke up I thought it was a dream I asked people about it for weeks before somebody actually knew where I had gone. my buddies didn't remember. When I finally found it again... More 

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Thank Theullrich
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Awesome setting. Good neighborhood w a park across the street. Good ice cream. The giant milk building of courses the draw. The only thing I think they could do to make it cooler is to install some old smiley glasses windows midway up and display all the stored goodies (herseys, sprinkles, candies, etc) to those waiting in line!

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Thank John S
Jonesboro, Arkansas
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238 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Yes, it was <40 in Denver; no, we didn't care. This place has, hands down, some of the best ice cream I have ever put in my mouth. My son agrees. I recommend looking for an online menu before you go, because their ice cream names are a little nontraditional, and I didn't immediately notice descriptions. At the risk of... More 

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Thank femaleboxer
Denver, Colorado
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1,118 reviews
381 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,223 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Best ice cream around! There is always a wait but it is totally worth it. Awesome for all ages but the kids absolutely love it.

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1 Thank denver60
Denver, Colorado
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Little Man is a Denver Icon! No visit to Denver is complete without having ice cream here. The best time to go is in the Fall when surrounding restaurants have outdoor entertainment! You do have to stand in line, even in a snow storm so be prepared! However, the ice cream is totally worth it!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$10
Cuisine
American
Meals
After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 00:00
Monday
10:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 00:00
Thursday
10:00 - 00:00
Friday
10:00 - 01:00
Saturday
10:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2620 16th St, Denver, CO 80211-3936
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Denver>  > Highland
  • Neighbourhood: Highland
  • Phone Number: +1 303-455-3811

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?