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Sweet Dreams Ice Cream

3437 W University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32607-2402
+1 352-378-0532
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good21%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“key lime pie” (2 reviews)
“sundae” (2 reviews)
Closes in 5 min
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
3437 W University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32607-2402
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Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

This locally-owned ice cream parlor has a family business charm. There are many options like sundaes, floats, cups, cones, and more. The prices are pretty reasonable and the people are nice. Great Gainesville spot!

Thank Kate G
Reviewed 28 October 2017

This is a nice little place to stop for ice cream. They have flavors that range from standard homemade chocolate to more adventurous ones like chocolate bacon. The employees are always friendly and the ice cream always hits the spot.

Thank Maryann_B1
Reviewed 22 October 2017

If you enjoy trying out new flavors of ice cream, you've got to come to Sweet Dreams. Met up with our kids and grandson last night. I had the chocolate bacon ice cream. It was a dark chocolate ice cream with pieces of bacon in...More

Thank Pascale S
Reviewed 24 September 2017

If you love homemade ice cream with different flavors and combinations, then you have to try Sweet Dreams. The price is very reasonable. The ice cream is heavenly, the waffle cones are very fresh. He also does chocolate dipped bananas, key lime pie. Wow what...More

Thank sandramerwin
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Yay you were open, searching everywhere and anywhere for food came across this cute ice cream store, all 3 children were so happy, pistachio and blueberry and vanilla. First time in Gainesville, first food eaten here!! So happy 😁

Thank StLovesTravel
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Dropped in with four hot and grumpy kids. Left with four happy ones - happy grown ups too! Nabbed a great T Shirt on the way out as well.

Thank dardyfamily
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Unique, interesting flavors. Nice, helpful staff. Baklava, orange cardamon, key lime pie, lemon, how to decide?

Thank tkbrrr
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

The place had dirty floors and a small disgusting bathroom. The ice cream was so cold and had ice chunks in it. The ice cream flavors we kind gross and odd. The ice cream was overpriced and had very small portions. Overall I would just...More

1  Thank Margie B
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

We were in Gainesville on a trip to the museum. This was the perfect end to a perfect day. They have a variety of flavors they make themselves. Or ice cream was served in a stainless steel ice cream cup which kept it cold and...More

Thank Okinawa2009
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Great local business, truly a part of the community. But all that aside, just go for the ice cream! Latest trip my 5 year old had cinnamon vanilla and I had hot southern butter pecan; spicy and decadent! They don't skimp on quality or quantity,...More

Thank flplantdr
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3437 W University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32607-2402
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: +1 352-378-0532
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