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Bruster's Ice Cream

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17029 Kenton Dr, Cornelius, NC 28031-5642
+1 704-896-2886
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Denver, North Carolina
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106 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Excellent ice cream and very popular but lines aren't long. Very good ice cream. I am partial to their milkshakes!

Thank NCDeepDiver
Yankee in NC
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51 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

We come to Bruster's every time we are in Birkdale. Raspberry Chocolate Truffle is awesome. Birthday cake is a favorite too

Thank CelticExplorer58
Charlotte, North Carolina
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55 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

I took 2 young ladies for their first time at Brusters on a Sunday evening. They loved the selections and raved about their Coffee Oreo, Coconut Cream and Graham Central Station. The homemade taste won them over.

Thank Andra' E
Charlotte, NC
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

Had a delicious waffle cone. Love the fact it's made on the premises. Add to that they also serve Nathan's Frank's and Crinkle Cut Fries. Simply Heaven!!

Thank Yolanda W
Huntersville, North Carolina
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332 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2015

They make their ice-cream in house. Yummy selection of flavors. They also sell Nathan's Hotdogs--not my favorite brand, but it's convenient. This store is just down the road from Birkdale Village and stays busy. Homemade waffle cones are very good. Plenty of tables to sit outside. Dog friendly.

Thank niteowljune
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2015 via mobile

So good on a hot, hot day. Very friendly people too! Ice cream was sooooo creamy. Good quantity of goodies in the blizzard type things.

Thank shana r
Huntersville, North Carolina
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58 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2015

Every new city we move to we look for Brusters!! It's the best ice cream by far! The Cornelius location is great ... close to Birkdale but without the crowds and near Lake Norman for a treat after boating.

Thank phosford
Cornelius, North Carolina
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58 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2015

Always have loved Bruster's Ice Cream. My favorite is White Turtle. I love caramel. I tried the Sea salt one time, and it had a very salty aftertaste, which I haven't tasted in other brands of the same flavor. Maybe it was only that batch. I am willing to give it a second try.

Thank Angela K
Davidson, North Carolina
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112 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2014

Best icecream in the area. There is no doubt or comparison. You will pay for it, but the best icecream ever. No inside seating. They service Nathans hot dogs also which I have never had. The service has always been solid. Other than a few regulars, the flavors change daily. Definitely try the White Turtle if it is available. Be... More 

Thank Brianm99
Davidson, North Carolina
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221 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2014

Wonderful stop on a hot day returning from Birkdale Cinemas. Just outside seating, but that is okay on a summer day! Not so handy if it rains. Excellent choices and friendly service.

Thank Carol S

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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Fast food
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17029 Kenton Dr, Cornelius, NC 28031-5642
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Cornelius
  • Phone Number: +1 704-896-2886

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?