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Mitchell's Ice Cream

688 San Jose Ave, San Francisco, CA 94110-4925
+1 415-648-2300
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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688 San Jose Ave, San Francisco, CA 94110-4925
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I always tell everyone, I'd fly to San Francisco in a heartbeat if only for Mitchell's Ice Cream! Simple flavors, both classic and tropical, you won't run out of options. I personally love the avocado, ube, macapuno, and cantaloupe (which is, sadly, a seasonal flavor)....More

Thank AyenNYC
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Delicious and some unusual flavors at this landmark SF ice cream shop. Though the ice cream is very good and I encourage a visit, the hype is just a bit ahead of the product--very good but not the very best, and the portions are stingy.

Thank CaseyfromBoston
Reviewed 16 March 2017

I live fairly close to Mitchell's and from my first trip there I was hooked. I LOVE Ice Cream, it is the one sweet or dessert I cannot resist so needless to say- I am very picky about my ice cream. This iconic establishment tends...More

Thank Nicole A
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Yes, there will be a line, but it moves fast and the end result is dessert nirvana! Mitchell's has a vast array of unique flavors (chocolate cinnamon and fireball flavor were great), and the homemade ice cream is worth an Uber ride from downtown SanFran....More

Thank BikeOdyssey
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

This is long standing San Francisco institution that is a must visit for everyone. Be sure to get a number and get ready to wait for a bit but the line does go quickly.

Thank AshishGuptasfo
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

Never a disapointment! ALWAYS ALWAYS ALWAYS the most decadent flavors. Hands down, some of the best ice cream made anywhere.

Thank Tarra R
Reviewed 25 January 2017

We came to San Francisco for a food show to specifically find the best ice....we did! This ice cream was absolutely fantastic!! The staff was even nice enough to answer all of our crazy ice cream questions. They even gave us the name and number...More

Thank Sarah N
Reviewed 15 December 2016

I love this ice cream. They have been in business since the 1950's. Open daily from 11:00am to 11:00pm I love the variety of flavors made and offered. I try something new everytime. They make mango, coconut, Ube sorbets. Mitchell's makes seasonal ice cream flavors...More

Thank Infodiva415
Reviewed 28 November 2016

This is the best ice cream I have ever had. It is creamy, but not too creamy. I felt like I had just eaten something good for me. SO worth it.

Thank Juls822013
Reviewed 19 November 2016

My AirBnB during the first half of my stay in San Francisco was located in the buzzy and friendly, ethnically diverse community of Bernal Heights, high up above the city, with fabulous views from the local park. My hosts had rated this ice cream parlour...More

Thank GardenerCook16
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$20
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 688 San Jose Ave, San Francisco, CA 94110-4925
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Noe Valley
  • Neighbourhood: Noe Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 415-648-2300
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