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Doc Burnstein's Ice Cream Lab - Arroyo Grande

114 W Branch St, Arroyo Grande, CA 93420-2602
+1 805-474-4068
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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114 W Branch St, Arroyo Grande, CA 93420-2602
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

We love going to Doc Bernstein in downtown AG. Sometimes it is a challenge to find a close parking spot. But overall greAt experience. The service has alwAys been excellent. Some of the flavors of the month change. But, they also have the standards. You...More

Thank LeeAnn B
DocBurnstein, Corporate Staff at Doc Burnstein's Ice Cream Lab - Arroyo Grande, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2017

Hi LeeAnne, Thank you for taking the time to leave this wonderful review. We greatly appreciate your positive words and support! We're happy to hear that you have had an excellent experience with our staff, and have enjoyed our tasty ice cream flavors. We hope...More

Reviewed 4 October 2017

We had heard this was one of the places you would want to try while visiting Pismo Beach, CA.. It was good but for the price, I will head over to albertson's grocery store the next time.More

Thank Michael H
DocBurnstein, Corporate Staff at Doc Burnstein's Ice Cream Lab - Arroyo Grande, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2017

Hello Michael, Thank you for taking the time out of your day to leave us this review. We produce all of our own Super Premium Ice Cream and strive for a high quality product which leads to our pricing. We appreciate your feedback, and hope...More

Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

This is the premier ice cream place in the historic Village of Arroyo Grande. It’s worth extra time in your plans to visit and have an ice cream.

Thank Patricia B
Reviewed 3 October 2017

This is a place to go for fun. The ice cream is wonderful, with some interesting names for their special blends (motor oil?!). The service is very friendly and efficient. Along the ceiling, an electric train travels around the perimeter, tooting to keep the mood...More

Thank Ed C
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Tasty ice cream. Original names and mixes. Great design.Loved the train running along the walls. Enjoined everything. Can not suggest any particular flavor, they all were great.

Thank slonichek
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

The Motor Oil flavored ice cream is a blend of dark chocolate, Kahlua & fudge swirls. It's the Chocolate lover's dream ice cream!

Thank TMoney1111
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Wonderful selection of flavors some quite different than the usual ones. I been many times and always enjoyed it. Sometimes there is a line out the front door but it moves fast. I had a scoop of half Butter Brickle and half peanut butter cup,...More

Thank 828allenl
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

This place has some great ice cream and great family environment. My family is lucky to live minutes away from here. It seems ice cream parlors are vanishing but this one is great fun with quality ice cream.

Thank JasonC185
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Of course, the ice cream is fantastic. The flavors are innovative and delicious. From the point of view of a local, truly the second best part is that the owner is so community minded. A portion of profits go to local charities. The place is...More

Thank Mary G
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Just a home made ice cream parlor. Great ice cream, great place for the kids. I don't know what else to add.

Thank george h
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$ 3 - US$ 7
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 AM
12:00 PM - 9:00 AM
12:00 PM - 9:00 AM
12:00 PM - 9:00 AM
12:00 PM - 9:00 AM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 114 W Branch St, Arroyo Grande, CA 93420-2602
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Arroyo Grande
  • Phone Number: +1 805-474-4068
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Nostalgic ice cream parlor with super-premium ice creams made on-site daily. Model train circles the parlor.
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