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Mission Street Ice Cream and Yogurt - Featuring McConnell's Fine Ice Creams

201 W Mission St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2820
+1 805-569-2323
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good20%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“ice cream” (75 reviews)
Closes in 11 min
10:30 - 22:30All hours
201 W Mission St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2820
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11 - 20 of 138 reviews

Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Do yourself a favor and try the best ice cream anywhere in the world! My only gripe is that they don't have scoop shops everywhere like Ben and Jerrys does. This is truly the ice cream aficionado's ice cream! I dream about it. We have...More

Thank 458debbia
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Every visit to Santa Barbara I have to stop by at least once. My favorite is the eureka lemon marionberry ice cream. In reality all of there ice cream is wonderful. The company does have a second establishment on state but I prefer the location...More

Thank Tucuxii
Reviewed 23 August 2016

I am a true lover of frozen yogurt. McConnell's frozen yogurt is the best ever. And whenever I am in Santa Barbara I regularly make my way over to McConnell's for my daily "fix." I have never been disappointed and I have been coming for...More

Thank Pippiduck
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Delicious homemade ice cream. Double peanut butter cup iccccce creeeeam!!! Yes!! That's what life is about. +receses peanut butter cups (spelling) + butterfinger + scoop of cookies & cream + spoon + mouth = amazing blissful deliciousness. Make sure to tip your scoopers (:

Thank Andrew G
Reviewed 19 August 2016

They have some great ice cream, and a parking lot that really helps because it is popular and worth the drive to go there. A lot of great flavors and everyone who works there is very nice including the owner.

Thank Dave N
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Mc Connells has the best ice cream in town! The owner is always on site. There is another mc connells on state street but this on has better tasting ice cream. The staff is friendly and efficient. There are lines but they push through them...More

Thank Nanaforchloe
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Love coming here when in town. They have many unique flavors of ice cream. Prices might seem a bit high, but once you see the amount of ice cream you get and the flavor it's well Worth it.

Thank Marie A
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

We went here just now and there's no doubt that this place is good. We got there about 6.45pm and stood in a small queue. By the time (7.15)we ate our superb ice cream the queue was long. We will definitely return here during our...More

Thank beebad2013
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Three different flavours of coffee icecream. My favoriter taste. I had Turkish coffee flavour. It tasted really good, with strong coffee taste. Everyone in the family loved their icecream.

Thank Thornrosa
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Best Ice Cream in the Santa Barbara area. Don't miss the opportunity to try a variety of great flavors

Thank lzaa52
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 10
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 23:30
10:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 W Mission St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2820
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-569-2323
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Mission Street Ice Cream & Yogurt, formerly known as McConnell's on Mission, proudly features world famous McConnell's Fine Ice Creams. Our store is independently owned and operated by Santa Barbarans Bob and Jean Moss. We believe in treating people with care and respect and that is the reason you will see the friendly, familiar faces of Mission Street's long time employees and loyal customers, year after year. Oh yes, and there is that amazing McConnells fine ice cream & the delicious fresh frozen yogurt made daily from the freshest ingredients consisting of a wonderful variety of frozen yogurt styles and flavors, including tarts, natural, Only 7, Greek style and frozen custards. Come visit us and enjoy a generous portion of delicious Mission Street yogurt!
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