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3437 W University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32607-2402
+1 352-378-0532
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12:00 - 23:00
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Gainesville, Florida
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42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW 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, and the staff are always friendly.

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Thank flplantdr
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hands down the best ice cream in Gainesville, especially on their yearly tasting events such as chocolate night. Must go!

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Thank Costin A
Fleming Island, Florida
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74 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great ice cream! Much better than all the run of the mill frozen yogurt places (which fail in their shameless attempt to be "ice cream-like"). The hazelnut, chocolate, and mint chip were all delicious. Plus, they serve it in little metal bowls with real spoons - not plastic - which is a nice touch. Worth the short drive from campus... More 

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Thank Tom H
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Over half the flavors have nuts or peanut butter. They were unwilling to open a fresh box for my daughter to get any non-nut flavor. The flavors are unique in name but the taste didn't stand up to the name.

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Thank Jennifer F
Morristown, Indiana
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2016

Great ice cream with original flavors. I had the hazelnut and the honey lavender. Friendly staff and quick service. Even have non-dairy options.

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Thank Andrea L
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130 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

A cup of House Chocolate with peanut butter sauce...was soooo delicious. Hard to find good tasting really chocolaty ice cream..well its here at Sweet Dreams

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Thank parmalat
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175 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

We stopped by here for a treat with the grandkids. They had great tasting ice cream with delicious flavor sand great prices. The workers were very friendly also.

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Thank G8rmann
Gainesville, Florida
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2016 via mobile

Best local homemade ice cream in Gainesville! The staff is friendly and the owner is amazing!!! Love that they use local beer brewers to make some of their fun ice cream. Swamp head ice cream and first magnitude ice cream...what more do you want!

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Thank AntAlexMason
Florida
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28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2016 via mobile

I love the choices and they vary everyday. Worth a second visit. Very delicious home made ice cream. Tastes better than commercialized. I tried the cookies and cream, cookie dough, and the crazy caramel.

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Thank mydecember28
Gainesville, Fl
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2016

Went for valentines treat of a hot fudge sundae. NO hot fudge..inexcusable at 7:45 in the evening. Watched the girl get some out after she said they ran out and started to heat some up. Poor planning on their part!! They should definitely be prepared for prices they charge. Waffle cone that I settled for was hard as a brick.

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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?