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Blue Bunny Ice Cream Parlor

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Address: 115 Central Ave. NW, Le Mars, IA 51031-3518
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+1 712-546-4522
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10:00 - 21:00
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 21:00

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We stopped in around 9 pm and were disappointed to find the gift shop cordoned off but the ice cream parlour and museum were both open. The ice cream was a good value. 1 scoop... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Julie H
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19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped in around 9 pm and were disappointed to find the gift shop cordoned off but the ice cream parlour and museum were both open. The ice cream was a good value. 1 scoop was about 1 1/2 cups. The museum was fun and informative.

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Thank Julie H
Maplewood, MN
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149 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Every time we're withing 25 miles of Le Mars we stop in the Blue Bunny Parlor for an ice cream treat! We've been here many times over the course of years and always enjoy it!

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Thank The_Bohemian
Sioux City, Iowa
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31 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I could not drive through the ice cream capital of the world and not eat ice cream! Blue Bunny makes very good ice cream and the parlor has plenty of seating in which to enjoy it.

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Thank Scott A
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18 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great for lunch or just a snack! We all had ice cream cones-of which there are many flavors to choose from. Great entertaining environment also!

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Thank Crystal W
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25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

All of the ice cream is excellent. The ice cream parlor is clean, roomy and comfortable. The gals behind the counter are friendly and patient. There were four adults in the party. It was around 5:30 PM. There were a few people in the room. We have been there in the summer time and the line goes out the door... More 

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Thank Arnold B
Fishers, Indiana
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451 reviews
166 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

The Blue Bunny Ice Cream Parlor serves as a local retail outlet for the factory and includes the Blue Bunny museum. If your in the area it's worth a stop. The museum is small but interesting and the ice cream is very good.

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Thank DMJA21
Colton, South Dakota
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19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Stopped in for ice cream and came out with a history lesson as well. Good products, quick service. Biggest complaint is no menu board and the staff didn't bother to show us menus. We realized after ordering and about the time we left they actually had menus.

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Thank dustinw277
Chicago, Illinois
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3 reviews
Reviewed 5 March 2017

this was an awesome place for Ice Cream. Can see why La Mars is the ice cream capital of the world with a place like this. :)

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Thank tjsundance
Meridian, Mississippi
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46 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

It is unlikely you will come through Le Mars, Iowa unless this is where you are heading or if you're on the way somewhere else. I was on the way to somewhere else and saw the signs for the "Ice Cream Capital of the World!" and had to stop. Is it incredible homemade ice cream? No. But is it fresh... More 

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Thank msudawg12
N.W. Iowa
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26 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

We went here after my son's 8th birthday. He loved the selection. Many flavors that you can't buy in the store. Very neat and clean inside. Tons of selection of ice cream and ways to have it. Love going here but it's a bit pricey so we don't go every time we come to Le Mars.

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Thank NWIowamom

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