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Ice cream heaven!

Wow!! HUGE ice cream cones!! I don’t know how they sell the cones for such a cheap price and stay... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Debracannatti
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Warren, Michigan
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Worth the drive and cost...especially if you like your icecream:)

I have been to the Grindstone General Store several times and I am never disappointed. I can never... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2018
Simons38317
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Mount Clemens, Michigan
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3086 Copeland Rd, Port Austin, MI 48467-9263
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow!! HUGE ice cream cones!! I don’t know how they sell the cones for such a cheap price and stay in business!! The ice cream is excellent! This is a must stop for the Port Austin area!!

Thank Debracannatti
Reviewed 5 September 2018

I have been to the Grindstone General Store several times and I am never disappointed. I can never get anything larger than the baby cone because the servings are so huge. They are not kidding that they serve the largest cones in Michigan's Thumb area....More

Thank Simons38317
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Nice big ice cream cones. Very nice little store.They have a few crafts for sale and a few trinkets and best of all , ice cream. Big cones but something really smelled bad outside where the picnic tables are

1  Thank Skully13
Reviewed 7 August 2018

A group of us went to this store to buy ice cream cones. Their smallest cone is called ‘Baby’ and it has 14 ozs of ice cream!! Imagine how big the largest one would be!! I got the Mackinaw Island Fudge and my sister got...More

Thank fsm1
Reviewed 10 July 2018

The Grindstone General Store is an ice cream shop. You can get the famous, huge cones and some water or pop and a few souvenirs, but you are here for the ice cream, which in MI is legend.

Thank Julie H
Reviewed 1 July 2018

We took the " general store" name literal and is very misleading --this place is an only a ismall ce cream shop --that's it, had a few odd wooden objects to look at while in line for ice cream but no way is this a...More

3  Thank LaRee H
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Hold on to your hat with the serving sizes here! A baby scoop is bigger than a softball! Good quality ice cream. Really enjoyed our special treat!

Thank Julie W
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

No trip to the Thumb area is complete without a stop at this little piece of heaven for ice cream lovers. Extra large scoops, great service, reasonably priced, and outstanding flavors.

Thank Jcwild
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Wow! Loads of ice cream. Delicious and fresh. It was fun to try and eat it all...but had to throw in the towel. Just too much for one person to eat.

Thank Rebecca G
Reviewed 30 July 2017

I rented a bike in Port Austin, and was told I needed to try the ice cream at Grindstone General Store. I didn't bother checking the hours, and ended up getting to Grindstone city around 10:00AM, so I had to wait around an hour before...More

2  Thank Rob K
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