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Cowlicks Hand Made Ice Cream

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259B N Main St, Fort Bragg, CA 95437-3608
+1 707-962-9271
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11:00 - 21:00
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62 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Smooth, creamy, flavorful, what else could you ask for? I tried the black raspberry dark chocolate chunk. It was amazing.

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Thank lindsayzdz
Omaha, Nebraska
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70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

While visiting in November (during Mendocino Beer & Mushroom festival) we knew we had to visit Cowlick's and sample the Mushroom ice cream. Got to taste but that was all, they were sold out of this popular flavor. The very kind young man working the counter scraped the barrel so to speak to let us have a tatse. Reminiscent of... More 

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Thank Bev W
Corning, California
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took the kids in for late night treat when staying on the coast, friendly service, good ice cream and fast service! We will be back next time in town!

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Thank echo1011
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This ice cream is delicious and the perfect treat on a warm afternoon! They have a variety of flavors, both traditional & non-traditional. My husband got the vanilla, but I opted to try the mushroom flavor! I know it sounds gross, but it was awesome! It has a sweet maple taste to it. Apparently the mushrooms only grow on this... More 

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Thank Katie F
Walnut Creek, California
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33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had unique and seasonal flavors as well as standards. It wasn't the best hand-made ice cream, but it was definitely good. Please note, ice cream is not my favorite dessert or craving. I based this review on my family's input.

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Thank LDRN
Tampa, Florida
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

No trip to Fort Bragg is complete without a visit to Cowlicks. They have a variety of flavors and sizes (cones and cups).

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Thank flamom46
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Ice cream is very excellent. Long line its that good. Wish they have this ice cream in the East Bay.

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Thank Antonio I
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

This is a awesome local ice cream shop with in house made ice cream, great location you can sit and watch down town Main st

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Thank Gina V
Fort Bragg, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Always the most delicious ice cream, the Personnel are excellent and happy all the time very helpful and willing to jump in and take your order

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Thank Renee B
Fresno, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

This is a must go to when in Fort Bragg. Some of the best ice cream you will ever have, and it is not expensive. Went there twice the same day.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 259B N Main St, Fort Bragg, CA 95437-3608
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Mendocino County  >  Fort Bragg
  • Phone Number: +1 707-962-9271
Description
Downtown Fort Bragg

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?