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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)
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10:30 - 23:30All hours
201 W Mission St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-2820
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The ice cream is very good but I made the mistake of not asking how much toppings were. My single scoop was $4-ish and the caramel drizzle on top nearly as much. Obviously I would have skipped that instead of paying $3 more. The staff...More

Thank CrystalAnn56
Reviewed 18 May 2017

great choice of flavours, and any combination you want.Creamy, tasty and a must on a hot day or walk to town

Thank John B
Reviewed 2 May 2017

This is a great ice cream shop! We wanted some good ice cream while on vacation and this was recommended in the magazine at our hotel. Service was great and as fast as they could be with a line out the door. I noticed one...More

Thank Daniel B
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

I recently visited this gem while exploring Santa Barbara. Its a fantastic little find with insanely great flavors. Love that have that small town feel! Whenever you see a constantly flow of folks going in and establishment you know something is being done right.

Thank Onethego86
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

They let you divide a scoop into two flavors!!! šŸ‘ŒšŸ¼Delicious homemade ice cream in the most scrumptious flavors. I had: -Chocolate covered strawberry, with large strawberry chunks - DELICIOUS - Double peanut butter chip - Salted caramel chip - Dutchman chocolate

Thank AShibalover
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

This is the original McConnells ice cream store, but now that they have one on State Street it was renamed. But the ice cream is still incredibly good.

Thank montecitoharve
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We recently visited the Mission store. If you went into an eating establishment and the manager was sneezing without covering himself, if the floors were filthy and staff were just brooming it, if the ice cream was so bad that your 4 and 6 year...More

Thank oyabunkuma
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Local, organic ice cream made from milk from their own dairy. Wonderful flavors. But long lines! It's very popular.

Thank JonSCalifornia
Reviewed 11 November 2016

It's famous in LA and when you see it at the store you have to get it but ideally you should go to the original store on Mission as they are always experimenting with flavors. We tried two of their new test flavors. A turkish...More

Thank losjacksons
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

The pumpkin yogurt is to die for try it you'll love it. All the ice cream flavors are fantastic anything you try you'll nope.

Thank Barbara C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USDĀ 5 - USDĀ 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
Kids, Child-friendly
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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