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Granny's Sweet Freeze Shoppe

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3417 Hubbell Ave, Des Moines, IA 50317
+1 515-266-0887
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Altoona, Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Right now Pumpkin is the rage! It's harvest time and the pleasure is abundant. The Pumpkin Pie Artic Swirl packs powerful flavor sprinkled with graham cracker crumbles and a dollop of whipped cream. It conjures up crisp fall days/evenings, a full moon, turning leaves and social gatherings. It's everything you love put into soft serve creaminess.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Awesome best ice cream in town has a small town feel friendly service reasonable prices and a huge selection of items to choose from

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016

This is our favorite stop in the summer. We each try to work our way through their shake flavors. I love the French silk pie and the banana split. They make everything look and taste amazing. The put real pie bits in the pie shakes, and you will find everything from a regular banana split in the cup with the... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2015

I much prefer to go here than to DQ just to support the local business, but I ordered a French Silk Pie Arctic Swirl and it was absolutely NOTHING more than chocolate ice cream with graham crackers in it. What? Not even any Whipped cream on it. That was absolutely it. I am completely unimpressed. Employees are super nice, though.

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Springfield, Illinois
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2014

Love to come here when in town visiting family. Enjoy patronizing a small, locally run shop with great ice cream - tons of flavor combos. Got 4 items - $18, which is a tad pricey. Not unexpected to hear there would be an extra charge to add some nuts to top of sundae, but was not expecting to be told... More 

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Junction City, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2013

Just went here for the first time a few minutes ago and have to say that I had some of the best ice cream there! I had a German Chocolate Swirl that was loaded with coconut and nuts all the way through. Even though I had the Medium size (which is actually quite big) I was unable to finish all... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2009

Much better than the chain ice cream. Good flavors of the week.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3417 Hubbell Ave, Des Moines, IA 50317
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Des Moines
  • Phone Number: +1 515-266-0887

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