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Plainwell Ice Cream

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620 E Bridge St, Plainwell, MI 49080-1850
+1 269-685-8586
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Lincoln, Nebraska
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30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

If you are in the Kalamazoo area, and you spent your money on ice cream from a national franchise, SHAME ON YOU! Pure delight. The staff is quick and friendly about taking your orders. I won't bother listing my favorite flavors. Just show up and you will most certainly find something that will please you.

Thank Bill K
Kalamazoo, Michigan
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love Plainwell ice cream. TG not closer to home or we would need bigger britches. Every flavor is delicious and as fresh as possible. Sometimes we stop for a cone, but mostly we grab a half gallon to go. You cannot go wrong here, so much better than commercial stuff.

Thank Spartygirl88
Fallbrook, California
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hey Art and Judy! Just realized I hadn't given you a review yet. BEST ICE CREAM AND FAMILY NIGHT DESTINATION in the state of Michigan or maybe even the world! Love, David Johnson,

Thank David J
Portage, Michigan, United States
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351 reviews
216 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Husband took me here after a country drive. I got the Key Lime Ice Cream, husband got the French Silk. The key lime reminds me of Florida same taste. The French Silk is very chocolatey, but so smooth. It's just disappears in your mouth. Awesome ice cream!!!

Thank Kathy E
kalamazoo, MI
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61 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place has been here in the same location longer than I have been alive(65 yrs.) People come from long driving distances just for their icecream. The place is small, but pristine. When u drive by, there are tons of people mingling and eating Plain well icecream. They also make it right there and have many wonderful flavors.

Thank Pattiinkalamazoo
Kalamazoo, Michigan
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47 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They do a great job of making their own ice cream, and have made their own for decades. Looks like an old fashioned storefront because that is what it is. The best locally made ice cream I've had in West Michigan.

Thank Bruce H
Kalamazoo, Michigan
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Want some good ice cream? come to Plainwell Ice Cream!! this ice cream is the best in the area, no kidding!! you have a wide variety of flavors to choose from. All are very tasty, you'll love it at first lick!! I tried their pineapple orange and gave my son a taste and couldn't get my cone back. He was... More 

Thank danknight2050
Plainwell, MI
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Art & Judy Gaylord have run this business for as long as I can remember. Everyone in town knows they open in the spring and that the final day of the season is Halloween. We can't wait to see which new flavors will be unveiled each new year. My all time favorite is Coconut Almond Chip which was retired. They... More 

Thank demoiselle
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Great ice cream and attentive staff, all around friendly atmosphere. Lots of ice cream to choose from, if you're unsure abuse a flavor, they will let you sample.

Thank HAustin127
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40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Great ice cream! Closed from Halloween to March (?). Family loves Key Lime Pie, Cappuccino, Pumpkin, Black Cherry, but all flavors delicious! Very affordable in quarts also.

Thank R A

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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 620 E Bridge St, Plainwell, MI 49080-1850
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Allegan County  >  Plainwell
  • Phone Number: +1 269-685-8586

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