We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

Fenton's Creamery

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
1669 E Monte Vista Ave, Vacaville, CA 95688
+1 707-469-7200
Website
Today
11:00 - 22:00
Open now
All hours
Hours:
Sun 09:00 - 20:30
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 20:30
Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 09:00 - 22:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

177 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 177: English reviews
Level Contributor
10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful food, fantastic ice cream. Although it is a bit expensive, the portions are very generous. I'm glad the old Nut Tree site is being put to good use.

Helpful?
Thank Randy W
Granite Bay, California
Level Contributor
404 reviews
289 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped by Fentons for some desert after lunch at The sushi buffet. The cherry pie was very good. Nice flaky crust and tart cherries. The rocky road ice cream is my wife's favorite. Her mother liked I as well. Good service and seating

Helpful?
Thank Richard K
Solvang, California
Level Contributor
131 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were traveling and hungry and wanted a travel break to do a bit of shopping. Decided to try Fentons for dinner. My portobello burger was pretty good, but the blue cheese salad dressing for my salad was really awful. It tasted very 'chemically'. Extremely unappealing. The female server was ok but not great. The space is large and was... More 

Helpful?
Thank travelgirl93463
west point
Level Contributor
88 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Was expecting a whole lot more. After going to the Fenton's in Oakland, we were excited to try this one out. Greeted and seated right away. However, the menu I was handed had ice cream all over the front and was very sticky. Ordered the half grilled crab sandwich which came with soup and pickles and fruit. The sandwich was... More 

Helpful?
Thank gilliwag
Napa, California
Level Contributor
192 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Going to Fenton's in Vacaville brought back childhood memories, since my family visited the Fenton's in Oakland fairly regularly when I was a kid. Other than the prices (which weren't as inflated as I expected), everything was THE SAME! Same smells, same sundaes, same names, same tastes, and the same generous servings. Hence the usual reaction: "Should I eat it,... More 

Helpful?
Thank B_Pope
Sparks, Nevada, United States
Level Contributor
65 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

I stop by for the ice cream anytime I'm driving through Vacaville. Their salads are big and delicious and their burgers are really good as well. They have a wide variety of ice cream flavors plus seasonal flavors.

Helpful?
Thank Martin O
Hercules, California
Level Contributor
62 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

It was a beautiful day in Vacaville. My wife and I were going up to visit some friends for dinner, and decided to stop at Fenton's. It has a long history going back over 100 years, having started in Oakland in 1894. We ended up sitting outside, since the day was so pleasant. My wife ordered a chicken salad, and... More 

Helpful?
Thank PhantomPhlyer
Lincoln, California
Level Contributor
260 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

We were a party of 5 with 2 children 8 and 10 years old. Came in on a Wednesday night at 7:00PM and not crowded at all. After 5 minutes someone came and gave us menu's. Our orders were brought a 3 different times as much as 10 minutes apart, and two of the side dishes were not received till... More 

Helpful?
Thank John G
Annapolis, Maryland
Level Contributor
54 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

This is so great, the ice cream was yummy and the staff were so knowledgeable on the history. We ate the ice cream outside while watching children pay. Go here for a quick treat

Helpful?
Thank Markeshia G
Sacramento, California
Level Contributor
38 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

I went to Fenton's with some friends we had such a good time. This is an ice cream creamy which makes their own ice cream. Fenton's was first introduced to the public in 1894 by Elbridge Seth on 41st and Howe in Oakland California. Then 1961 was moved to 4226 Piedmont ave which is still in business. In 1987 Scott... More 

Helpful?
Thank cmc056

Travellers who viewed Fenton's Creamery also viewed

 

Been to Fenton's Creamery? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 20:30
Monday
11:00 - 20:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:30
Thursday
11:00 - 20:30
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1669 E Monte Vista Ave, Vacaville, CA 95688
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Vacaville
  • Phone Number: +1 707-469-7200

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Fenton's Creamery and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
10 months ago

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from Fenton's Creamery staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?