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Sweet Dreams Ice Cream

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3437 W University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32607-2402
+1 352-378-0532
12:00 - 23:00
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Morristown, Indiana
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

Great ice cream with original flavors. I had the hazelnut and the honey lavender. Friendly staff and quick service. Even have non-dairy options.

Thank Andrea L
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118 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

A cup of House Chocolate with peanut butter sauce...was soooo delicious. Hard to find good tasting really chocolaty ice cream..well its here at Sweet Dreams

Thank parmalat
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175 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

We stopped by here for a treat with the grandkids. They had great tasting ice cream with delicious flavor sand great prices. The workers were very friendly also.

Thank G8rmann
Gainesville, Florida
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2016 via mobile

Best local homemade ice cream in Gainesville! The staff is friendly and the owner is amazing!!! Love that they use local beer brewers to make some of their fun ice cream. Swamp head ice cream and first magnitude ice cream...what more do you want!

Thank AntAlexMason
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28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2016 via mobile

I love the choices and they vary everyday. Worth a second visit. Very delicious home made ice cream. Tastes better than commercialized. I tried the cookies and cream, cookie dough, and the crazy caramel.

Thank mydecember28
Gainesville, Fl
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016

Went for valentines treat of a hot fudge sundae. NO hot fudge..inexcusable at 7:45 in the evening. Watched the girl get some out after she said they ran out and started to heat some up. Poor planning on their part!! They should definitely be prepared for prices they charge. Waffle cone that I settled for was hard as a brick.

Thank gatorsharon
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2016

I love their ice cream which is not too sweet!!! Also their milkshake was made of ice cream only with no ice added. I love it and definitely will bring family there!

Thank Hongping Z
Gainesville, Florida
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55 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2016

My wife and I had just checked her out of the hospital. It was ~20 minutes to closing time and I asked the young lady (Moriah*) if they had a certain tasty delight (vanilla ice cream with bacon). The flavor was not out and available, but out of the goodness of her heart, Moriah acquired some from storage! This little... More 

Thank psyclone241
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2015

I don't live in Gainesville, but when I do visit, I have to come here for real ice cream. Creamy, tasty, and dreaaaaaaamie! I came after chocolate night, and sampled some dark chocolate with different liqueurs. I ended up getting "drunken apricot." Dark chocolate with chunks of apricot probably soaked in some liqueur. It's the real deal. Heaven!

Thank OjaiReiki
Gainesville, Florida
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2015

Went and tried this place out late one evening with a friend after discovering it while visiting another store in the plaza earlier in the day. Lots of home made flavors definitely, but the signs give no indication as to what is in the ice cream, and many are mysteriously named (i.e. Dark Side, Merry Christmas). Sampled a couple, but... More 

Thank Marcus A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3437 W University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32607-2402
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: +1 352-378-0532

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