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2543 84th St SW, Byron Center, MI 49315-5123
+1 616-878-0134
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Byron Center, Michigan
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We have loved this ice cream shop for decades. They serve generous portions at decent prices. The staff is friendly. Sometimes there are very long lines, but no one seems to be bothered by them.

Thank Mary O
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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1,382 reviews
649 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 360 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016

This is a wonderful small town feel ice cream shop. Really friendly staff....and as my grandaughter always remembers....they will put googly eyes on your ice cream and you can eat them! Doesn't get any better than that!

Thank RickMIusa
Wyoming, Michigan
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58 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Small town ice cream shoppe. Lots of outdoor seating. Large portions. Right on 'main street' Byron Center. Be prepared for long lines on a hot summer night 😁

Thank cindyl246
Byron Center, Michigan
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81 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

This is a superb place for a refreshing snack at the end of a walk or bike ride on the Kent Trail. Friendly service and large portions are hallmarks of this family owned business. There are benches and picnic tables available while you enjoy your tasty treat.

Thank Mary V
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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183 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Great little ice cream place at the end of the bike path sort of in Byron Center Mi. Not too crowded on the holiday Monday but other times in the summer it's probably standing in line for sure. Lots of nice wooden picnic type tables to sit at with beautiful flowers all around. The ol lay draw back is all... More 

Thank praedewald
Byron Center, Michigan
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

This is a great old school, walk up and wait at the window ice cream place. Hard scooped, soft serve, cement mixers, etc. all excellent and fairly priced for the large servings. Regular visitor!

Thank SnglNJen
Byron Center, Michigan
1 review
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Big portions, friendly service, decent prices. We live in Byron Center and love to spend quality family time there.

Thank charlieredbull
Holt, Michigan
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129 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

If it is warm outside, and you are anywhere near Byron Center, it is always a great idea to take a little detour to Houseman's, and enjoy some wonderful ice cream. Just an old fashioned single store front, brings you back to going for ice cream back in the day with your parents. Lots of varieties, always quick and friendly... More 

Thank Greg S
Byron Center, Michigan
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Always great !! The best Ice Cream and service in the area !! Coming to the Mall make a trip downtown for s Hot Fudge Sundae !!

Thank George K
Byron Center, Michigan
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2016

We love our town's ice cream stand! It has Hudsonville ice cream so we start off great right there. There is a long list of flurry selections and many sundae menu choices, some of which are created by well-known townspeople. Open late (like 10 pm) and a long season (like March 31 to Oct 31). Near the Kent Trails biking... More 

Thank luvs2trvl_12

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Restaurant Details

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Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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  • Address: 2543 84th St SW, Byron Center, MI 49315-5123
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Kent County  >  Byron Center
  • Phone Number: +1 616-878-0134

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?