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Dream cream ice cream

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539 Liberty Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-3108
11:00 - 23:00
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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187 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

This ice cream spot is one of a kind, and run by friendly folks. Sales from a designated ice cream during a month benefit a "dreamer-" someone raising money for a positive dream. (I've seen charity causes as well as a guy saving for an engagement ring.) Fun flavors of shakes and ice cream, and very close to Market Square... More 

Thank MSC73
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2015

On a hot summer day, a group of travelers on our Downtown Segway tours was in need of a break from the heat and a cold treat. Our veteran tour guide Sara found this amazing ice cream shop with friendly employees and enough amazing ice cream flavorswhere to please any palate. Not only did our gueats leave full and happy,... More 

Thank segwaypittsburgh
Gatlinburg, Tennessee
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2015

We had icecream here after our Segway tour. It was really, really good, and each flavor has a locall "dream" behind it, and a portion of the sales for that flavor goes to that dream. Really awesome idea. Would like to see more of these!

Thank o2capar
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2015

I really like the mission of this place, and it helps that their ice cream was good and the flavors change up regularly.

Thank David L
Chesapeake Beach, Maryland
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55 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2015

Ice cream is very good with some unusual selections (movie time) and not so unusual (cookie dough, rum raisin). First time patrons receiving a round of applause. Seating is very limited. The premise behind the "dream" is a portion of sales for a particular flavor is given back for funding a personal cause (i.e., mission trip, study abroad).

Thank lori K
Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2014

I know that ice cream isn't the best food for me but considering that the profits go to great causes I felt the need to indulge. Each flavor supports a different cause and the people who benefit from the proceeds of the ice cream help run the shop. Not only is it a great concept but the ice cream was... More 

Thank Katie M
Camp Hill
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28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2014 via mobile

Combining the deliciousness of perry's ice cream with the dreams of the city. I think I would get fat on this place if I lived in the city.

Thank Eight_Star8
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2013

There was only one person working. He couldn't have been nicer but the wait was ridiculous. The poor guy...get him some help!

Thank Catherine S
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31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2013

Cool Idea! People can raise money to start business or support charities by working there. The proceeds from the different flavors go toward different dreams. We happened to find it on our way back to our hotel and I am glad we did!

Thank Holly G
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2012

We stumbled into Dream Cream Ice Cream on a late summer evening. They waved us in, tempting us with free samples of exotic flavors of delicious ice cream. Most of the people that work there are volunteers who choose a flavor for the month. Part of the money from the sales of that flavor will go to the cause that... More 

Thank dpbrowne

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
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    5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 539 Liberty Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-3108
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh

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