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“great place”

Hula Hut & Doc Burnstein's Ice Cream
Ranked #1 of 4 Dessert in Avila Beach
Certificate of Excellence
Description: Serves breakfast and lunch. Also a gift store and ice cream shop.
Restaurant details
Description: Serves breakfast and lunch. Also a gift store and ice cream shop.
Avila Beach, California
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“great place”
Reviewed 7 January 2014

Just a great place to eat, drink coffee, and buy cute gifts. Great ice cream....carmel blast.... Bill and Linda work their heads off to make this place excellent, and it is. Great views also.

Visited January 2014
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English first
Santa Barbara, California
Level 4 Contributor
47 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Yummy and friendly place to grab a bite”
Reviewed 6 January 2014

We've eaten breakfast at Hula Hut on two different vacations in Avila and enjoyed it both times. The menu isn't very big, but they stick to things they're good at. I had a breakfast burrito and it was really great -- the perfect balance of ingredients and lots of fresh and delicious red and yellow bell peppers. My daughter had the strawberry waffles, and she ate every bite and kept talking about them all day. Good strong coffee.

The ladies who run this place are some of the most friendly people you will find -- thoroughly nice, cheerful and helpful -- they make you feel like a regular even if you've never been there before.

  • Visited January 2014
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San Diego CA
Level 6 Contributor
335 reviews
200 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 228 helpful votes
“Skip the food but not the ice cream”
Reviewed 24 November 2013 via mobile

The food menu is pretty deli-boring, but the Doc Burnstein's ice cream is worth the stop for sure. This is a licensed location for Doc B's which is opening, or has opened in San Luis Obispo. The ice cream has no air, it does not melt, it is creamy and yummy and the falvors are unique and awesome. One scoop is $4, but two scoops is $5, so figure that math out for yourself. If you get one scoop for $4, and skip getting two, when you find out that you loved it that much (and you will), then you will end up paying $8 instead of $5 because you will be buying two single scoops. Do yourself a favor and just get two scoops to start.

Visited November 2013
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Corona, California
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“The best icecream you've ever had”
Reviewed 19 October 2013

I don't know where they get it but it's better than anything we can get in southern California. The have a great selection of flavors, different size cones and great gifts for sale. The wine bottle stoppers are really unique,

Visited October 2013
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Livermore, California
Level 3 Contributor
19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Delicious & friendly place”
Reviewed 4 September 2013

We stopped in for lunches, snacks and drinks, and my husband and son had a big breakfast one morning before a long bike ride. All was delicious! They are so friendly there, too! They made us feel at home and so welcomed!

Visited August 2013
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