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“delish”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Joe's Italian Ice

Joe's Italian Ice
Ranked #1 of 5 Dessert in Garden Grove
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Fast food
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Good for: Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Cheap Eats
Dining options: Drinks, After-hours, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Casa Grande, Arizona
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90 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“delish”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2014

I have been wanting to visit this place soo many times but the lines were always sooo long. I know now why. The flavors are on point and they have real fruit and it just taste fresh and healthy. the Cherry was my fav

  • Visited June 2014
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Long Beach, California
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153 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 383 helpful votes
“I wanted ice cream, but they only had Dreyer's”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2014

I thought they made their own ice cream, so I stopped in. I was delighted to see horchata on the menu board. Horchata ice cream would be excellent! However, it was actually horchata Italian ice. The nice server gave me a sample, but I didn't like it. So I just got a soft serve vanilla and chocolate swirl. I'm a fan of ice cream, not Italian ice, so my rating may not be accurate for this place. I see the other raters rave about the Italian ice, so go with their reviews, not mine. The long line on a Saturday afternoon attests to the fact that people do love this place. I did enjoy my soft serve!

  • Visited June 2014
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2 Thank AmeliaAirheart
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Anaheim, California
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41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Unique and Worth the Wait”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2014 via mobile

Special water from Philly, fruit and a special way of making soft serve makes Joe's different from anything you've had before. A thicker, richer soft serve that comes in vanilla, chocolate or orange - mixed, if you so choose, with flavored ice that is itself creamy. Fun flavors like Smurf Poison, and tasty regular treats like peach make return trips a must. Always a crowd, but with the new second location a few blocks away, the wait times are more manageable. Frequent buyer card offsets the high cost. Samples freely given.

  • Visited May 2014
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Thank Suzanne L
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Lethbridge, Alberta
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“best around”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2014

Went to the newer establishment on recommendations from others. Wow. Great treat. Highly recommend trying this authentic New York Ice and their special soft serve ice cream. Cool little 50's style diner atmosphere

Visited May 2014
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Thank Ken B
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seattle
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115 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
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“Ice is not Gelato”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2014

The name makes is sound like they have Gelato and ice cream. The Italian ice is a frozen slurpy. They use Dryers ice cream. There are a lot of windows for service so if it looks crowded the line up moves fast. They do a mix of ice and ice cream that is different.

Visited May 2014
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Thank 206jazz
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