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“Best Ice Cream Place Ever!!”

Bardon's Wonder Freeze
Ranked #4 of 12 Dessert in Traverse City
Cuisines: American
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Reviewed 2 June 2013

Long time favorite of mine! After softball games I always take my kids there and it's one of their favorite places to be in the summer! Keep up with the good ice cream!

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Reviewed 17 February 2013

If you're a soft ice-cream devotee, this is for you. A classic stand on a busy corner. It's seasonal, and Bardon's annual opening and closing mark the seasons in Northern Michigan. There's always a line, but no one minds because the line becomes a neighborhood social event.

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Reviewed 5 November 2012

It is the iconic soft serve ice cream joint in TC. I took all of my summer girlfriends here for treats and am now bringing my grandchildren. Atmosphere is horrible--place should have been bull-dozed decades ago, and it's located on a busy street corner with problematic parking-ingress-egress, but hey, that's what makes it quirky and interesting. Always great chocolate dipped cones and sundaes keep bringing me back. Thanks for sticking with it Bardons!

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Reviewed 16 October 2012

Bardon's has been at the corner of Front and Garfield for a LONG time! It's a place where teams go after a game, where you stop after a choir concert or an honors convocation, or just because you can! They have hard and soft serve ice cream, and make many wonderful ice cream-based treats.

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Reviewed 16 September 2012

After trying Moomer's at two locations (and being disappointed in both), our last night brought us to Bardon's Wonder Freeze Ice Cream stand. As you pass it on Front street outside the downtown area, it doesn't look like more than your run of the mill DQ type of place. However, it is definitely worth a stop. For one - they have both soft serve and hard ice creams here, so that pleases everyone. The kids tried the soft serve chocolate and were happy - I went with a scoop of cherry ice cream - it was wonderful...full of flavors and cherries. Prices are relatively inexpensive as well.

There is a small bench on the Front street side of the stand, but there is plenty of seating on the opposite side of the stand. Be sure to just sit and savor. Get's my vote over Moomer's for sure!

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