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Bi-Rite Creamery
Dessert Shop$
Today 11:00 am – 10:00 pm
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3692 18th St San Francisco, CA 94110
3692 18th StreetUSCaliforniaSan Francisco94110
(415) 626-5600biritecreamery.com
$Dessert Shop, Ice Cream Shop
Dessert Shop
Ice Cream Shop
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Today 11:00 am – 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am – 10:00 pmTuesday 11:00 am – 10:00 pmWednesday 11:00 am – 10:00 pmThursday 11:00 am – 10:00 pmFriday 11:00 am – 11:00 pmSaturday 11:00 am – 11:00 pmSunday 11:00 am – 10:00 pm
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Homemade organic ice cream in flavors such as salted caramel can draw lines to this shop & bakery.- Google
"Yum, definitely try the Honey Lavender and Salted Caramel flavors."
40 reviewers
"They are best known for their salted caramel ice cream flavor."
117 reviewers
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Stephanie Han
3 months ago
These days, a visit to SF doesn't seem complete without a trip to Bi-Rite Creamery. It was a nice sunny day in the Mission district, so there was quite a line, which I guess isn't unusual, even on not-so-nice days. It was actually good, because it gave me time to look at all their offerings of the day. Salted Caramel was #1 on my list, had to try that, but what to get for the 2nd scoop? There was toasted bananas, vegan chocolate, honey lavender (!), and a bunch of other stuff. I figured toasted bananas would be good w/the salted caramel so those were the flavors I got. Mm, excellent texture and flavor, not too sweet or icy. It was almost like a gelato consistency. My friend got the hot fudge brownie sundae, which was AMAZING, with the warm brownie and spiced pecans. Definitely warrants a repeat visit the next time I'm in town.
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Anne McCarthy
3 months ago
I can't imagine the city without birite. The staff is incredibly kind letting you sample as many things as you want (no matter how long the line is). While I'm more a fan of their soft serve, I have zero problems standing in line for their main attraction. Needless to say, I look forward to the chocolate and caramel pairing every Friday :)
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Melanie Huynh
4 months ago
I came here on a hot summer day a couple months ago with a couple of friends. My friends and I got in line and waited for about 20 minutes before we got to the front. Bi-rite offers so many unique flavors. The guy helping me realized I was having a hard time and offered to let me try a couple flavors. After trying several flavors, I finally decided on Honey Lavender. The whole time I was being indecisive the Bi-rite worker was really patient and didn't rush me. I really appreciate the great service and taste unique flavored ice cream.
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Никита Скит
3 weeks ago
Very mediocre and pretty expensive ice cream! Nothing special except long lines. Every time I'm in SF I try to find really good ice cream in this place and figure out why all the lines are here. But no! All ice creams are very so so:( Lines attract people, that's it
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Tiffany Le
2 months ago
Don't let the long line deter you. It's worth the wait because they have such a unique selection of flavors. And of course they are all yummy!
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Dot Overington
2 months ago
Some of the best matcha green tea icecream I've ever tried! Keep in mind if you're heading here- scoop sizes are generous so even the kids size 1 scoop (so cheap) was a good amount for a tasty treat.
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Laura S
4 months ago
How did I not write about this delicious piece of awesome?!?! Their homemade ice cream is seriously amazing and I make sure I come here whenever I visit. EVEN.IF.IT'S.COLD. Flavors I love: * Lavender * Earl Grey * Coffee (STRONG) * Creme Brulee NOTE: There is always a line. But if you just want to buy a pint from the freezer, you don't need to wait in line. They can help you right away. The place can get crowded, so make sure you have a buddy save you a seat to sit cuz the place is small. SERVICE: They are nice and fast. They let you sample them! YAY! OVERALL: This needs to be a MUST GO TO place for SF.
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Lilian Tellez
a month ago
Much has been written about this place. I personally like the inventive flavors and love their matcha ice cream, but I refuse to stop here because the lines are insane. I've had better luck on weekdays after dinner.