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Little Bee's Italian Ice

309 N Saint Joseph St, Suttons Bay, MI 49682-5104
+1 231-866-0646
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  • Excellent91%
  • Very good8%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“italian ice” (23 reviews)
“gelato” (43 reviews)
“ice cream” (5 reviews)
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309 N Saint Joseph St, Suttons Bay, MI 49682-5104
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited Little Bee’s to start our walk through Sutton’s Bay our first day there. The flavors for the Italian Ice were very refreshing (watermelon, tart cherry and lemon) and perfect for keeping cool. Not too sweet and not watered down. Gelato was really good...More

Thank tmgdet
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great gelato and ice cream. All homemade, neat flavors like salted Carmel and black cherrry gelato! Definitely worth trying!

Thank jpandcrew
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

My family and I while walking around Sutton’s Bay gave this place a shot. The gelato was alright. Nothing fancy. I likely won’t be returning. It was horrible but wasn’t the best either

Thank Nick B
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Besides a few choices for Italian Ice, they have several popular flavors of Gelato. Good value and polite service!

Thank kzoowork
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

I spend summers in Sutton's Bay but just tried Little Bee's for the first time. I don't know why I hadn't tried it prior to today but I am SO glad I did. I got creamy vanilla and it was beyond delicious. I can see...More

Thank Atlanta_GACindy
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Delicious! I had the double chocolate/coffee gelato combination and my husband had chocolate covered cherry, both were amazing. We couldn't stop talking about how good it was and we were bummed that we didn't get to go back during our trip.

Thank jayjay821
Reviewed 19 August 2017

We just returned from a week in Suttons Bay and are all still talking about Little Bee's. It is a wonderful little shop with an abundance of delicious choices. The service is wonderful and my girls loved chatting with the employees. I highly recommend a...More

Thank kerius236
Reviewed 11 August 2017

The choices are plentiful (I prefer the chocolate) and you can have a sample before you decide. Very creamy. Pricy but worth it.

Thank Nancy S
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Absolutely wonderful gelato. The best I've ever had. You have to try the pistachio. I mix it with chocolate. AMAZING!

Thank Chris B
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The proprietors of Little Bee's, a young couple devoted to both art and quality, hand crafted Italian Ice and creams welcome customers with genuine friendliness and appreciation. Their art is displayed throughout the store, but the artistry that brings us back on a regular basis...More

Thank Rob C
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$2 - US$5
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 309 N Saint Joseph St, Suttons Bay, MI 49682-5104
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Leelanau County  >  Suttons Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 231-866-0646
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Gelato, Sorbet and Italian Ice are made with all natural, local fruit (when available). These small batch creations are made in house daily and feature fresh fruit flavors as well as dairy free options. Also serving Higher Grounds Coffee (Hot, iced, Decaf, try adding Gelato) Natural Sodas & Floats.
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