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Bardon's Wonder Freeze

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1100 East Front St, Traverse City, MI
+1 231-941-4326
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South Bend, Indiana
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

The girl that helped us was sweet and upbeat and suggested that my little girls not get more than a small twist (they wanted to order a medium) which was a great suggestion as they were huge! I couldn't choose and she suggested a turtle sundae which was super yummy. I love when the people that work there know the... More 

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

We were wondering why the long lines and now we know. Good ice cream, lots to choose from and great prices.

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Lafayette, LA
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

Our family travelled to Traverse City for vacation. We are not from the area and saw this place off of the main drag with a long line and knew it must be good. We visited after our meal and all had great treats. My wife had the upside down Bannana split, I had a peanut parfait, kids had marshmallow malt,... More 

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Hartland, Michigan
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016

My husband and I were craving ice cream one evening but didn't want to go to a dairy queen or culver's, so we stopped here and I'm glad we did. They give you big portions for an amazing price. We ended up going here twice in our 4 days in Traverse City and when we visit again I'm sure we... More 

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Thank Callie T
Adrian, Michigan
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76 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016

Bardon's seems like it been around forever in TC. not a dq but very good ice cream, shakes and specialties. good value for ice cream.

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Thank shrewdgrud
Clinton Township, Michigan
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2015 via mobile

Stumbled on this place when craving ice cream :-) The black cherry hard serve was so good! I'll be back again, that's for sure!

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Thank Ashley H
Chicago, Illinois
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28 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015

This place reminded me of my childhood with its outdoor only seating and walk-up window. A great place to grab a cold treat on a hot night!

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Thank l0ves_t0_plan
Northville, Michigan
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48 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2015

Been going here each summer since I was 8 years old! (I am now 54) 2 years ago they gave me a real cool red T shirt . When I wear it down state I always get lots of people talk about this special place!

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Thank 575Deborah
Metro Detroit
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2015

The BEST strawberry shake I have ever had. They use FRESH strawberries from the area and you can taste the difference!

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Thank MichiganTraveler12
Massachusetts
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2015

Stopped by this ice cream shop on our walk from downtown back to our hotel and were SO glad we did. Service was prompt and helpful. Cherry icecream and Fudge swirl were DELICIOUS. The shop is on a busy road so we walked right around the corner and enjoyed our ice cream at Bryant Park. Ice cream prices were extremely... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1100 East Front St, Traverse City, MI
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-941-4326

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?