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Bruster's Real Ice Cream

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1043 Old Cedar Bluff Rd, Knoxville, TN 37923-2284
+1 865-691-3327
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11:00 - 23:00
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Johnson City, Tennessee, United States
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We LOVE this place. They are usually always busy no matter what time you go. But obviously it's because it's so great! They have sorbet, ice cream, sherbet, and Italian ice options.

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Thank Ashley T
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Their ice creams are great. I would normally the pint, but their waffle cones are a close second on my list. Me and my family go their at least 3 times a month.

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Thank Snoopydogdog
Andersonville, Tennessee
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246 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

My favorite here is the banana pudding. It's seasonal, but so creamy with chunks of cookies. My daughter gets the mint chocolate chip and it's loaded with chocolate. The waffle cone is so fresh and crispy. Large portions and kind of pricey, but your paying for quality.

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Thank beachcomber36
Knoxville, Tennessee
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39 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Bruster's is better than the Ice Cream Shop your parents visited as a kid! There selection of "Made On Site" flavors will keep you guessing about what to order. From Ice creams, floats,, sherbets, Shakes, malts, cakes, & many specialty offerings, they have it all.

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Thank 386vaughnw
Brandsville
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47 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Went through Knoxville and this was high on my dogs list of places to go she loved it and so did my wife and I the staff were cool as the ice cream better yet the dogs was free with a milk bone can't beat a place like this glad she made us stop

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Thank G M
Swartz Creek, Michigan
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Just got in after a 12 hr trip from ft lauderdale, fl & fighting 4 accidents & heavy rain in atlanta. Stayed @ the Hampton Inn didn't want dinner but wanted something.. ice cream ALWAYS sounds good. Asked @ Walgreens where there was good hand dipped ice cream, said right behind us at Bruster's. Ok.. they were right! Price was... More 

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Thank flowersarethebomb
Knoxville, Tennessee
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371 reviews
241 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Never had a bad flavor here! All homemade, dozens of flavored to choose from & served with a smile! Not the cheapest ice cream in town, but hands down it's the best!

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Thank TravelDiva001
Moose Jaw, Canada
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176 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

This has some of the best ice cream everywhere in the. Area they have a large variety of servings regular cones waffle conesicecream bars, Icecream bowls.

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Thank frannie1155040
Chicago, Illinois
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Very good ice cream. Lots of flavors to choose from. Friendly service.its a must stop. We will be back. You get a lot for what you pay. Yum!

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Thank Purplelover5
Andersonville, Tennessee
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246 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

OH MY WORD!!!! They have a banana pudding ice cream that is crazy good. Also the girl scout thin mint chocolate cookie ice cream is pretty special to me too. LOL My daughter always gets cake batter and says its the best, it actually does taste like cake. It always tastes so fresh and like the flavors are really thought... More 

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Thank beachcomber36

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Cuisine
American
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1043 Old Cedar Bluff Rd, Knoxville, TN 37923-2284
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: +1 865-691-3327

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