Bi-Rite Creamery

Bi-Rite Creamery

Ice Cream Shop and Dessert Shop
3692 18th St (at Dolores St), San Francisco, CA 94110, United States
Hours:
Open until 10:00 PM (Show more)
  • Mon–Thu, Sun
    • 11:00 AM–10:00 PM
  • Fri–Sat
    • 11:00 AM–11:00 PM
Price:
$ $ $ $
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. Discover & Visa)
Outdoor Seating:
Yes
9.5/10

Based on 1,751 votes

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  • What you need to know
    Monica M.
    "all about the ricanelas and the strawberry balsamic soft serve!"(22 Tips)
    Alister A.
    "Try the malted vanilla, coffee toffee or the roasted banana."(15 Tips)
    Seth B.
    "Get the Sam's Sundae with chocolate *and* salted caramel ice cream."(38 Tips)
    mcldiebel
    "Try the Seasonal Basil Ice Cream With Coffee Toffee"(17 Tips)
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  • ice cream
  • malted vanilla
  • ricanelas
  • earl grey tea
  • coffee toffee
  • salted caramel
  • family-friendly
  • casual
  • lively
  • authentic
  • trendy
  • cookies
  • sorbet
  • vegan food
  • honey lavender
  • coconut
  • coffee
  • good for a late night
  • great value
  • balsamic strawberry
  • Lauren M.

    The best in SF. Get the brown sugar, creme brûlée, roasted banana, or ricanelas, or all four.

    Lauren Mac · 1 day ago
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  • Dana

    Another awesome ice-cream place.

    Dana · 1 week ago
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  • Pascal

    Best Icecream ever! Go for the salty Caramel!

    Pascal · 1 week ago
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  • Gs R.

    Caramel is excellent.

    Gs Raju · 1 week ago
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  • Sharon T.

    long lines

    Sharon Tsao · 1 week ago
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  • Manuel A.

    tried the creme brule with cookes and cream. awesome.

    Manuel Alabor · 1 week ago
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  • Cassie X.

    Who DOESNT love this place? Prepare for long lines!

    Cassie Xie · 2 weeks ago
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  • Rebecca M.

    Bi-rite is a must if you're ever in San Francisco. There are long lines but they move along quickly. The cookie sandwiches are delicious!

    Rebecca Maldonado · 2 weeks ago
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  • Alyssa S.

    Salted caramel and honey lavender ice cream is what they serve in heaven

    Alyssa Sontag · 2 weeks ago
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  • Nancy T.

    Earl grey is my ish! But I love trying one of the limited flavors too.

    Nancy Tran · 3 weeks ago
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  • Vivian W.

    Earl grey, salted caramel...

    Vivian Wang · 3 weeks ago
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  • Candid Cuisine

    Blue Bottle Coffee & Strawberry Balsamiq flavors are delicious and one of a kind

    Candid Cuisine · June 25
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  • SriRamya

    Ooooooh....the salted caramel ice cream. Delicious!!!!

    SriRamya · June 21
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  • Melon L.

    Honey lavender is yummy, but olive oil flavor is divine. Salted caramel is overrated and too sweet.

    Melon L · June 19
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  • Winson W.

    Everyone loves salted caramel ice cream but I personally love roasted banana! Really strong banana flavors. It's busy so prepared to wait in line for like 20 mins or so.

    Winson Wong · June 13
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  • Irene M.

    The best flavor (malted vanilla) is on the express menu, so skip the long line and go to the window on the right.

    Irene M · June 10
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  • Jose S.

    Salted caramel ice cream

    Jose Silva · June 8
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  • Dirk G.

    This placed has earned a stellar reputation for a reason: the ice cream is amazing! If you're in Mission then you must visit this place!

    Dirk Gadsden · June 8
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  • Josh W.

    Looking for a shorter line? Hit up the froyo window!

    Josh Williams · June 3
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  • Renée V.

    Worth the wait in line!

    Renée Vargas · June 1
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  • Diana S.

    2 small scoops: salted caramel and Ricanelas (cinnamon with snickernoodle bits )

    Diana S · May 26
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  • T B.

    Salted caramel is decent, balsamic strawberry big disappointment, honey lavander hmm that one is like almost eating a soap bar from aux-a-provance from France. Verdict not worth the wait after all.

    T B · May 26
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  • Nathan Y.

    Beware of long lines

    Nathan Yuen · May 25
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  • Sarah T.

    Good ice cream - always a line, but moves quickly. Can try different flavors (Earl Grey is tasty!) and the sundaes are good too. Bring an appetite!

    Sarah Tomita · May 23
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  • Caroline D.

    Their ice cream is amazing, and the cashiers are really nice about giving you samples! Highly recommend the Honey Lavender and Orange Cardamom. Salted Caramel sample was too sweet imo

    Caroline Deng · May 21
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  • Cole M.

    Roasted Banana, om-nom-nom

    Cole Murphy · May 19
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  • joahnna

    Orange cardamom is the bomb!

    joahnna · May 17
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  • Kayo S.

    Orange cardamom and earl grey are good ice cream combo.

    Kayo S. · May 12
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  • Stephanie S.

    I had a wonderful lemon gingersnap ice cream and my friends loved the honey lavender and the earl grey flavors.

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  • Alice C.

    Get a ice cream sandwich with your choice of ice cream and your choice of cookie... Mine was incredible, I dream of the day I can go back to Bi-Rite 😍😍

    Alice Capulet · May 11
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  • Ondrej

    I liked that they let me try many different flavours before I decided which to take. I didn't enjoy salted caramel as many do, but I had no problem to pick.

    Ondrej · May 10
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  • Kaitlin Y.

    Spring 2015 seasonal flavor to try: Meyer Lemon ✔️

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  • Kimberly N.

    Ricanelas ice cream is delicious if you like a cookie in ice cream form. Bits of brown sugar cookie are in the ice cream.

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  • Greg P.

    Honey lavender ice cream.

    Greg Price · May 4
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  • Anissa

    So many great flavors! Ask for samples and try the different options! My personal favorites are sea salt caramel, honey lavender, and creme brûlée

    Anissa · May 4
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  • Natalie M.

    A SF classic and must

    Natalie M · April 28
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  • Joshua H.

    Great flavors and wonderful texture. Always worth the wait.

    Joshua Haftel · April 20
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  • Sherry L.

    Cardamom and earl grey are a surprisingly good combination

    Sherry Li · April 12
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  • Toland H.

    First time here, ask for the Cookie Monster!

    Toland Hon · April 5
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  • Kim P.

    Suck it up and wait in line- the ice cream is stellar! The ice cream sandwiches are lovely.

    Kim Pham · April 5
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  • Zii H.

    As all of my female friends noted, all the dudes who work here are fly as fuck. Great ice cream, perfect for a walk to the park.

    Zii Hammad · April 3
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  • Marshall S.

    Salted Caramel Ice Cream

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  • Arash N.

    Salted caramel is a classic, I got the mint chip too, a must visit in SF!!!!

    Arash Narchi · April 2
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  • Kelly W.

    Earl grey tea and ricanelas are my absolute favorite from here! Single scoop with these two flavors!

    Kelly Wong · April 1
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  • Christophe L.

    Taste of industrial ice cream, long lines. Completely overhyped.

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  • Ellen M.

    Incredible. TCHO Chocolate ice cream is heavenly.

    Ellen McGrody · March 27
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  • Ellen M.

    Worth every single bit of the hype. Just do it.

    Ellen McGrody · March 27
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  • Hamdi B.

    Never eat an ice cream so good. Everything is home made ! Try the ice cream of the week and make your custom Sunday !

    Hamdi Ben Lagha · March 24
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  • M T.

    Best salted caramel ice cream in US

    M T · March 23
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  • Jon N.

    go beyond the scoop and get a sundae - they are incredible!

    Jon Narong · March 22
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