Toy Boat Dessert Cafe

Ice Cream Shop, Dessert Shop, and Café
401 Clement St (at 5th Ave), San Francisco, CA 94118, United States
Hours:
Open until 11:00 PM (Show more)
  • Mon–Thu
    • 7:30 AM–11:00 PM
  • Fri–Sat
    • 8:30 AM–Midnight
  • Sun
    • 8:30 AM–11:00 PM
Price:
$ $ $ $
Reservations:
No
Drinks:
Beer
Credit Cards:
Yes
Outdoor Seating:
No
7.8/10

Based on 77 votes

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Total Visitors
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  • What you need to know
    Valerie S.
    "Double Rainbow ice cream is the best here :)"(2 Tips)
    Yoongi T.
    "Black cow float: root beer with coffee ice cream"(2 Tips)
    Saadullah S.
    "They have really good sandwiches as well, tuna melt is a favorite."(3 Tips)
    Gabriel S.
    "... float: The Black Cow (coffee ice cream swimming in root beer)"(2 Tips)
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  • ice cream
  • black cow
  • tuna melts
  • milkshakes
  • cute
  • good service
  • great value
  • root beer floats
  • breakfast burritos
  • potato salad
  • family-friendly
  • scones
  • espresso drinks
  • cookies
  • spicy food
  • toys
  • chocolate
  • music
  • Dutch crunch bread
  • bananas
  • Clare

    Sundaes are great

    Clare · 1 week ago
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  • Sarah A.

    Hole in the wall dessert and sandwich spot! Love it!

    Sarah Andaya · December 20, 2014
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  • Bourbon🍸Explorer

    This place is a gem. Old time ice cream shop with great shakes and sundaes. Plus kids will enjoy looking at the toys on display.

    Bourbon🍸Explorer · September 1, 2014
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  • Jessica H.

    Real ice cream...so hard to find!!!!

    Jessica Holcomb · October 29, 2013
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  • Kshama T.

    Ultimate chocolate ice cream is decadent.. Yummy

    Kshama Thacker · October 12, 2013
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  • Gerber T.

    Cute shop with yummy homemade ice cream and toys from back in the day.

    Gerber Takhar · September 6, 2013
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  • Candice D.

    Only place to get a healthy sandwich or wrap after 9pm

    Candice Dayoan · June 27, 2013
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  • Carmen R.

    Try a Tuna melt with cheddar on dutch crunch and a side of potato salad!

    Carmen Ruelas · June 8, 2013
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  • Ludwig

    The only place you can get a slice of cheesecake and still watch your figure ... provided it's one of the toys lining the walls.

    Ludwig · May 18, 2013
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  • Saadullah S.

    They have really good sandwiches as well, tuna melt is a favorite.

    Saadullah Saeed · April 28, 2013
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  • Candice D.

    Not just for dessert, I usually get a really great wrap here late night

    Candice Dayoan · April 24, 2013
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  • Sasha B.

    They've a good lychee ice cream

    Sasha Burik · March 26, 2013
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  • Liz D.

    The frozen chocolate-dipped bananas are obscenely good.

    Liz D. · March 24, 2013
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  • Vincent T.

    Mighty nice people behind the counter. It is unacceptable to walk in and not buy a dessert.

    Vincent Tang · July 14, 2012
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  • Jenny W.

    Salted caramel double rainbow ice cream! So good!

    Jenny Wan · June 5, 2012
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  • Todd T.

    Ultra chocolate.

    Todd Tate · March 4, 2012
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  • Valerie S.

    Double Rainbow ice cream is the best here :)

    Valerie Shortt · February 27, 2012
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  • Frankie C.

    This is my new FAVORITE place!!! It brings me back to childhood w/ all the awesome toys snd memoribilia dating back from the 50's even!

    Frankie C. · January 26, 2012
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  • Xtine.

    Try the p.b.j, raisin, honey and banana sandwich!

    Xtine. · January 19, 2012
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  • Yoongi T.

    Black cow float: root beer with coffee ice cream

    Yoongi Tom · January 13, 2012
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  • Jack A.

    check out all the vintage toys and the pez dispensers on the wall.

    Jack A · December 31, 2011
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  • Q P.

    $1 espresso drinks on Mondays.

    Q P · September 6, 2011
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  • G C.

    Bring your own mug or cup. They give u 5 cents off

    G C · August 17, 2011
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  • Gabriel S.

    They have an awesome twise on the root beer float: The Black Cow (coffee ice cream swimming in root beer) Read more

    Gabriel Suits · July 26, 2011
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  • Borden O.

    for six dollars the breakfast burrito is great.

    Borden Ornelaz · July 25, 2011
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  • Eric C.

    Support the MYEEP youth employment program. Buy some icecream June 1st!

    Eric Chow · June 2, 2011
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  • Max R.

    I sincerely wanted to be "that guy".

    Max Raden · March 6, 2011
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  • Fitch ♚.

    Say the name "toy boat" five times fast as you ride the horsey!

    Fitch ♚ · March 5, 2011
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  • Ben S.

    best ice cream sandwich around, bar none - you have to ask

    Ben Sternberg · July 28, 2010
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  • Dora

    Anyone in your group on a gluten-free diet? Toy Boat’s got yummy gluten-free cookies and scones. Powered by ParentsConnect.com Read more

    Dora · June 30, 2010
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  • Kirsten M.

    The chocolate brownies here are delicious

    Kirsten Murray · May 14, 2010
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  • carla b.

    Embrace your inner child

    carla borsoi · April 13, 2010
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  • carla b.

    This place always plays some of the best music in the city. Order an ice cream sundae as if you were 12 and enjoy looking at all the silly toys.

    carla borsoi · April 13, 2010
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  • Danny D.

    one of the only places on Clement that'll let you use the potty.

    Danny Dawson · October 11, 2009
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  • Raanan B.

    get the mint chocolate chip milkshake

    Raanan Bar-Cohen · August 9, 2009
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  • Phanfasm -.

    Get a Tuna Melt - spicy delicious toasty goodness.

    Phanfasm - · August 2, 2009
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