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Grindstone General Store

3086 Copeland Rd, Port Austin, MI 48467-9263
+1 989-738-5122
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Always worth a stop for ice cream

The Grindstone General Store is an ice cream shop. You can get the famous, huge cones and some... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Julie H
,
Sterling Heights, Michigan
Misleading store name

We took the " general store" name literal and is very misleading --this place is an only a ismall... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
LaRee H
,
Sunbury, Pennsylvania
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  • Excellent87%
  • Very good10%
  • Average0%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“scones” (8 reviews)
“ice cream” (16 reviews)
“baby cone” (7 reviews)
LOCATION
3086 Copeland Rd, Port Austin, MI 48467-9263
CONTACT
+1 989-738-5122
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Grindstone General Store is an ice cream shop. You can get the famous, huge cones and some water or pop and a few souvenirs, but you are here for the ice cream, which in MI is legend.

Thank Julie H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the " general store" name literal and is very misleading --this place is an only a ismall ce cream shop --that's it, had a few odd wooden objects to look at while in line for ice cream but no way is this a...More

2  Thank LaRee H
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hold on to your hat with the serving sizes here! A baby scoop is bigger than a softball! Good quality ice cream. Really enjoyed our special treat!

Thank Julie W
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Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

No trip to the Thumb area is complete without a stop at this little piece of heaven for ice cream lovers. Extra large scoops, great service, reasonably priced, and outstanding flavors.

Thank Jcwild
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Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Wow! Loads of ice cream. Delicious and fresh. It was fun to try and eat it all...but had to throw in the towel. Just too much for one person to eat.

Thank Rebecca G
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Reviewed 30 July 2017

I rented a bike in Port Austin, and was told I needed to try the ice cream at Grindstone General Store. I didn't bother checking the hours, and ended up getting to Grindstone city around 10:00AM, so I had to wait around an hour before...More

2  Thank Rob K
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Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

I read the reviews and saw the pictures but I never believed it. My wife got 2 scoops and I think her waffle cone held a full half gallon of ice cream. I got 1 scoop. The ice cream is good so we will stop...More

1  Thank Dougiscool
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Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

The owner is always there. Ice cream is the best around!! You get a huge serving with a baby cone. Perfect after dinner stop!

Thank Marshadow37
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Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Huge ice cream scoops. We both got a double in a waffle cone. More than I could eat. Great Ice cream. An art gallery across the street was having an open house. Great stop on a short trip.

Thank Pat R
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Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Definitely worth the trip. A must visit for a treat in the area! Close to the lake and Port Austin. Great service and selection, including home made and sorbet options.

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