688 San Jose Ave, San Francisco, California 94110
Kitty corner to the backside of Safeway
Everyday: 11 AM- 11 PM (CLOSED Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years Day)

Phone: (415) 648-2300


Fax: (415) 648-6397


Email: [email protected]

Linda and Brian Mitchell, children of Larry Mitchell 
June 6, 1953
Payment Method
Cash, Credit Cards

Stairs, Bathrooms, Handrails, Aisle width

"Let us make your life a little sweeter – save room for Mitchell’s!"

Mitchell's is a family-owned business that was opened in 1953 by brothers Larry and Jack Mitchell They have one ice cream shop (on the corner of 29th St. and San Jose Ave) but you can also find their ice cream in cafes, restaurants, scooping shops and grocery stores throughout the Bay Area (A full list of stores serving Mitchell's can be found on their website above).

Mitchell's values the quality of their product and our service above all else. They have over 40 flavors to choose from daily, some of the most popular including grasshopper pie, mango, ube, macapuna (coconut), and Oreo cookie. All of their tropical fruit is imported from the Philippines, Peru, and Pacific Northwest and their ice cream is made fresh daily by nine ice cream makers who work in teams to create ice cream 6-7 days a week. 

(most flavors are gluten/egg free and the sorbet is dairy free!)

Most recent awards include: 

  • San Francisco District 8 Business of The Year in 2016,
  • Voted Best Ice Cream by San Francisco Examiner readers in 2016 and 2017.
  • One of the best ice cream shops in the world by Condé Nast Traveler readers in 2014 (included again in 2017 list).

Mitchell's Ice Cream on opening day (June 6, 1953)