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Jul 28, 2008 12:24 PM

Marble Slab Creamery

These are popping up all over the GTA

Delicious ice cream in my opinion

Just wondering what is your favourite flavour combination?

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  1. is this the company from the states? where are they located in the GTA?

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        1. meh, its alright, I just like birthday cake ice cream. Cold stone creamery in the states crushes this cheap knock off. They have cake batter, cookie dough batter, and blueberry muffin batter ice cream flavours and way better mix ins. Yes I know im obsessed with the batter flavors, but personally I will wait for my fix when im in the states.

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          1. re: mlukan

            There used to be a Marble Slab by me in Evanston. It was the first ice cream with mix in type place I had encountered so I loved it! Then Coldstones and Maggie Moos infilitrated and now I miss my Marble Slab.

            1. re: mlukan

              Oh, I much prefer Marble Slab to Coldstone. And actually Marble Slab has been around 6 years longer than Coldstone so they are not the knock off. I love their sweet cream ice cream mixed with raspberries. The juice from the raspberries gets icy and mmmmm, so good!

              1. re: RobynS

                I had pumpkin ice-cream at Marble Slab once - and it was delicious - I don't see it often though. Taste great. Not too sweet and very savoury.

                1. re: caitlink

                  I'm guessing it's a fall flavor probably served in October/November time frame.

                  1. re: caitlink

                    I LOVE their pumpkin (yes, it's seasonal, from Cdn Thanksgiving to just after New Year's-—try it with the graham cracker mixin') and also the chocolate rum and the Swiss and dark chocolates. For whatever reason I don't particularly care for their fruit flavours and their cakes are just okay.

                  2. re: RobynS

                    By that standard, they're both knock-offs. As far as I'm aware, Steve Herrell's places were doing mix-ins in Boston in the '80's. He used a marble slab, also. We used to go there in college all the time.

                2. We went yesterday.
                  I very much liked it but when two of us had ice cream and it came to $18 I'm not sure how often I'll be going back. I didn't like it that much. In fact, there's flavours from others (like Kawartha Dairy) I like better than what I can get there and for significantly less.


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                  1. re: Davwud

                    I agree! It is far too expensive for what you get. I was very disappointed that you are only allowed 1 'mix-in'. The regular scoop is $5 and for each additional mix-in, it costs $0.75 extra. It takes the fun out of "making your own flavour" when you are so limited. I definitely won't be going back. The ice cream itself is nothing special either.

                    1. re: Chocolatemama

                      That's exactly how I felt. I've had better ice cream for less money. I've had almost as good ice cream for a lot less money.