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Marble Slab Creamery

Meadow Jul 28, 2008 12:24 PM

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. domesticgodess RE: Meadow Jul 28, 2008 04:45 PM

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

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      BLM RE: domesticgodess Jul 28, 2008 05:06 PM

      I'm sure it's the same one.

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        callitasicit RE: domesticgodess Jul 28, 2008 05:14 PM


      2. mlukan RE: Meadow Jul 28, 2008 08:26 PM

        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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          Chew on That RE: mlukan Aug 1, 2008 01:01 PM

          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.

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            RobynS RE: mlukan Aug 1, 2008 05:25 PM

            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!

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              caitlink RE: RobynS Aug 1, 2008 06:32 PM

              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
                RobynS RE: caitlink Aug 1, 2008 08:00 PM

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

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                  Jasz RE: caitlink Aug 4, 2008 11:28 PM

                  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
                  rockycat RE: RobynS Aug 14, 2008 07:47 AM

                  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. Davwud RE: Meadow Aug 4, 2008 09:43 AM

                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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                  Chocolatemama RE: Davwud Aug 13, 2008 03:51 PM

                  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.

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                    Davwud RE: Chocolatemama Oct 12, 2008 05:47 PM

                    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.


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