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Going to Daffodil Hill, Volcano & maybe Dandelion Days in Jackson--Munnerlyn's Ice Creamery Report w/ Pics

hhc Mar 12, 2013 10:41 PM

From the SF Bay Area we will be doing a road trip stopping at Indian Grinding Rock SHP, then to see Daffodil Hill out in Volcano. There is also Dandelion Days 3/15-16 in Historic Downtown Jackson.

Any places to eat in Volcano or Jackson for lunch? If not, we can pack our lunch in the car.

  1. hhc Mar 17, 2013 12:40 AM

    After Indian Grinding Rock SHP (brought lunch from home) & Daffodil Hill we went to Munnerlyn's Ice Creamery. It's back on Hwy 88, not very far from the above. From Daffodil Hill make a Left on Hwy 88, it's like a block away on the Left after you make the turn, next to Sierra House Restaurant & across from El Dorado Savings Bank.

    It's a tiny shop with a very cool giant elephant artwork with ice cream in its trunk. One lady, I think the owner, helped us, very friendly. There were some people before us, but the line grew after we got in, she later got a young girl to help her. I tried 4 flavors & they were all good.

    Prices:
    Junior $2.5
    Reg $3.5
    Lg $5
    Sampler 6 mini scoops $5.75
    Hot fudge sundae Small $5.75; Lg $7.25
    Milkshakes 16oz $6
    Add Malt 50c
    Hand packed pints $6.5
    Fresh waffle cones $1

    Flavors change daily, check FB. Not updated enough though, & you can't get service on your iPhone to check either!

    When I went flavors were:
    Cake Batter
    Maple Walnut
    Irish Cream
    Blueberry Lavender Dark
    Chocolate Stout
    Kit Carson Crunk
    Fluffanella
    Cherry Vanilla
    Mango Habanero Sorbet
    Dulce de Leche
    Swiss Chocolate
    Vanilla
    Fudge Sorbet
    Bubble Gum
    Rocky Road
    Meyer Lemon Custard

    I got Meyer Lemon Custard & Kit Carson Crunk on Waffle Cone $6; B. got Junior $2.5 (not enough Maple Walnut lady said, he got a mini scoop of another flavor think it was Vanilla) - Total $8.50. Charged it!

    One unisex bathroom in the back by the kitchen. Cool ice cream artwork posters in there. On FB they mentioned would open Sat 3/16/13 earlier 12-8 for Daffodil Hill folks.

    March hours:
    Tues Closed
    Sun 2-7
    Mon, W-Sat 2-8

    2 chairs & bench inside; outside 2 round tables with chairs.

    Tamales weren't on the menu or I would have bought some.

     
     
     
     
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      glbtrtr Mar 13, 2013 07:53 AM

      Speaking of local food fests in Northern California it is time to start thinking about the Punjab American Heritage gathering in Yuba City over the Memorial Day weekend.

      1. Melanie Wong Mar 12, 2013 11:02 PM

        Next door to Volcano, swing by Pine Grove at Munnerlyn's Ice Creamery.
        http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/806781

        Not lunch but worth a stop.

        4 Replies
        1. re: Melanie Wong
          hhc Mar 13, 2013 12:05 AM

          Thank you Melanie. Indian Grinding Rock SHP is in Pine Grove so I'll be in the area. I'll call them to get their hours.

          Munnerlyn's Ice Creamery
          20145 State Highway 88, Pine Grove, CA 95665
          209-296-4400
          To try: Kit Carson Crunk; sorbets

          1. re: hhc
            Melanie Wong Mar 13, 2013 12:47 AM

            Munnerlyn's posts each day's flavors on its Facebook page.

          2. re: Melanie Wong
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            ricepad Mar 15, 2013 11:38 AM

            Speak for yourself! I can make Munnerlyn's a lunch stop!

            1. re: ricepad
              Melanie Wong Mar 15, 2013 08:14 PM

              Right, I should talk, that ice cream sampler was my dinner!

              And now looking at the flavor board photo again, I see that tamales are listed in the bottom right corner. So maybe it is possible to nosh on something else too.
              http://www.flickr.com/photos/melaniewong/6267157318/

              Still hoping someone can give us an update on Union Pub in Volcano.
              http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/689610

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