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This Russian Hill shop is the original location of the San Francisco-based ice cream chain that opened in 1948. Swensen's has some of the best ice cream in the Bay Area, and flavors run from traditional ones like chocolate and sticky peanut butter to the exotic, Bi-Rite-level lemon chiffon and Bordeaux cherry. Note, it's cash-only.

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Swensen's Ice Cream

Grant Condon

This Russian Hill shop is the original location of the San Francisco-based ice cream chain that opened in 1948. Swensen's has some of the best ice cream in the Bay Area, and flavors run from traditional ones like chocolate and sticky peanut butter to the exotic, Bi-Rite-level lemon chiffon and Bordeaux cherry. Note, it's cash-only.