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Minnesota’s original scoop shoppe ice cream

Chester and Roy Bridgeman opened the original Bridgeman’s Ice Cream Shoppe in Duluth Minnesota in 1936. Crafted with only the highest-quality ingredients in crowd-pleasing flavors. Bridgeman’s ice cream become a Minnesota tradition. Today, decades later, we’re still family run and proud to continue their sweet legacy in grocery stores and scoop shops throughout the Midwest.

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Setting the Standard of Quality for over 80 Years

Bridgeman’s Ice Cream is prepared with fresh milk and cream, wholesome fruits and nuts, rich cocoas and dark chocolates, sweet caramel and delicious candies. Our special recipes create a smooth and creamy, not too sweet, not too heavy taste that only can be described as original… the original, super premium and quality taste of Bridgeman’s!!

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Sep 12

4 Seasons Restaurant in Mahtomedi is Re-Opening!

Have you heard the BIG news?! A classic Mahtomedi restaurant is reopening on September 17, 2019! 4 Seasons Restaurant looks like an old diner on the outside and serves top notch comfort food inside! Best part yet, they will be serving…

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4 Seasons Restaurant in Mahtomedi is Re-Opening! Intro Photo
Sep 05

L'More Chocolat now scooping Bridgeman's Ice Cream

We are super excited to announce a new partnership with L'More Chocolat in Wayzata! Stepping into this chocolate shop will make you feel like a true Parisian.  Starting 9/6/19 they will be scooping 9 flavors of Bridgeman's Ice Cream.

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Jul 23

Mom Boss doing it all in Fairbault!

EXTRA, EXTRA! READ ALL ABOUT IT! Bluebird Cakery in Fairbault, MN has partnered with Bridgeman's and we couldn't be more excited! Owner, Kelsy Willison, has put together a super talented team that together are running a delicious shop filled with cupcakes, cookies, muffins and more, catering weddings…

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