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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 15

Sponsorpalooza with Common Hope!

Sponsor an Aspiring Health Care Worker and receive a FREE La La Palooza!


Family and community have always been two words that describe Bridgeman’s well. Just being a part of the local community isn’t enough. We want to ensure we are creating positive and lasting…

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May 18

Parlor Build Out Update

Things are finally moving forward! It took almost 8 weeks to get all of our permits in order. Things had slowed down due to Covid-19 and we were not immune to its effects. We officially have workers in the Parlor almost every day and things will move quickly now. The bulk of our plumbing is done (this…

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Parlor Build Out Update Intro Photo
Apr 21

Bridgeman's Merchandise for SALE

For the first time EVER, Bridgeman's has opened an online store to purchase merchandise including t-shirts, sweatshirts, hats and more! All funds will help support us through these tough times. All items are pre-order. The store will be open online for 2 weeks. Once it closes, all items will be made…

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Minneapolis, MN


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Prior Lake, MN


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Stillwater, MN


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Minnesota State Fair

St. Paul, MN