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Arcata Scoop

1068 I Street, Arcata, CA
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Ranked #2 of 90 restaurants in Arcata
Cuisines: Ice Cream
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English first
Eureka, California
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51 reviews 51 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

I took my grandchildren to Scoops for ice cream cones. The ice cream tastes homemade and is really delicious. They use organic ingredients too. The restaurant has cute furniture -- a carousel rabbit, "scooter booth", giant wooden bugs for chairs, and kids ice cream parlor. The prices were pretty high, but for a treat it was OK. The kids loved... More

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Arcata, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

I bought an ice cream maker right before Arcata Scoop opened that the damn thing is still in the box. Flavors change rapidly and there's always something new. There's a flavor there for everyone!

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Akron, Ohio
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92 reviews 92 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

We decided to get ice cream after dinner and found this shop on TripAdvisor. The flavors were interesting but my husband found the creamsicle to be grainy and pricey. It was obvious that this is the one place that most people go because there aren't any more choices available. We probably should have saved our money and bought ice cream... More

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Valrico, Florida
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88 reviews 88 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

This restaurant is a nice place to stop if you're in the mood for ice cream in Arcata. They have some unique flavors that you are free to try prior to purchase. However, don't expect anything that you'll find in a large city. This is a great stop for Arcata, but don't expect anything to knock your socks off to... More

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Banks, Idaho
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

This place is the best ice cream in humboldt by far. The owner takes pride in making his ice cream with the finest quality ingredients. Made with strauss creamery products and local fruits you can't ask for anything more fresh. Depending on the time of year will determine the flavors that are available but the staple flavors are the lavender... More

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tucson
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40 reviews 40 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

This place is amazing! My husband had two scoops of raspberry swirl on the freshly made waffle cone and wouldn't stop raving about it. My daughter had the chocolate orange chip and it was yummy. Tasted like chocolate with grand marnier flavoring. I had the vanilla almond rose. It was truly the best ice cream I have ever had. Unfortunately... More

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Newport, United Kingdom
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179 reviews 179 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014 via mobile

First of all the cones were not great at all in terms of both texture and flavour. It's not because they're unpleasant but they were not how they should be. Watermelon sorbet was weak in flavour and gelatinous in texture. Honey, vanilla and lave bed was almost great. We didn't get any honey flavour and the actual lavender flower bits... More

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Humboldt County Calif.
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

My wife and I loved the place, difficult parking. Only complaint I have, their Chocolate sucks. Very unique..

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Chico, California
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014 via mobile

Ive traveled far and wide and sampled every ice cream place in the land. I've traveled across the seas to taste Gelato first hand and I've lived by the motto, "eat dessert first". I'd try any "man vs food ice cream challenge" and since we've had kids and my wife has shown me the light on organic foods and being... More

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8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Looks like a little house, little house of delicious. The strawberry special tasted like a fresh picked strawberry

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