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Big Olaf's

220 Crescent Ave, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
310 510-0798
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Ranked #13 of 46 Restaurants in Avalon
Cuisines: Ice Cream
Most recent review
- Aug 23, 2014
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English first
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

Great tasting ice cream for good price. Waffles cones are okay... Makes good treat after swimming ;) busy tho so have to wait in a line. Better cz u wait tho

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Smokey Point, Washington
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We went twice and enjoyed the great variety of very good ice cream! It's quick in and out because the servers are fast and helpful. Be sure to go there!!

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Chehalis, Washington
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Opted for the Big Olaf. 2 scoops of Dryer's ice cream in a freshly made waffle cone then topped with 1 topping (hot fudge will cost you extra), whip and a cherry. Well priced.

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Riverside, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We love this place!! We had ice cream here every day. Their specialty is their freshly made waffle cones, so light and tasty. Order it up with your choice of ice cream and sauces and top it off with whipped cream, nuts and a cherry!! So delicious! There is a line at this place most of the time, but if... More

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Owatonna MN
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

As with all tourist spots, the price of food was a bit steep, but the ice cream was great on a warm day.

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San Diego, California, United States
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Home made waffle cones and ice cream, served with a smile. What else needs to be said. Worth the wait in line.

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Tampa, FL
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53 reviews 53 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Good place to stop for a cold treat, but you may have to wait b/c lines tend to get long in the afternoon. It's your standard Edy's/Dreyer's ice cream, but the waffle cones smell soooo good.

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Tustin
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73 reviews 73 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

The Big Olaf is two scoops of your favorite flavors of ice cream, topping, whip cream, nuts and a cherry on top. Yummy! There is usually a line, be patient.

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Los Angeles, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Olaf's Giant Waffle Cone -- a must-have every time we make it to Avalon. Just don't try to eat one after a big dinner, you'll never make it :^)\

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Palmdale, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Open late into the night. Came by after a movie and found the staff lack luster. Only 3 types of ice cream available. Great tasting, just wished there had been more to choose from.

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