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220 Crescent Ave, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
310 510-0798

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
You know you're gonna have to stop for some ice cream

It's sort of a must ! Quick, even though there's always a line. Great sundae in a yummy waffle cone ! We shared the 2 scoop sundae . Generous scoops and toppings! We will come here every visit in Catalina .

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 10, 2015
Lena S

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Scottsdale, Az
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

THE BEST place to satisfy that sweet tooth. I love the toppings they put on this premium ice cream. Top it off with a sugar cone and it really hits the spot after a long day of chillin in the ocean.

Santa Clarita, California
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

People especially kids come here to get ice cream because it is hot and ice cream is great way to cool off but flies were flying all over the place and the staff was absolutely rude. The server had touched her hair, money, credit cards and yet, the server put her hands all over my waffle cone. I asked the... More 

La Mesa
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Good ice cream and other things. Vey tastey and refreshing, service was fast and friendly. Would go again

San Diego, California
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42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

The best fresh waffle cones, great ice cream... I personally recommend the banana split. Just a great place all around to stop and treat yourself while exploring this beautiful island!

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16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

It's sort of a must ! Quick, even though there's always a line. Great sundae in a yummy waffle cone ! We shared the 2 scoop sundae . Generous scoops and toppings! We will come here every visit in Catalina .

Turku, Finland
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119 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

The ice cream itself isn't that special (Dreyers), but the fresh waffle cones are great. The toppings and whipped cream are also a nice touch. Be prepared to wait if you go after dinner, the line can be down the street.

San Diego, California
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85 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

The ice cream and dessert selections were very good. There are lines, but the wait is worth it. I would go back again.

Imperial Beach, California, United States
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46 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Had our dessert here both nights we were in Avalon. Wide range of choices of ice cream and a choice of cones or cup. Lots of business, small place but well worth it.

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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

My family and I stopped here for a quick ice cream fix. There were a lot of flavors to choose from but they didn't have Rocky Road - my favorite. Still, the ice cream was delicious and it smells like heaven in there!

Malibu, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

On site made cones and great ice-cream their Big Olaf Cones can be made into whatever mode you want three tipes of icecream, nuts, pineapple or chocolate, Make your own sundae.

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  • Address: 220 Crescent Ave, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Catalina Island  >  Avalon
  • Phone Number: 310 510-0798

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