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Fairfax Scoop

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Dessert, Ice Cream
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63 Broadway Blvd, Fairfax, CA 94930
(415) 453-3130
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12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch

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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Best ice cream in Marin

Visit for the honey lavender vanilla alone...although any flavor there is worth the stop. Best in Marin...

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 8, 2015
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San Rafael, California
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San Rafael, California
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015 via mobile

Visit for the honey lavender vanilla alone...although any flavor there is worth the stop. Best in Marin...

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Fairfax, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

The small western town of Fairfax is a great place to visit and you will enjoy the wonderful opportunity for off and on road bicycling. When you have completed your ride, stop in at THE SCOOP. This is a very small local ice cream joint serving their own hand made ice cream with all ingredients being organic and local. It... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

This teeny local shop produces organic ice cream. The ice cream itself could have been more frozen (and my Fairfax friend tells me this has been the case of late). I enjoyed the Lavender Honey Vanilla and Cardamom flavors, There were a dozen or so flavor options, including at least one soy and a couple of sorbets. Shop is really... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Great ice cream A funny place to stop and enjoy the day while out in the bike Vanilla lavender is terrific. Anything with honey in it is a winner

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Baltimore, MD
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

I live thousands of miles away from this place, which is terrible, because their ice cream is some of the best I've had, ever, in the world. Vanilla honey lavender and toasted hazelnut were both exceptionally awesome. Definitely worth a visit if you are even remotely in the area and like really good ice cream. Also, prices were super reasonable!

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Fairfax, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

The Scoop is a small ice cream shop. They make all their ice creams using only organic ingredients that are in season. My favorite is the Lemon Almond, but then there is the Cardamom as well. You can taste you selection before purchase. There is always a line out the door, but the service is fast so the wait is... More 

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Fairfax, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Vanilla honey lavender is a must try! It goes terrific with any other the other changing flavors on their menu. Be prepared for a long line out the door on hot days, but the wait will be well worth it! Don't go cheap, be sure to get a freshly made waffle cone!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

It's so popular there are lines out the door. When there aren't lines out the door the very young help takes time to flirt, which is OK unless I'm next in line.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Iam told this us the most profitable retail space in the US and it's easy to see why. The shop is small but the customers are many . They make their own waffle cones and they are fantastic, Great Flavours we had Cardoman, Peach sorbet, Chocolate grasshopper. It wouldn't have mattered what Flavours we got the all look fantastic.

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Fairfax, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Small shop, line out the door, but the wait was worth it! The waffle cones are fresh, the plain old vanilla was smooth and creamy. Nice place to stop by for desert after dining at the many local restaurants in Fairfax.

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Additional Information about Fairfax Scoop

Address: 63 Broadway Blvd, Fairfax, CA 94930
Phone Number: (415) 453-3130
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marin County  >  Fairfax
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20
Cuisine: Dessert, Ice Cream

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 63 Broadway Blvd, Fairfax, CA 94930
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marin County  >  Fairfax
  • Phone Number: (415) 453-3130

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: Dessert, Ice Cream
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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