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Coombs Ice Cream Parlour

Coombs Emporium | 2300 Alberni Hwy (4a), Coombs, British Columbia, Canada
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Ranked #3 of 7 Restaurants in Coombs
Cuisines: Ice Cream
Description: This is an Ice Cream shop located in a building called Coombs Emporium. It's on a property which is surrounded by giant stone sculptures. Great place for kids to have fun.
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Description: This is an Ice Cream shop located in a building called Coombs Emporium. It's on a property which is surrounded by giant stone sculptures. Great place for kids to have fun.
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English first
Nanoose Bay, Canada
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

There are lots of flavours to choose from at this ice cream parlour and there is usually a queue. My only comment is that there doesn't always seem to be much of a 'system' for serving...so that people are standing two and three deep waiting for their turn to order. I think a single line would be preferable.

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Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

The Ice Cream was greatly appreciated on a hot day. There were no line-ups at the time we went. The clerk handled our requests fast and efficiently.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014 via mobile

We ordered poutine and got about 14 fries either baked or microwaved with motza and gravy. It was far overpriced. If everything was a priced to proportion I would not be writing this. We have been going to combs for over 20 years, and it gets worse every year.

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Surrey, BC
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Can be very busy during summer months, but what ice shop isn't? Lots of choice in flavors, generous portions, waffle cones, regular cones, etc.

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Victoria
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We have visited here before and are never disappointed. Biggest selection of flavours we have found anywhere. Be sure to allow time for kids to peruse thoroughly and make up their minds. Portions are large, so decent value for the amount served. Then you can sit outside on a lot or bench and watch the rooftop goats.

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Plymouth, Massachusetts
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59 reviews 59 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Delicious ice cream, a single serve is 3 scoops of ice cream, great varieties, a place to take your kids too, a "little kitsch", fun to walk around and browse for unusual gifts.

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Surrey, Canada
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99 reviews 99 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014 via mobile

Enjoyed a salt caramel ice cream. Decided to go with the kids size and this one was very substantial. Many, many different flavours and very busy on a hoy day. Will come here again and again.

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Sherwood Park, Alberta, Canada
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34 reviews 34 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Shopped at the Fengy dress shop and she gave us a ticket for free Ice cream! The serving was huge and the ice cream very delicious! This was a wonderful treat. The staff were very friendly!

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Victoria, BC.
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Not cheap - $4.50 a pop but they give you a lot. Also can have ice cream in the waffle cones for no additional fee.

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Winnipeg
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014 via mobile

Not sure why I'm supposed to bring the kids into the ice cream parlor and have hundreds of carved naked statues all around them. Not sue how these go together. I was very disappointed. We've been here before but won't be coming back to the emporium. Leave the naked carvings in a porn shop and not in an ice cream... More

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