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Coombs Ice Cream Parlour

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Coombs Emporium | 2300 Alberni Hwy (4a), Coombs, British Columbia, Canada
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Description: This is an Ice Cream shop located in a building called Coombs Emporium...
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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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
A tight squeeze, but the Ice Cream is great!

The line up was horrendous, but the ice cream was worth the tight squeeze! Decently priced and a generous amount of ice cream.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 20, 2015
Geraldine J
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New Delhi, India
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64 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

There are not many flavours. They let u try only two flavours. The icecream was average. U can sit outside and enjoy the cone.

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Nanoose Bay, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

I took my Mom who was visiting me from Ontario and her and my partner had ice cream cones. They were gigantic but it was fun watching Mom struggle with the monster cone. The only thing I didn't enjoy were a bunch of rude teenagers not respecting who was in the line up first. Although this has no reflection on... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

The line up was horrendous, but the ice cream was worth the tight squeeze! Decently priced and a generous amount of ice cream.

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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Our destination was the market (with the goats on the roof), but the kids meal included ice cream (smart marketing. What parent won't want to order an ice cream when they see the range of flavours, and all the happy faces?), so we all ordered a cone. Delicious. And we had fun watching the goats while we enjoyed our treat.

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Vancouver, British Columbia.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

every time we come to combs I have a different flavor. This is better than dq. They have the best ice cream . Had it with a waffle come this time. The staff was friendly. To bad there is not little sores there anymore. Yes I would come again

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

I'm not sure if the rule is written or unwritten but I'm certain everyone MUST have an ice cream cone when at the Coombs market. My disappointment the "coconut" was unavailable was met with a great response by the server and we were both happy in the end.

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Vancouver Island, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Best ice cream ever!! so many choices very generous portions. Our family orders the waffle cone for a added treat. You can choose 2 flavors for your cone if you ask when ordering a single scoop.

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Coombs Ice Cream Parlour is a must! We always stop here on the way back from Tofino! I love stopping in for a coffee and some sweets:) The fudge and other chocolate dipped goodies are amazing. I hear the ice cream isn't too bad either!

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Chiang Mai Province, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Feeling like ice cream, great place to stop with loads of choice. Stop with your kids they will love you. It's behind the first store behind the country market.

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Collingwood, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

There are sooooo many flavors. You can mix and match. The ice cream cone is huge! The single is really a double and the double a triple!! No extra charge for waffle cones! You can buy vouchers in the market for the ice cream if you do not have cash on you!! Staff was young and aloof! Would have liked... More 

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Address: Coombs Emporium | 2300 Alberni Hwy (4a), Coombs, British Columbia, Canada
Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Coombs

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  • Address: Coombs Emporium | 2300 Alberni Hwy (4a), Coombs, British Columbia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Coombs

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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