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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
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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
Vancouver, Canada
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326 reviews 326 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
177 helpful votes 177 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Tasty ice cream with a waffle cone, always bring a simile to our faces & this was the best way to end our time in Coombs. There are so many varieties/choices to try & with the great turnover, it seems that the ice cream is very fresh. The owner has an infectious smile & price point is fare! Unique ice... More

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Harrow, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

...and they may well be right! Stopped for petrol and had a very pleasant surprise to find this ice cream parlour. So many flavours to choose from and massive portion!

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Parksville, BC
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112 reviews 112 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Great Island Farms ice cream, lots of flavours, with generous servings. Be prepared to wait in line in the summer.

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Nanoose Bay, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 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
10 helpful votes 10 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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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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64 reviews 64 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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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118 reviews 118 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 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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Address: Coombs Emporium | 2300 Alberni Hwy (4a), Coombs, British Columbia, Canada
Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Coombs
Cuisine: Ice Cream

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