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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
Best ice-cream

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 30, 2015
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Chiang Mai Province, Thailand
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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015 via mobile

We can't wait to go back. The ice cream is always a treat for all and plenty of flavors for all to select from. We can't drive by without stopping for the kids. Take a minute and enjoy the ice cream and so many other treats.

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Coombs, Canada
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12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

always a lineup. Worth the wait. Great service with a smile. Wonderful taste. best ice cream anywhere.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

nice ice cream, in a pleasant touristy setting. It is right by the goats on the roof, so you have entertainment while enjoying your lickable treat.

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Burnaby, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Our teenaged kids remembered this place from our last visit, about 4-5 years ago. There are regular cones, a waffle cone, and a waffle cone dipped in chocolate. The sizes are kids, single, and double scoops. For a $3.50 waffle cone, the ice cream is packed in tight and stands about 3-4" above the cone. Can feed a family, depending... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

A visit to Coombs isn't complete without a stop at the ice cream shop. Multiple flavours are generously served in either a plain or waffle cone. The biggest challenge is deciding on a flavour. They even had my favourite - Coconut!! Treat yourself - it's worth it! :-)

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: 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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