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Serendipity Ice Cream

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Fast Food, Ice Cream
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502 NE Third St., McMinnville, OR 97128
(503) 474-9189
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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  • 23
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great Little Kid Pleaser

I love this place. Ice Cream is great. Service is great. It supports a great cause. There is something for everyone and it's priced so you can take the whole family.

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 2, 2014
Naders1977
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McMinnville, Oregon
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McMinnville, Oregon
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I love this place. Ice Cream is great. Service is great. It supports a great cause. There is something for everyone and it's priced so you can take the whole family.

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Camas, Washington
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Fair assortment of ice cream flavors, appreciated the nondairy options. There is a player piano in a corner. The space is small and cozy. The regular scoops are very generous in size (2 scoops). They also have a baby scoop (perfect size for a toddler) for a $1 if you ask. They were generous with samples as well. They sell... More 

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Lakewood, Ohio
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Small place in town but lots of great flavors. Had the fresh marionberry ice cream, delicious! Best in town.

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Ottawa
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299 reviews 299 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Stopped in after dinner to have ice cream. We found the place to be ok. It has a bit of an old time feel - the automatic piano playing a big part in this. They have an ok selection of ice cream but we were expecting a higher quality of ice cream. Maybe it was the flavours we picked.

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McMinnville, Oregon
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29 reviews 29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Stopped in for two ice c ream cones while strolling the shops on downtown Third Street. The staff seemed to enjoy their jobs and chatted with us about local lore while scooping us our tasty treats.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We live in McMinnville and this place is the best. Quaint atmosphere, great food and friendly staff! A must visit on Third Street!

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Omaha, Nebraska
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Serendipity is a quaint ice cream shop on the main street in McMinnville, OR. What impressed me most was that the proceeds of the shop helped support rehabilitative services for children. So I got to enjoy my ice cream and help the community too!

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Portland, Oregon
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

I just tried the salted caramel ice cream here and it is to-die-for. The service is friendly, and the atmosphere is quaint. It looks to be a popular place because there are always a lot of people inside tasting the interesting ice cream flavors. I love that they have a little table next to the window where you can people... More 

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Oregon
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32 reviews 32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Serendipity Ice Cream is absolutely charming inside. I love this little restored corner of McMinnville. I meet friends here once a month for ice cream and conversation. Their selection of ice cream is great, and includes choices for those watching their weight and for those who have to be careful with certain food intolerances. I have only had ice cream... More 

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USA
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Stopped in there this past weekend for the 1st time, LOVED the quaint feel, also the player piano added to the atmosphere. Did I mention the awesome tasting ice cream? FAB-ulous! Will definately return ... thanks for a good time!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 502 NE Third St., McMinnville, OR 97128
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  McMinnville
  • Phone Number: (503) 474-9189

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 20
  • Cuisine: Fast Food, Ice Cream
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?