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Serendipity Ice Cream

502 NE Third St., McMinnville, OR 97128
(503) 474-9189
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Ranked #12 of 94 Restaurants in McMinnville
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: Fast Food, Ice Cream
Most recent review
- Sep 3, 2014
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Lakewood, Ohio
16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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285 reviews 285 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
122 helpful votes 122 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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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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
6 helpful votes 6 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
19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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McMinnville, Oregon
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68 reviews 68 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Well.....real small, crowded, loud, sticky floors and tables. Only 4 - 6 tables. When people are at the counter for ice cream, very hard to get in to store. The price is high for ice cream even higher for shakes, they did not know what a 'malt' was. The ice cream is pretty good. The service is not good. I... More

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Portland, Oregon
17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
12 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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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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63 reviews 63 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

We were just walking by and decided to try their ice cream. Loved it - very creamy and the flavor was delicious!!! I had the carmel ice cream and have been dreaming about it ever since. I'm lactose intolerant but I would still bear the pain to have another cone of that ice cream.

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