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“Tasty” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Big Olaf's

Big Olaf's
220 Crescent Ave, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
310 510-0798
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Ranked #18 of 47 Restaurants in Avalon
Cuisines: Ice Cream
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Chicago, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Tasty”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

Cash only! This is an average ice cream place you would find at the mall, no inside seating, just outside. There is another place down the street from here that may have been a better choice. Prices are average. $3 for a single scoop in a cup.

Visited February 2014
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English first
Santa Maria, California, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“must visit while in Avalon”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

Although we don't usualoly indulge in desert, we must have an Olaf's when visiting Avalon. Always yummy and served by friendly local staff. The only problem is that we can't always be sure when they're open during the off-season. Traditionally, after walking back from a film at the Casino, we stop by Olaf's, but are sometimes disappointed to find it closed.

Visited February 2014
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Lake Arrowhead, California
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59 reviews 59 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 30 cities Reviews in 30 cities
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
“Big scoops of ice cream”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

Good selection of ice cream with great waffle cones. Only get 1 scoop. It's plenty unless you are famished. I got the carmel topping with whipped cream and it was delicious.

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Chico, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
“waffle cone”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

Very busy location and the young staff was quick. They had run out of cookies & cream ice cream but the chocolate chip on the waffle cone was good.

Visited February 2014
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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143 helpful votes 143 helpful votes
“Really mouthwatering...”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013 via mobile

We ordered a chocolate ice cream and a Big Olaf which is two scoops and toppings plus nuts and cherry, both of them in sugar cones. Delicious stuff!

To perhaps prove the point that good things are in great demand, there was a queue at the door. Service however was good and the ice cream well worth the wait! There is no room in the joint to sit down at a table and be waited on. Yet, there are seats on the side walk or you could always walk away, licking your way to bliss!

Visited December 2013
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